Worksheet on Physical World

Q1) A student measured the diameter of a wire using a screw gauge with least count 0.001 cm and listed the measurements. The correct measurement is _

a) 5.3 cm

b) 5.32 cm

c) 5.320 cm

d) 5.3200 cm

Q2) The density of a material in CGS system of units is 4g/cm square . In a system of units in which unit of length is 10 cm and unit of mass is 100 g, the value of density of material will be :-

a) 0.04

b) 0.4

c) 40

d) 400

Q3) Which of the following does not have the same unit as others?

a) watt-s

b) kilowatt-hour

c) eV

d) J-s

Q4) Which of the following system of units is not based on units of mass, length and time along ?

a) SI

b) MKS

c) FPS

d) CGS

Q5) The ratio of one micron to one nanometre is:

a) 10 to the power (3)

b) 10 to the power (-3)

c) 10 to the power (-6)

d) 10 to the power (-1)

Q6) Temperature can be expressed as a derived quantity in terms of which of the following ?

a) Length and mass

b) Mass and time

c) Length. mass and time

d) None of these

Q7) Density of wood is 0.5 gm/cc in CGS system of units. The corresponding value in MKS units is :

a) 500

b) 5

c) 0.5

d) 5000

Q8) Which of the following is smallest unit :

a) Millimetre

b) Angstrom

c) Fermi

d) Metre

Q9) 'Parsec' is the unit of -

a) time

b) distance

c) frequency

d) angular acceleration

Q10) The ratio of the dimensions of Planck's constant and that of the moment of inertia is :-

a) Velocity

b) Angular momentum

c) Time

d) Frequency

Q11) In a particular system the units of length mass and time are chosen to be 10 cm, 10 g and 0.1 s respectively. The unit of force in this system will be equal to :

a) 0.1 N

b) 1 N

c) 10 N

d) 100 N

Q12) Discuss Supplementary units In SI system?

Q13) Give two examples of practical units used in physics?


1) C

2) C

3) d

4) a

5) a

6) d

7) a

8) c

9) b

10) d

11) a

12) Radian (rad) for plane angle and steradian (sr) for solid angle.

​Radian : 1 radian is the angle subtended at the centre of a circle by an arc equal in length to the radius of the circle.

Steradian : steradian is the solid angle subtended at the centre of a sphere, by that surface of the sphere which is equal in area to the square of the radius of the sphere.

13) light year (ly) is a practical unit of distance.

horse power (hp) is a practical unit of power.

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