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Following is the list of multiple choice questions in this brand new series:

**MCQs from Number 1 – 50**Answer key:

**PART I**

**MCQs from Number 51 – 100**Answer key:

**PART II**

**MCQs from Number 101 – 150**Answer key:

**PART III**

**MCQs from Number 151 – 200**Answer key:

**PART IV**

**MCQs from Number 201 – 250**Answer key:

**PART V**

**MCQs from Number 251 – 300**Answer key:

**PART VI**

**MCQs from Number 301 – 350**Answer key:

**PART VII**

**MCQs from Number 351 – 400**Answer key:

**PART VIII**

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201. It is the science which deals with bodies in motion or at rest with specific attention being directed primarily to the external effects of a force or a system.

- a) statics
- b) thermodynamics
- c) kinetics
- d) mechanics

202. Deals with the conditions of equilibrium of rigid bodies acted upon by a balanced systems of forces.

- a) statics
- b) thermodynamics
- c) kinetics
- d) mechanics

203. Deals with bodies being acted upon by an unbalanced system of forces the resultant of which causes the body to be accelerated.

- a) statics
- b) kinematics
- c) dynamics
- d) kinetics

204. Deals with the geometry of motion.

- a) statics
- b) kinematics
- c) dynamics
- d) kinetics

205. Deals with the forces required to produced motion.

- a) statics
- b) kinematics
- c) dynamics
- d) kinetics

206. A specific amount of matter all particles of which remain at fixed distance to each other.

- a) mass
- b) force
- c) rigid body
- d) static body

207. Results when a body is acted upon by the force.

- a) bending
- b) deformation
- c) scattering
- d) compression

208. A fixed body property of a body which determines its resistance to change in motion.

- a) mass
- b) force
- c) rigid body
- d) static body

209. The action of one body on another body which changes or tends to change the motion of the body acted on.

- a) mass
- b) force
- c) rigid body
- d) static body

210. It is the intensity of the force.

- a) magnitude
- b) direction
- c) mass
- d) force

211. Sense and slope of angles with respect to reference axes.

- a) magnitude
- b) direction
- c) mass
- d) force

212. The resultant of two forces which is the diagonal formed on the vectors of this force.

- a) parallelogram law
- b) equilibrium law
- c) superposition law
- d) action and reaction

213. Any pressure on the support causes an equal and opposite pressure from the support.

- a) parallelogram law
- b) equilibrium law
- c) superposition law
- d) action and reaction

214. Two forces on a rigid body will in no way to be changed if we added or subtract from them another system of forces in equilibrium.

- a) parallelogram law
- b) equilibrium law
- c) superposition law
- d) action and reaction

215. Quantities which possess magnitude.

- a) tensors
- b) vector quantities
- c) system of forces
- d) scalar quantities

216. Quantities having both magnitude and direction.

- a) tensors
- b) vector quantities
- c) system of forces
- d) scalar quantities

217. Quantities which posses magnitude but require two or more directional aspects.

- a) tensors
- b) vector quantities
- c) system of forces
- d) scalar quantities ans.a

218. When several forces act in a given situation.

- a) tensors
- b) vector quantities
- c) system of forces
- d) scalar quantities

219. All forces of the system are in a common line action.

- a) concurrent,coplanar
- b) collinear forces system
- c) parallel,coplanar
- d) non concurrent,coplanar

220. The action lines of all the forces are in the same plane and intersect a common point.

- a) concurrent,coplanar
- b) collinear forces system
- c) parallel,coplanar
- d) non concurrent,coplanar

221. The action lines of all the forces of the system are parallel and lie in the same plane.

- a) concurrent,coplanar
- b) collinear forces system
- c) parallel,coplanar
- d) non concurrent,coplanar

222. The action lines of all the forces of the system are in the same plane,but they are not parallel and don’t intersect in a common point.

- a) concurrent,coplanar
- b) collinear forces system
- c) parallel,coplanar
- d) non concurrent,coplanar

223. The action lines of all the forces are not in the same plane and intersect a common point.

- a) concurrent,non coplanar
- b) collinear forces system
- c) parallel,non coplanar
- d) non concurrent,non coplanar,non parallel

224. The action lines of all the forces of the system are parallel and not all lie in the same plane.

- a) concurrent,non coplanar
- b) collinear forces system
- c) parallel,non coplanar
- d) non concurrent,non coplanar,non parallel

225. The action lines of all the forces of the system are all not in the same plane, but they are all not parallel and do not all intersect in a common point.

- a) concurrent,non coplanar
- b) collinear forces system
- c) parallel,non coplanar
- d) non concurrent,non coplanar,non parallel

226. The simplest force system that can replace the original system without changing its external effect.

- a) couple
- b) resultant
- c) composition
- d) graphical

227. A pair of parallel forces having same magnitude but opposite senses.

- a) couple
- b) resultant
- c) composition
- d) graphical

228. The process of replacing a force system by its resultant

- a) couple
- b) resultant
- c) composition
- d) graphical

229. A pictorial representation in solving a system

- a) couple
- b) resultant
- c) composition
- d) graphical

230. Is used to obtain the magnitude and direction of the resultant of any two concurrent forces.

- a) parallelogram law
- b) resolution
- c) cosine law
- d) triangle law

231. An analytical method of finding the resultant of concurrent forces.

- a) parallelogram law
- b) resolution
- c) cosine law
- d) triangle law

232. Means that either one of two coplanar forces having the given force as resultant.

- a) components
- b) polygon method
- c) moment of force
- d) couple

233. Is used to check the results obtained from the resolution and composition method.

- a) components
- b) polygon method
- c) moment of force
- d) couple

234. Is a vector quantity that is represented as a vector along the moment axis.

- a) components
- b) polygon method
- c) moment of force
- d) couple

235. The algebraic sum of the moment of its forces about any axis perpendicular to the plane of the couple.

- a) the magnitude of the couple
- b) the slope of the plane of the couple.
- c) the sense of rotation of the couple.
- d) the moment of the couple.

236. The force of attraction of the earth on a body.

- a) mass
- b) density
- c) weight
- d) direction ans.c

237. Theorem of pappus which state that the surface area of any solid of revolution is the product of the length multiplied by the distance travelled.

- a) 1st proposition
- b) 2nd proposition
- c) 3rd proposition
- d) 4th proposition

238. The surface area of the square of sphere is equal to the length of semi-circle multiplied by the distance travelled by the centroid of a semi circle.

- a) 1st proposition
- b) 2nd proposition
- c) 3rd proposition
- d) 4th proposition

239. The volume of any solid of revolution is the product of the generating area .

- a) 1st proposition
- b) 2nd proposition
- c) 3rd proposition
- d) 4th proposition

240. Theorem used in locating the centroid of the semicircle arc.

- a) pythagorean theorem
- b) newton’s theorem
- c) pappus theorem
- d) none of the above ans.c

241. A system of forces acting on a body which has no resultant.

- a) free body diagram
- b) equilibrium
- c) coplanar
- d) force

242. Is a sketch of a body completely isolated or free from all other bodies.

- a) free body diagram
- b) equilibrium
- c) coplanar
- d) force

243. Is a definite amount of matter the parts of which are fixed in position relative to one another.

- a) mass
- b) force
- c) rigid body
- d) static body

244. Is the action exerted by one body upon another.

- a) mass
- b) force
- c) rigid body
- d) static body

245. A unit of force

- a) meter squared
- b) pascal
- c) pounds
- d) newton

246. The external effect of a force in a rigid body is the same for all points along its line of action.

- a) principle of transmissibility of a force
- b) axioms of mechanics
- c) characteristics of force
- d) scalar and vector quantities

247. The resultant of two forces is the diagonal formed on two vectors of those forces.

- a) parallelogram law
- b) resolution
- c) cosine law
- d) triangle law

248. The forces are in equilibrium only when equal in magnitude ,opposite in direction and collinear in action.

- a) principle of transmissibility of a force
- b) axioms of mechanics
- c) characteristics of force
- d) scalar and vector quantities

249. Is a convenient corollary of the parallelogram law.

- a) parallelogram law
- b) resolution
- c) cosine law
- d) triangle law

250. The determination of the resultant of 3 or more concurrent forces that are not collinear.

- a) resultant of concurrent,coplanar
- b) collinear forces system
- c) parallel,coplanar
- d) non concurrent,coplanar

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