ANSWERS TO MCQs

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ANSWERS TO SET # 1
(1) A (2) A (3) C (4) A (5) B (6) C (7) D (8) C (9) C (10) A (11) B (12) C (13) D (14) C (15) A (16) B (17) C (18) C (19) D (20) A (21) C (22) C (23) D (24) D (25) A (26) A (27) A (28) D (29) B (30) A

1. Fermi is a unit of...

A. B. C. D.

length mass time electric flux

2. The horizontal component of a force of 10 N inclined at 30° to the vertical is...

A. B. C. D.

5N 5√ 3 N 3N 10/√ 3 N

3. The acceleration due to gravity on Mars is 3.7 m/s2. Compared with her mass and weight on the earth, an astronaut on Mars has...

A. B. C. D.

less mass and less weight more mass and more weight the same mass and less weight the same mass and more weight

4. To keep a vehicle moving at the speed v requires a force F. The power needed is...

A. B. C. D.

F.v (1/2)F.v2 F/v F/v2

5. When the velocity of a moving object is doubled...

A. B. C. D.

its acceleration is doubled its momentum is doubled its kinetic energy is doubled its potential energy is doubled

6. The intermolecular potential is dependent on...

A. B. C. D.

the shape of the molecules only the molecular separation only both the shape and the molecular separation none of the above

7. A cable stretches by amount 'a' under a certain load. If it is replaced by a cable of the same material but half as long and half the diameter, the same load will stretch it by...

A. B. C. D.

a/4 a/2 a 2a

8. A certain person's heart beats 1.2 times per second and pumps 1.0 x 10 -4 m3 of blood per beat against an average pressure of 14 kPa. The power output of the heart is...

A. B. C. D.

1.2 W 1.4 W 1.7 W 12 W

9. At which of the following temperatures would the molecules of a gas have twice the average kinetic energy they have at 20 °C

A. B. C. D.

40 °C 80 °C 313 °C 586 °C

10. For monatomic gases, Cp/Cv is equal to...

A. B. C. D.

1.67 R 1.67 R 1.5 R

11. Of the following the one that is a vector is...

A. B. C. D.

electric charge electric field electric energy potential difference

. B. the magnetic field. B. always real always virtual always erect sometimes inverted .. create a strong magnetic field are attracted by a magnetic field are repelled by a magnetic field have double magnetism 13.. D..12. an angle of deviation δ and an angle of emergence ε. decreases slightly decreases greatly does not change increases greatly 14. D. D. A. B. C. δ=θ δ=ε θ=ε δ=θ-ε 15. D. A light ray passes through a prism with an angle of incidence θ.. B.. The image a camera forms on the film is.. A.. C. A. A. C. Diamagnetic materials are substances that. When a ferromagnet is inserted in a current-carrying loop. C. Minimum deviation occurs when.

A. C. D.1 s 4.9 m long. A. then the ratio r3/T2 is. A. r is the radius of the orbit and T is the periodic time. His approximate period of oscillation is.. A boy swings from a rope 4.4 s 12 s 18..16. B. D.... A. B. The distance between a node and the immediate next antinode is.. C. 1 same for all planets more for farther planets less for farther planets 17. B. B. D. D. C.5 s 3. λ λ/2 λ/3 λ/4 ... C. The primary effect when the source is moving is a change in. 0. frequency amplitude wavelength both frequency and amplitude 19. If for the planets in solar system.

respectively.. respectively. C.7 kJ 6 kJ . D. A. then. If h1 > h2. the work done by it per cycle is. If it absorbs 8 kJ of heat in each cycle. B. A Carnot engine operates between 800K and 200K. D. C.. 0 π/4 π/2 π 23. Its moment of inertia about the axis passing through its center and perpendicular to its plane is. Two satellites have periods P1 and P2. 1 kJ 2 kJ 2. B. A. B. A. A projectile is thrown in the direction making an angle θ with the horizontal. C.20. Their heights above the surface of the earth are h1 and h2... D. C.. D... B. A thin ring has mass M and radius R.. MR2 M 2R M/R2 M2/R 21. A. The projectile attains maximum height for θ equal to. P1 > P2 P1 = P2 P1 < P2 P12 > P22 22.

D.. In a uniform segment of a circuit the current is proportional to the. C. density of the segment resistance of the segment volume of the segment potential difference at its ends 25.. B. circuit with resistance R. 2R R 1/R √ 2/R . A.. what is needed is.c.c.c.m. C. current an a. B. A.s... If the maximum value of the induced e. they attract each other they repel each other they neither attract nor repel they attract or repel depending on current type 27.. then the value of V m in volt is equal to. a d.m. is Vm and maximum r. A. current is √ 2 ampere for an a.f. D. current fresh electrolyte heating 26. B.24. D. Two parallel wires carry current in the same direction.. C. C.. To charge a secondary cell. D.. A. B.

The value of the stopping potential depends on. B. D. hydrogen helium oxygen polonium ANSWERS TO SET # 2 (1) C (2) B (3) B (4) C (5) D (6) B (7) C (8) D (9) B (10) D (11) D (12) A (13) D (14) A (15) B (16) A (17) A (18) D (19) B (20) B (21) D (22) C (23) D (24) B (25) B (26) A (27) A (28) B (29) D (30) A 1.... D.. C.. In a tug-of-war match. B. A. C.. the intensity of light the frequency of light the metal surface area the charge on the electron 30... If they are exactly balanced by the other team.28. A. The wavelength of light plays no role in. The only atom which has no neutron in the nucleus is. interference diffraction resolving power polarization 29. B. A. C. . one team is pulling with a force of 500 N. then the tension in the rope is. D.

the air column in the pipe can resonate for sound of frequency which is not equal to.. D. A.. D.. The time taken by the light to travel from Sun to earth is approximately.. -(Q/2) -(Q/4) +(Q/4) +(Q/2) 4. 0 250 N 500 N 1000 N 2. The system of the three charges will be in equilibrium if q is equal to. The velocity of sound in vacuum is 320 m/s. A pipe closed at one end has a length 1 m. Neglecting end corrections. B. C. B. B. A. 80 Hz 240 Hz 320 Hz 400 Hz . D. C.. C.. D. A charge q is placed at the centre of the line joining two equal charges Q. B. C. 8 seconds 8 minutes 18 seconds 18 minutes 3. A.A.

. A. B.5. its mass decreases its mass increases its weight decreases its weight increases 8.. A. B.. Brownian motion increases as.. _____ is not contained in the nucleus of an atom. D. The unit of the force constant is. A. A. B. C.. Nm Nm2 Nm-2 Nm-1 9. D. C.. proton electron neutron meson 7. D. temperature pressure density entropy 6.. C. As an airplane climbs. The thermodynamic coordinate that remains constant during an adiabatic process is. B. C.... D..

C. 10. This is equivalent to an increase in its absolute temperature of. The force of adhesion is greater than the force of cohesion... B. the particle size increases the particle size decreases the viscosity of the medium increases the temperature decreases.. C. D. C..A. D.. C. B.. B. D. 180° 120° 90° 45° 12.. Young's modulus is associated with. A. This means that the angle of contact (θ) is equal to. volume elasticity rigidity shear elasticity tensile elasticity 11.. 50 K 323 K 223 K 82 K 13. The temperature of an object is raised by 50°C. The total electric flux is. . A. B. A. D.

hydrogen helium carbon dioxide carbon monoxide 17. A. If the field lines are evenly spaced. C. uniform zero strong weak 15.. D. B. C. the field is. erect inverted smaller larger 16. C. . B. Relative to its object. A. The product of the period and frequency of a harmonic oscillation is always equal to. D..A. The highest proportion of gas in the Sun is that of. a real image formed by a lens is always. B.. always positive always negative always zero none of the above 14... D.. A.. D. B. C..

zero constant maximum minimum 20... B. 2 kg and 1 kg are at the points whose position vectors are i + j. C... (6i + j)/4 2i (6i + j)/3 8i 21..j and 3i + j. B. The position vector of their centre of mass is. C. A. A direct result of superposition of waves is. D. For an object above the earth's surface. C. B. D. D. C. D. resonance a wavefront a progressive wave beating 19.. then the acceleration due to gravity is proportional to. In the absence of external force the velocity of the center of mass of a system of particles is. A. B. 2i .. . 1 π 2π A 18.A. A. respectively. Three particles of masses 1 kg.. if the distance of the object from earth's centre is 'd'.

ampere volt/ampere 24. C. exists does not exist but is possible is impossible involves intermediate inequilibrium states 23. C. D. R/Z .. RZ B.. B... B. A perfectly reversible process... D. B. weber tesla henry faraday 25.. d d2 1/d 1/d2 22. volt/second ampere/second volt.A. A. The unit of resistance is. D. A. A. D. The power factor of a circuit is equal to. C. The unit of magnetic flux density is. C. B. A..

Ozone layer absorbs all electromagnetic radiations having wavelength. B. E1 + E2 .. interference diffraction polarization refraction 28.... XL/Z 26.C. C. the frequency of the electromagnetic radiation emitted depends on. A. When an electron jumps from an orbit of higher energy E2 to the one with lower energy E1. Stationary waves are produced by. C. D.. A. D. the emission of energy. XL/Z D. smaller than 3 x 10-7 m smaller than 3 x 10-8 m greater than 3 x 10-7 m greater than 3 x 10-8 m 27.. D.. E2 B. is continuous is discontinuous does not depend on wavelength does not depend on frequency 29. E1 C.. B. B. C. A. According to Planck's quantum theory. A.

D.E1 30. speed acceleration period mass 2.5 years 20 years 40 years ANSWERS TO SET # 3 (1) B (2) B (3) D (4) B (5) C (6) C (7) B (8) D (9) D (10) A (11) C (12) B (13) C (14) D (15) A (16) A (17) B (18) C (19) C (20) B (21) A (22) C (23) A (24) B (25) A (26) A (27) B (28) B (29) C (30) B 1. there is always a constant ratio between the displacement of mass and its. amplitude B. 5 years 7. The half-life of the isotope is... A. C. A.. The wave intensity is proportional to the. C.. In simple harmonic motion. square of amplitude C. frequency . D. After 10 years 75 g of an original sample of 100 g of a certain radioactive element has decayed. B. E2 .. B. A.D..

C. 1 . then the efficiency of the engine is given by. D.(Q1/Q2) 1 ... If Q1 is the heat absorbed by the working substance and Q2 is the heat utilized in doing work. When a rigid body rotates about an axis and the external torque is zero.Q2)/Q1 5. C..D.. A. If the resistors were in series. square of frequency 3. 4π x 10-7 .(Q2/Q1) (1 . C. B.. B.. D. then for that body _____ is constant. Two identical resistors in parallel have an equivalent resistance of 2 Ω. 4 x 10-7 B. A. 2Ω 4Ω 8Ω 16 Ω 6. The value of permeability of vacuum (μ) in tesla. D. A. A.Q1)/Q2 (1 . B.m/ampere is. their equivalent resistance would be. angular velocity moment of inertia linear momentum angular momentum 4.

B. up by one step B. 1. white light radio waves X-rays sound waves 9. up by two steps .. A. C. C.257 x 106 7. D. C. The power factor of a circuit in which XL = XC. is 0 is 1 depends on XL/XC depends on R 8.... The beta.257 x 10-6 D.disintegration of a parent element produces a daughter element which in the periodic table is.. D. The wave theory of light fails to explain.. D. 1. interference diffraction polarization black-body radiation 10. A. It is impossible to polarize. A... A. B.C. down by one step C. B.

B. The unit of radioactive constant(λ) of the disintegrating element is. A. When the acceleration is zero. D. D. C.. D.. frequency stress coefficient of friction gas constant 14.. C. A. m m/s s-1 m-1 12. B. B. Which of the following is dimensionless? A. the final velocity of the object is... zero less than initial velocity more than initial velocity equal to initial velocity . down by two steps 11.D. C. C. D. A. B. diffusion doping depletion transition 13.. The process of introducing impurity in an intrinsic semiconductor is called.

B. D. D. C.1 16. The coefficient of static friction for steel on ice is 0.11 1. If a shell fired from a cannon explodes in mid-air.. B. D. An iron wire 1 m long with a square cross section 2 mm on a side is used to support a 100-kg load. B.. The coefficient of sliding friction therefore can be A. 0.1. C... its total kinetic energy increases its total kinetic energy decreases its total momentum increases its total momentum decreases 17. A. C.1 0. atom molecule neutron ion 18..3 mm 3.0027 mm 0. A..15. Its elongation is.08 0. D. A. B.7 mm .27 mm 1. Avogadro suggested that the smallest particle of an element that can exist in free state is. C. 0.

25 µF 50 µF 100 µF 200 µF . B. D.. A. B... D... B. C... A sample of gas is compressed to half its original volume while its temperature is held constant. Cp = Cv Cv = 3R/2 Cp . for a pure metal. M1L1T-2 M1L1T1 M1L0T-2 M1L0T-1 20. If the average speed of the gas molecules was originally v. A. then their new average speed is. Generally.. B. D.Cv = R Cv . Dimensions of coefficient of surface tension are. Two 50 µF capacitors are connected in parallel.19. A. D. C. A. The equivalent capacitance of the combination is. C.Cp = R 22. 4v v 2v v/2 21. C.

. Vv = Vr in glass Vv = Vr in vacuum Vv > Vr in glass Vv > Vr in vacuum 25.. A. B.ω2t2) . B. C. respectively....23. then... Among the following expressions for y. coskx sinωt k2x2 . A.ω2t2 cos2(kx + ωt) cos(k2x2 . 499 light seconds 149597 km 3 x 1010 km 3 x 1010 m 26. D. The velocities of violet and red lights are Vv and Vr. C. D. B. D. Ferromagnetism is observed. A. 1 astronomical unit is equal to. The displacement of particles in a string stretched in the x-direction is represented by y. only in crystalline state only in amorphous solid state both in crystalline and amorphous state in any state of the substance 24.. B. C. one that describes wave motion is. D. C. A.

5 0.. A boat which has a speed of 5 km/h in still water crosses a river of width 1 km along the shortest possible path in 15 minutes.. 1 3 4 √ 41 28. 1. If one mole of monoatomic gas (γ = 5/3) is mixed with one mole ofa diatomic gas (γ = 7/5). its period. C. D. the value of γ for the mixture is.. A. D.. C. A. decreases increases does not change may increase or decrease . B...2 1 g/G 30. On increasing the mass of a body suspended at the end of a spring kept vertically. D.. D. B. B. The velocity of the river water in km/h is. 0..50 1. B. A.07 29.27. C.40 1.53 3. A. The ratio of the inertial mass to gravitational mass is. C.

D.0 x 10 -3 m. 1. C. 42 Pa 330 Pa 167 Pa 170 Pa . When a rolling solid cylinder reaches the bottom of the slope. A. √ gh √ 2gh mgh √(4gh/3) 2. C.5 N/m.. A. D. Time limit is 45 min. B.. A spherical drop of mercury has a diameter of 6. C. the graph of PV → P is. B. A. then the pressure inside the drop will exceed the pressure outside by about. If the surface tention of mercury is 0.. B... its linear velocity is.ANSWERS TO SET # 4 (1) D (2) D (3) B (4) C (5) C (6) D (7) A (8) A (9) C (10) A (11) D (12) A (13) A (14) C (15) B (16) C (17) D (18) C (19) B (20) C (21) A (22) A (23) C (24) D (25) D (26) A (27) B (28) C (29) D (30) C NOTE : Each set contains 30 questions. a parabola a hyperbola inclined with P-axis parallel to P-axis 3.. For ideal gas. D.

.. If no torque acts on the body then the ratio of initial radius of gyration to the final radius of gyration is.. A.. D. B. A. ω1 : ω2 ω2 : ω1 √ω1 : √ω2 √ω2 : √ω1 7. D. C.. A body is moved along a straight line by a machine delivering constant power. the force acting upwards on him is.4. An electron is shot in the space and parallel to the plates. The distance moved by the body in time t is proportional to.. B. downwards . t1/2 t3/4 t3/2 t2 6. The angular velocity of a body is changed from ω1 to ω2 by changing its moment of inertia. A. A lift attendant has a mass of 70 kg. Its deflection from the original direction will be. A. When the lift is going up with a constant acceleration of 1 m/s2.. D. zero 70 N 770 N 700 N 5. C. C.. B. Two parallel plates carry opposite charges such that the electric field in the space betwen them is in upward direction.

circular D.. momentum is conserved but not kinetic energy kinetic energy is conserved but not momentum both momentum and kinetic energy are conserved neither omentum nor kinetic energy is conserved 11. D.. none 8... A. 10-13 10-38 1038 1013 10. A. B. A. B. D. A.... X-rays β-rays γ-rays positive rays 9. If the magnitude of gravitational force is 1. upwards C. right angles . D. In an elastic collision..B. C. In a crystal the angles between the edges of the faces and between the faces themselves are. C. B. the relative magnitude of strong force is. Compton effect is associated to. C.

C. becomes stronger B. The internal energy of an ideal gas is dependent on... D. becomes weaker C.. B. The field at any point on the surface of the conductor is. pressure and volume 14. D.. C. A.B. its temperature only its temperature and volume its temperature and pressure its temperature. C. reverses its direction . A. A magnetic iron bar is strongly heated. constant 12. obtuse angles D. B.. The equation of continuity indicates that the velocity of the fluid is greater at A. Its magnetic field. D. A.. zero parallel to the surface perpendicular to the surface neither parallel nor perpendicular to the surface 15. B. narrow cross-section broad cross-section entry point exit point 13. acute angles C.

0<α<1 α<0 1<α<2 2<α<4 18. If speed of sound in water is 1500 m/s.. C.. 41° 47° 53° 60° 17. A sonar signal sent vertically downwards from a ship is reflected from the ocean floor and detected by a microphone on the keel 0. the depth of the ocean in metre is. D. does not change 16.. where. A. 'T' is period of oscillation of an object performing SHM. D....4 s after transmissiom. 300 .. B. The time taken to attain maximum potential energy is. If M and L are respectively the mass and luminosity of a star. B. The angle subtended by the secondary bow at the eye is about. C. D.. Its potential energy is zero at some instant. A.D. then L = Mα. C. A. A. 150 B. B. T T/2 T/4 T/8 19.

D.. an object must be at a temperature. In order to emit electromagnetic radiation. A. A.2 km 24040 km 22. 600 D. B. C. D. C. (take ρ = 1. D. 35900 km 42300 km 11..0017 mm2 . The maximum speed with which the car can turn the corner without skidding is given by. above 0 K above 0°C above that of its surroundings high enough for it to glow 23... A car of mass M is turning a corner of radius r... Mrg √Mrg √ μrg (μrM)/g 21. The altitude of geostationary satellite above the earth's surface is approximately. B. Its cross-sectional area is . B. A 200 m long copper wire has a resistance of 2 ohm. 0. 7500 20.. The coefficient of friction between the wheels and the horizontal road surface is μ. C..7 x 10-8 ohm-meter) A.C. A.

ohm-meter ohm/meter mho-meter mho/meter 25. B. C. D. C. 5.. D.15 26. A. B. B. the specific gravity of the electrolyte becomes A. The unit of conductivity is.825 1. 3. C. 1 2 4 1/4 27. the ratio of their inductances LA/LB is equal to.7 mm2 C. 1. Two solenoids A and B have equal number of turns.. 1. .. In a resistive circuit.. Other things being similar. When the lead-storage cell is completely discharged.4 mm2 D.3 mm2 24. A.5 1.285 1..B. the power factor is. D.. The length of A is twice that of B and the cross-sectional area of A is half that of B.

. C.. D. Longitudinal waves do not exhibit. E1/E2 = 1 E1 < E2 E1 > E2 E1 . D.. A. C. B.. less than R more than R equal to R any of the above 29.. A. then. A.A. C. The impedance of a parallel RLC circuit at resonance is.. D.E2 = 0 ANSWERS TO SET # 5 . refraction reflection diffraction polarization 30. B. B. π 1 √2 √(1/2) 28. B. If E1 is the energy of a photon of ultraviolet light and E2 that of a photon of red light. D. C.

The direction of A makes an angle αA = π/4 with the horizontal. D... A.(1) A (2) A (3) C (4) D (5) D (6) A (7) A (8) B (9) B (10) C (11) A (12) D (13) C (14) D (15) C (16) A (17) A (18) B (19) C (20) D (21) C (22) B (23) C (24) B (25) A (26) C (27) D (28) C (29) B (30) A NOTE : Each set contains 30 questions. Two projectiles A and B are projected with same initial velocity. B. A. Its period on moon is..The direction of B makes an angle α B with the horizontal. R R2 √R 1/R 4. C. T is the period of oscillation for a spring-mass system on earth.. the speed of waves depends on. C. A. . T 6T T/6 √ 6T 2. In a stretched string. C.. 1. The range of A will be double that of B for αB equal to. Time limit is 45 min. B... D.. D. the tension in the string the amplitude the wavelength the acceleration due to gravity 3. For a plane curved path with radius of curvature R without slope the maximum safe velocity of the vehicle(v) is proportional to. B.

C. D. C.. The magnitude of the magnetic field B at a point on the axis near the centre of the infinitely long solenoid having n turns per unit length and carrying a current I is given by. B. μ0nI μ0I/n (μ0nI)/4π μ0I/4πn 8. The resistance of another conductor of identical material and equal length with twice the diameter is. A. equal to its input temperature 0°C less than the input temperature 0K 6... D. C.A. A. B. The resistance of conductor is R. π/8 π/2 π/3 π/12 5. D.. B. D. A. C.... B. The impedance of a circuit does not depend on.. A frictionless heat engine can be 100% efficient only its exhaust temperature is. . R/4 R/2 2R 4R 7.

48B22. 44D20.. the pair of isotones is.. C. C.the seriesv obtained in the visible region is. . Shadows are never completely dark because of. D. B.. B. D.. A. the incident radiation the emitted electrons the metal both radiation and the metal 11. D. A. B.. C... interference diffraction polarization reflection 10. D.. f I C R 9. Threshold frequency is the characteristic of. C. Out of four different atoms:46A22. B. In the hydrogen spectrum. A. Balmer series Lyman series Paschen series Brackett series 12. 46C23.A.

D. D. 0° 45° 90° 180° 15. Work done on the particle in uniform circular motion is. A. C.A... B.. the current gain is. C. 0 1 less than 1 greater than 1 14. B. D. D. The magnitude of the resultant of two forces is a minimum when the angle between them is. always positive always negative always zero directly proportional to the force 16. A. If they stick together. In a common-base circuit. . A and B B and C A and C A and D 13. C. An 800-kg car moving at 80 kmph collides head-on with a 1200-kg car moving at 40 kmph.. B. B.... A. the wreckage now has an initial speed of.. C.

.. .. When an additional 1 kg of air is pumped into the container at constant temperature.A. D. B. 0. C. If Q is the charge on either of the plates of the capacitor and V is the potential difference across the capacitor with capacitance C.. Fluids possess. C. reduces angle of contact increases angle of contact decreases surface tension increases surface area 19. only volume elasticity rigidity and volume elasticity only rigidity volume elasticity and tensile elasticity 18. what is not true is. A. C. 8 kmph 40 kmph 56 kmph 60 kmph 17... C.. A water-proofing agent. D. D. B. D. A. B. A.5 atm 1 atm 2 atm 4 atm 20. A certain container holds 1 kg air at atmospheric pressure. B. the pressure is..

. A. A.A. D. photosphere chromosphere corona stratosphere 23. C = Q/V VαQ Q/V = constant VQ = constant 21.. B. The effective atmosphere of sun is called... A 4 litre gas cylinder contains neon gas at 12 kPa. B. atoms of iron magnetic domains moving charges permanent magnets 22. D. When the two are connected. Eddy currents can be of use in. D. .. B. B. the total pressure will be. A. 16 kPa 18 kPa 20 kPa 36 kPa 24. Another cylinder with 8 litre capacity is at same temperature and contains argon gas at 24 kPa.. The origin of all magnetic fields lies in.. C. C. C. D.. C.

. D. 25. MgL MgL/3 MgL/9 MgL/8 28. If 'g' is the acceleration due to gravity. fusion β-decay fission γ-emission 27. B.. A. C. B. B. A. Out of the following which is the most elastic ? . the fundamental frequency that can be excited in Hz is.A. C.. A.. If the tube is open at both ends. D. dynamo armatures moving coil galvanometers transformer cores all of the above.. C. A uniform chain of length L and mass M is lying on a smooth table and one-third of its length is hanging vertically down over the edge of the table. D. 1024 512 256 128 26. D.. B. the work required to pull the hanging parton to the table is. A tube closed at one end and containing air. The process by which a heavy nucleus splits into two nuclei is known as. C. produces the fundamental note of frequency 512 Hz when excited.

B. rubber glass steel plastic 29.. B. 1.. Efficiency of the engine is. D. C. A. D. The equation applicable in the adiabatic process of n mole ideal gas is. 12.5% 28% 68% 39% ANSWERS TO SET # 6 (1) B (2) A (3) A (4) B (5) C (6) A (7) D (8) B (9) D (10) B (11) B (12) C (13) A (14) A (15) A (16) B (17) C (18) D (19) C (20) C (21) B (22) C (23) A (24) A (25) C (26) B (27) D (28) B (29) A (30) C NOTE : Each set contains 30 questions. Time limit is 45 min. D. A.. An ideal heat engine absorbs heat at 127° and rejects heat at 77°. C.. B.A... PV→T PV→P P→V PV→V 30. . C. Amagat's isothermal graphs are in the form of.

B. the speed of centre of mass of the system is A.75 . C.. C.. Two particles A and b initially at rest. D. R3 R(7/2) R(3/2) R3. Imagine a light planet revolving around a very massive star in a circular orbit of radius R with a period of revolution T. In a Carnot's engine. C. B. D.. then T2 is proportional to. the working substance is. zero v 1. ΔU = nCpΔT ΔU = nCvΔT ΔQ = nCvΔT ΔQ = nCpΔT 2.A. A. The gravitational force of attraction between the planet and the star is proportional to R(-5/2). C. A. ideal gas steam petrol CO2 3. At the instant when the speed of A is v and the speed of B is 2v. B.5v 3v 4.. move towards each other under a mutual force of attraction. D. B. D.

C.. The self inductance of a long solenoid is directly affected by changes in all but.5. A. Amount of charge in coulomb required to deposit one gram equivalent of substance by electrolysis is. A. the number of turns the current the area of cross section the relative permeability of the core . C.6 cm 2.0 cm. B... Its focal length is. A... 96500 48 x 10-10 6 x 1024 9600 7. D.0 cm 8. A. C. A camera lens is adjusted to f/4 and has an effective diameter of 2. B.. Electrical conductivity increases with the increase in temperature of.0 cm 8. 0.2 cm 1. D. D... C. B. D. P-type semiconductor N-type semiconductor intrinsic semiconductor none 6. B.

9. D. Which of the following is not the unit of energy ? A. A. C. mg/2 mg 2mg mg2/2 12..metre dyne 10. A. 6 x 1023 molecules of water 6 x 1023 atoms of oxygen 6 x 1023 atoms of hydrogen 3 x 1023 atoms of hydrogen . If a rocket of initial mass m is to rise from its launching pad... D. kinetic energy momentum both kinetic energy and momentum neither of kinetic energy and momentum 11.. B. B. C.. D. All collisions conserve. A.. D. C. its initial thrust must exceed. B. joule erg newton. 9 gram of water contains approximately. B. C.

If it is replaced by a cable of same material but half as long and half the diameter. B... -40° F is equal to. A. C. C. B. surface area the type of liquid temperature medium in contact with the liquid 15. depends on the shape of the conductor is always zero is always positive may be zero or positive . the elastic limit will not be exceeded by the new cable up to a load of. D. A.. W/4 W/2 W 2W 14. C. C. A. B. Surface tension does not depend on. -40° C -8° C -72° C -104° C 16... D.. A.. D. D. B.. A cable can support a maximum load of W without exceeding the elastic limit. The magnitude of the field within a conductor.13.

A.17. C.G. A B G K 20.. C. B.. B. A.. .B. A. A. A permanent magnet does not exert force on. D. Our Sun comes in the order.. D.5° 40° 19.A. C.. an unmagnetized iron bar a magnetized iron bar a stationary electric charge a moving electric charge 18. 10° 20° 22. B... its shape only distribution of its matter only both its shape and distribution of matter its position relative to the earth. Position of the centre of mass of a rigid body depends on. A primary rainbow cannot be seen by an observer looking up if the altitude of the Sun exceeds. D.K and M. D.F. C. B.. According to the descending order of temperature the stars are classified in to the orders O.

For an IC engine. C. acceleration torque moment of inertia angular momentum 22. D. B. Force is to linear motion as _____ is to rotational motion. B... D. A. 0. D. A. B.. A.. C. C. A 12-V potential difference is applied across a series combination of four 6-ohm resistors.5 A 2A 8A 18 A .. the compression ratio the speed of the piston the temperature of working medium the diameter of the cylinder 24.21. compared to the values at the earth's surface. its mass and weight both change its mass and weight both are zero its mass is unchanged and its weight is zero its mass is zero and its weight is unchanged 23. The current in each resistor is. When the stone is at the earth's centre. A. D. B.. C. the thermal efficiency depends on. A hole is drilled to the centre of the earth and a stone is dropped in to it.

B. C... A transformer uses the principle of. C. A. C. B. circuit. The temperature at which the thermo emf becomes zero is known as the. sky waves ground waves micro waves X-rays . D. B.. D. Vm sinωt √ 2 Vm Vm/√ 2 none of the above 28.25. B. Electromagnetic waves having wavelengths greater than 200 m are called. D. neutral temperature absolute temperature inverse temperature thermoelectric temperature 26. C. then the mean value of the voltage is. A. A. A.... D. respectively .. self-induction mutual induction variable resistance electrostatic attraction 27. If V and Vm are the instantaneous and maximum values..c. of voltage in an a.

ANSWERS TO SET # 7 (1) C (2) D (3) B (4) A (5) B (6) D (7) D (8) A (9) A (10) C (11) C (12) D (13) D (14) B (15) B (16) A (17) C (18) D (19) A (20) C (21) A (22) c (23) A (24) B (25) B (26) A (27) B (28) A (29) B (30) D NOTE : Each set contains 30 questions.15 T. A. C. mλ/d dλ/m md/λ m/λd 30. B. A current of 5 A passes along a wire of length 1.0 m. D. 1. Time limit is 45 min. The force acting on the wire is.75 N 33 N . the wire is at right angles to a magnetic field of flux density of 0.29. B. then mth order minima is obtained for sinθm equal to. its half-life.03 N 0. As a sample of a radioactive element decays... D.. A. 0 0. decreases increases remains the same changes exponentially... B. If θm is the angle of diffracted wave with the direction of incidence and d is the width of slit.. D. C. C. A.

A. carbon helium hydrogen lead 3. B. candle flame sodium lamp Sun white hot filament of an electric bulb 6... B.2. A. D. . D.. Emission line spectrum will be obtained from.sec/cm2 dyne. C. B. The unit 'poise' is. A.. C. dyne..sec/cm 5. B. adhesive forces cohesive forces external forces gravitational force 4. The cause of surface tension is...cm/sec2 newton. D. C. A hollow insulated brass sphere is positively charged. C. The electric potential inside the sphere is. The end product of most radioactive decay series is usually some form of A..sec/m2 dyne. D.

A. A. 50 N 100 N 25 N 125 N 9. D. Then the ratio of their extentions l c : ld is. C. 3:2 2:3 4:9 8 : 27 . C. diameter in the ratio 2 : 3 and of the same material. C. The force acting on the body is.. zero greater than the potential at the surface smaller than the potential at the surface the same as that on the surface 7. B. A. a + (bt/2) a + bt bt/2 bt 8. A. C. The linear momentum of a body is P = a + (bt2/2). D. Its weight at a depth half way to the centre of earth will be. D. B. B. Two wires C and D of the length in the ratio 2 : 3. The weight of a body on the surface of earth is 100 N... B.. are subjected to same force.. D..

. A..10. An object at rest may possess. A... D. velocity momentum kinetic energy potential energy 13. A. C. thermal energy kinetic energy light energy potential energy 14.. A nonconservative force does not give rise to. The potential energy of a harmonic oscillator is maximum when the displacement is equal to.. zero 1/2 amplitude amplitude 1/4 amplitude 11. Atoms forming a molecule attain the arrangement in which they obtain. D. C. D.. its. D. When the forces acting on a body are in equilibrium.. C. C. B... B. B. A. velocity is zero displacement is zero acceleration is zero momentum is zero 12. B. .

dyne. D. B. C. B. Fahrenheit temperature Celsius temperature Kelvin temperature pressure 18. C. D. ... higher than that for a solid higher than that for a gas lower than that for a gas zero 16.second/cm2 newton. D. The approximate relationship between the coefficient of linear expansion(α) and the coefficient of cubical expansion(γ) is... B. A. The volume of a gas sample is directly proportional to its. D. The CGS unit of coefficient of viscosity is. A.(second)2/cm2 newton. Bulk modulus of a liquid is. C....second/cm 17..second/cm2 dyne. B.A. A. zero potential energy minimum potential energy maximum potential energy none of the above 15. C.

. D. C. C. they are all at the same potential they are at different potentials their capacitances are equal the equivalent capacitance is zero 20. The centre of mass of a rigid body. B... Monoatomic gases give. lies outside the body . A.A. B. A. D.... lies inside the body B. A. D. γ = α2 γ = α3 α=3γ γ=3α 19. B. C. 3 x 10-9 T 3 x 109 T 3 x 10-5 T 3 x 105 T 21. The earth's magnetic field at sea level is. line spectra band spectra continuous spectra line and band spectra 22.. D.. B. When capacitors are in parallel. A. C.

The power dissipated as heat in an a. B. D. D. surface area mass temperature ability to absorb radiation 25. A. C. C. circuit depends on its. C.c.. (4π2l)/T2 2π/(√ l/t) 2πl/t (4πl2)/t2 24. B. then 'g' is given by. A. C.C... D.. resistance inductive reactance capacitive reactance impedance .. If 'l' is the length of a simple pendulum and 'T' its period. B.. The rate at which an object radiates electromagnetic energy does not depend on its. D. can be inside or outside of the body D. B. Which of the following is neither a basic physical law nor derivable from one? A. A. Coulomb's law Ohm's law Kirchhoff's first law Kirchhoff's second law 26. may not exist 23.

C. B. Impedance is a maximum at resonance in.. D. A. 0 1 greater than 1 smaller than 1 . Red shift indicates.. In a common-base circuit the current gain is. A.27. A.. 1 100 1/1000 1000 30. Then the relative penetration power of gamma rays is. B. C. B. C.. D... recession of star approaching movement of star that red light changes to violet that violet light changes to red 29. D. D.. a series RLC circuit a parallel RLC circuit all RLC circuits no RLC circuit 28. C.. A. B. The penetration power of beta particles is 1.

C. A...ANSWERS TO SET # 8 (1) B (2) C (3) D (4) C (5) D (6) A (7) A (8) B (9) D (10) D (11) C (12) A (13) A (14) C (15) C (16) A (17) B (18) B (19) C (20) C (21) C (22) B (23) C (24) D (25) A (26) D (27) B (28) B (29) A (30) B NOTE : Each set contains 30 questions. Time limit is 45 min. constant velocity changing velocity zero acceleration changing acceleration 2. B. D.. D. B. C. B. ML-1T-2 ML-1T-1 M0L-1T-2 M0L0T0 .. The dimensions of strain are. A.. 1.. An object that has momentum must also have. A. C. acceleration impulse kinetic energy potential energy 3. D. Any motion along a trajectory distinct from a straight line is a motion with.

The potential energy of a charged capacitor(charge=Q. A. A. potential difference=V. Sun's distance from the earth is equal to... C. A. QV/2 CV2/2 Q2/2C CQ2/2 6. C.. B. the absolute refractive index of A the absolute refractive index of vacuum 1 0 7.4. C. B. the temperature is.. D. D. 1 AU 2 AU 14 AU √ 2 AU . capacitance=C) is not represented by. the value of the constant in Snell's law is.. D.. B.. A. When the velocity of the molecules is zero. C. B. 0°C 273 K -273°C -273 K 5. When light passes from vacuum into a medium A.. D.

. C. In an adiabatic process. C. D. D...8. A.. A. A. pressure volume temperature none of the above 11. phase angle is the quantity represented by. C. B. The speed needed to put a satellite in orbit does not depend on.. the radius of the orbit the shape of the orbit the value of 'g' at the orbit the mass of the satellite 10. . B. C.. what does not change is.. 2πf 2πft 2πfT 2πf/T 9. D. The voltage lags behind the current by 1/4 cycle in. B.. increasing current decreasing current both increasing current and decreasing current anything but current 12. A. For an object performing SHM. Inductance is an opposition to.. D.. B.

If the distance between two slits and the distance between the slits and the screen are constant. then (V0 + W0) is equal to. If V0 is the stopping potential..A. A. An object weighing 0. C. B.. D. He C Fe U 16. .. a pure capacitor a pure inductor a pure resistor a circuit with capacitance and inductance 13. The element whose nuclei contain the most tightly bound nucleons is. C. D...8 m. f the frequency of radiation and W 0 is the work function of metal. A... hf h/e hf/e f0 15. C. then the fringe spacing is proportional to. B.10 kg is to be swung in a vertical circle of diameter 0.. B. C. D. A. B. λ 1/λ √λ 1/√λ 14. D. The minimum velocity needed would be.

If the specific heat capacity of lead is 130 J/(kg K). A. C.A. D.. C. C. 2. B... The fraction of light reflected as plane polarized light will be about. C. A particle left no tracks in a cloud chamber. A. B. D. A. B. 636 K 646 K 666 K 676 K 19. B..0 m/s 3. zero 10% 50% 100% 18. D. D. did not register on a Geiger-Muller tube and failed to make a zinc sulphide screen glow.. A lead bullet at 300 K is fired with the speed of 300 m/s. It was most likely.0 m/s 2√ 5 m/s 17.0 m/s 4.. an electron a proton a neutron an alpha particle . then upon impact its temperature will reach a maximum value of. Light is incident upon a rectangular glass block at the polarizing angle.

A particle of mass m is moving in a circular path of constant radius r such that its centripetal acceleration is given by ac = k2rt2 (k = constant).7 x 1010 3. B.20.. A. 1 micro curie = ______ Bacqueral A. D. C. Assuming that the resistance due to water is negligible. D. A ship of mass 3 x 107 kg initially at rest is pulled by a force of 5 x 104 N through a distance of 3 m. In an A.. C.7 x 107 3. 3.7 x 104 106 22. the maximum instantaneous current it could handle would be about. A. B. 2πmk2 r2t mk2 r2t mk4 r2t5/3 0 23. 1.. C.5 m/s 60 m/s 0.1 m/s 5 m/s . A. The power delivered to the particle by the force acting on it is.C. B.. C. A fuse is rated at 10 A. D. B.. circuit. 7A 10 A 14 A 20 A 21. D.. the speed of the ship is.

A. D. longitudinal transverse torsional either longitudinal or transverse 27.02 kg at 15°C till the temperature of the calorimeter and its content rises to 80°C.1 kg of water contained in a calorimeter with water equivalent 0. B. D. The mass of the steam condensed in kg is.. C.32 0. The fraction of available volume which is filled in case of hexagonal close-packing structure is. D.. B. 0. A. A..5 0.130 0.74 0. C. C.90 .065 0. D. B. The buoyancy depends on A... Steam at 100°C is passed into 1..260 0. B.135 26. the depth to which the body is immersed the shape of the body the mass of the body the mass of the liquid displaced 25. 0. The sound waves that propagate in a metal bar may be.24. C.

D.28. increasing the number of turns of the coil decreasing the number of turns of the coil decreasing the area of the coil none of the above 30. C. electrical energy into light energy light energy into electrical energy light energy into sound energy light energy into heat energy. 29. B. B... A. D. C. A photoelectric cell converts. D. A. C. B.. its colour as seen from the earth will. turn gradually red turn gradually blue remain yellow turn bright yellow ANSWERS TO SET # 9 (1) B (2) D (3) D (4) A (5) B (6) D (7) A (8) B (9) C (10) C (11) C (12) C (13) A (14) B (15) D (16) B (17) A (18) A (19) C (20) B (21) B (22) A (23) D (24) C (25) B (26) A (27) C (28) A (29) B (30) A NOTE : Each set contains 30 questions. A. . If a star emitting yellow light starts moving towards the earth.. The sensitiveness of a moving-coil galvanometer can be increased by.. Time limit is 45 min..

1. The error in measuring the radius of a sphere is 2%. Then the error in the measurement of its volume is...

A. B. C. D.

8% 6% 2% 9%

2. A magician is throwing rings into air in such a way that when a ring is at its maximum height he throws another ring. If the time difference between each throw is 1 sec then the height attained by the ring is...

A. B. C. D.

49 m 49 cm 9.8 m 4.9 m

3. If the mass and force are doubled then the acceleration will...

A. B. C. D.

double become thrice become four times remain same as before

4. A string is tied to the neck of a bottle containing soda water and then whirled in a vertical circle. The bubbles will be found...

A. B. C. D.

near the neck at the bottom at the centre everywhere in the bottle

5. If the absolute temperature of a gas is doubled, then V rms will become

A. B. C. D.

2 times √ 2 times 1/2 times 4 times

6. When the temperature of a black body is lowered to half its original value then the amount of heat radiated will be reduced to...

A. B. C. D.

1/2 1/4 1/8 1/16

7. A shell is fired from a cannon with a velocity V at an angle θ with the horizontal direction. At the highest point in its path it explodes into two pieces of equal mass. One of the pieces retraces its path to the cannon then the speed of the other immediately after the explosion is...

A. B. C. D.

3Vcosθ 2Vcosθ 3/2 (√ 3)Vcosθ/2

8. X-rays have energy of the order of...

A. 10 eV B. 106 eV C. infinity

D. zero

9. In Rutherford model of the atom, the path of an electron will be...

A. B. C. D.

a straight line parabolic circular spiral

10. A double concave lens of glass, placed in a liquid of refractive index 2, will behave as...

A. B. C. D.

diverging lens concave mirror converging lens none of the above

11. Megawattday is the unit of...

A. B. C. D.

power force energy density

12. A particle executes SHM with its frequency f. The frequency with which its kinetic energy oscillates is...

A. f/2 B. f C. 2f

λ ..g. 4f 13. It is viewed through a stroboscopic disc having four equally spaced slots in it. C. Air Glass Mica Water 16. The distance between two consecutive antinodes is.. C.D. the minimum number of revolutions per second at which the disc should be rotated is.. D. is about 10 m/s2 near the surface of the earth. B. D. Which of the following materials has the greatest relative permittivity? A. B.. then at the centre of the earth g would have an approximate value of. A. A.. A tuning fork vibrates at a frequency of f Hz. If the acceleration due to gravity.. In order for the vibrating tuning fork to appear stationary. D. zero 5 m/s2 10 m/s2 20 m/s2 14. B. C. f/8 f/4 f/2 f 15. A.

λ/4 17. A. λ/3 D. B. A type of process that does not need outside energy to reverse is one that occurs at constant. if the distance of the object from earth's centre is 'd'. D. D.. For an object below the earth's surface. Which of the following combinations of length(l) and cross-sectional area(A) will give a certain volume of copper the least resistance? A.. Inside a solenoid.B. temperature pressure volume speed 19... d d2 1/d 1/d2 18. C. A.. D. . then the acceleration due to gravity is proportional to. l and A 2l and A/2 l/2 and 2A none 20. C. the magnetic field. B.. λ/2 C. C. B.

. B. D.c. C. B. the wavelength increases the frequency increases the wavelength decreases the separation of two sources increases 23. Acoustics is the branch of physics studying.. B. D... the wave theory of light the theory of relativity the theory of black-body radiation none of the above 24. D. Photoelectric effect can be explained on the basis of.. A. is zero is uniform increases with distance from the axis decreases with distance from the axis 21..A. light B. The distance between two consecutive bright fringes increases as. A. A.. D. C. heat .. C. B. A. C. impedance is zero reactance is zero resistance is zero phase angle is 90° 22. circuit. When the voltage are in phase in an a.

. A. 10-9 10-12 109 1012 26. A.. the plot of V→(1/p) is. motion of planets 25.. The prefix 'pico' represents. (-3/5)i + (4/5)j -i + j 3i . a straight line B. B. C. If the two cars stick together. B. C.. B. 8 kmph 40 kmph 56 kmph 60 kmph 28. For a fixed mass of gas in an isothermal process. D. The unit vector in the same direction as(-3i + 4j) is. C. A.C.. D. A. sound D.4j (-1/3)i + (1/4)j 27...the wreckage has an initial speed of.. a parabola . D. An 800-kg car moving at 80 kmph overtakes a 1200-kg car moving at 40 kmph in the same direction.

the entering ray and the emerging ray. a hyperbolic curve 29. When a vapour condenses into liquid.. B. Time limit is 45 min.10 m by an average force of 5. are parallel form a right angle form an acute angle form an obtuse angle ANSWERS TO SET # 10 (1) A (2) A (3) B (4) B (5) D (6) C (7) A (8) C (9) D (10) A (11) B (12) B (13) C (14) A (15) D (16) B (17) A (18) D (19) A (20) D (21) C (22) D (23) A (24) C (25) D (26) B (27) A (28) D (29) C (30) C NOTE : Each set contains 30 questions. C.05 kg is placed on the spring and the spring released.. C.. 1. If a ball of mass 0. it absorbs heat it volves heat its temperature rises its temperature falls 30. a nonparabolic curve D... the ball will reach a height of .0 N. For a rectangular glass slab. A.C. D. B. D.. . A toy for firing a ball vertically consists of a spring which is compressed 0. A.

the objective lens forms an image that is. C.. In an astronomical telescope. . D. The specific latent heat of vaporisation of water is 2. C. The other end is held in the hand and a wave motion is generated by moving the hand up and down repeatedly. real and erect real and inverted virtual and erect virtual and inverted 4. A. up and down back and forth a combination of A & B impossible to determine 3. B.. The electron-volt is a measure of.4 m 1. B.3 x 10 6 J/kg. D. A horizontal rope is fixed at one end.6 m 2. The percentage of this energy that is necessary to overcome atmospheric pressure is.. C. A. B. The movement of the ribbon is.2 m 1.. C. A.A.. 0 between 0 and 50% 50% between 50 and 100% 5. D.0 m 1. B.... A stationary wave is formed and it is observed that a small piece of ribbon tied to the rope is about half way between a node and an adjacent antinode. 1. D.

A. A.. B. joule joule-hertz joule-second newton-second 7.. C.. B.. D. charge current potential energy 6. D. C.. D. C. increasing the separation of the plates increasing the area of overlap of the plates replacing the air between the plates by paper replacing the air between the plates by mica 8. Two bodies of mass m1 and m2 are moving with equal kinetic energy. .. Two light sources have exactly the same frequency and are always exactly out of step with each other. D.The ratio of their linear momentum P1 : P2 is. In which of the following units could Planck's constant be expressed? A. phase reversal Huygen's principle coherence destructive interference 9. This is an example of. C.A. The capacitance of a parallel plate capacitor would be decreased by. B. B.

. D. If the velocity of sound in air at 0°C is 300 m/s. C. C. B. 330°C 485°C 674°C 1000°C 13. . C.. A ray of light incident on a 60° angled prism of refractive index √ 2. B. 2Y 3Y Y Y/2 11. A.A. suffers minimum deviation.. B. A. D. The angle of incidence is. D. The force required to make the length of a wire three times its original length is ____ when the area of cross-section is unity and Y is the Young's modulus. B. D.. m1 : m2 m2 : m1 m12 : m22 √m1 : √m2 10. law of conservation of momentum law of conservation of energy Boyle's law Charles' law 12. at what temperature will the velocity be 400 m/s? A. C. The first law of thermodynamics is a special case of.

5 x 10 -2 N/m. The charge q will. 15. A positive charge q is released from rest at the point (2a.. B.. In case of a prism.0 x 10-2 17. B. The surface tension of soap solution is 1.. C. 1 2 0. A soap bubble has a radius of 3 cm. the angle of deviation is greater for. Two equal negative charges(-q) are fixed at two points (0.. C. A. 75° 0° 45° 60° 14. The excess of pressure (in N/m2) is equal to. D. D.5 x 10-2 1.A. D.. Ball-point pen functions on the principle of A. B. C. A.-a) on the Y-axis. B. D. execute SHM about the origin move to the origin and remain at rest move to infinity execute oscillatory motion but not SHM. viscosity Boyle's law gravitational force surface tension 16.0) on the X-axis..a) and (0. . C.

B. C. A piece of copper and another of germanium are cooled from room temperature to 80K. D. D. B. A. C. C. then. D. violet red blue green 18.... C. A. If EA is the energy required for the equilibrium separation of two hydrogen atoms in a molecule of hydrogen and EM is the energy required for the equilibrium separation of two molecules of hydrogen. Which of the following is always attractive? A. .A.. each of them increases each of them decreases copper increases and germanium decreases copper decreases and germanium increases 19. The resistance of. thermal energy kinetic energy light energy potential energy 21.. B. B.. A non-conservative force does not give rise to. D. Strong force Electrostatic force Magnetic force None of the three 20.

. B. C.997 MPa 2. it contracts by 15%. D. For a constant-length pendulum. The bulk modulus of kerosene is. the periodic time depends on . When pressure of 2.3 GPa 23. D. A wetting agent.7 MPa 1. reduces angle of contact increases angle of contact increases surface tension increases surface area 24. EA = EM EA = EM/(√ 2) EA > EM EA < EM 22.. B.A.. When a slab of insulating material is introduced in a capacitor. C. A. A.003 MPa 1. D. B.0 MPa is applied to a sample of kerosene. D. C. its capacitance A. 1. C. becomes zero decreases considerably increases considerably does not change 25.. B.

pitch loudness overtones resonance 27. C. Which of the following engines is the most efficient? A... The value of 'g' at pole is. D. B. D.A. C. B. B. C. The internal resistance of the battery is.5 A flows. C. D. The amplitude of a sound wave determines its. greater than that at the equator smaller than that at the equator equal to that at the equator zero 28.. A. gasoline diesel gas turbine Carnot 29. B. A 50-V battery is connected across a 10-ohm resistor and a current of 4. A.. amplitude length mass of pendulum 'g' 26. 0 ... D. A.

. For an object performing SHM the magnitude of maximum velocity is given by.. B. 1. 1/√LC √(L/C) (1/R). A.y2) ω √(y2 .B... B. wave velocity C. A.1 ohm D. 5 ohm 30. C.√(L/C) R/(√LC) ANSWERS TO SET # 11 (1) C (2) D (3) C (4) C (5) A (6) D (7) B (8) B (9) B (10) B (11) D (12) A (13) D (14) B (15) D (16) A (17) C (18) D (19) C (20) A (21) B (22) B (23) C (24) C (25) D (26) B (27) C (28) B (29) C (30) C NOTE : Each set contains 30 questions. In an LCR series circuit Q-factor is given by. frequency B.. D. amplitude . C. 1. The reciprocal of wavelength is called.. 0.5 ohm C. Time limit is 45 min.A2) ωA ω2A 2. ω √(A2 . D. A.

mass torque moment of inertia inertia 4. D. A. weber tesla-m2 m2kgs-1 henry . ______ is for rotational motion as mass is for linear motion. D. D. at both electrodes at the anode only at the cathode only in the electrolyte 6. C.. Which of the following is not the unit of magnetic flux? A. ω is the angular velocity and v is its linear velocity. r is radius of its orbit. In a fuel cell the conversion of chemical energy into electrical energy takes place. mrv2 mr2V2 mrω2 mr2ω2 5. If m is the mass of a planet. A. then the force acting on planet is. D.D. wave number 3. B... B. B. B. C. C.. A. C.

746 W 3. by 1 mm is..023 x 1023 (6.023 x 9 x 1023)/64 (6. 1 kWh is equal to. momentum change in momentum change in momentum per unit time change in momentum per unit mass 8.0 g/cm3. B. The atomic mass of copper is 64 and its density is 9. A. C. D.75 N 275 N 1..023 x 64 x 1023)/9 64/9 10. an aluminium wire with 2 mm diameter and 800 mm length. B. 2. A. Impulse is equal to.10 N 275 kN .. B. The volume of one mole of atoms of copper is _____ g/cm3.6 x 106 J 3.6 hp 746 kW 9. D. D. Young's modulus for aluminium is 7 x 1010 Pa. A. 6. C. C.7. A.. The force needed to stretch.. B. D.. C.

Lissajon C. The collision results in a decrease in the total kinetic energy of translation of two balls of.. A. B.. After the collision. the heavier ball has a speed of 5 m/s. C.11.. D. C. Huygens B. 0J 6J 12 J 18 j 14. A. B. The result of combining two mutually perpendicular vibrations was first extensively studied by.. poise centipoise Pa second-1 Pa second 12. Sabine . B.. The MKS unit of coefficient of viscosity is.. A. D. C.. This means that the electric charge. A 2 kg ball moves with a speed of 8 m/s and collides with a 4 kg ball moving in the same direction with a speed of 2 m/s. is not continuous is continuous is constant has mass 13. Electric charge is quantized. A. D..

16000 kms-1 20000 kms-1 24000 kms-1 28000 kms-1 18. A piece of glass which has been heated to a high temperature is left to cool. D. Newton 15..8 x 1011 C kg-1. The charge to mass ratio of an electron is about 1. If the glass cracks. where the accelerating voltage is 1600V. C.. On a sunny day you may see very bright lines formed on the bottom of a swimming pool.D. B... A. low thermal conductivity of glass high thermal conductivity of glass low specific heat capacity of glass high specific heat capacity of glass 17.. A. A. D.. D. In a certain television tube.. A. B.. The prime cause of these is. C. different elements . B. the electrons have a speed just before striking the screen of approximately. A mass spectrometer may be used to distinguish between. it will most likely be because of. C. absorption diffraction interference refraction 16.

fusion of heavy nuclei fusion of light nuclei chemical reaction fission of heavy nuclei 22.. The energy generation in stars is due to.. B. D. The frequency of electromagnetic waves transmitted from this station could be. B.. D. its length would be A. identical isotopes bearing different charge D. different isotopes C.. C. C. C. infinite unchanged zero half the original 20. The resistance in ohm of the wire that got broken is. 10 MHz 10 kHz 3 x 1010 Hz 11 x 1011 Hz 21.. . B. A.B. A radio-station broadcasts at 30 m band. If a train is to move with velocity of light. One of the resistance wires is broken and the effective resistance becomes 2 ohm. all of the above 19. D. Two resistances are joined in parallel whose resultant is 6/5 ohm.. A.

Force and power Stress and strain Young's modulus and pressure Coefficient of viscosity and surface tension 25.. B. B. B. D. The average acceleration in this time is. C. The area enclosed by the displacement-time graph of a body thrown in air gives.d 2V/d 2d/V d/V 24. A particle is moving eastwards with a velocity of 5 m/s.. . V. D. Which of the following pairs of physical quantities have the same unit? A. C. average speed average velocity acceleration no significant physical quantity 26.. C.A. B. In 10 seconds the velocity changes to 5 m/s northwards. the time taken to hear the first echo of sound with velocity 'V' is. When the distance between a source and a cliff is 'd'. A... D. 2 3 3/5 6/5 23. C. D. A..

D. A tuning fork originally in unison with another fork of frequency 260 Hz..A. C. D.. B. A thin film of liquid is enclosed between two glass plates. It is difficult to separate the plates on account of. D. D... C. when a little wax is attached to it. Viscosity Surface tension Friction Atmospheric pressure 29. B. A. B. zero (1/√ 2) m/s2 towards northwest (1/√ 2) m/s2 towards northeast (1/2) m/s2 towards northwest 27. produces 4 beats per second. Swimming becomes possible because of _____ law of motion. The highest temperature that can be recorded by a mercury thermometer is. C. What is the frequency now? . C. A. B. First Second Third none of the three 28. A. 100°C 157°C 257°C 357°C 30.

A. B. C. D.

260 Hz 264 Hz 256 Hz 262 Hz

ANSWERS TO SET # 12
(1) D (2) D (3) C (4) A (5) D (6) B (7) C (8) A (9) B (10) D (11) C (12) D (13) D (14) C (15) C (16) B (17) C (18) B (19) D (20) A (21) B (22) D (23) A (24) C (25) D (26) D (27) D (28) B (29) A (30) D NOTE : Each set contains 30 questions. Time limit is 45 min.

1. A child pulls a toy car weighing 0.20 kg across a smooth floor by means of a string attached to it. If the string makes an angle of 60° to the floor and the child pulls with a force of 2.0 N, then the amount of work he does in pulling the car a distance of 5.0 m is...

A. B. C. D.

5.0 J 10.0 J 12.7 J 17.3 j

2. The note middle C played on a piano always differs from middle C played on a violin because of a difference in...

A. B. C. D.

frequency wavelength fundamentals harmonics

3. chromatic aberration of a lens is caused by...

A. B. C. D.

diffraction diffusion dispersion interference

4. The molar gas constant is the same for all gases because, at the same pressure and temperature, equal volumes of gases have the same...

A. B. C. D.

number of molecules average kinetic energy density mass

5. A Hall probe is used to determine...

A. B. C. D.

the magnetic moment of a coil the susceptibility of a material relative permittivity magnetic flux density

6. In a nuclear fission reactor, graphite is often used for...

A. B. C. D.

absorbing neutrons and controlling the reaction slowing down neutrons preventing the radiation from escaping into atmosphere all the above

7. In a Newton's rings experiment, the thickness of the air space between the lens and the glass plate is 1.8 x 10-6 m for the sixth dark ring. The wavelength of the light used is...

A. B. C. D.

1.7 x 10-8 m 3.0 x 10-7 m 6.0 x 10-7 m 6.0 x 10-5 m

8. If α denotes the current gain of a transistor in the common-base mode of operation and β denotes the current gain in the common-emitter mode, then α and β are related by...

A. B. C. D.

α = β/(1 + β) α = (1 + β)/β α = (1 - β)/β β = (1 + α)/α

9. A certain metal has a work function of 2 eV. Taking Planck's constant h = 6.6 x 10 24 J.s, charge on electron e = 1.6 x 10-19 C and velocity of light C = 3 x 108 m/s, what is its approximate threshold frequency?

A. B. C. D.

5 x 1013 Hz 5 x 1014 Hz 5 x 1015 Hz 2 x 1015 Hz

10. A monoatomic gas is allowed to expand adiabatically until its volume is eight times greater. Compared to the original pressure, the new pressure must be smaller by a factor of...

A. B. C. D.

4 8 16 32

. K1/K2 √(K1/K2) K2/K1 √(K2/K1) 14. 5I. A. C.. Two coherent monochromatic light beams of intensities I and 4I are superimposed. I . C. respectively. The maximum and minimum intensities in the resulting beam are. A. A. B.. A. B. an atomic electron is ejected an electron which is already present within the nucleus is ejected a neutron in the nucleus decays emitting an electron a part of the binding energy of the nucleus is converted into an electron 12. D. then the ratio of the amplitude of vibration of M to that of N is. the charge on the capacitor increases the voltage across the plates increases the capacitance increases the electrostatic energy stored in the capacitor increases 13. During a negative β-decay.11. If the plates of the capacitor are moved farther apart by means of insulating handles.. If the two bodies oscillate vertically such that their maximum velocities are equal. C. D.. D. Two bodies M and N of equal masses are suspended from two separate massless springs of spring constants K 1 and K2. A parallel plate capacitor is charged and the charging battery is then disconnected.... B.

C.. respectively. A. D. B. (R1/R2)1/2 R2/R1 (R1/R2)2 R1/R2 ..The density of the material of the sphere in g/cm3 is. 5I.3 6. Two particles x and y have equal charges. The ratio of the mass of x to that of y is. C. 9I. 3I C. An organ pipe P1 closed at one end vibrating in its first harmonic and another pipe P2 open at both ends vibrating in its third harmonic are in resonance with a given tuning fork.. I D. B.8 g/cm3) over mercury (density = 13.. A. C.. 8:3 3:8 1:2 1:3 17. A. enter a region of uniform magnetic field and describe circular paths of radii R1 and R2.4 7.2 12. B. A homogeneous sphere floats with half its volume immersed in mercury and other half in oil. 9I..8 16.6 g/cm3). The ratio of the length of P1 to that of P2 is.B. 3I 15. 3. after being accelerated through the same potential difference. D. D. A vessel contains oil (density = 0.

A. A.. D.. C. C. B. 6h 12 h 24 h 128 h 19. hotter than white star cooler than white star at the same temperature as white star at 0 K temperature 21. B.. D. A nuclear bomb explodes 200 km above the surface of moon. A. velocity is constant velocity α t acceleration α t acceleration is zero . A feably prepared radioactive source of half life 2 h emits radiation of intensity which is 64 times the permissible safe level.... The minimum time after which it would be possible to work safely with this source is... B. be heard before the flash of explosion is seen be heard at the same time explosion occurs be heard after the explosion not be heard at all 20. C. then. B. The sound of explosion on the moon will. D. D. A. A blue colour star is. The position of a particle at time t is √ x = 10 + t.18. C.

B. C. C. D. Fxr F x 2πr zero Fxv 25. When a sphere rolls without slipping the ratio of translational kinetic energy to total kinetic energy is. D. If the frictional force is 40 N. then the acceleration of the body is ______ m/s2 A. B. B. A. The maximum height and range of a projectile are equal when the angle of projection is.. D. B. The work done by centripetal force(F) on a particle of mass m moving round a circle of radius r with a uniform sped of v is A.8 24. C. 3:7 1:1 7:5 5:7 . 1 180 18 1. 45 60 tan-1 (1/4) tan-1 4 23. D.. C.22.. A force of 140 N acts on a body of mass 100 kg. A..

11..2 km/s 8 m/s 8 km/s 27. C. When the ball is heated the volume of cavity will. A. A.. B. one direction only two directions perpendicular to the body in all directions parallel to the body 29. C. To produce longitudinal extension we should exert force in.2 m/s 11. B. D. C. B. D. A. increase decrease not change depend on mass of sphere . B... D. A metal sphere has a spherical cavity in it. D.5 2 1 3 28.. When a satellite revolves round the earth in an orbit very close to earth its orbital velocity is. C. A.26. 1.. The diameter of a water molecule is _____ A°.

A weightless spring of force constant 5 N/m is cut into two equal halves and the two are connected in parallel. D. C. The equivalent force constant of the system in N/m is..30. B.. A. 5 10 15 20 ANSWERS TO SET # 13 (1)(2)(3)(4)(5)(6)(7)(8)(9)(10)(11)(12)(13)(14)(15)(16)(17)(18)(19)(20)(21)(22)(23)(24)(25)(26) (27)(28)(29)(30) .

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