Practice MCQs For Measurement of Physical Quantities

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1. The diagram shows a micrometer scale.

micrometer scale reading 1What is the reading shown on the micrometer scale?
2. Which group of quantities consists of all vectors?
  1. Mass, force, weight
  2. Weight, acceleration, work done
  3. Weight, displacement, force
3. Which instrument is used to measure the internal diameter of a pipe with a single measurement?
4. In an experiment, a ball is rolled down a curved track that is about half a metre long.

slanted rampWhich measuring device should be used to measure the length accurately?

5. The figure below shows the final reading on a vernier caliper with a zero error of -0.3 mm. What is the actual measurement?

Caliper reading v2
6. What is the zero error as shown in the figure below?

Micrometer reading v2
7. A vernier caliper is precise to __________ ?
8. A micrometer screw gauge is precise to ________ ?
9. The diagram shows a vernier V placed against a scale S.

vernier qn 1What is the vernier reading?
10. Which of the following comprises of one vector and one scalar quantity?


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