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Physics: Multiple Choice Questions on Gravitation


1.

If the distance between two masses is increased by a factor of 4, the gravitational force of attraction between them will

  remain Same

  reduce by a factor of 4

  increase by a factor of 4

  reduce by a factor of 16

2.

If a simple pendulum with a time period of 6 seconds is made to oscillate at a height R equal to the Earth's radius, then its time period at this height will be

  1 / 12 s

  1 / 6 s

  6 s

  12 s

3.

A planet is moving around the Sun in a circular orbit of circumference C. The work done on the planet by the gravitational force F of the Sun is

  FC

  F/C

  Zero.

  FC/2

4.

A reference frame attached to the Earth

  is not an inertial frame because the Earth moves with respect to the Sun.

  cannot be an inertial frame of reference because of the Earth's rotation and revolution.

  is an inertial frame because Newton's laws of motion are applicable inside it.

  is an inertial frame by definition.

5.

Consider a hole drilled into the Earth and an object placed at the bottom of the hole (point P) as shown in the figure. The gravitational force of attraction on the object will be due to

  region 1

  region 1 and a portion of region 2

  regions 1 and 2

  region 2

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