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## Chapter 2: Physical Quantities and Measurement

Objective QuestionsShort/Long Answer QuestionsNumericals

#### Selina solutions for Concise Physics Class 8 ICSE Chapter 2 Physical Quantities and Measurement Exercise Objective Questions [Pages 33 - 34]

Objective Questions | Q 1.01 | Page 33

Write true or false

Equal volumes of the two different substances have equal masses.

• True

• False

Objective Questions | Q 1.02 | Page 33

Write true or false

The density of a piece of brass will change by changing its size or shape.

• True

• False

Objective Questions | Q 1.03 | Page 33

Write true or false

The density of a liquid decreases with increase in its temperature.

• True

• False

Objective Questions | Q 1.04 | Page 33

Write true or false

Relative density of water is 1.0.

• True

• False

Objective Questions | Q 1.05 | Page 33

Write true or false

Relative density of a substance is expressed in g cm-3.

• True

• False

Objective Questions | Q 1.06 | Page 33

Write true or false

When a body is immersed in a liquid, the buoyant force experienced by the body is equal to the volume of the liquid displaced by it.

• Ture

• False

Objective Questions | Q 1.07 | Page 33

Write true or false

A body experiences the same buoyant force while floating in watr or alcohol.

• Ture

• False

Objective Questions | Q 1.08 | Page 33

Write true or false

A body experiences the same buoyant force when it floats or sinks in water.

• Ture

• False

Objective Questions | Q 1.09 | Page 33

Write true or false

A body floats in a liquid when its weight becomes equal to the weight of the liquid displaced by its submerged part.

• Ture

• False

Objective Questions | Q 1.1 | Page 33

Write true or false

A body while floating, sinks deeper in a liquid of low density than in a liquid of high density.

• Ture

• False

Objective Questions | Q 2.01 | Page 33

Fill in the blank

1 kg is the mass of ............ml of water at 4°C.

Objective Questions | Q 2.02 | Page 33

Fill in the blank

Mass = density x .........

Objective Questions | Q 2.03 | Page 33

Fill in the blank

The S.I. unit of density is ..........

Objective Questions | Q 2.04 | Page 33

Fill in the blank

Density of water is .......Kg m-3.

Objective Questions | Q 2.05 | Page 33

Fill in the blank

1 g cm-3 = ......... Kg m-3.

Objective Questions | Q 2.06 | Page 33

Fill in the blank

The density of a body which sinks in water is .........than 1000 Kg m-3.

Objective Questions | Q 2.07 | Page 33

Fill in the blank

A body sinks in a liquid A, butt floats in a liquid B. The density of liquid A is .......than the density of liquid B.

Objective Questions | Q 2.08 | Page 33

Fill in the blank

A body X sinks in water, but a body Y floats on water. The density of the body X is.........than the density of body Y.

Objective Questions | Q 2.09 | Page 33

Fill in the blank

The buoyant force experienced by a body when floating in salt¬water is ....... to or same that of when floating in pure water.

Objective Questions | Q 2.1 | Page 33

Fill in the blank

The weight of a body floating in a liquid is ........

Objective Questions | Q 3 | Page 34

Match the following :

 Column A Column B (a) kg  m^-3 (i) relative density (b) no unit (ii) sinks in alcohol (c) relative density (iii) floats on water (d) iron (iv) density (e) wood (v) density bottle
Objective Questions | Q 4.1 | Page 34

Select the correct alternative

The correct relation is

• Density = Mass x Volume

• Mass = Density x Volume

• Volume = Density x Mass

• Density = Mass + Volume

Objective Questions | Q 4.2 | Page 34

Select the correct alternative

The relative density of alcohol is 0.8. Its density is

• 0.8

• 800 kg nr3

• 800 g cm-3

• 0.8 kg m-3

Objective Questions | Q 4.3 | Page 34

Select the correct alternative

A block of wood of density 0.8 g cm-3 has a volume of 60 cm3. The mass of block is

• 60.8 g

• 75 g

• 48 g

• 0.013 g

Objective Questions | Q 4.4 | Page 34

Select the correct alternative

The density of aluminium is 2.7 g cm-3 and that of brass 8.4 g cm’3. The correct statement is

• Equal masses of aluminium and brass have equal volumes

• The mass of a certain volume of brass is more than the mass of equal volume of aluminium.

• The volume of a certain mass of brass is more than the volume of equal mass of aluminium.

• Equal volumes of aluminium and brass have equal masses.

Objective Questions | Q 4.5 | Page 34

Select the correct alternative

A density bottle has a marking 25 mL on it. It means that:

• the mass of density bottle is 25 g

• the density bottle will store 25 ml of any liquid in it

• the density bottle will store 25 ml of water, but more volume of liquid denser than water.

• the density bottle will store 25 ml of water, but more volume of a liquid lighter than water.

Objective Questions | Q 4.6 | Page 34

Select the correct alternative

The correct statement is

• The buoyant force on a body is equal to the volume of the liquid displaced by it ‘

• The buoyant force on a body is equal to the volume of the body

• The buoyant force on a body is equal to the weight of the liquid displaced by it

• The buoyant force on a body is always equal to the weight of the body.

Objective Questions | Q 4.7 | Page 33

Select the correct alternative

A piece of wood floats on water. The buoyant force on wood will be

• zero

• more than the weight of the wood piece

• equal to the weight of the wood piece

• less than the weight of the wood piece.

Objective Questions | Q 4.8 | Page 34

Select the correct alternative

The weight of a body is more than the buoyant force experienced by it, due to a liquid. The body will

• sink

• float with its some part outside the liquid

• float just below the surface of liquid

• float with whole of its volume above the surface of liquid.

#### Selina solutions for Concise Physics Class 8 ICSE Chapter 2 Physical Quantities and Measurement Exercise Short/Long Answer Questions [Pages 34 - 35]

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 1 | Page 34

Define the term density of a substance.

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 2 | Page 34

Name the S.I. unit of density. How is it related to g Cm-3 ?

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 3 | Page 34

The density of brass is 8.4 g cm-3. What do you mean by this statement ?

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 4 | Page 35

Arrange the following substances in order of their increasing density:
Iron, Cork, Brass, Water, Mercury.

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 5 | Page 35

How does the density of a liquid (or gas) vary with temperature?

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 6 | Page 35

A given quantity of a liquid is heated. Which of the following quantity will vary and how ?
(a) mass, (b) volume and (c) density

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 7 | Page 35

Describe an experiment to determine the density of the material of a coin.

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 8 | Page 35

Describe an experiment to determine the density of a liquid.

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 9 | Page 35

What is a density bottle ? How is it used to find the density of a liquid ?

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 10 | Page 35

Define the term relative density of a substance.

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 11 | Page 35

What is the unit of relative density ?

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 12 | Page 35

Distinguish between density and relative density.

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 13 | Page 35

Explain the meaning of the statement ‘relative density of aluminium is 2.7’ ?

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 14 | Page 35

How does the density of a body and that of a liquid determine whether the body will float or sink into that liquid ?

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 15 | Page 35

A cork piece floats on water surface while an iron nail sinks in it. Explain the reason.

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 16.1 | Page 35

Which of the following will sink or float on water ? (Density of water = 1 g Cm-3)
(a) body A having density 500 kg m-3

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 16.2 | Page 35

Which of the following will sink or float on water ? (Density of water = 1 g Cm-3)

body B having density 2520 kg m-3

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 16.3 | Page 35

Which of the following will sink or float on water ? (Density of water = 1 g Cm-3)

body C having density 1100 kg m-3

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 16.4 | Page 35

Which of the following will sink or float on water ? (Density of water = 1 g Cm-3)

body D having density 0.85 g m-3

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 17 | Page 35

What is the law of floatation ?

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 18.1 | Page 35

The density of water is 1.0 g Cm-3. The density of iron is 7.8 × 10″3 g Cm-3. The density of mercury is 13.6 g Cm-3.
Ans the following:
Will a piece of iron float or sink in water ?

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 18.2 | Page 35

The density of water is 1.0 g Cm-3. The density of iron is 7.8 × 10″3 g Cm-3. The density of mercury is 13.6 g Cm-3.
Ans the following:
(b) Will a piece of iron float or sink in mercury ?

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 19 | Page 35

The diagram given below show a body floating in three different liquids. A, B and C at different levels.
(a) In which liquid does the body experience the greatest buoyant force ?
(b) Which liquid has the least density ?
(c) Which liquid has the highest density ?

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 20 | Page 35

For a floating body, how is its weight related to the buoyant force ?

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 21 | Page 35

Why does a piece of ice float on water ?

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 22 | Page 35

Explain why an iron needle sinks in water, but a ship made of iron floats on water.

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 23 | Page 35

It is easier to swim in sea water than in river water. Explain the reason.

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 24 | Page 35

Icebergs floating on sea water are dangerous for ships. Explain the reason.

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 25 | Page 35

Explain why it is easier to lift a stone under water than in air.

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 26 | Page 35

What is a submarine ? How can it be made to’dive in water and come to the surface of water.

Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 27 | Page 35

A balloon filled with hydrogen rises in air. Explain the reason.

#### Selina solutions for Concise Physics Class 8 ICSE Chapter 2 Physical Quantities and Measurement Exercise Numericals [Pages 35 - 36]

Numericals | Q 1.1 | Page 35

The density of air is 1.28 g/Iitre. Express it in g cm-3

Numericals | Q 1.2 | Page 35

The density of air is 1.28 g/Iitre. Express it in kg m-3

Numericals | Q 2 | Page 36

The dimensions of a hall are 10 m × 7 m × 5 m. If the density of air is 1.11 kg m-3, find the mass of air in the hall.

Numericals | Q 3 | Page 36

The density of aluminium is 2.7 g cm3. Express it in kg m-3

Numericals | Q 4 | Page 36

The density of alcohol is 600 kg m-3. Express it in g Cm-3.

Numericals | Q 5 | Page 36

A piece of zinc of mass 438.6 g has a volume of 86 Cm3. Calculate the density of zinc.

Numericals | Q 6.1 | Page 36

A piece of wood of mass 150 g has a volume of 200 Cm3. Find the density of wood in C.GS. unit.

Numericals | Q 6.2 | Page 36

A piece of wood of mass 150 g has a volume of 200 Cm3. Find the density of wood ¡n S.l. unit.

Numericals | Q 7 | Page 36

Calculate the volume of wood of mass 6000 kg if the density of wood is 0.8 g Cm-3

Numericals | Q 8 | Page 36

Calculate the density of solid from the following data :
(a) Mass of solid = 72 g
(b) Initial volume of water in measuring cylinder = 24 ml
(c) Final volume of water when solid is completely immersed in water = 42 ml

Numericals | Q 9.1 | Page 36

The mass of an empty density bottle is 21.8 g, when filled completely with water is 41.8 g and when filled completely with liquid it is 40.6 g. Find : the volume of density bottle.

Numericals | Q 9.2 | Page 36

The mass of an empty density bottle is 21.8 g, when filled completely with water is 41.8 g and when filled completely with liquid it is 40.6 g. Find : the relative density of liquid

Numericals | Q 10 | Page 36

From the following observations, calculate the density and relative density of a brine solution. Mass of empty density
bottle = 22 g
Mass of bottle + water = 50 g
Mass of bottle + brine solution = 54 g

Numericals | Q 11.1 | Page 36

The mass of an empty density bottlfe is 30 g, it is 75 g when filled completely with water and 65 g when filled completely with a liquid. Find volume of density bottle.

Numericals | Q 11.2 | Page 36

The mass of an empty density bottle is 30 g, it is 75 g when filled completely with water and 65 g when filled completely with a liquid. Find  density of liquid.

Numericals | Q 11.3 | Page 36

The mass of an empty density bottle is 30 g, it is 75 g when filled completely with water and 65 g when filled completely with a liquid. Find  relative density of liquid.

## Chapter 2: Physical Quantities and Measurement

Objective QuestionsShort/Long Answer QuestionsNumericals

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