FORM TWO PHYSICS NECTA MULTIPLE CHOICE 2007

Physics is the study of relationship between:

1.  matter and energy
2.  energy and Chemistry
3.  matter and Biology
4.  matter and medicine

Laboratory rules are useful in:

1. making students enjoy science subjects
2. making students conduct experiments freely
3.   ensuring safety while in the laboratory
4. ensuring good communication with other students and the teachers

(iii)            Measurement in Physics is a process of:

1.  calculating and measuring
2.  beam balancing
3.  using spring balance
4.  assigning numbers to observations and events.

(iv)           The SI unit of density is:

1.  kg/m3
2.  kg/m2
3.  g/m3
4. g/m2

(v)            The force that causes twisting of an elastic material is called:

1.  restoring force
2. torsional force
3. compressional force
4.  stretching force

vi) When a body floats on liquid, its:

1.  weight-is greater than the upthrust
2.  weight is equal to the upthrust
3. weight is less than the upthrust
4. volume is greater than the volume of liquid displaced

(vii)         The molecules of water and those of glass will attract each other by a force known as:

2. cohesive force
3. viscosity
4.  osmotic pressure

(viii)       Manometer is used for measuring:

1. temperature
2.  wind speed
3. gas pressure
4.  density of liquid

(ix)          A force exerted by a pressure of P/Nm2 and acting over an area of Am2 is:

1.   P Newton
2.  A Newton
3. F Newton
4.  PA Newton

(x)            The temperature of a body is defined as the degree of:

1.    measurement
2.  heating
3. cooling
4.  hotness or coldness

(xi)          Which of the following is the best reason for using alcohol in a minimum thermometer?

1. It has low freeiing point
2.  It has high freezing point
3.  It has low expansivity
4.  It is less expensive

(xii)         Work and energy have the same SI unit called:

1. calorie
2.  joule
3. watt
4.  paschal

(xiii)       The image which is formed on a plane mirror is:

1. diminishing, real, laterally inverted
2. the same size as the object, virtual and laterally inverted
3.  real, magnified, same size as object
4. magnified, vertical, laterally inverted

(xiv)       A level which has its effort between the load and fulcrum is said to be the:

1.  second class lever
2. third class lever
3. first class lever
4.  fourth class lever

(w) When work output is equal to work input, it is called:

1.   principle of momentum
2. principle of work
3. principle of energy conservation
4. principle of moments

(xvi)        A bus carrying a heavy load on its topmost carriercan easily overturn when negotiating a corner because its:

1. equilibrium is neutral
2.  centre of gravity is low
3. centre of gravity is normal
4.  centre of gravity is high

(xvii)       The heat energy used to break bonds between molecules during melting process and to build bonds during freezing process is called:

1.  heat capacity
2.  latent heat
4.  thermal energy

(xviii)     A person standing in a bus which starts to move forward suddenly tends to fall backwards. This tendency obeys:

1. Newtons first law of motion
2. Newtons second law of motion
3.  Newtons third law of motion
4.  The principle of moments

(xix)        The resistance of a lamp operating on a line of m volts and drawing a current of n amperes is:

1. n/m ohms
2. n ohms
3. mn ohms
4. m/n ohms