31. Which of the following statement is correct?

A. The kinetic energy of a body during impact remains constant.

B. The kinetic energy of a body before impact is equal to the kinetic energy of a body after impact.

C. The kinetic energy of a body before impact is less than the kinetic energy of a body after impact.

D. The kinetic energy of a body before impact is more than the kinetic energy of a body after impact.

32. The maximum efficiency of a screw jack is

33. In a framed structure, as shown in the below figure, the force in the member *AC* is numerically equal to the force in member *BC*.

A. Correct

B. Incorrect

34. The force which acts along the radius of a circle and directed towards the center of the circle is known as centripetal force.

A. True

B. False

35. Moment of inertia of a triangular section of the base (*b*) and height (*h*) about an axis through its base, is

A. *bh*^{3}/4

B. *bh*^{3}/8

C. *bh*^{3}/ 12

D. *bh*^{3}/ 36

36. Concurrent forces are those forces whose lines of action

A. lie on the same line

B. meet at one point

C. meet on the same plane

D. none of these

37. The tension in the cable supporting a lift is more when the lift is moving __________ with an acceleration.

A. upwards

B. downwards

38. According to the law of moments, if a number of coplanar forces acting on a particle are in equilibrium, then

A. their algebraic sum is zero

B. their lines of action are at equal distances

C. the algebraic sum of their moments about any point in their plane is zero

D. the algebraic sum of their moments about any point is equal to the moment of their resultant force about the same point.

39. If *u*_{1} and *u*_{2} are the velocities of two moving bodies in the same direction before impact and *v*_{1} and *v*_{2} are their velocities after impact, then the coefficient of restitution is given by

40. Two bodies of masses *m*_{1} and *m*_{2} are hung from the ends of a rope, passing over a frictionless pulley as shown in the figure below. The acceleration of the string will be