This is an MCQ-based quiz on the topic of SHM QUIZ: Introduction to SHM.

This set of MCQs helps you brush up on the important physics topics and prepare you to dive into skill practice and expand your knowledge.

The restoring force on a pendulum increases linearly with length.

True

False

Q.

A block on the end of a horizontal spring is pulled from equilibrium at x = 0 to x = A and released. What total distance does it travel in one full cycle of its motion in A?

1/2

1

2

4

Q.

At which position is the kinetic energy of an oscillating object maximum?

A

B

C

D

Q.

At which position is the acceleration of an oscillating object equal to zero?

A

B

C

D

Springs stretch linearly as force increases

True

False

30

1/15

15

1/30

A pendulum has a period of 2 seconds. What is its frequency in hertz?

2

1/2

4

1/4

A pendulum has 10 cycles in 1 second. What is its frequency in hertz?

1

5

10

1/10

A pendulum takes 2 seconds to complete one cycle. What is its period in s?

1.2

2

4

1

What force causes the spring and block system to move back and forth?

Graitational

Friction

Spring

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