Engineering Mechanics – Section 4

21. The centre of gravity of a right angled triangle lies at its geometrical centre.

A. Correct
B. Incorrect

Correct Answer: B. Incorrect

22. Vectors method for the resultant force is also called polygon law of forces.

A. Correct
B. Incorrect

Correct Answer: A. Correct

23. Two equal and opposite parallel forces whose lines of action are different form a couple.

A. Correct
B. Incorrect

Correct Answer: A. Correct

24. When a person, on a bicycle, drives round a curve, he has to lean __________ to maintain equilibrium.

A. inward
B. outward

Correct Answer: A. inward

25. A circular hole of 50 mm diameter is cut out from a circular disc of 100 mm diameter as shown in the below figure. The centre of gravity of the section will lie


A. in the shaded area
B. in the hole
C. at O

Correct Answer: A. in the shaded area

26. The maximum velocity of a particle moving with simple harmonic motion is

A. ω
B. ωr
C. ω2r
D. ω/r

Correct Answer: B. ωr

27. The loss of kinetic energy due to the direct impact of two bodies __________ upon the value of the coefficient of restitution.

A. depends
B. does not depend

Correct Answer: A. depends

28. A body of mass m moving with a constant velocity v strikes another body of same mass m moving with the same velocity but in opposite direction. The common velocity of both the bodies after the collision is

A. v
B. 2v
C. 4v
D. 8v

Correct Answer: B. 2v

29. Moment of inertia of a rectangular section having width (b) and depth (d) about an axis passing through its C.G. and parallel to the width (b), is


Correct Answer: Option B

30. The unit of power in S.I. units is

A. horsepower
B. joule
C. Watt
D. kg-m

Correct Answer: C. Watt

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