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Statistical Mechanics TEST Questions

# Statistical Mechanics TEST Questions

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Published by Abhijit Kar Gupta
A set of MCQ problems (with answers given at the end) enlisted. For undergraduate students of Physics and Engineering.
A set of MCQ problems (with answers given at the end) enlisted. For undergraduate students of Physics and Engineering.

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Statistical Mechanics Test/ Dr. Abhijit Kar Gupta, kg.abhi@gmail.com

Tick the correct answer: 10x1=101.

The average energy of a harmonic oscillator in 3-dimension is(a)


, (b) 3

, (c)

, (d) none2.

The following FD-distributions correspond to two different temperatures,
and
. Which oneof these is correct?(a)

, (b)

, (c)

, (d) Can not be said definitely3.

The relation between Fermi energy and density of electrons:(a)

, (b)

, (c)

, (d)

4.

If the energy of a particle can be either 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6 units with the probabilities 1/21, 2/21,3/21, 4/21, 5/21, 6/21 respectively, the average energy of the particle is(a)

4.5, (b) 5/21, (c) 5.1, (d) 4.35.

If the energy of a quantum harmonic oscillator is
,

, the partitionfunction of the system of oscillators is(a)


, (b)

,
(c)


,
(d)


6.

If
be the partition function of a system of particles, the average energy is written as(a)

̅

, (b)
̅

, (c)
̅

, (d)
̅

7.

If
be the ratio of the probability that the two particles are found in the same state to theprobability that two particles belong to different states, then the ratio



=?(a)


, (b) 1 : 0 : 2 , (c) 1 : 1 : 2, (d) 1 :
: 08.

Two classical particles have energy states

with degeneracies 1, 2, 4 respectively.How many total configurations possible for this system?(a)

16, (b) 21, (c) 20, (d) 189.

Consider MB distribution. How can the fluctuation in velocity be related to temperature?(a)

, (b)
, (c)
, (d)

10.

The relation between the number of microstates

for an ideal gas of
monatomicmolecules in a volume
is related to energy
:(a)

, (b)
, (c)
, (d)


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