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1. A circuit has fuse of 5A.

What is the maximum number of 100W (220 V) bulb that can be safely used in
the circuit ?
(A) 5 (B) 7 (C) 9 (D) 11
2. For equal charges (each Q coulomb) are placed at the three corners of an equilateral triangle. What will
be the nature and magnitude of charge q placed at the centre of the triangle so that the system will be
in equilibrium :
(A) Q/
3
(B) Q/4 (C) Q (D) none of these
3. The equivalent resistance between A and B will be (in O)
(A) 2/7 (B) 8 (C) 4/3 (D) 7/3
4. The equivalent resistance between the points A and B is :
(A)
7
36
O (B) 10 O (C)
7
85
O (D) none of these
5. A uniform wire of resistance R is uniformly compressed along its length, until its radius becomes n times
the original radius. Now, the resistance of the wire becomes :
(A) R/n (B) n R (C) R/n
2
(D) R/n
4
6. Two charges +q and q are placed at a distance b apart as shown in the figure below.
b/2
b
+q q
B
A P
C
The electric field at a point P on the perpendicular bisector as shown as :
(A) along vector
A

(B) along vector


B

(C) along vector


C

(D) Zero
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7. Two resistances 500 ohm and 1000 ohms are connected in series with a battery of 1.5 volt . The
voltage across the 1000 ohms resistance is measured using a voltmeter having a resistance of
1000 ohm . The reading in the voltmeter would be :
(A) 1.5 volt (B) 1.0 volt (C) 0.75 volt (D) 0.50 volt
8. In the given network shown in the figure, the equivalent resistance is:
(A) R/3 (B) 2

R/3 (C) 5

R/3 (D) none
9. An electrical bulb rated for 500 W at 100 V is used in a circuit having a 200V supply. Calculate the
resistance that one must put in series with the bulb, so that the bulb delivers 500 W.
(A) 30O (B)20O (C) 60O (D) None of these
10. A current of 2A flow's in a system of conductors, the potential difference V
A
V
B
(in volts) in figure?
1
4
1
4
2A
B A
2V1V 2V2V
(A) 12 V (B) 14 V (C) 8 V (D) 10 V
1. A wire is in the form of a tetrahedron. The resistance of each edge is r. The equivalent resistances
between corners 12 and 13 are respectively
(A)
2
r
,
2
r
(B) r, r (C)
2
r
,r (D) r,
2
r
2. A current of 2 A flows in system of conductors shown in figure. The potential difference V
A
V
B
will be:
(A) +1V (B) 1V (C) +2V (D) 2V
3. The slope of voltage (V) versus current (I) curve is called :
(A) Resistance (B) Conductance (C) Resistivity (D) Conductivity
4. Find equivalent resistance of the combination shown below :
R
R
A
B
(A) 2R (B)
R
2
(C) Zero (D) Intinite
5. Find the current flowing through the resistance R
1
of the circuit shown in figure if the resistances
are equal to R
1
= 10 O, R
2
= 20 O, and R
3
= 30 O, and the potentials of points 1, 2 and 3 are equal
to
1
= 10 V,
2
= 6 V, and
3
= 5 V.
(A) 0.1 A (B) 0.2 A (C) 0.3 A (D) 0.4 A
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6. You are given a wire 1 m long. In which one of the following cases, the energy drawn from the battery
will be the largest ? Assume that the internal resistance of the battery is zero.
(A) Full length of the wire connected across the battery
(B) Half length of the wire connected across the battery
(C) Wire cut into four equal parts and they are connected in parallel to each other across the battery
(D) Wire is cut into two equal parts and they are connected
in parallel to each other across the battery
7. Two 1000 W heaters when connected in parallel across 220 V supply produced heat Q
p
in time t. If they
are connected in series across the same power supply the heat produced in the same time is Q
s
. What
is
s
p
Q
Q
?
(A) 4 (B) 2 (C) 0.5 (D) 0.25
8. If the reading of ammeter A
1
in figure is 2.4 A. Neglecting the resistances of the ammeters, the reading
of ammeter A
2
will be :
(A) 1.6 A (B) 1.2 A (C) 1 A (D) 2 A
9. The resistance of the series combination of two resistances is S. When they are joined in parallel, the
total resistance is P. If S = nP, then the minimum possible value of n is :
(A) 4 (B) 3 (3) 2 (4) 1
10. Two sources of equal emf are connected to an external resistance R. The internal resistances of the
two sources are R
1
and R
2
(R
2
> R
1
). If the potential difference across the battery having internal
resistance R
2
, is zero, then:
(A) R =
) R R (
) R R ( R
1 2
2 1 2

+
(B) R = R
2
R
1
(C) R =
) R R (
R R
1 2
2 1
+
(D) R =
) R R (
R R
1 2
2 1

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1. Five identical cubes each of mass m are on a straight line with two adjacent faces in contact on ahorizontal
surface as shown in the fig. Suppose the surface is frictionless and a constant force P is applied from
left to right to the end face of A; which of the following statements are correct ?
A B C D E
P
(A) The acceleration of the system is
5P
m
(B) The resultant force acting on each cube is
P
5
(C) The force exerted on C by D is
5
P
(D) The acceleration of the cube D is
Pm
5
2. A fully loaded elevator has a mass of 6000 kg. The tension in the cable as the elevator is accelerated downward
with an acceleration of 2ms
2
is (Take g = I0 ms
2
)
(A) 72 10
4
N (B) 4.8 10
4
N (C) 6 10
4
N (D) 1.2 10
4
N
3. A spring balance is attached to 2 kg trolley and is used to pull the trolly along a flat surface as shown in
the fig. The reading on the spring balance remains at 10 kg during the motion. The acceleration of the
trolly is (Use g= 9.8 m
2
) :
(A) 4.9 ms
2
(B) 9.8 ms
2
(C) 49 ms
2
(D) 98 ms
2
4. An object will continue accelerating until :
(A) Resultant force on it begins to decreases
(B) Its velocity changes direction
(C) The resultant force on it is zero
(D) The resultant force is at right angles to its direction of motion
5. Block A is moving with a certain acceleration along a frictionless horizontal surface. When a second
block B i s pl aced on top of block A, the accel eration of the combi ned bl ock drops to
1/5 the original value. What is the ratio of the mass of A to the mass of B :
(A) 5 : 1 (B) 4 : 1 (C) 3 : 1 (D) 2 : 1
6. Five identical cubes each of mass m are on a straight line with two adjacent faces in contact on ahorizontal
surface as shown in the fig. Suppose the surface is frictionless and a constant force P is applied from
left to right to the end face of A; which of the following statements are correct ?
A B C D E
P
(A) The acceleration of the system is
5P
m
(B) The resultant force acting on each cube is
P
5
(C) The force exerted on C by D is
2P
5
(D) The acceleration of the cube D is
Pm
5
7. Two forces of 6N and 3N are acting on the two blocks of 2kg and 1kg kept on frictionless floor. What is
the force exerted on 2kg block by 1kg block ?:
2kg
1kg
6N
3N
(A)1N (B) 2N (C) 4N (D) 5N
8. Figure shows four blocks that are being pulled along a smooth horizontal surface. The mssses of the
blocks and tension in one cord are given. The pulling force F is :
4kg
3kg 2kg 1kg
60
F
30N
(A) 50 N (B) 100 N (C) 125 N (D) 200 N
9. A small block of mass 1kg is kept on a rough inclined wedge of inclination 45 fixed in an elevator. The
elevator goes up with a uniform velocity v = 2m/s and the block does not slide on the wedge. Then the
work done by force of friction on block in 1 sec is : [g = 10 m/s
2
]
(A) 5 J (B) 10 J (C) 15 J (D) 20 J
10. The velocity of end A of rigid rod placed between two smooth verticle walls moves with velocity u alons
verticle directions, Find out the velocity of end B of that rod, rod always remains in centact with verticle
wall.
A
B
u
(A) usinu (B) utanu (C) ucosu (D) ucotu
1. Three equal weights of mass m each are hanging on a string passing over a fixed pulley as shown in
figure. What are the tensions in the string connecting weights A to B and B to C ?
B
A
C
T
2
a
T
1
T
1
a
m
m
m
(A)
3
2
mg (B)
2
3
mg (C)
2
1
mg (D) none of these
2. Same spring is attached with 2 kg, 3 kg and 1 kg blocks in three different cases as shown in figure. If x
1
,
x
2
and x
3
be the extensions in the spring in these cases then (Assume all the blocks to move with
uniform acceleration)
(A) x
1
= 0, x
3
> x
2
(B) x
2
> x
1
> x
3
(C) x
3
> x
1
> x
2
(D) x
1
> x
2
> x
3
3. A large cubical shaped block of mass M rests on a fixed horizontal surface. Two blocks of mass
m
1
and m
2
are connected by a light inextensible string passing over a light pulley as shown.
Neglect friction everywhere. Then the constant horizontal force of magnitude F that should be
applied to M so that m
1
and m
2
do not move relative to M is :
(A) F =
1
2
m
m
(m
1
+ m
2
+ M)g (B) F =
2
1
m
m
(m
1
+ m
2
+ M)g
(C) F =
2
1
m
m
(m
1
+ M)g (D) F =
1
2
m
m
(m
1
+ M)g
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4. The pulley arrangements shown in figure are identical the mass of the rope being negligible. In case I,
the mass m is lifted by attaching a mass 2m to the other end of the rope. In case II, the mass m is lifted
by pulling the other end of the rope with a constant downward force F= 2 mg, where g is acceleration
due to gravity. The acceleration of mass in case I is :
(A) Zero (B) More than that in case II
(C) Less than that in case II (D) Equal to that in case II
5. A string is wrapped round a log of wood and it is pulled with force F as shown in figure :
(A) If increase u then tension T increase
(B) if u inereace then tension T decrease
(C) T > F if u > t/3
(D) T > F if u > t/4
6. A string of negligeble mass going over a clamped pully of mass m supports a block of mass M as shown
in figure the force on the pully by the clamp is given by :
(A)
2
mg (B)
2
Mg
(C)
g m ) m M (
2 2
+ +
(D)
g m ) m M (
2 2
+ +
7. The mass of block A for the system to be in equilibrium is : { Neglect friction}
2kg
A
2
k
g
30
(A) 1kg (B) 3kg (C) 5kg (D) 7kg
8. In the system shown in the figure, the acceleration of the 1kg mass and the tension in the string connecting
between A and B is :
(A)
g
4
downward,
8g
7
(B)
g
4
upward,
g
7
(C)
g
7
downward,
6
7
g (D)
g
2
upward, g
9. Two persons are holding a rope of negligible weight tightly at its ends so that it is horizontal. A 15 kg
weight is attached to the rope at the mid point which now no longer remains horizontal. The minimum
tension required to completely straighten the rope is :
(A) 15 kg
(B) kg
2
15
(C) 5 kg
(D) Infinitely large (or not possible)
10. Four equal and parallel forces are acting on a rod (as shown in figure) at distances of 20 cm, 40 cm, 60
cm and 80 cm respectively from one end of the rod. Under the influence of these forces the rod :
F
F
F
F
0 20 40 60 80
(A) Is at rest
(B) Experiences a torque
(C) Experiences a linear motion
(D) Experiences a torque and also a linear motion
1. What should be the minimum height of plane mirror required to view complete image of a wall of height
H behind you :
(A) H/2 (B) H/3 (C) H/4 (D) H
2. A plane mirror is rotated by an angle u in the plane perpendicular to the plane of incidence. The reflected
ray will turn by an angle :
(A) u (B) 2u (C)
2
u
(D) Does not turn
3. A plane mirror is rotated by an angle u about the plane perpendicular to the plane of incidence. The
reflected ray will turn by an angle :
(A) u (B) 2u (C) 3u (D) None of these
4. Two parallel plane mirrors A and B are placed at a separation 10 cm as shown in figure. A ray incident on the
corner of mirror B at an angle of incidence 45. Find the number of times this rays is reflected from mirror A:
(A) 4 (B) 5 (C) 6 (D) 7
5. Find the angle at which reflected ray will strike the upper mirror.
(A) 10 (B) 0 (C) 5 (D) 20
6. As per New Cartesian Sign Convention :
(A) Focal length of concave mirror is positive and that of convex mirror is negative
(B) Focal length of both, convex and concave mirror is positive
(C) Focal length of both, convex and concave mirror is negative
(D) Focal length of concave mirror is negative and that of convex mirror is positive
7. How far a concave mirror of focal length 20 cm should be kept from over face if we want to see exact
inverted image of our face ?
(A) 30 cm (B) 40 cm (C) 50 cm (D) 60 cm
8. Focal length of a convex mirror is 10 cm. An object is placed at 10 cm from the mirror. Find the position
of the image.
(A) 5 cm (B) 15 cm (C) 18 cm (D) 20 cm
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9. Which of the following correctly depicts the graphical variation in case of a spherical mirror ?
(A) (B) (C) (D)
10. In normal incidence from plane mirror what will be angle of deviation :
(A) 0 (B) 90 (C) 180 (D) 360
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1. For a prism, A = 60 , n =
3
7
. Find the minimum possible value of angle of incidence, so that the light
ray cannot pass the second surface.
(A) 60 (B) 30 (C) 45 (D) 90
2. A concave mirror of radias R is kept on horizontal table. Water (repractive index ) is poured into it upto
height h. Where should an object should placed (its distance from water surface) so that its final image
is formed on itself.
(A)

R
(B)

h
(C)

h R
(D)

+ h R
3. A rectangular glass wedge is covered into water ( = 4/3) . The refractive index of glass is g = 1.5 . At
what angle o will be the beam of light normally incident on AB reaches AC entirely.
A B
C
(A) o < sin
1
|
.
|

\
|
9
8
(B) o > sin
1
|
.
|

\
|
9
8
(C) o < cos
1
|
.
|

\
|
9
8
(D) o > cos
1
|
.
|

\
|
9
8
4. A beam of diameter d is incident on glass hemisphere as shown. If the radias of curvature of the
hemisphere is very large in comparision to d, then the diameter of beam at the base of hemisphere will
be
d
=
3
2
=
1
(A)
4
3
d (B) d (C)
3
d
(D)
3
2
d
5. Find the focal length of the lens shown in figure when n
s
= 2.5
n=2
n
s
R.O.C.= 40cm
R.O.C.= 60cm
n
s
(A) 360 cm (B) (C) 600cm (D) 100 cm
6. In a tank, a 4 cm thick layer of water ( = 4/3) floats on a 6 cm thick layer of an organic liquid ( = 1.48)
viewing at normal incidence, how far below the water surface does the bottom of water tank appear to
be:
(A) 8 cm (B) 7.05 cm (C) 10 cm (D) 6 cm
7. If a convex mirror of focal length f produces an image n times the size of the object, then the magnitude
of u is :
(A)
(n 1)f
u
n
+
= (B) u =
n
f ) n 1 (
(C)
n
u f
n 1
| |
=
|
+
\ .
(D) u =
f
n 1
n
|
|
.
|

\
|

8. Two plane mirrors are at right angles to each other. A man stands between them and combs his hair
with his right hand. In how many of the images will he be seen using his right hand :
(A) Zero (B) 1 (C) 2 (D) 3
9. A mirage occurs because :
(A) the refractive index of atmosphere increases with height.
(B) the refractive index of atmosphere decreases with height.
(C) refractive index remains constant with height.
(D) the hot ground acts like a mirror
10. The power of plane mirror is equal to :
(A) 0 (B) (C) 1 (D) 1
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