Class 8 Science Chapter 12 MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) of Friction updated for academic session 2022-2023 CBSE and state board students free to use. All the contents are prepared from latest NCERT Textbooks issued for session 2022-23. Every topic given in chapter 12 of class 8 science is covered in the format of MCQ quiz with suitable answers and explanation. Practice with these questions to score better in exams.

Class 8 Science Chapter 12 MCQ for 2022-2023

Class: 8Science
Chapter: 12Friction
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MCQ Tests with Answers for Class 8 Science Chapter 12

Q1

A boy runs his toy car on dry marble floor, wet marble floor, newspaper and towel spread on the floor. The force of friction acting on the car on different surfaces in increasing order will be:

[A]. Wet marble floor, Dry marble floor, Newspaper, Towel
[B]. Newspaper, Towel, Dry marble floor, Wet marble floor
[C]. Towel, Newspaper, Dry marble floor, Wet marble floor
[D]. Wet marble floor, Dry marble floor, Towel, Newspaper
Q2

Four children were asked to arrange forces due to rolling, static and sliding friction in a decreasing order. The correct arrangement is:

[A]. Rolling, Static, Sliding
[B]. Rolling, Sliding, Static
[C]. Static, Sliding, Rolling
[D]. Sliding, Static, Rolling
Q3

A big wooden box is being pushed on the ground from east to west direction. The force of friction due to ground will act on this box towards:

[A]. North direction
[B]. South direction
[C]. East direction
[D]. West direction
Q4

A toy car released with the same initial speed will travel farthest on:

[A]. Muddy
[B]. Polished marble surface
[C]. Cemented surface
[D]. Brick surface
Q5

A spring balance can be used to measure:

[A]. Mass of an object and force acting on an object
[B]. Force acting on an object and density of an object.
[C]. Force acting on an object and weight of an object
[D]. Weight of an object
Q6

The friction between two surfaces does not depend on one of the following. This one is:

[A]. Amount of surface area of the two objects which is in contact with each other
[B]. Weight of the object which tends to move on the surface of other object
[C]. Degree of smoothness of surfaces of two objects in contact with each other
[D]. Degree of roughness of surfaces of two objects in contact with each other
Q7

Which of the following statements is incorrect?

[A]. Friction acts on a ball rolling along the ground.
[B]. Friction acts on a boat moving on water
[C]. Friction acts on a bicycle moving on a smooth road.
[D]. Friction does not act on a ball moving through air.
Q8

If the sliding friction between two surfaces is found to be 8n, then the static friction between these two surfaces is most likely to be:

[A]. 5 N
[B]. 10 N
[C]. 4 N
[D]. 2 N
Q9

Which of the following statements is or are incorrect?

[A]. Static friction is greater than rolling friction
[B]. Sliding friction is less than rolling friction
[C]. Rolling friction is less than static friction
[D]. Static friction is greater than sliding friction
Q10

In a large commercial complex, there are four ways to reach the main road. One of the path has loose soil, the second is laid with polished marble, the third is laid with bricks and the fourth has gravel surface. It is raining heavily and Paheli wishes to reach the main road. The path on which she is least likely to slip is:

[A]. Loose soil
[B]. Polished marble
[C]. Bricks
[D]. Gravel
Q11

Priya is writing some statements, choose the correct statement and help her:

[A]. Higher speed of an object moving through a fluid, greater will be the frictional force. Acting on it.
[B]. Larger the size of an object moving through a fluid, greater will be the frictional force acting on it.
[C]. Higher the viscosity or thickness of fluid, greater will be the frictional force or drag acting on an object moving through it.
[D]. All the above.
Q12

If the static friction between two surfaces P and Q is measured to be 50 N, then the sliding friction between these two surfaces is most likely to be:

[A]. 75N
[B]. 45N
[C]. 55N
[D]. 65N
Q13

Which of the following statement is or are incorrect?

[A]. Friction can never be entirely eliminated.
[B]. Dolphins are streamlined body by nature to reduce friction with water.
[C]. The use of ball bearing makes the wheel roll smoothly over the axle.
[D]. None of the above.
Q14

Four similar cars having exactly the same mass and running at the same speed on the same road when brakes are applied at the same time. The cars come to a stop after covering a distance of 5 m, 5.5 m, 4.8 m, and 5.2 m respectively. The friction between the brake pads and disc will be the maximum in car which travels the distance of:

[A]. 5 m
[B]. 5.5 m
[C]. 4.8 m
[D]. 5.2 m
Q15

The weight of an object can be measured by a:

[A]. Beam balance
[B]. Analytical balance
[C]. Spring balance
[D]. Physical balance
Q16

Which of the following statement is or are correct?

[A]. We are able to walk on ground because friction between the sole of our shoes and ground prevents us from slipping over the ground.
[B]. Walking on slippery ground is difficult because the frictional force on slippery ground is much less which may not be sufficient to prevent us from sleeping.
[C]. When we accidentally step on a banana peel thrown on the road, we usually slip and fall down.
[D]. All the above.
Q17

A book is lying on the horizontal table top. If we till the table, then the book starts sliding down slowly. This happens because:

[A]. Sliding friction is greater than static friction
[B]. Sliding friction is less than force of gravity
[C]. Static friction is greater than sliding friction
[D]. Force of gravity is less than sliding friction
Q18

Consider the following statements and choose the incorrect one:

[A]. The burning of a matchstick would not be possible without friction.
[B]. We are able to cut wood because there is friction between the saw blade and log of wood.
[C]. We can hold a glass tumbler in our hands because of friction between the glass tumbler and our hands.
[D]. None of the above
Q19

Which of the following should be used to reduce friction on a carrom board?

[A]. A lubricating oil
[B]. A dry lubricant
[C]. A layer of grease
[D]. A ball bearing
Q20

Which of the following does not have a streamlined shape?

[A]. Aeroplane
[B]. Boat
[C]. Bird
[D]. Bus
Q21

A person has applied some mustard oil on his hands. Which of the following objects will become most difficult for him to hold in his hand?

[A]. Earthen cup (kulhar)
[B]. Thermocol tumbler
[C]. Glass tumbler
[D]. Wooden cup
Q22

Which of the statements is or are correct about “Friction”?

[A]. Friction force can only slow things down
[B]. Friction is force that only occurs when an object moves.
[C]. Friction is force that only occurs on rough surfaces.
[D]. Friction is force that only occurs between solids
Q23

Consider the following statements and choose the correct one:

[A]. The fluid friction can be reduced or minimized by giving special shape called “streamlined shape”.
[B]. An aeroplane has a streamlined shape to reduces air friction that it encounters when flying at high speed through the sky.
[C]. The rockets are also built with streamlined shapes so that they encounter the minimum air resistance or drag due to air.
[D]. All the above.
Q24

Final examination in the last year, Rahul were asked a question where he had to choose the statement which was/were incorrect? Will you be able to answer this question?

[A]. When the oil is poured the marble floor, it decreases the irregularities.
[B]. When an object is pulled by a spring it decreases the friction.
[C]. Wrapping of polythene sheet makes the surface of bricks smooth due to which the friction with floor decreases
[D]. Wrapping of jute clothes make the surface of brick more-rough due to which the friction with floor decreases.
Q25

Ball bearing is a device which usually converts:

[A]. Rolling friction into sliding friction
[B]. Static friction into sliding friction
[C]. Sliding friction into rolling friction
[D]. Rolling friction into static friction

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