Motion Worksheet-3

Motion Worksheet-3


Multiple-Choice Questions:

  1. Which of the following is/are examples of rectilinear motion?

(A) A train moving on a straight railway track

(B) A freely falling stone

(C) A coin moving over a carom board

(D) All of these


  1. Motion of the earth around the sun is an example of _______.

(A) Rectilinear motion                    (B) Circular motion

(C) Periodic motion                         (D) None of these


  1. When a drill bit bores a hole in a piece of wood, it describes

(A) Curvilinear & Oscillatory motion

(B) Rotatory & Linear motion

(C) Rotatory & Curvilinear motion

(D) Oscillatory & Linear motion


  1. In circular motion the

(A) Direction of motion is fixed

(B) Direction of motion changes continuously

(C) Acceleration is zero

(D) Velocity is constant


  1. When a stone, tied to a string is whirled it is performing ______ motion.

(A) Rectilinear     (B) Circular          (C) Periodic         (D) None of these


  1. Birds gliding across the sky is an example of

(A) Rotational & non periodic        (B) Translational & non periodic

(C) Translational & periodic           (D) Rotational & periodic


  1. Which of the following is not a correct example of periodic motion?

(A) The earth rotation about its axis

(B) Motion of a pendulum

(C) Throwing of a stone from one place to another

(D) The hour-hand of a clock


  1. Pulleys are used to lift heavy loads using ropes.

The nature of motion of the pulley is:

(A) Rectilinear motion                    (B) Curvilinear motion

(C) Rotational motion                     (D) None of these


Answer Key:

  1. (D)
  2. (B)
  3. (B)
  4. (B)
  5. (B)
  6. (B)
  7. (C)
  8. (C)