Oscillation MCQ

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  • 1. A mass-spring system can oscillate with simple harmonic motion because a compressed or stretched spring has which kind of energy?

    • kinetic
    • mechanical
    • gravitational potential
    • elastic potential
  • 2. A pendulum is 0.75 meters long and has a period of 4.17 seconds. The Pendulum is on an unknown planet. What is the acceleration of gravity of the Unknown Planet?

    • 9.8 m/s2
    • 3.4 m/s2
    • 1.7 m/s2
    • Greater than 9.8 m/s2
  • 3. Which of the following is not an example of resonance?

    • Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR).
    • Heating of food in a microwave oven.
    • Skyscrapper sways more and more during earthquake.
    • A basketball bounces few times on floor and stops.
  • 4. ...... is the maximum displacement from the equilibrium position

    • Amplitude
    • Frequency
    • Displacement
  • 5. For a system in simple harmonic motion, which of the following is the time required to complete a cycle of motion?

    • amplitude
    • period
    • frequency
    • revolution
  • 6. A simple harmonic oscillator takes 4.8 s to undergo five complete vibrations. What is the period (T) of 1 cycle?

    • 4.8 s
    • .96 s
    • 9.8 s
    • All of above
  • 7. A body of mass 10 gram oscillates freely with natural frequency 1 Hz. When immersed in glycerine it undergoes critically damped motion. The damping force on the oscillator when it's speed is 0.2 cm/s is

    • 8π Newton
    • 8π duvet
    • 4π Newton
    • 4π duve
  • 8. A mass attached to a spring vibrates back and forth. At the equilibrium position, the

    • acceleration reaches a maximum.
    • velocity reaches a maximum.
    • net force reaches a maximum.
    • velocity reaches zero.