PHY101 Past Questions



Q1. A car is moving at a speed of 100kmh-1 what will be the distance covered after 20 seconds?  
5.6m  
5.7m  
555.6m 
 55.56m 

Q2. If a force of 40N acting in the direction due East and a force of 30N is acting in the direction due North. Then the magnitude of the resultant forces will be  
40N  
30N  
20N  
50N 

Q3. Which of the following is a vector quantity?  
distance  
speed 
 temperature  
displacement 

Q4. When a body accelerates in motion it means that its  
path is linear  
velocity is uniform  
velocity changes continously 
 None of these 

Q5. A Scalar quantity has only  
direction 
 velocity  
magnitude
  time 

Q6. A car that takes 2hrs to travel from kaduna to kagoro along a winding road over a distance of 200km is said to have an average speed of  
100km/hr  
10km/hr  
1000km/hr  
10,000km/hr 

Q7. If you run on a winding path from point A to point B and travel a distance of 240m in 20sec then your average speed is 
 6m/s  
12m/s  
16m/s  
20m/s 

Q8. In a circular motion which of the following quantities is constant  
velocity 
 time 
 mass 
 acceleration 

Q9. The result of the cross product of two vectors is a  
scalar 
 zero quantity
 determinant  
vector 


Q10. The dimension of coefficient of linear expansion is 
 K 
 degrees 
 Lxdegrees 
 L




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