# MCQs on Conservation of Energy and Momentum

MCQs on Conservation of Energy and Momentum

Q1: Work done in raising a box depends on

1. How fast it is raised
2. The strength of the man
3. The height by which it is raised
4. None of the above

Answer: (c) The height by which it is raised

Q2: A light and a heavy body have equal momenta. Which one has greater kinetic energy?

1. The light body
2. The heavy body
3. The kinetic energy is equal
4. Data is incomplete

Q3: A body at rest may have

1. Energy
2. Momentum
3. Speed
4. Velocity

Q4: If the momentum of a body is increased n times, its kinetic energy increase

1. n times
2. 2n times
3. n3 times
4. n2 times

Q5: When work is done on a body by an external force, its

1. kinetic energy increases
2. potential energy increases
3. Both kinetic energy and potential energy increases
4. Sum of the kinetic energy and potential energy remains constant

Answer: (c) Both kinetic energy and potential energy increases

Q6: If the K.E of a body is increased by 300% its momentum will increase by

1. 100%
2. 150%
3. 200%
4. 175%

Q7: A light and a heavy body have equal kinetic energy. Which one has a greater momentum?

1. The light body
2. The heavy body
3. Both have equal momentum
4. It is not possible to say anything without additional information

Q8: If the linear momentum is increased by 50% the kinetic energy will increase by

1. 50%
2. 100%
3. 125%
4. 25%

Q9: If the stone is thrown up vertically and return to the ground, its potential energy is maximum

1. During the upward journey
2. At the maximum height
3. During the return journey
4. At the bottom

Answer: (b) At the maximum height

Q10: The energy stored in wound watch spring is

1. K.E
2. P.E
3. Heat Energy
4. Chemical Energy