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MCQ on Work Power Energy [Objective Type Physics Quiz Set]


Objective Questions Answer on Work Power Energy

Multiple Choice Questions on work energy and power for class 10. Some state boards this topic is in class 9.

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Q.1 What is the SI unit of Work?

A: Joule
B: erg
C: g-cm
D: Watt



Q.2 1 joule = ________ erg.

A: 109
B: 105
C: 107
D: 1010



Q.3 Which of the followings is an example of work done against force?

A: Getting up with the stairs
B: Get down with the stairs
C: Walking on the flat ground
D: Dropping any object down from the top


Getting up with the stairs

Q.4 What happens to its potential energy when an object is taken to high altitude?

A: Its potential energy increases
B: Its potential energy decreases
C: Its potential energy remain same
D: None of the above


Its potential energy increases.

Q.5 What is the unit of energy in SI system?

A: Joule
B: erg
C: Watt
D: Newton



Q.6 What is the unit of energy in c.g.s system?

A: dyne
B: erg
C: newton-meter/second
D: dyne-cm/second



Q.7 What is energy?

A: energy is the rate of change of work done;
B: It is the ability to do work;
C: Both A and B;
D: none of the above;


It is the ability to do work;

Q.8 The rate of change of work is _______ .

A: Power
B: Force
C: Momentum
D: Energy



Q.9 What is the unit of power?

A: Watt
B: Newton
C: Joule
D: Newton-meter



Q.10 Potential energy = mass × ________ × height.

A: Displacement
B: Velocity
C: Density
D: Gravitational acceleration


Gravitational acceleration.

Q.11 1 Horse Power (HP) = _________ Watt.

A: 446
B: 766
C: 746
D: 674


746 watt

Q.12 If a person walk on horizontal road with a suitcase on his hand then the work done is zero.

A: This statement is true;
B: This statement is false;


This statement is true;

Q.13 What is the formula of work done?


A: Work done = force × displacement;
B: Work done = force × velocity;
C: Work done = pressure × displacement
D: Work done = mass × acceleration;


work done = force × displacement;

Q.14 An object of mass 200 g moving with velocity 50 cm/s. What is its kinetic energy?

A: 2.1 × 105 erg
B: 2.0 × 105 erg
C: 2.8 × 105 erg
D: 2.5 × 105 erg


2.5 × 105 erg

Q.15 Which of the following is true?

A: Power = work done × time;
B: Power = work done/time;
C; Power = work done × velocity;
D: Power = work done/ velocity;


Power = work done/time;

Q.16 A machine do a work of 100 joule in 20 second. What is its power?

A: 120 watt
B: 80 watt
C: 5 watt
D: 2000 watt


5 watt.

Q.17 Which of the following is equal with Newton-meter?

A: Joule
B: Horse Power
C: Watt
D: Pascal



Q.18 Erg is related to –

A: dyne-cm
B: dyne/secon
C: dyne-second
D: dyne/cm



Q.19 Due to application of 5 N force an object moves 10 meter along perpendicular direction of the force. What amount work is done?

A: 50 Joule
B: 15 Joule
C: 5 Joule
D: 0 Joule


Work done is zero

Q.20 Joule/second is related to –

A: Watt
B: Newton
C: Pascal
B: Torr



Q.21 A particle is thrown upward with some kinetic energy. What happened to its kinetic energy at the highest point or height it reaches.

A: Its kinetic energy is lost;
B: It’s all kinetic energy is absorbed by the air;
C: Its kinetic energy is converted to potential energy;
D: Its kinetic energy is remain same;


Its kinetic energy is totally converted to potential energy;

Q.22 What is the formula of potential energy?

A: mv2
B: mgh
C: mgh2
D: ρgh



Q.23 What is the formula of kinetic energy?

A: (1/2)mv2
B: mv2
C: mgh
D: p∫dv



Q.24 When a body falls from a height, its total mechanical energy remain same. The statement is –

A: True
B: False



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