This online physics quiz test is based on the high school books and are intended for people taking up the competitive exams. This is a set of ten objective questions with multiple choices. You can also view a concise explanation after attempting an answer. This evaluation is not a definitive one to assess your preparation. Think of it as a fun attempt to test your preparation for various competitive exams like IIT JEE.

10 Physics Quiz Questions with Answers

What remains constant when you throw a ball upward?

The gravitational pull applies a constant acceleration of g.

Which of these phenomenon is responsible for the production of beats?

The alternating constructive and destructive interference of 2 sound waves of different frequency causes the sound to produce beats - alternating soft and loud sound.

What causes the absorption of ink by blotting paper?

The small pores of the blotting paper acts as small capillaries which cause the ink to flow in narrow spaces even against the forces of gravity.

What causes mirage?

The hot surface warms the air immediately above it to a higher temperature than the air higher up. A light ray grazing the surface under those circumstances is bent, or refracted, upward.

What makes metal such good conductors?

The free electrons in metals can move through the metal, allowing metals to conduct electricity.

Which of the following is a scalar quantity?

Pressure has magnitude but no direction. Pressure force acts in all directions at a point inside a gas. At the surface of a gas, the pressure force acts perpendicular to the surface.

Magnetism at the center of a bar magnet is ...

The field lines near the center are parallel to the length of the bar. They are maximized at both the ends and minimum at the center.

'Moment of Inertia' is ...

Moment of inertia of the same body about different axes are different...

Sound will travel at the fastest speed in which of these?

The closer the molecules are to each other and the tighter their bonds, the less time it takes for them to pass the sound to each other and the faster sound can travel.

Stars appears to move from east to west because ...

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