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Code No: 07A1EC03 Set No.

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I B.Tech. Regular I Mid Term (Objective) Online Examinations, Dec. - 2008
CLASSICAL MECHANICS
Time: 20 (Min.) Max Marks: 20
Answer All Questions
All Questions Carry Equal Marks
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I. Multiple choice Questions

1. Find odd-man out among the names of the scientists connected with classical
mechanics [ ]
1) Varignon
2) Newton
3) Diesel
4) D’ Alembert

2. Every body continues to be in a state of rest or of uniform motion in a straight


line unless it is compelled by an external agency (or force). This statement is
called [ ]
1) Newton’s First Law of Motion
2) Newton’s Second Law of Motion
3) Newton’s Third Law of Motion
4) Newton’s Law of Gravitation

3. If a force acting at a point can be represented at another point with same


magnitude and direction, it is called [ ]
1) Physical independence of forces
2) Transmissibility of forces
3) Resolution of forces
4) Flexibility of forces

4. Two Collinear Concurrent pulling forces P and Q are acting on a body, then
which of the following statements is wrong [ ]
1) The Resultant also will be collinear and concurrent
2) Resultant R = P + Q
3) The angle between P and Q is 900
4) The angle between P and Q is 00 or 1800

5. Three equal coplanar concurrent pulling forces are acting on a rigid body at
same point at 1200 to one another, then the body will be under [ ]
1) Tension
2) Compression
3) Equillibrium
4) Motion

Cont….(2)
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6. If two forces can be represented as the two adjacent sides of the parallelogram in
both magnitude and direction, then the diagonal passing through the point of
intersection of these sides will represent their resultant in [ ]
1) Direction only
2) Magnitude only
3) Both magnitude and direction
4) Twice the magnitude in same direction

7. Two equal pulling forces are acting on the body at right angles. To keep this
body under equilibrium, an equal amount of pulling force is to be applied at
1) 600 to one of the forces [ ]
2) 45 to both the forces
0

3) 1200 to both the forces


4) 1350 to both the forces

8. A guy wire of an electric pole makes 300 with the pole and is subjected to 40kN
force. Its horizontal component is [ ]
1) 20 kN
2) 20 3 kN
3) 40 kN
4) 20/ 3 kN

9. Three coplanar forces P, Q and R act at a point O. The angles between Q & R, R
& P and P & Q are respectively α, β and γ. If these forces are in equilibrium,
then. [ ]
1) P/sinβ = Q/sinα = R /sinγ
2) P/sinα = Q/sinβ = R /sinγ
3) P/sinγ = Q/sinα = R /sinβ
4) P/sinα = Q/sinγ = R /sinβ

10. A string of negligible mass is tied to roof at one end and to a wall at the other
end. A weight of 2kgwt is tied to the string such that the string is parallel to
ground at wall side and makes 300 with roof on the roof side. Then the tension
in horizontal portion i.e. wall side of the string (in kgwt) is [ ]
1) 2/ 3
2) 3 /2
3) 2 3
4) 2
Cont….(3)
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II. Fill in the blanks

11. A body whose shape will change by the application of force and retains the shape
even after release of force is called ____________

12. If the line of action of several number of forces is same, then they are called
___________

13. The resultant of the two forces P and Q is R. If Q is doubled, the new resultant
is perpendiculars to P. Then Q is equivalent to ___________

14. In a couple, the lines of action of the forces are _______

15. Four forces 1N, 2N, 3N and 4N are respectively acting along four sides of a
square ABCD of side 100 mm taken in order. The position of the resultant as
measured from A is ________

III. True (or) False

16. The branch of the physical sciences that deals with the state of rest or motion of
the body is termed as Radiology (True/False)

17. Newtonian forces are always vectors (True/False)

18. A smooth cylinder lying on horizontal surface will be in equilibrium. (True/False)

19. Moments of forces obey varignon’s principle (True/False)

20. Four coplanar concurrent forces are acting on a particle of a body. The resultant
will be given by a pentagon. (True/False)

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Code No: 07A1EC03 Set No. 2
I B.Tech. Regular I Mid Term (Objective) Online Examinations, Dec. - 2008
CLASSICAL MECHANICS
Time: 20 (Min.) Max Marks: 20
Answer All Questions
All Questions Carry Equal Marks
*****
I. Multiple choice Questions

1. According to classical mechanics, if a given system of forces acting on a body


does not change the position of the body but keeps it in equilibrium, then its
effect is to produce __________ in the body. [ ]
1) motion
2) internal stress
3) rest
4) latent heat

2. The rate of change in momentum is directly proportional to the force applied on


it and the body moves in the direction of the force. This statement is called
1) Newton’s First Law of Motion [ ]
2) Newton’s Second Law of Motion
3) Newton’s Third Law of Motion
4) Newton’s Law of Gravitation

3. The process of finding the resultant forces of several forces acting at a point is
called [ ]
1) physical independence of forces
2) transmissibility of forces
3) resolution of forces
4) composition of forces

4. Two Collinear Concurrent forces P and Q are acting on a body, then which of the
following statements is wrong [ ]
1) The Resultant also will be collinear and concurrent
2) Resultant R = P ± Q
3) The angle between P and Q is 00 or 1800
4) The angle between P and Q is 900

5. Three equal forces are acting on a rigid body at same point at 1200 to one
another, then the forces are [ ]
1) Collinear
2) Coplanar
3) Non coplanar
4) Non coplanar and collinear

Cont….(2)
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6. The resultant of two forces A and B depends on the angle θ between them. The
magnitude of their resultant is given by
1) A2 + B 2 + 2 AB
2) A2 + B 2 − 2 AB
3) A2 + B 2 + 2 AB Cosθ
4) A2 + B 2 − 2 AB Cosθ

7. Two equal pulling forces are acting on the body at right angles. To keep this
body under equilibrium, an equal amount of pushing force is to be applied at
1) 600 to one of the forces
2) 450 to both the forces
3) 1200 to both the forces
4) 1350 to both the forces

8. A guy wire of an electric pole makes 300 with the pole and is subjected to 40kN
force. Its vertical component is
1) 20 kN
2) 20 3 kN
3) 40 kN
4) 20 / 3 kN

9. According to Lami’s theorem


1) The three forces must be equal
2) The three forces must be at 1200 to each other
3) The three forces must be in equilibrium
4) If the forces act at a point are in equilibrium, then each force is
proportional to the sine of the angle between the other two

10. Two men carry a weight of 2 kN by means of two ropes fixed to the weight. The
left side rope is inclined at 600 and right side rope is inclined at 450 with
horizontal. Then the tension in left side rope is
1) 1.04 kN
2) 1.46 kN
3) 1.75N
4) 2N

Fill in the blank

11. The subject that deals with motions of the body irrespective of consideration of
forces is called ___________

12. The physical quality that changes or tries to change the shape or position or
direction of the body is called ___________

Cont….(3)
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13. The minimum number of forces to act on the body to keep the body under
equilibrium is ___________

14. A force 15N is applied perpendicular to the edge of a door 0.8 m wide. Then the
moment of the force about the leving is __________

15. A push of 180N and a pull of 350N act simultaneously at a point at an angle of
1350 between them. Then resultant force is directed at ________ angle with one
of the forces

16. Four forces P, 2P, 3P and 4P are respectively acting along four sides of a square
ABCD taken in order. The direction of the resultant with reference to positive
abscissa is _________

True (or) False

17. If the relative position of any two particles of the body changes when force acts
on it and never regain when the force is released, then the body is said to be
plastic body (True/False)

18. Non – collinear forces are always non-coplanar (True/False)

19. The principle of moments is widely used in the study of levers (True/False)

20. The algebric sum of all the clockwise moments of forces about any point is zero
(True/False)

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Code No: 07A1EC03 Set No. 3
I B.Tech. Regular I Mid Term (Objective) Online Examinations, Dec. - 2008
CLASSICAL MECHANICS
Time: 20 (Min.) Max Marks: 20
Answer All Questions
All Questions Carry Equal Marks
*****
I. Multiple choice Questions

1. The subject ‘Classical Mechanics’ deals with the forces that obey [ ]
1) Newton’s Corpuscular theory
2) Newton’s Laws of Motion
3) Newton’s Rings
4) Newton’s Law of Radiation

2. For every action there will be equal and opposite reaction. This statement is
called [ ]
1) Newton’s First Law of Motion
2) Newton’s Second Law of Motion
3) Newton’s Third Law of Motion
4) Newton’s Law ofGravitation

3. The principle of transmissibility of forces states that, when a force acts upon a
body, its effect is [ ]
1) same at every point on its line of action
2) different at different points on its line of action
3) minimum, if it acts at the centre of gravity of the body
4) maximum, if it acts at the centre of gravity of the body

4. The three forces of 100 N, 200 N and 300 N have their lines of action parallel to
each other but act in the opposite directions. These forces are known as
1) Coplanar concurrent forces [ ]
2) Coplanar no – concurrent forces
3) Like parallel forces
4) Unlike parallel forces

5. Two equal and opposite forces P and Q are acting on the body at same point,
then the body [ ]
1) Moves along the direction of P
2) Moves along the direction of Q
3) Moves along perpendicular to the direction of P and Q
4) Will be at equilibrium

Cont….(2)
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6. Two forces P and Q are acting at a point at right angles to each other, then the
magnitude of their resultant is given by [ ]
1) (P + Q)2

2) P+Q
3) P2 + Q2
4) P2 + Q2

7. Two equal pulling forces are acting on the body at 1200 angle. To keep this body
under equilibrium, an equal amount of pushing force is to be applied at
1) 600 to both the forces [ ]
2) 450 to one of the forces
3) 1200 to both the forces
4) 900 to both the forces

8. A guy wire of an electric pole makes 600 with the ground and is subjected to
20kN force. Its horizontal component is [ ]
1) 10kN
2) 17.321 kN
3) 20 kN
4) 10/ 3 kN

9. If three coplanar force act on a point are in equilibrium, then each force is
proportional to the ________ of the angle between the other two.
a) Secant
b) Cosine
c) Tangent
d) Sine

10. A machine component of weight 1000N is supported by two ropes A and B. The
ropes A makes an angle 600 with negative X- axis while B makes an angle of 300
with positive X – axis. Then the tension in rope A is [ ]
1) 1000 3 N
2) 3 /2 N
3) 500 3 N
4) 500 N

II. Fill in the blanks

11. A body whose shape will change by the application of force but regains the shape
after release of force is called ________

12. The coplanar forces will have same _________

13. The resultant of two equal forces, P making an angle θ, is ________

14. A force of 12N is applied perpendicular to the edge of a door 1000 mm wide.
Then the moment of the force about the huge is ________

Cont….(3)
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15. Couple acting on a body can be balanced by _______

16. Four forces 1N, 2N, 3N and 4N are respectively acting along four sides of a
square ABCD taken in order. The magnitude of the resultant is ____

III. True (or) False

17. The subject that deals with rest of the body irrespective of consideration of forces
is called statics (True/False)

18. Scalar nature is not the characteristic of force (True/False)

19. Reactions are not shown in free body diagram (True/False)

20. Five coplanar concurrent forces are acting on a particle of a body. The resultant
is to be determined by using polygon law of forces. The figure formed to
represent this problem will be a pentagon. (True/False)

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Code No: 07A1EC03 Set No. 4
I B.Tech. Regular I Mid Term (Objective) Online Examinations, Dec. - 2008
CLASSICAL MECHANICS
Time: 20 (Min.) Max Marks: 20
Answer All Questions
All Questions Carry Equal Marks
*****
I. Multiple choice Questions

1. The other name for the Classical Mechanics is [ ]


1) Quantum mechanics
2) Newtonian Mechanics
3) Relativistic Mechanics
4) Thermodynamics

2. The reference of attractive force of earth is given by [ ]


1) Newton’s First Law of Motion
2) Newton’s Second Law of Motion
3) Newton’s Third Law of Motion
4) Newton’s Law of Gravitation

3. In order to determine the effects of a force acting on a body, we do not require to


know [ ]
1) Its magnitude and direction
2) Its nature whether push or pull
3) Its point of action on the body
4) The agency or person who is exerting the force

4. Coplanar concurrent forces are those forces which [ ]


1 Meet at one point, but their lines of action do not lie on the same plane
2) Do not meet at one point and their lines of action do not lie on the same
plane
3) Meet at one point and their lines of action also lie on the same plane
4) Do not meet at one point, but their lines of action lie on the same plane

5. Two equal and opposite forces say, P and Q are acting on the body at same
point, then the body [ ]
1) Rotates about P
2) Rotates about Q
3) Move along perpendicular to the direction of P and Q
4) Does not move in any direction

Cont…..(2)
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6. The resultant of two forces P and Q (such that P>Q) acting along the same
straight line, but in opposite direction, is given by
[ ]
1) P + Q
2) P –Q
3) P/Q
4) Q/P

7. Two equal pulling forces are acting on the body at 1200 angle. To keep this body
under equilibrium, an equal amount of pulling force is to be applied at [ ]
1) 600 to both the forces
2) 450 to one of the forces
3) 1200 to both the forces
4) 900 to both the forces

8. A guy wire of an electric pole makes 600 with the pole and is subjected to 20kN
force. Its vertical component is [ ]
1) 10 kN
2) 17.321 kN
3) 20 kN
4) 10/ 3 kN

9. Two men carry a weight of 2 kN by means of two ropes fixed to the weight. The
left side rope is inclined at 300 and right side rope is inclined at 450 with
horizontal. Then the tension in left side rope is [ ]
1) Sin 135 /Sin105
0 0

2) Sin 1200 / Sin 1050


3) 2Sin 1050 / Sin 1350
4) 2Sin 1350 / Sin 1050

10. A machine component of weight 1000N is supported by two ropes A and B. The
rope A makes an angle of 600 with negative X – axis while B makes an angles of
800 with positive X- axis. Then the tension in rope B is [ ]
1) 1000 3 N
2) 3 /2N
3) 500 3 N
4) 500 N

II. Fill in the blanks

11. A body whose shape will not change under the application of force is called
___________
12. If the point of action of several number of forces is same, then they must be
_________

13. When two pulling forces 5N and 12N are acting on the body at 900 angle, the
magnitude of the resultant force is _______
Cont….(3)
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14. If the arm of a couple is doubled, its moment will be ________

15. Three concurrent forces are acting on a rigid body. The second force is at right
angles to the first and the third force is at 1200 to the second. The ratio of the
magnitude of the forces is __________

16. A force of 20N is acting on a body at an angle with vertical direction whose
horizontal component is 10N. Then the angle is ________

III. True (or) False

17. The subject that deals with motions or physical movements of the body is called
statics. (True/False)

18. Force will have only direction but no magnitude (True/False)

19. If a body is under equilibrium by two forces they should be equal, opposite and
coplanar (True/False)

20. A couple consists of one force (True/False)

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