# Physics and Measurement-Accuracy and Precision of Measuring Instruments (KVPY (Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana) Stream SB-SX (Class 12 & 1st Year B.Sc.) Physics): Questions 1 - 2 of 2

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## Question number: 1

» Physics and Measurement » Accuracy and Precision of Measuring Instruments

Appeared in Year: 2011

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### Question

Four students measure the height of a tower. Each student uses a different method and each measures the height many different times. The data for each are plotted below. The measurement with highest precision is,

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

b.

c.

d.

## Question number: 2

» Physics and Measurement » Accuracy and Precision of Measuring Instruments

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### Question

In an experiment, on the measurement of g, using a simple pendulum, the time period was measured with an accuracy of 0.3 % while the length was measured with an accuracy of 0.4%. What is the percentage accuracy in the value of g thus obtained?

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

1 %

b.

0.9 %

c.

1.2 %

d.

0.7 %