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AMRITA VISHWA VIDYAPEETHAM
(University established ule 3 of UGC Act 1956)
Amrita Entrance Examination — Engineering
PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY & MATHEMATICS
[eeuae tone D | Question Bookie. | 491750 time: 244 Hrs
| wumber f Pages 20 | Number of Questions 100 00
| Name of the Candidate
Registration Number
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produced on demand,
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Candidates are not permitted to leave the hall before the end of the examination.
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10, Before opening the Question Booklet, write the Name, Registration Numbor and Signature sing ball
pen in the space prided at the top of this page.
LL. Immediately after opening the booklet, examine whether it contains all the 100 questions in serial
matter should be reported to the invigilator immediately,
12, Rough work may be dane on the space provided in this bookies,
‘order and 20 pages as mentioned at the top of this page. In case of unprinted, torn or missing pages, the
SEAL‘Space for rough workPHYSICS:
1. An object of size 10 cm is kept at a distance of 10 cm from a convex lens. If the focal
length of the lens is S cm, the size of the image is
a) 10cm b) 20 cm
€) Sem d) 15cm
2. A biconvex lens of focal length 10 cm is to be made from a glass material. If the
refractive index of the material is 1.5, what must be the radius of curvature of the
surface of the lens?
a) 0.1m b) 0.15 m
¢} 0.20m d) 0.30 m
3. A diffraction grating with 10° lines /m is used to determine the wavelength of &
monochromatic source. The angie of first order diffraction is 30°. The wavelenath of the
‘source Is
8) 1000 nm b) 500 nm
¢) 400 nm d) 609 nm
4. A glass plate of thickness 1.5 um and refractive index 1.5 is introduced between one of
the slits and screen in a Young's double slit experiment. If the wavelength of the
monochromatic source used is X = 0.75 um, the phase difference between the
interfering waves ot the centre of the screen Is equal to
aon bam
qr aan
5, What |s the velocity of light n'a medium with refractive index 1.57
a) 2x 10" m/s b) 3 10" m/s
€) LS x 10° m/s d) 2.5 x 10" mys,
6. Which amang the following electromagnetic radiations is the mast energetic?
a) Infra red light b) Visible tight
€) Ultraviolet light d) micrawaves,
7. Which of the following particles has the shartest de-Broglie wavelength, if all of them
move with same speed?
a) beta particle b) alpha particle
c} proton @) neutron
Space for rough work8, The mass of & photon of wavelength Nis given by
ayh Rye b) Xyhe
Wt Ne dy hes B
9, The radius of a nucieus with A = 256 is 8 fermi (1 fermi = 1 x 10 m). The radius of a
nucleus with A= 4 is
a) L fermi b) 2 fermi
¢) 3 fermi 9) 4 fermi
10. Phatons of energy 6 eV fall on the surface of a metal with work function 4 ev. The
stopping potential of the metal surface is
a2v bp 10v
av dpav
11, Addition of @ minute quantity of phosphorus to a silicon crystal makes it
8} an n-type semiconductor b) a bad conductor
-¢) a goad conductor ) @ p-type semiconductor
12. The electric current in a circuit is given by I = Ig sin ( wt +8). What is the dimension
of 82
a) second b) second
¢) meter / second 4) dimensionless
13. The velocity varies with time according to the relation, v = 3t + 4, The distance travelled
by the body int = 2's will be
a) 10m by 12m
4m 9) 16m
14, When a projectile is at the highest point on its trajectory, the potential and kinetic
energies are respectively
3) maximum and minimum b) minimum and zero
.¢) zero and maximum ) maximum and zero
15.A block of mass 2 kg starts maving when the angle of inclination of the inclined plane is
the frictional farce is
b)iN
dOSN16. Two forces F, = (7i + 2j) Nand Fy = (-Si + 3)) Naet on a particle. The third force F; that
should act on the particle to make it move with constant velocity Is
a) (21+ SN b) (2-5).
©) (-2i + SIN ¢) (21 - S1).N
17. Two satellites of masses 3M and M orbit the earth in circular orbits of radii r and 3+
respectively. The ratio of their speeds Is
ayara py sa
aia aot
18. In an adiabatic process, the pressure of a gas is proportional to the cube of its absolute
temperature. The value of (which equals Cy/C,) is
a) 5/4 bp 4/3
©) 5/3 a) 3/2
19.A mass is moving towards the origin along the x-axis with constant velosty. Its angular
momentum with respect to the origin
a) remains constant b) is zera
¢) increases 1) decreases
20. The rate of cooling of 2 liquid is 4*C/s, when its temperature is 8" C and is 2°C/s when
temperature is 50°C. The temperature of the surroundings is
a) 30°C b) 20°C
c) ge 0) 25°C
21.A Charged sphere of radius im carries a charge of 1 x 107 C. The electric fields at a
point P, which Is at a distance d = 3m from the centre of the sphere and at a point Q, at
a distance ¢ = 0.3m fram the centre of the sphere are respectively
8) LN/C and 100 N/C b) 1 N/C and zero
¢) zero and 1 N/C 6) 1 NIC ond 3 NAC
22..An electric dipole lying along X-axis with moment 5 Am? is subjected to an electric fheld
‘of magnitude 104 N/C. The torque experienced is
0) 2Nm b) 10m
¢) SONm 4) 25 Nm
Space for rough work23.A parallel plate capacitor with air gap of 5 mm bs 2 MFD. If a metallic plate of thickness
3 mm is inserted In between the plates, the new capacitance Is
a) S MFO b) 1 MFD
©) 2 MF 6) 2.5.MFD
24.4 galvanometer of resistance 50 chm gives 2 full scale deflection when 3 mA current
passes through it. The series resistance that is to be connected to convert it into a
voltmeter of range 0 - 3 V is
a) 500 0 5) 9500
c) 1000 2 dj) 7509
25. Two resistances 62 and 3Q are connected in parallel and this combination is connected
in series with a 49 resistance. This combination is powered by & woage source of 12
‘and zero internal resistance, The ratio of power dissipated between 6M resistance and
40 resistance is
a) 1:4 »)
) 18 a) 32
26. Two charged particles of charge ratio 1:4 moving with same velocity enter 2 region of
uniform magnetic field of strength B and get deflected and mowe along curves with equal
radius R. The ratio of their masses is
a) ait by ain
ua gy 1:2
27. When a charged particle moves in a region with electric field E = 31 N/C and magnetic
field 8 = 5) T, the trajectory of the particle is
a) circle b) parabola
¢) straight line 9) hele
28. Two co-axial coils A and 8 of radius R; and Ry carry equal amaunt of current but flowing
in epposite direction. The net magnetic field produced at the centre of these colls ts zero.
‘The ratia of the current flewing in the coll A to current in coll B is
a) Ry: Ry by Ret Ry
€) (Ro J A gy (Rif Ra
29. Which among the following is a desirable feature of a ferromagnet that can be used as
core of a transformer?
3) high hysteresis loss and low retentivity
bb) low hysteresis ass and high retentivity
€) high coercive field and high retentivity
) low hysteresis loss and low retentivity
30. The phase difference between the current through the resistance and voltage across the
resistance in a series LCR circuit is
3) 180° bor
<) 90 a) aseCHEMISTRY
31. Syl reaction is favored by
a) non polar solvents
b) more number of alkyl graup on the carbon atom attached to the halogen atom
¢) small groups on the carbon attached to the halogen atam
d) na graups en the carbon attached to the halogen atom
32, Phenal is less acidic than
a) ethanol b) o-nitrophenat
€) o-methylphenal 1) e-methaxyphene!
33. Chora ethane reacts with compound Z to form diethyl ether. Identify Z?
a) NagH bb) HsS0s
¢) GH,ONa ) NayS.05
34. Which of the following reagents may be used ta distinguish between phenol and benzoic
‘acid?
#) Tollens’ reagent ) Molise reagent
©) Neutral FeCl, 4) Aqueous NaH
35. In the following sequence of reactians, the alkene affords the compound "B*.
oy
CHyCHaCHCH ae a
‘The compound B is
2} CH;CHO ») CH,COCH
€) CHACHCHO a) HyCH,COCH,
36. How many chiral carbans are there in O-0-(+)-glucose?
8) five b) six
0) thiee 4) four
27.Vihy are certain rubbers called as vulcanized rubber?
8) They ere formed under volcanic eruption
b) They are prepared by adding 5% of sulphur as cross-linking egent
¢) They do not use any co-rmonomer
d) By the addition of excessive co-monomer
‘Space for rough work38. One of the commen components of phatachemical smog is
2) formaldehyde b) acetoldchyde
c) methane d) CO,
39. Sodium dadecyibenzenesulphonate refers to
a) anionic detergent b) soap
¢) cationic detergent d) nonionic detergent
40. Which one of the following acts as antihistamine?
8) Equanil b) Morphine
+¢) Serotonine 4) Bromophenytamine
41, The actual atomic weight of an element is represented in
28) number by tu
©) "amu" "mu"
42.The weight of nascent oxygen in milligrams obtained from 6.32 g of potassium
permanganate (Makecular weight 158) in acid medium is
a) 16 b) 0.018
<) 0.46 41.6
43, The value of Plank’s constant in units of 2s is
9) 6.626 x 10" b) 6.626 x 10”
+) 6.626 x 107 ) 136x107
44, The mass of proton having a wavelength of 4.2A° Is
a) 4.78 x 10 kg b) 4.78x10%g
1) 7.47 x 10" kg 4) 2.39109
45. The measurement of a thermodynamic property known os temperature is based on
a) zeroth law af thermodynamics b) first law of thermodynamics:
(¢) Second law of thermodynamics d) kirchoffs equation
46.The bond dissociation enthalpies of H,(g), Cly(g) and HCI(g) are 435, 243 and 431
ki/mol respectively. The enthalpy of formation of HCK(g) in ki/mol will be
a) 121 b) -.2nn
e) 124 d) -242
47, Defective coating of zinc over mild stee! leads te
.8) enhanced corrosion of mild steet
b) increase of corrosion potential
-¢) corrosion of zine coating
d) hydrogen evolution over mild steel48. What will happen to the rate constant of a reaction when the temperature is raised by
10°C?
8) Increase by 10 times: b) Is halves
¢) Is doubled 4) Not affected
49. The equivalent conductances at infinite dilution (1 90) of ammenium chloride, sodium
hydroxide and sodium chloride ore 120, 240 and 150 mhocmeeq'. The AGO of
ammanium hydroxide in mhocm7eq™ is
8) 270 by 210
<) 30 @) S10
50. 100 cm? of an aqueous solution of protein contains 0.63 g of protein. If the osmotic
pressure of the solution at 300K is 2.57 x 10°? bar, the molar mass of the protein will be
a) 60029 b) 61039
¢) 62039 d) 63039
51.A compound formed by elements P and Q crystallizes in cubic structure in which atoms.
of P are at corners and atams of Q are at the fece center, The formula of the compound
is
3) ABs b) AB
©) AB JAB
52.Syn 988 Is a mixture of
8) carbon dioxide and hydrogen b) carbon monoxide and hydragen
‘¢) methane and hydrogen €) methane and carbon monoxide
53. Which one of the following alkali metal hydrides is thermally stable?
2) Lithium hydride b) Sodium hydride
¢) Potassium hydride ) Rubidium hydride
4, The correct order of acidic character of the following is
8) SO; > CO) > CO >N.05 b) $0; > nO; > CO > CO,
€). NiOs > SO, > CO > 00) d) NOs > SO, > CO) > CO
55, Bell metal is an alloy of
9) copper and tin b) silver and copper
) copper and nickel 4) copper, zine and tin
56. Ammonium dichromate is used in fireworks, The green coloured powder blown in the air
is
a) Crs by Cr2O
e) Cr f) CrO (02),
‘Space for rough wark$7. Which one of the following complexing agents is used for the estimation of hardness of
water?
a) Cyanide b) Pyrophosphate
cy EDTA d) Ethylene diamine
58. How mony @ and 7 bangs are present in nitromethane
a) 6 Gand 1 b)S ganda
<) 6 gand 20 4) 5 @and 1%
59, Retardation factor is calculated os
1a) ratio between ‘distance travelled by the substance from the base line and distance
moved by the solvent from the base line’
b) ratio between ‘distance travelled by the solvent fram the base ling and distance
mowed by the substance from the base line”
¢) sum of distance travelled by the substance from the base line and distance moved
by the solvent from the base line"
1d) difference of ‘distance travelled by the substance from the base line and distance
moved by the salvent fram the base line’
60. In which ane of the follewing, Mn exhibits its highest oxidation state?
a) MnO, by Mn
) MnoF 4) Mino
‘Space for rough work
10_~
MATHEMATICS.
xt +2ny +(4n
61. The probability that the roats of the equation
numbers where n EM such that nS 5 is
ay as by ays
ous ays
= 0 are not real
62.1F A is area lying between the curve ¥ = cos x and x-oxis between x = and x = 7/2,
then the area of the region between the curve ¥ = cos"x/2 and the x-axis In the same
interval is given by
ay CW +Ay2 by (aya) +A
c)C/2}48 d) (7/4) +(A/2)
bp -2
ao
64. If the area baunded by the curve y = f(x), x-axis and the ordinates x = 1 and x = b is
(b- 1) sin(3b + 4), then fd is
8) (06-1) cos (3449) b) (sin(3x4+4) + 3x-1) cost 3x+4)]
€) sin (344) 4) None
65. The coefficient of x" in the expansion of (1-30 }* (1 + x)* is
ay 15 b) 20
10 26
‘Space for rough work
a66. Which one of the following is TRUE for any x
i a
9) 5 Seed nea DD yea Sines © ed
gf ee: a eee
SE ed es
az
67. The order and degree of the differential equation y ~ x 3% = = is
12)
ay12 bya,
¢) 1, 52 41,3
68. The general solution of the differential equation (1 + e” ) di + ef"? (1-Cx/y)) dy = 0
is
a)y + xc by x + yelrlec
©) x + Cave’) dy + yeMac
59. The triangle with vertices A'= (2, 7), 8 = (4, y) and € = (-2, 6) is right angled at B if
the value of y is
a) 10 or -3 b) -10.0r-3
©) 10 or 3 4) 904
70. The point equidistant from the three lines x+y =1, y = Land x= 1is
a » Ga)
9 Ge o (+5.-4
Space for rough work
271, The equation of the line mid parallel to the two lines Sx - 2y - = Oand 5x -2y +7=0ls
a)x+5y-6=0 b)Sk-y-180
€) 2x -Sy-6=0 d) Sx - 2y
72, The straight line 3x + 4y +4 = 0 is moved parallelly so that Its distance from the paint
(3, -2} ts increased by 4 units. Then its equation in the new position is
a) xt 4y-30=0 b) 3x + 4y -24=0
c)3e 4 4y-21=0 d) x + 4y 424 = 0
73. If a, b, Care AM, GM and HM respectively of two equal numbers, then
a)ab=ate b) b= 2ac/ (atc)
ce} b= oc dabac
74. The harmonic mean of the roots of the equation is
(7+ V3) x8-(6 + V7) x + (12 +2V7)=0
a) 8 bys
3 4
75.The general solution of x satisfying the system of equations 5S! = 1;
Bement a Sis
a) na tae b)2nasay6.
<) n-(7/6) d) area(s
Space for rough work
1B76. The angles of a triangle are in A.P and the least angle Is 40°, The greatest angle in
radians is
2) m/2 by amo
ems d) 39/2
77.18 SinB=1/¥5 and ton O=1/2, then Cos ts equal to
a) 2fvS b) 1/v3
ous 9) 1/(2¥5)
78.The value of 8" (i-+a*+ sina) lear ig equal to
ayt byet
ce aew
79. Rolle's Theorem far ff) = x(x-3)e"** is applicable in the interval
8) (9, 3) by (0, -3)
©) C3, OF d) (3, 0)
80. Equation of the normal to the curve y=(14%)* + Sin'!{Sin® x) at x = 0 ls
ayy=x bhy-x=a
yteet d)y-1= 2
‘81. If A.end B are two matrices such that AB = A and GA = B, then A?-B? =
8) 208 bA-B
A+B 1d) 2 BA
82.The system of linear equations x + 3y + (242)2 = 0, 2x + 4y + Br = 0,
‘x + Sy + 10z = O has non-trivial solution, when 2 is:
a)-2 b)2
4 aa
‘Space for rough work
uw83. If the roots of the equation ax’ + bx +c = Oarein the ratio 2: 3, then
a) 6b? = 25 ac b) 6b? = 25(a+c)
€).13b! = 6 ac d) 130? + 6ac=0
84.1 dand Bare adjacent sides of « parallelogram with |@ + Bi.) @- Bj, the agpacent
sides of parallelogram are
2) perpendicular ) inclined at an angie of 1/3
¢) paratiet 4) inclined at an angle of 5/4
85, The scatar Bus) x (+B 42)) bs equalte
a) (@,b,2 ao
cy 4B ,8) + 1b,2,a) a) (4,B,2) + (B,2,a) + (2,4,5)
86, The equation af the line passing through the point of intersection of the lines and which
=F 2k. 2.2 * perpendicular to the plane
Sx-y+92=10 is
b)
a)
IK wit
as87. The equatian af the plane through the intersection of the planes 2x - y + 2 = 6 an
x+y + 22 = 7 and passing thraugh the psint (1, 1, 1) is
8) 2x-7y-52+10=0 b) 2x - 7 + Sz +10 = 0.
©) 2x ~7y- 52-1080 d) 2x4 7y-Sz~10=0
88. The equation of the line passing through the point (1, 1, 0) and parallel to the plan
e+ 2yt+e= Sis
b)
a)
89. The engle between the complex numbers 2 + 2 and -7 Is
8) W/2 by mya
) 3m/2 d) 3/4
90. What isthe value of #5
a ¢
16‘91. The ratio between the number af ways we can arrange n persons in a circular manner to
tha number of ways we can arrange them in a line is
a) in bynst
cast dy ts
‘92..A team of 8 students goes on an excursion, in two cars, of which one can seat 5 and the
other only 4. In how many ways can they travel?
a) 274 b) 26
©) 126 6) 96
93. The number of cammon tangents to the circles x? 4 y?- 4y = Gandx? + y?- 2y = 01s
aja by2
3 at
94. Centre of the circte passing through (4, 5), (3, 4), (5, 2) is
a) (9/2, 7/2) b) (7/2, 9/2)
©) (72, 22), d) (9/2, 2)
2 ak
‘95. Ife, and e, are the eccentricities of a hyperbola and its conjugate then ®i * 2 will be
ay 2 db) efey
ee
0 O gta
Space for rough work
a7‘96. The equation 4x? + 7y* + 32x - S6y + 148 =0 represents:
2) an ellipse with center (4, -4)
b) an ellipse with center (-4, 4)
©) on ellipse with center (2, -2)
8) an allipse with center (-2, 2)
‘97. The equation for the circle obtained by shifting the circle x? + y? = 49 to 3 units down
and 2 units left is:
8) Gera + (y42y' = 49 b) (-3)? + (y-2P = 49
©) 2)" + (7-3)? = 49 d) (eazy + (y43)? = a9:
98: The warlance of a data Set is k, then the variance of the data set obtained by shifting thy
original data to 3 units is
ayk-3 bk +3
ok 4) 3k
39. Suppose that P (A/B) = 0.7, P(A) = 0.5 and P[B) = 0.2 then P(G/A) is,
a) 0.14 b)04
0.3 4) 0.28
100. A medical test Is capable of identifying someone with the illness as positive Is 9%
and someone without illness as negative 95%, If the illness is present in the general
Population with probability 0.0001, the probability for anyone to have iliness when the
medical test results positive is
a) 0.00009 ) 0.002
) 0.0001 d) 0.9980
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