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a) 60 N

b) 80 N

c) 100 N

d) 120 N

Ans: d

a) 30°

b) 45°

c) 60°

d) 120°

Ans: d

a) 109.5 mm from A

b) 119.5 mm from A

c) 125.5 mm from A

d) 132.5 mm from A

Ans: a

a) 0° and 90°

b) 180° and 90°

c) 90° and 180°

d) 180° and 0°

Ans: d

a) P

b) PV2

c) P/V2

d) 2P

Ans: b

a) P = R

b) Q = R

c) P = Q

d) None of the above is correct

Ans: b

a) cannot be in stable equilibrium

b) cannot be in neutral equilibrium

c) cannot be in unstable equilibrium

d) can be in any of these states

Ans: d

a) a uniform solid cone resting on a generator on a smooth horizontal plane

b) a uniform solid cone resting on its base on a horizontal plane

c) a solid cube resting on one edge

d) a satellite encircling the earth

Ans: c

a) 1 m x 2 m

b) 2 m x 3 m

c) 1 m x 3m

d) equally stable on all faces

Ans: b

a) pyramid

b) prism

c) both equally stable

d) none of the above

Ans: a

a) stable equilibrium

b) unstable equilibrium

c) neutral equilibrium

d) all of the above

Ans: a

a) can raise the CG of the body but can not lower it

b) tends to lower the CG of the body

c) neither raises nor lowers the CG of the body

d) none of the above

Ans: a

a) a cube resting on one edge

b) a smooth cylinder lying on a curved surface

c) a smooth cylinder lying on a convex surface

d) none of the above

Ans: d

a) disc with larger density

b) disc with smaller density

c) both discs will have same rotational inertia

d) none of the above

Ans: b

a) 64 J

b) 400 J

c) 464 J

d) 89 J

Ans: c

a) 4

b) 6 7i

c) 8TC

d) 8

Ans: c

a) 0.1 radian/sec

b) 1 radian/sec

c) 100 radian/sec

d) 1000 radian/sec

Ans: a

i) the magnitude of the force

ii) the direction of the force

iii) the'point of application of the force relative to origin The correct answer is

a) only (i)

b) both (i) and (ii)

c) both (i) and (iii)

d) all (i), (ii) and (iii)

Ans: d

a) less than 1

b) equal to 1

c) between 1 and 2

d) greater than 2

Ans: a

a) sphere with greater rotational energy at bottom than cylinder

b) sphere with lesser rotational energy at bottom than cylinder

c) cylinder with greater rotational energy at bottom than sphere

d) both reach the bottom simultaneously with equal rotational energy at bottom

Ans: b

a) 2 J

b) 4 J

c) 6 J

d) 8 J

Ans: b

a) (1/3) g sinB

b) (2/3) g cos 9

c) (2/3) g sin 0

d) g sin 9

where 'g' is acceleration due to gravity and 0 is inclination of plane with hori¬zontal.

Ans: c

a) (1/3) g sin0

b) (2/5) g sin 0

c) (3/7) g sin 0

d) (5/7) g sin0

where g is acceleration due to gravity

Ans: d

a) less than (1/3) tan 0

b) less than (2/3) tan 0

c) less than (1/3) sin 6

d) less than (2/3) sin 6

Ans: a

a) force

b) torque

c) linear momentum

d) impulse

Ans: b

a) 1 rad/sec2

b) 4 rad/sec2

c) 6 rad/sec2

d) 12 rad/sec2

Ans: c

a) n rpm

b) n/2 rpm

c) n/4 rpm

d) 2n rpm

Ans: b

a) 6 m/sec

b) 12 m/sec

c) 24 m/sec

d) 48 m/sec

Ans: b

a) 1/2

b) 3/2 '

c) 2

d) 3

Ans: b

a) 50 J

b) 150 J

c) 200 J

d) 400 J

Ans: c

a) straight line and parabola

b) straight line and circle

c) circle and straight line

d) circle and parabola

Ans: c

a) The body centrode rolls on the space centrode.

b) The space centrode rolls on the body centrode.

c) Both body and space centrodes may role on each other.

d) The body centrode never touches space centrode.

Ans: a

a) zero

b) maximum

c) minimum

d) varying

Ans: a

a) constant

b) zero

c) maximum

d) minimum

Ans: b

i) 1.0 in from the wall

ii) 1.732 m from the wall

iii) 1.0 m above the floor

iv) 1.732 m above the floor The correct answer is

a) (i) and (iii)

b) (i) and (iv)

c) (ii) and (iii)

d) (ii) and (iv)

Ans: d

a) 30°

b) 45°

c) 90°

d) 0°

Ans: b

a) 36°

b) 45°

c) 56°

d) 76°

Ans: d

a) 98 m

b) 490 m

c) 980 m

d) 1960m

Ans: c

a) 5 sec

b) 8 sec

c) 10 sec

d) 20 sec

Ans: c

a) 1/4

b) 1/3

c) 1/2

d) 1/5

Assume g = 10 m/sec2

Ans: a

a) zero

b) maximum

c) minimum

d) unpredictable

Ans: b

a) 0 and 5 m/sec

b) 5 m/sec and 0

c) 5 V3 m/sec and 0

d) 5 and 5V3 m/sec

Ans: b

a) 45°

b) tan-1 (2)

c) tan-' (4)

d) tan"1 (1/4)

Ans: c

a) 15°

b) 30°

c) 45°

d) 75°

Ans: a

a) stable

b) unstable

c) neutral

d) none of the above

Ans: a

a) proportional to A

b) proportional to A2

c) proportional to 1/A2

d) independent of A

Ans: b

i) mass of suspended particle

ii) length of the pendulum

iii) acceleration due to gravity The correct answer is

a) only (i)

b) both (ii) and (iii)

c) both (i) and (iii)

d) all are correct

Ans: b

a) 4.5 J

b) 9.0 J

c) 12.0 J

d) 18.0 J

Ans: b

a) zero potential energy and maximum kinetic energy

b) zero kinetic energy and maximum potential energy

c) maximum kinetic energy and maxi-mum potential energy

d) minimum kinetic energy and minimum potential energy

Ans: b

a) f

b) 1/f

c) 1/f2

d) f2

Ans: d

a) E

b) E/2

c) 2E

d) 4E

Ans: d

a) A

b) A/2

c) A/V2

d) AV2

Ans: c

a) 1:2

b) 1:1

c) 2:1

d) 3:1

Ans: d

a) E

b) E/2

c) 2E

d) 4E

Ans: b

a) 1 sec and 99.4 cm

b) 1 sec and 92.7 cm

c) 2 sec and 99.4 cm

d) 2 sec and 92.7 cm

Ans: c

a) a simple harmonic motion

b) a rectilinear motion with constant speed

c) a damped oscillatory motion

d) none of the above

Ans: a

a) 1.00 m/sec

b) 1.57 m/sec

c) 3.14 m/sec

d) 6.28 m/sec

Ans: c

a) log r

b) r

c) r2

d) 1/r

where r is the distance of'the particle from centre of the earth

Ans: c

a) power

b) impulse

c) work

d) momentum

Ans: c

a) 105 dyne

b) 106 dyne.

c) 107 dyne

d) 981 dyne

Ans: a

a) force and pressure

b) mass and power

c) energy and velocity

d) force and velocity

Ans: b

a) M-'L2r2

b) M-'L3r2

c) M-2L3T2

d) M'L3T2

Ans: b

a) M'^T'

b) M'L-'T0

c) M'L-'T1

d) M2L'T3

Ans: b

a) 9.81 Newton - metre

b) 1 Newton - metre

c) 1 kg wt - metre

d) 1 dyne - metre

Ans: b

a) M1 L2 T2

b) M'L'T1

c) M'L'T2

d) M'L-'T2

Ans: c

a) 1

b) 100

c) 1/100

d) 1/10000

Ans: a

a) cm4

b) kg-cm2

c) gm-cm2

d) gm-cm3

Ans: c

a) 1

b) g

c) 1/g

d) none of the above

where 'g' is acceleration due to gravity

Ans: b

a) Newton and watt

b) Dyne and erg

c) Newton and joule

d) kg-wt and joule

Ans: c

a) M'L2T2

b) M'L'T3

c) M'L'r2

d) M'L-'T*

Ans: b

a) force-displacement diagram

b) force-time diagram

c) velocity-time diagram

d) velocity-displacement diagram

Ans: b

a) 1 kg-wt

b) 9.81 kg-wt

c) 981 dyne

d) 1/9.81 kg-wt

Ans: d

a) energy

b) momentum

c) torque

d) impulse

Ans: a

a) floor is smooth and wall is rough

b) floor is rough and wall is rough

c) both floor and wall are rough

d) both floor and wall are smooth

Ans: d

a) nature of surfaces only

b) area of contact only

c) both (a) and (b)

d) none of the above

Ans: a

a) 1

b) e2*

c) e4*

d) e*72

Ans: b

a) 1/4

b) 1/3

c) 3

d) 4

Ans: b

i) a force is required to move the body upwards

ii) a force is required to move the body downward

iii) the body will not be in equilibrium The correct answer is

a) only (i)

b) only (ii)

c) both (i) and (ii)

d) both (i) and (iii)

Ans: c

a) S = C tan q>

b) S = C cos cp

c) S = C sin cp

d) S = C cot <p

where C is some constant.

Ans: a

a) circular

b) parabolic

c) catenary

d) cubic parabola

Ans: b

a) y = c cosh x/c

b) y = c sinh x/c

c) y = c tan x/c

d) y = c sin"1 x/c

Ans: a

a) 1346.3 kN and 1500 kN

b) 1436.2 kN and 1250 kN

c) 1346.3 kN and 1250 kN

d) 1436.2 kN and 1500 kN

Ans: c

a) horizontal thrust

b) support reactions

c) resultant of horizontal thrust and support reaction

d) half the weight of the cable

Ans: a

a) parabola

b) catenary

c) cycloid

d) ellipse

Ans: a

a) supports

b) quarter span

c) mid span

d) none of the above

Ans: a

a) 1/3

b) 2/3

c) 1/9

d) 8/9

Ans: d

a) 0.5 m

b) 0.75 m

c) 1.0 m

d) 1.5 m

Ans: b

a) 1/4

b) 2/3

c) 3/4

d) 4/3

Ans: c

a) 2/3

b) 1/5

c) 3/5

d) 1/3

Ans: b

a) g

b) gsinG

c) g cos 6

d) g tan 6

where 'g' is acceleration due to gravity and 9 is the angle of inclination of surface with the horizontal.

Ans: b

a) never meet

b) meet after 1 sec

c) meet after 5 sec

d) meet after 10 sec

Ans: d

a) 3/4

b) 4/5

c) 5/3

d) 3/5

Ans: d

a) 3/8

b) 1/2

c) 9/5

d) 5/8

Ans: d

a) 20 m/sec

b) 30 m/sec

c) 40 m/sec

d) 50 m/sec

Ans: b

a) —rad/sec 10

b) —rad/sec 20

c) —rad/sec 30

d) none of the above

Ans: c

a) 2 m/sec and 2 m/sec

b) 3 m/sec and 2 m/sec

c) 3 m/sec and 3 m/sec

d) 4 m/sec and 6 m/sec

Ans: b

a) 0.1 rad/sec

b) 1 rad/sec

c) 10 rad/sec

d) 100 rad/sec

Ans: a

i) 5000 N.m

ii) 5000 kg.m

iii) 5000 J The correct answer is

a) only (ii)

b) both (i) and (iii)

c) both (ii) and (iii)

d) all (i), (ii) and (iii)

Ans: b

a) 15 m/sec

b) 25 m/sec

c) 40 m/sec

d) 50 m/sec

Ans: b

a) less than 50%

b) more than 50%

c) more than 66.67%

d) equal to 100%

Ans: b

a) 50 and 75

b) 75 and 50

c) 75 and 75

d) 50 and 50

Ans: a

a) 30

b) 50

c) 60

d) 80

Ans: b

a) isolated joint with only body forces acting on it

b) isolated joint with internal forces acting on it

c) isolated joint with all the forces, internal as well as external, acting on it

d) none of the above

Ans: c

a) one force only

b) one couple only

c) one force and one couple only

d) none of the above

Ans: c

a) force polygon closes

b) funicular polygon closes

c) both force polygon" and funicular polygon close

d) all the forces are concurrent

Ans: c

a) any copianar force system

b) a system of parallel forces only

c) concurrent copianar force system

d) non-concurrent copianar force system

Ans: c

a) triangle

b) open polygon

c) closed polygon

d) parallelogram

Ans: c

a) vector diagram

b) space diagram

c) force diagram

d) funicular diagram

Ans: b

i) be equal in magnitude

ii) be opposite in sense

iii) act along the same line

The correct answer is

a) (i) and (ii)

b) (i) and (iii)

c) only (i)

d) (i), (ii) and (iii)

Ans: d

a) method of joint

b) method of section

c) either method

d) none of the two methods

Ans: a

a) vertical ordinate of funicular polygon

b) vertical ordinate of the arch

c) intercept between the arch axis and the funicular polygon

d) none of these

Ans: c

a) can be obtained by graphic statics

b) cannot be obtained by graphic statics

c) may be obtained by graphic statics

d) can be obtained by graphic statics by trial and error

Ans: b

a) shear force

b) resultant force

c) bending moment

d) equilibrium

Ans: c

a) distance scale

b) force scale

c) mass scale

d) time scale

Ans: b

a) zero

b) 1

c) 2

d) infinity

Ans: d

a) one specified point

b) two specified points

c) three specified points

d) more than three specified points

Ans: d

a) be in equilibrium

b) always reduce to a resultant force

c) always reduce to a couple

d) both (a) and (c)

Ans: b

a) that polygon of forces must close

b) that resultant couple must be zero

c) both (a) and (b)

d) none of the above

Ans: c

a) howe truss

b) king post truss

c) fink truss

d) warren truss

Ans: c

a) only the closure of force polygon is sufficient

b) only the closure of funicular polygon is sufficient

c) both force polygon and funicular polygon must close

d) none of the above

Ans: c

a) the resultant force and resultant couple are always zero

b) the resultant force is zero but resultant couple is not zero

c) the resultant force is zero but resultant couple may not be zero

d) the resultant force and resultant couple both may not be zero

Ans: c

a) trusses only

b) beam only

c) rigid frames only

d) any type of structure

Ans: a