Mercury does not wet glass, wood or iron because

(a) Cohesive force is less than the adhesive force

(b) Cohesive force is greater than the adhesive force

(c) The angle of contact is less than 90o

(d) Cohesive force is equal to the adhesive force

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Surface tension of a liquid is found to be influenced by

(a) It increases with the increase of temperature

(b) Nature of the liquid in contact

(c) Presence of soap that increases it

(d) Its variation with the concentration of the liquid

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When a drop of water is dropped on oil surface, then

(a) It will mix up with oil

(b) It spreads in the form of a film

(c) It will deform

(d) It remains spherical

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Small liquid drops assume spherical shape because

(a) Atmospheric pressure exerts a force on a liquid drop

(b) Volume of a spherical drop is minimum

(c) Gravitational force acts upon the drop

(d) Liquid tends to have the minimum surface area due to surface tension

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It is easy to wash clothes in hot water because its

(a) Surface tension is more

(b) Surface tension is less

(c) Consumes less soap

(d) None of these

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The force required to separate two glass plates of area 10-2m2 with a film of water 0.05 mm thick between them, is (Surface tension of water is 70×10-3 N/m)

(a) 28 N                         (b) 14 N
(c) 50 N                         (d) 38 N 

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Oil spreads over the surface of water whereas water does not spread over the surface of the oil, due to

(a) Surface tension of water is very high

(b) Surface tension of water is very low

(c) Viscosity of oil is high

(d) The viscosity of water is high

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Cohesive force is experienced between 

(a) Magnetic substances

(b) Molecules of different substances

(c) Molecules of same substances

(d) None of these

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The property utilized in the manufacture of lead shots is

(a) Specific weight of liquid lead

(b) Specific gravity of liquid lead

(c) Compressibility of liquid lead

(d) Surface tension of liquid lead

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The dimensions of surface tension are

(a) MLT-1                 (b) ML2T-2

(c) ML0T-2                  (d) ML1T-2

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