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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The fraction of a floating object of volume V0 and density d0 above the surface of a liquid of density d will be

(a) d0d                                       (b) dd0d+d0

(c) d-d0d                                   (d) dd0d-d0

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Pressure applied to an enclosed fluid is transmitted undiminished to every portion of the fluid and the walls of the containing vessel. This law was first formulated by:


(a) Bernoulli                                (b) Archimedes
(c) Boyle                                     (d) Pascal

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 A body is just floating on the surface of a liquid. The density of the body is same as that of the liquid. The body is slightly pushed down. What will happen to the body ?
(a) It will slowly come back to its earlier position

(b) It will remain submerged, where it is left

(c) It will sink

(d) It will come out violently

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A cork is submerged in water by a spring attached to the bottom of a bowl. When the bowl is kept in an elevator moving with acceleration downwards, the length of spring


(a) Increases                                          (b) Decreases
(c) Remains unchanged                           (d) None of these

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A solid sphere of density η ( > 1) times lighter than water is suspended in a water tank by a string tied to its base as shown in fig. If the mass of the sphere is m then the tension in the string is given by

(a) η-1ηmg                              (b) ηmg

(c) mgη                                        (d) (η-1)mg

 

 

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A hollow sphere of volume V is floating on water surface with half immersed in it. What should be the minimum volume of water poured inside the sphere so that the sphere now sinks into the water ?
(a) V/2                        (b) V/3

(c) V/4                        (d) V

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