Physics Department, Panskura Banamali College by Dr. Abhijit Kar Gupta Physics Hons.

, 1st Year : Surprise Test-2006 on Vector Analysis
(Tick the correct answer)

) ) ) ) ) ) 1. If the two vectors are A = 3i + 4 j + k and B = i − j + k then (a) they are orthogonal, (b) orthonormal (c) anti-parallel, (d) none of these

ˆ 2. The directional derivative of f ( x, y ) = x 2 + y 2 at (1,1) along u = 2+ 3 , (b) 0, (c) 1 + 3 (d) 1 2 1 3. If φ = , then ∇ 2φ is r 1 (a) 1, (b) -1, (c) 0, (d) 2 r (a)

1ˆ 3 ˆ i+ j is 2 2

 r 4. ∇ ×  2 r 

) (a) r , (b) 0, (c) − r , (d) r

  =?  

) ) dr 5. For a particle moving in a circular orbit r = i r cos ωt + j r sin ωt , the value of r × is dt ) ) ) ) ) (a) i ωr , (b) k ωr 2 , (c) j ωr 2 , (d) i ωr 2 + j ωr 2
) ) 6. If we have a force F = yi + xj , then the work done along a circular path in the xy-

plane from θ = 0 to θ =

is 2 (a) π , (b) 2 π , (c) 0, (d) 1

π

7. If V = ω × r , and ω is a constant vector then ∇ × V =? (a) ω , (b) 2ω , (c) − ω , (d) 0 8. The vector
r is r3 (a) irrotational, (b) solenoidal, (c) both irrotational and solenoidal, (d) none of these

9. If a is a constant vector and r is the radius vector then ∇ × a × r = ?

( )

(a) a , (b) 2 a , (c) 0, (d) r
10. Find the angle between two vectors a and b if a × b = a ⋅ b

(a) 30 o , (b) 0, (c) 45 o , (d) 90 o

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