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1. A body is moving along a circular path with variable speed, it has

  1. A radical acceleration
  2. A tangential acceleration
  3. Zero acceleration
  4. Both radical and tangential acceleration

2. A body is traveling in a circle at a constant speed. It

  1. has a constant velocity
  2. has no acceleration
  3. has an inward acceleration
  4. has an outward radial acceleration

3. A body of mass m moves in a horizontal circle of radius r at constant speed v for one complete revolution. Which of the following statements is incorrect?

  1. The angular velocity of body is directed perpendicular to the plane of circular motion.
  2. The work done by the centripetal force is 2 pi m v2.
  3. The change in linear momentum of the body is zero.
  4. The total energy of the body is constant.

4. A car is making a turn at speed v. The radius of the turn is r and the centripetal force on the car is F. If the car rounds the same curve at speed 2v, the required centripetal force is

  1. 1/2 F
  2. F
  3. 2F
  4. 4F

5. A car sometimes overturns while taking a turn. When it overturns, it is

  1. The inner wheel which leaves the ground first
  2. The outer wheel which leaves the ground first
  3. both the wheel leave the ground simultaneously
  4. Either inner wheel or the outer wheel leaves the ground

6. A car travels in a circle with constant speed. The net force on the car

  1. is zero because the car is not accelerating.
  2. is directed forward, in the direction of travel.
  3. is directed toward the center of the curve.
  4. none of the above

7. A communication satellite is in a circular orbit around Earth. If the speed of the satellite is constant, the force acting on the satellite

  1. is zero.
  2. is decreasing.
  3. points toward the center of the Earth at all times.
  4. points in the direction that the satellite is moving.

8. A ladybug rests on the bottom of a tin can that is being whirled horizontally on the end of a string. Since the ladybug, like the can, moves in a circle, there must be a force on it. What exerts this force?

  1. Gravity
  2. The string
  3. There is no force acting on it.
  4. The can

9. A particle is acted upon by a force of constant magnitude which is always perpendicular to the velocity of the particle? The motion takes place in a plane. It follows that

  1. its velocity is constant
  2. its acceleration is constant
  3. its motion is linear
  4. its motion is circular

10. A particle is performing a U.C.M. Which is the wrong statement regarding its motion?

  1. The velocity vector is tangential to the circle
  2. The acceleration vector is tangential to the circle
  3. The acceleration vector is directed towards the center of the circle
  4. The velocity and acceleration vectors are perpendicular to each other

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