A given shaped glass tube having uniform cross section is filled with water and is mounted on a rotatable shaft as shown in figure. If the tube is rotated with a constant angular velocity ω then


(a) Water levels in both sections A and B go up
(b) Water level in Section A goes up and that in B comes down
(c) Water level in Section A comes down and that in B it goes up
(d) Water levels remains same in both sections

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An ice berg of density 900 Kg/m3 is floating in water of density 1000 Kg/m3. The percentage of volume of ice-cube outside the water is 
(a) 20%                                       (b) 35%
(c) 10%                                       (d) 25%

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A log of wood of mass 120 Kg floats in water. The weight that can be put on the raft to make it just sink, should be (density of wood = 600 Kg/m3
(a) 80 Kg                                                 (b) 50 Kg
(c) 60 Kg                                                  (d) 30 Kg

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A hemispherical bowl just floats without sinking in a liquid of density 1.2×103 kg/m3. If outer diameter and the density of the bowl are 1 m and 2×104 kg/m3 respectively, then the inner diameter of the bowl will be 

(a) 0.94 m                            (b) 0.97 m
(c) 0.98 m                            (d) 0.99 m

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In making an alloy, a substance of specific gravity s1 and mass m1 is mixed with another substance of specific gravity s2 and mass m2 ; then the specific gravity of the alloy is

1. m1+m2s1+s2                      2. s1s2m1+m2

3. m1+m2m1s1+m2s2                  4. m1s1+m2s2m1+m2

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A concrete sphere of radius R has a cavity of radius r which is packed with sawdust. The specific gravities of concrete and sawdust are respectively 2.4 and 0.3 for this sphere to float with its entire volume submerged under water. Ratio of mass of concrete to mass of sawdust will be 
(a) 8                                        (b) 4
(c) 3                                        (d) Zero

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A metallic block of density 5 gm cm-3 and having dimensions 5 cm × 5 cm × 5 cm is weighed in water. Its apparent weight will be
(a) 5 × 5 × 5 × 5 gf                            (b) 4 × 4 × 4 × 4 gf
(c) 5 × 4 × 4 × 4 gf                            (d) 4 × 5 × 5 × 5 gf

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A cubical block is floating in a liquid with half of its volume immersed in the liquid. When the whole system accelerates upwards with acceleration of g/3, the fraction of volume immersed in the liquid will be

(a) 12                                  (b) 38

(c) 23                                  (d) 34

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A silver ingot weighing 2.1 kg is held by a string so as to be completely immersed in a liquid of relative density 0.8. The relative density of silver is 10.5. The tension in the string in kg-wt is
(a) 1.6                                             (b) 1.94
(c) 3.1                                             (d) 5.25

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Two solids A and B float in water. It is observed that A floats with half its volume immersed and B floats with 2/3 of its volume immersed. Compare the densities of A and B

(a) 4:3                         (b) 2:3

(c) 3:4                         (d) 1:3

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