FORM TWO PHYSICS NECTA MULTIPLE CHOICE 2006

(i)The branch of science in which the relationship between matter and energy is studied is called:

  1.  Biology
  2. Chemistry
  3. Physics
  4. Agricultural Science
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The fundamental quantities of measurements are:

  1. Length, Acceleration and Time
  2.  Length, Mass and Time
  3. Speed, Velocity and Acceleration 
  4.  Length, Velocity and Time
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(iii)          When fire hazard from an electric fault erupts in a house:

  1.   Cut off all connecting wires. 
  2. Switch off the main switch. 
  3. . Break the main switch.
  4. Switch off the switch sockets.
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(iv)          The process whereby materials recover the original length after removing the load or force is known as:

  1. Plasticity 
  2.  Deformation
  3.  Elasticity
  4. Elastic limit
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(v)            The Archimedes Principle states that:

  1.  The upthrust experienced by a body when partially or totally immersed in a fluid is equal to the weight of the fluid displaced.
  2.  Upthrust is equal to apparent loss in weight when a body is partially or totally immersed in a fluid.
  3. When a body is totally or partially immersed in a fluid it displaces its own weight of the fluid in which it is immersed.
  4.  When a body is partially or totally immersed in a fluid, it  experiences a big loss in weight.
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The SI unit of temperature is:

  1.  Centigrade 
  2.  Second
  3.  Kelvin 
  4. Fahrenheit
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(vii)         Pond skaters and mosquitoes are able to walk on the surface of water because of the:

  1. Upthrust
  2. Plasticity on the surface
  3. Surface tension of water  
  4. Water mass
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(viii)        A suspended bar magnet comes to rest pointing approximately in the:

  1.   North-East direction
  2. North-South direction
  3. North-West direction 
  4.  Up-down direction
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(ix)           A force exerted by a pressure of 20N/m2 acting over an area of 2m2 is:

  1.  A. ION  
  2.  18N  
  3. 22N  
  4.  40N
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(x)            What is the acceleration of a body of mass 30 kg when a constant force of 150N is applied on it?

  1. 50 m/s2    
  2. 0.5 m/s2
  3.  5.0 m/s2  
  4.  0.05 m/s2
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(xi)           Increase in pressure raises the boiling point of a liquid. This principle is used in:

  1. Refrigerator and vacuum pump.
  2.  Pressure cooker and oven.
  3.  Pressure cooker and steam engine.
  4.  Refrigerator and pressure cooker.
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(xii)          If the system has a Velocity Ratio of 5, and the Efficiency of the system is 80%, what is the Mechanical Advantage of the pulley system? B. 400   c. 40

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(xiii)        The point at which all the weight of a body acts is called:

  1.  Gravitational force     
  2. Upthrust
  3. Centre of gravity   
  4.  Centre of mass
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(xiv)        The movement of solvent-molecules from high to low concentration through a semi-permeable membrane is called:

  1.  Fusion 
  2. Osmosis
  3.  Diffusion  
  4. Pressure
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(xv) Potential energy and Kinetic energy are similar because:

  1.   Both produce heat.
  2. Both are measured in watt. 
  3.  One is a substitute of the other
  4. Both are forms of mechanical energy.
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(xvi) The process of removing magnetism from a material is known as

  1. Magnetic field 
  2.  Magnetization 
  3. Demagnetization 
  4.  Polarization
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(Wii) A potential difference of 24 volts is applied across a resistor of resistance 12 ohms. The current flowing in the circuit is:

  1. A. 0.5 Amps  
  2. 1.5 Amps
  3. 2.0 Amps
  4.  2.5 Amps
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(wiii) The heat energy from the sun reaches the earth by:

  1.  Conduction  
  2. Convection 
  3.  Transparency 
  4.  Radiation
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(xix)   Water of mass 3kg is heated from 260Cto 960C. What is the amount of heat supplied to the water?

  1.  A. 21kJ  
  2. . 882kJ 
  3.   38kJ  
  4. D. 400kJ
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(xx)     The image formed by a plane mirror is: 

  1.  Magnified, vertical, laterally inverted.
  2.  The same size as object, magnified, real.
  3. Virtual, laterally inverted, same size as object.
  4. Diminished, real, laterally inverted.
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(xi)           Increase in pressure raises the boiling point of a liquid. This principle is used in:

  1. Refrigerator and vacuum pump.
  2.  Pressure cooker and oven.
  3.  Pressure cooker and steam engine.
  4.  Refrigerator and pressure cooker.
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(xii)          If the system has a Velocity Ratio of 5, and the Efficiency of the system is 80%, what is the Mechanical Advantage of the pulley system? B. 400   c. 40

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(xiii)        The point at which all the weight of a body acts is called:

  1.  Gravitational force     
  2. Upthrust
  3. Centre of gravity   
  4.  Centre of mass
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(xiv)        The movement of solvent-molecules from high to low concentration through a semi-permeable membrane is called:

  1.  Fusion 
  2. Osmosis
  3.  Diffusion  
  4. Pressure
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(xv) Potential energy and Kinetic energy are similar because:

  1.   Both produce heat.
  2. Both are measured in watt. 
  3.  One is a substitute of the other
  4. Both are forms of mechanical energy.
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(xvi) The process of removing magnetism from a material is known as

  1. Magnetic field 
  2.  Magnetization 
  3. Demagnetization 
  4.  Polarization
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(Wii) A potential difference of 24 volts is applied across a resistor of resistance 12 ohms. The current flowing in the circuit is:

  1. A. 0.5 Amps  
  2. 1.5 Amps
  3. 2.0 Amps
  4.  2.5 Amps
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(wiii) The heat energy from the sun reaches the earth by:

  1.  Conduction  
  2. Convection 
  3.  Transparency 
  4.  Radiation
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(xix)   Water of mass 3kg is heated from 260Cto 960C. What is the amount of heat supplied to the water?

  1.  A. 21kJ  
  2. . 882kJ 
  3.   38kJ  
  4. D. 400kJ
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(xx)     The image formed by a plane mirror is: 

  1.  Magnified, vertical, laterally inverted.
  2.  The same size as object, magnified, real.
  3. Virtual, laterally inverted, same size as object.
  4. Diminished, real, laterally inverted.
Choose Answer :

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