Quiz 1 – Units of Physical Quantities


Each of the following multiple choice questions has 4 options. Select the single correct answer (turns green).

1.

Which of these is the SI unit of force?
Newton
Hertz
dyne
weber

2.

Identify the unit of energy
joule
dyne
tesla
lumen

3.

What is the unit of volume density?
kg m^-3
dyne
tesla
lumen

4.

What is the unit of pressure?
N / m^2
N m^2
dyne
N/m

5.

What is the SI unit of temperature?
kelvin
joule
celsius
fahrenheit

6.

Which of these is the SI unit of linear density?
kg /m
kg m^-3
kg m
newton / metre

7.

What is the unit of latent heat?
joule / kg
joule kg
cal
joule

8.

Which of these is the unit of potential difference?
volt
ohm
ampere
weber

9.

Which of these is the unit of magnetic flux density?
tesla
weber
ampere
ohm / m

10.

Which of these is the unit of Planck’s constant?
joule s
erg
joule
hertz

11.

Which of these is the unit of electric field intensity?
newton per coulomb
N C
newton per metre squared
dyne per cm

12.

What is the unit of electric charge?
coulomb
ampere
watt
volt per metre

13.

What is the unit of solid angle?
steradian
radian
degree
It has no unit

14.

What is the unit of specific heat ?
joule per kg per kelvin
joule per kg
joule per kelvin
joule

15.

What is the unit of surface tension?
newton per metre
newton metre
newton
metre per newton

16.

Light year is the unit of which physical quantity?
distance
time
speed of light
speed

17.

Which one of the following is not a fundamental unit?
volt
kilometer
kilogram
second

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