# MCQs on Horizontal Projectile Motion

**MCQs on Horizontal Projectile Motion**

**Q1: A stone is just released from the window of a train moving along a horizontal straight track. The stone will hit the ground following**

- Hyperbolic path
- Straight path
- Circular path
- Parabolic path

**Answer: (d) Parabolic path**

**Q2: A bullet is dropped from the same height when another bullet is fired horizontally. They will hit the ground**

- Simultaneously
- Depends on the observer
- One after the other
- None of the above

**Answer: (b) Simultaneously**

**Q3: A bomb is dropped from an aeroplane moving horizontally at a constant speed. When air resistance is taken into consideration, the bomb**

- Flies with the aeroplane
- Falls to earth behind the aeroplane
- Falls to earth ahead of the plane
- Falls to earth exactly below the aeroplane

**Answer: (b) Falls to earth behind the aeroplane**

**Q4: The maximum range of gum on horizontal terrain is 16 km. If g = 10 m/s2. What must be the muzzle velocity of the shell?**

- 400 m/s
- 100 m/s
- 200 m/s
- 50 m/s

**Answer: (a) 400 m/s**

**Q5: An aeroplane flying 490 m above ground level at 100 m/s, releases a block. How far on the ground will it strike?**

- 2 km
- 0.1 km
- 1 km
- None

**Answer: (c) 1 km**

**Q6: A man projects a coin upwards from the gate of a uniformly moving train. The path of coin for the man will be**

- Vertical straight line
- Inclined straight line
- Parabolic
- Horizontal straight line

**Answer: (a) Vertical straight line**

**Q7: A particle A is dropped from a height and another particle B is thrown in a horizontal direction with the speed of 5m/sec from the same height. The correct statement is**

- Particle B will reach the ground first
- Both particles will reach the ground with the same speed
- Particle A will reach the ground first
- Both particles will reach the ground simultaneously

**Answer: (d) Both particles will reach the ground simultaneously**

**Q8: A particle moves in a plane with constant acceleration in a direction from the initial velocity. The path of the particle will be**

- A parabola
- An ellipse
- A straight line
- An arc of a circle

**Answer: (a) A parabola**

**Q9: An aeroplane moving horizontally with a speed of 720 km/h drops a food packet while flying at a height of 396.9m. The time taken by the food packet to reach the ground and its horizontal range is **

- 9 sec and 1800 m
- 5 sec and 500 m
- 8 sec and 1500 m
- 3 sec and 2000 m

**Answer: (a) 9 sec and 1800 m**

**Q10: At the height 80 m, an aeroplane is moving with 150 m/s. A bomb is dropped from it so as to hit a target. At what distance from the target should the bomb be dropped **

- 600 m
- 605.3 m
- 80 m
- 230 m

**Answer: (a) 600 m**