SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TEST 1995.

PHYSICS Section I Section II Section III Section IV 10 Marks 20 Marks 15 Marks 15 Marks SECTION I 1. Velocity of light in centimeter per nanosecond is _______________________ . 2. Phase of vibrating particles varies linearly and continuously when a wave travels in a medium. The linear distance between particles differing in phase by p when a wave of frequency 2 kHz travels at 350 m/s is a medium is __________________. 3. Density and youngs modulus of a certain hypothetical material are 5 gm/cm3 and 2.0 x 1010 Pa. Velocity of sound wave in this material is ______________. 4. Field strength at a certain distance from a charge Q is E. Field strength at one fourth of this distance from a charge Q/4 is _______________ . 5. Farad x Ohm expressed in the simplest form equals _________________. 6. A conductor carries a current vertically upwards. Magnetic field due to this current to the East of the conductor would be directed ____________________________. 7. An electron is moving southward in a region of space having a magnetic field directed vertically upwards. It experiences a force towards _________________ . 8. The change that takes place in the nucleus when a beta particle is emitted is ________________. 9. Two Deutrons combine to form a Helium nucleus. The masses of Deuterium and Helium atoms are 2.0141 u and 4.0026 u respectively. The energy yield in MeV per reaction is ________________. 10. Electromagnetic radiations of wavelength 5 nm fall in the _________________ region.

SECTION II 1. A man moves 100 m 30° East of south then another 100 m 60° North of East. He is at a distance of _________________ from the starting point. 2. Displaced air exerts a vertcally upward force equal to its own weight on a body. Force exerted by the displaced air on a man of weight 60 kg is nearly __________________ . ( Average density of a human being is nearly same as that of water and density of air is 1.3 gm/l. ). 3. A mirror produces a magnified image of a linear object placed 30 cm away from it 30 cm away from the object. If the object is moved towards the mirror by 5 cm the image moves by ____________. 4. With velocity of light in vaccum chosen as a standard the refractive indicies of water and glycerine are 4/3 and 8/5 respectively. If velocity of light in water is chosen as standard refractive index of glycereine would be ___________________ . 5. A source of sound of frequency 5 kHz is moving at 20 m/s. The wavelength of waves in front of the source is _______________________ .( Velocity of sound in air is 350 m/s ). 6. Two wires of circular cross section are made of equal amounts of same material and have their radii in the ratio 1:2. The ratio of their electrical resistances is ___________________. 7. Current between junctions A and B is _______________ .

8. ABCDEFGH is a wireframe of twelve conductors forming the edges of a cube. Resistance between any two adjacent corners is R. If the connection between A,E and C,G are removed the effective resistance between B and D would be ________________. 9. A battery is rated 12 V and has a capacity of 12 Ah. ( 1 Ah means the battery can drive one ampere of current for one hour or half ampere for two hours and so on..... ). The energy it can deliver is _______________________. 10. An electric lamp is rated 40 W at 200 V. If the lamp is operated at 150 V its power would be _____. SECTION III The amount of heat Q flowing along the length of a rod in a time t is given by the expression

Where q 2 and q 1 are temperatures of hot and cold ends, A and L are area of cross section and length of the rod, and K the coefficient of thermal conductivity ( a constant for the given material ) of the rod. It is assumed that there is no heat loss from the sides of the rod. 1. A rod is 50 cm long and has a cross sectional area of 10 mm2. If coefficient of thermal conductivity of the material of the conductor is 400 W/mK, the rate of heat flow along the rod is _____________________. 2. Temperature gradient is the rate at which the temperature varies with the length of the rod and is a constant for a rod carrying heat in steady state. If the temperature gradient of a rod is 5 K/mm, the heat that flows in one minute through a rod of cross sectional area 2 cm2 and coefficient of thermal conductivity 250 W/mK is equal to ________________. 3. When two rods are placed end to end the rate of heat flow in them must be same. If two rods of equal areas of cross section and having their lengths and coefficients of thermal conductivities in the ratio 1:2 and 2:1 respectively have their free ends maintained at 350 K and 300 K respectively, the temperature of the junction will be _______________. 4. The amount of heat that escapes from a house through a 3 m x 2 m glass window pane of thickness 5 mm for a temperature difference of 10 C° in one hour is ____________________. ( Coefficient of thermal conductivity of glass is 0.008 W/cmK ) 5. One end of rod of cross sectional area 5 cm2, length 25 cm, coefficient of thermal conductivity 210 W/mK is maintained at 100° C and the other end is connected to beaker of water containing melting ice. The amount of ice that melts in a minute is _______________. ( Latent heat of fusion of ice is 80 cal/gm ) SECTION IV A body floats when the weight of the liquid it displaces equals its own weight. Questions in the following section are based on this principle. 1. A block of ice (density 900 kg/m3) is floating in a beaker of liquid (density 1200 kg/m3). The fraction of its volume seen above the liquid is ____________________ . 2. A body of density 1200 kg/m3 just floats in a homogenous mixture of two liquids of densities 1000 kg/m3 and 1500 kg/m3. The ratio by volumes in which the liquids are mixed is ____________________ . 3. A cubical block of Aluminum has a cavity inside. If it floats in water with 7/8 of it’s volume submerged in water. The ratio of the volume of the material to the ratio of its external volume is __________________ .

The level of water in the beaker _______________ . A current of 3. The ratio of specific heat of the solid to its latent heat of fusion is . A few lead shots are removed from the tube and dropped in to the beaker. The temperature at first rises from 20° C to 80° C in 5 minutes and then remains steady for 60 minutes before it starts rising again. 9. 600 m. The westward distance between the places is . Section C 30 Marks . The focal length of the mirror is .4. The filament is cut in to two equal parts and one of them is used at 250 V. density of the material of the block is _____________________. ( Mention the correct answer in your response sheet ) 6. 13. For compressions and rarefactions to form in a medium the direction of vibration of the particles and the direction of propagation of the wave must be . A test tube containing some lead shot floats vertically in a beaker of water. When aluminum is bombarded with alpha particles. A wave of frequency 170 Hz travels through a narrow pipe closed at one end where it is reflected. 8. A concave mirror is kept some distance away from a wall. SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TEST 1996. The southward distance between the places is . 4. The mass number and charge number of the product nucleus are reduced by and respectively. The angle of minimum deviation of an equiangular prism is equal to the angle of the prism. 7.( Assume that the test tube continues to float vertically after the lead shots are removed from it ). The reflected wave and the incident wave interfere forming a stationary wave in the pipe. A filament lamp is rated 100 W at 200 V. 5. the velocity of the wave is . 5. A large amount of ice at 0 ° C is added to a beaker of water at 30 ° C.2 mA is flowing through a wire. 10. A hypothetical radioactive nucleus emits a proton and a deuteron in succession. The distance between the places is . Its power would be . 200 m and 450 m. 12. 3. If density of liquid A is 600 kg/m3 and that of B is 400 kg/m3. The number of electrons crossing any section of the conductor in a minute would be . 11. The north pole of a compass needle placed above the wire would deflect towards . With x axis westward and y axis southward the coordinates of two places are 150 m. The refractive index of the material of the prism is . Some of the ice melts and the rest floats on water in the beaker. A solid is heated by a source supplying heat at a constant rate. Section A 10 Marks Section B 20 Marks SECTION A 1. 2. A twice magnified image is formed on the wall when an object is placed between the mirror and the wall at a distance of 30 cm from the wall. When a person speaks in to a microphone the vibrations of its diaphragm are free/ resonant/forced . A cubical block C floats as shown with one fourth of its volume submerged in liquid A and the remaining three fourths in liquid B as shown. The temperature of the water in the beaker is . the resulting nucleus becomes radioactive and emits particles. If the nearest antinode in the pipe is 50 cm from the closed end. A long wire has electronic current flowing through it from north to south.

24. To raise the temperature of 10 liters of water through 20 C° a 1000 W heater would require minutes. It has to first reach a point C on the wall and then reach B such that AC and BC make equal angles with normal to the wall at C The time taken for this motion would be . 20. Two particles are going round concentric circular paths making 30 RPM and 60 RPM. An insect is at A moving on the floor at 5 cms–1. When this angle is 90° the electrical resistance offered by the ring for a current entering one point and leaving the other is R. Intensity of light at a point is proportional to square of the distance of the point from a source of light. Two points on a thin circular ring are located such that the radial lines joining them to the center have a certain angle between them. The ratio of densities of wood and metal is . current through any section of the pipe is . For a certain current through it the magnetic field at it’s center is X. Two wires are made of equal mass of same material and have their cross sections in the ratio 3:4. If the velocity of the flow is v. An electron moving vertically upward in a horizontal magnetic field experiences a force directed towards east. SECTION C 21. Then a and b are equal to and respectively. 22. Due to a change in the resistance of the circuit in which this cell is a part the same charge takes twice greater time to be driven. 15. A wooden block of certain volume is floating in water with a metal block of one eighth its volume hanging from below it. A length of wire is made in to circular coil with certain number of turns. 23. A charged liquid is flowing through a pipe of cross sectional area a. The force experienced by an electron travelling eastward in this magnetic field will be directed towards . A source of light is at a height of 30 cm above the center of a circular table of radius 40 cm. magnetic field at it’s center for same current as the first coil would be . 26. The volume of the submerged portion of the wooden block is one fourth its total volume. The distance between the cars at the moment the rear car comes to rest is . the time interval between their being at the minimum and maximum distances is . The distance of a particle moving along a straight line from another stationary point on the same line is given by l = 2+ 4t + 5 t2 with l in meters and t in seconds. The distance between the points parallel to the wall is 50 cm. 25. Two points A and B are located on the floor of a room 30 cm and 20 cm away from a wall. . Charge on the plates when the potential difference is doubled and the material between the plates is replaced by material of dielectric constant 2 would be . If another coil made of same length of wire has twice greater number of turns. Unit volume of this liquid has a charge q. Their resistances will be in the ratio . Two cars are travelling on a straight road with the one car 200 m from the other at the same speed. The ratio of intensities at the center and the edge of the table is . 19. At a certain moment brakes are applied to the rear car and it decelerates uniformly travelling 20 m before coming to rest. The resistance when the angle is 60° will be . 17. Work done in the first and second cases by the cell are in the ratio . 16. 28. Charge stored by a condenser is 5 mC when a potential difference of 2 V is maintained between its plates and the plates have a material of dielectric constant 5 between them. 27. In the expression v. The distance travelled by the body between 4 th and 6 th seconds will be . Elasticity and density. E and D denote velocity. the volume of the submerged portion of the wooden block is three fourths its total volume. When the metal block is placed on top of the wooden block. 18.14. A cell drives a certain charge through a circuit in a certain time.

5. The ratio of refractive indices of the media is . In electrolysis of copper sulphate solution. Its wavelength in a medium where the velocity is 1400 m/s would be equal to . If the frequency of this wave is 2. ( Mention the correct answer in your response sheet and justify your answer) SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TEST 1997.29. 4. The mass of the substance that disintegrates in 1 hour is greater than / equal to / less than 4 gm. The potential difference between these points is . If a sphere initially uncharged has acquired a charge of 3. Light falling on a sphere made of a photoelectric material causes it to lose electrons. the energy it possesses is equal to . 7.16 mA of current is flowing through a wire. Mass equivalent of energy of 186. Mass of a radioactive substance at a certain moment is 16 gm and its half life is 2 hrs. the amount of work done by it is . . acceleration due to gravity = 10 ms–2 Charge of electron e = 1. . One of the stones hits the ground 1 s after the other strikes the ground. The frequency of the source is 400 Hz. 2 2 7. 6. 4. Section A 10 Marks Section B 20 Marks Section C 30 Marks Useful Physical constants: i. At 2 atmosphere pressure and same temperature the velocity would be . It’s mass number decreases by and it’s charge number decreases by . 5. 2. The closest distance between particles one at an extreme position and another at the equilibrium position is 2 m.5 gm/cc SECTION A 1. Two stones are released from rest one from a height of 9 m and another from some unknown height above the ground. SECTION B 1. 10. A wire carries a current vertically downwards. 2. If 0. Radii of circular paths of electrons round the nuclei are proportional to the square of quantum numbers. The energy consumed by a 20 W lamp used for 25 hrs is kWh 9. 3. iii. A source of sound is moving at 36 kmph straight towards an observer moving away from it at 36 kmph and along the same straight line. 3.2 m C. the velocity of the wave is . 2 kgf/cm = N/m .2 MeV is amu. the number of electrons it has lost is . The height from which the second stone is released can have values of . In wavelength of a wave in a certain medium is 20 cm and its velocity is 350 m/s. The magnetic field to the East of the wire is directed towards . 20 mJ of work is done in moving one micro Coloumb of charge between two points. The ratio of frequencies of revolution in orbits of quantum numbers 1 and 4 is . 30. If a cell of emf 6 V drives a current of 2 amp through a circuit for 10 minutes. Momentum is mv and kinetic energy is mv2/2. If square of time taken to go round circular path once by an electron is proportional to cubes of the radius.5 kHz. Frequency of the note received by the observer is . 6. iv. the number of electrons crossing any section of the wire in a minute is . At 1 atmosphere pressure and a certain temperature the velocity of sound is 350 m/s. It’s momentum is . Energy stored by a capacitor is given by the expression If a 5 m F capacitor charged to 200 V. Light travels at v1 in a medium and at v2 in another medium. A body of mass 4 kg has a kinetic energy of 32 J.( kgf = g N ) 8. 8.6 x 10-19 C 1/4p e o = 9 x 109 Nm2C–2 Density of wood = 0. The mass of copper deposited on the cathode plate is . an alternating current source is used. A hypothetical radioactive nucleus emits a proton and a positron. ii.

A projectile hurled at 45° attains a maximum height of 25 m. Resultant R of two parallel forces P and Q acting at A and B is equal to P+Q and the point C where it acts can be located from the relation P(AC)=Q(BC). 10. 2. A negatively charged particle travelling northward in the same magnetic field will experience a force. One of them is 200 m away and is moving uniformly at 10 m/s. A lens forms a twice magnified image of an object kept 30 cm away from it on oneside on a screen kept on the other side. Read the information provided carefully and answer the following question. Without disturbing the object. 8. The horizontal distance it travels before it strikes the ground is . A positively charged particle travelling vertically upwards experiences a northward force due to magnetic field directed at right angles to it. If a length of 10 cm is sawed off from the stick and it is floated again.9. the screen must be moved by to obtain a sharp image. As the insect moves 10 cm from its initial position. A solid object A of mass 200 gm object placed in contact with a source supplying heat at a constant rate undergoes a rise in temperature of 20 C° in 40 s. Between any two adjacent junctions the resistance of a wire frame shown is same. Mass of a radio active substance at a certain moment is 16 gm. 6. The other located 100 m away . A long uniform wooden stick of cylindrical cross section is weighted at the bottom such that a length of 20 cm of it protrudes out of water as it floats vertically. the length that protrudes above the water surface would be . 5. 4. ( Refer to the figure shown below ) The resultant of two parallel forces is 40 N and acts 10 cm from the force of 10 N. The other force acts at a distance of from the 10 N force. If the resistance between B and E is R. The mass of it that disintegrates in it’s third half-life period is . 1. the blade has turns through a right angle. Two cars are travelling towards a junction along two different intersecting roads. The questions can be answered by proper appreciation of the information provided. 7. resistance between A and B is . An insect is located at the edge of a fan blade of length 40 cm. A stone projected in to the air from the ground level with a velocity v directed at q above the horizontal hits the ground at a horizontal distance of from the point of projection. Another solid object B of mass 300 gm needs 20 s for a 5 C° rise in temperature. SECTION C In some of the following questions information ( A new rule. the lens is moved through 5 cm towards the object. The distance between initial and final positions is . 3. The ratio of specific heats of A and B is . a new equation…) required to answer the questions is provided. The maximum height attained by it during the flight is given by the expression . It starts walking toward the centre of the fan.

B) real. II. The force experienced by the point charge is . What temperature change on the Kelvin scale is equivalent to a 10 degree change on the Celsius scale? A) 283 K B) 273 K C) 18 K D) 10 K E) 0 2. The critical angle of a material is the angle of incidence for which the angle of refraction is: A) 0° B) 30° C) 45° D) 90° E) 180° 4. inverted. 9. This quantity is A) acceleration B)kinetic energy C) mass D) momentum E) Potential Energy 9. and smaller. When metal rod 1 is placed in contact with metal rod 2. and the same size as the object. erect. 6. A ring with a uniformly distributed charge (Q) of radius R repels a point charge (q) placed on its axis with a force F given by the expression where x is the distance of q from the centre of the ring. The distance between any point on the ring and the point charge is 100 cm. Additional helium is added. C) real. 10. An object is located 0. B) length of a liquid column. another physical quantity associated with the object also gets doubled. upright.20 m from a converging lens which has a focal length of 0. When the velocity of a moving object is doubled. thermal energy flows from 1 to 2. SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE PHYSICS 1998 Useful Physical constants: I. D) virtual. A plane mirror produces an image that is: A) real.6 x 10-19 J Velocity of Light c = 3 x 108 m/s Relative density of cork = 0.6 x 10-34 Js Electron Volt = 1.starts from rest and accelerates uniformly at 2 m/s2 towards the junction. 5. inverted. B) real. A wire is of square cross section of side ‘a’ and length L and has a resistance R. the wavelength: A) halves and the speed remains unchanged. B) doubles and the speed remains unchanged. Which of the following could NOT be used to indicate a temperature change? A change in: A) color of a metal rod. Relative to the object. and larger. D) virtual. Another wire made of same material and of twice greater length has the same volume as the first. C) real. A point charge of 5 m C is located on the axis of a ring of radius 60 cm carrying a charge of 40 m C. bringing the total mass of D)F E) F/2 . A mass m of helium gas is in a container of constant volume V. D) is unchanged and the speed halves. and smaller. upright.25 SECTION A 1. D)mass of one mole of gas at constant pressure. The interval between the moments when the cars pass the intersection is . 7.15 m. If the frequency of sound is doubled. C) is unchanged and the speed doubles. and larger. Planck’s constant = 6. and the same size as the object. 10. It is initially at pressure p and absolute temperature T. The charges are halved and the distance between them is also halved. Two charges repel each other with a force F when they are a certain distance apart. A light year is a unit of A) acceleration B) distance C) speed D) time E) velocity 3. A possible explanation is that 1 has a higher A) specific heat B) heat capacity C) mass D) temperature E) Density 8. upright. erect. inverted. the image formed by the lens will be: A) real. The electrical resistance of the second wire is . C) electrical resistance. and larger than the object. The force between the charges now is A) F/16 B) F/4 C) F/8 SECTION B 11. and smaller than the object.

1 gm/cm E) 0. 16. Find the parallel equivalent of the remaining two resitances. two resistors are picked and combined first in series and then in parallel. III. If the lens is moved away from the object by 10 cm. FBT be force exerted by book on the table and FBE be force exerted by book on the earth. the N pole of the compass: A) remains undeflected. the temperature is found to be 2T. Which of the following equivalent resistances CANNOT be produced using all three resistors? A)1 /3 W B) 2 /3 W C) 1. Let FEB be force exerted by earth on the book. Among these forces.4 gm/cm B) 0.0 W SECTION C 21. After this addition.5 W E) 3. Solve the problem if the first two cars are travelling in the opposite directions. A third car travelling at 30 kmph crosses one of the cars at a certain moment. its new mass per unit length will be A) 0. D) 1. When the conventional current in the conductor is from south to north and large. A wire of length 50 cm has a mass of 20 gm. A ray of light is directed toward a point P on a boundary ( represented by the dotted line ) as shown to the right. A string is tied around a cork of mass m and the free end of the string is attached to the bottom of a water-filled container with the cork totally immersed in the water. C) points to the west.2 gm/cm 14. The tension in the string is: A)0 B) mg C) 2 mg D) 3 mg E) 4 mg 15. II. reaction pairs are A) FEB .0 W resistors.2 kg/m C) 2 kg/m D) 0. Which of the following statements could be true? I. The second object is an insulator with zero net charge. 23. FTB be force exerted by table on the book. D) points to the east. What is the gas pressure? A) 2 /3 p B) 3 /2 p C) 2 p D) 3 p E) 6 p 12. A point object is located at a distance of 30 cm on the principal axis of a convex lens of focal length 20 cm. FBE D)FEB . II & III 19. and n3)? A) n1 > n2 > n3 B)n1 > n3 > n2 C) n2 > n3 > n1 D)n2 > n1 > n3 E) n3 > n1 > n2 17.6 W and 7 W . From amongst resistances of 2 W . A beam of light passes from medium 1 to medium 2 to medium 3 as shown in the accompanying figure. Two cars are travelling in the same direction at 60 kmph and are 30 km apart. A positively charged conductor attracts a second object. n2. What is true about the respective indices of refraction (n1. E) has its polarity reversed. A) I only B) II only C) III only D) I & II only 18. If it’s radius is halved by stretching. You are given three 1. FTB B) FBE . A long straight wire conductor is placed below a compass. FBT E)FBE . Their equivalent resistances are found to be 2 W and 9 W .0 W . 22. find the distance through which the image moves. The second object is a conductor with negative net charge. Find the time elapsed before it crosses the second car. FBT 20.helium gas to 3m. the action. Which segment best represents the refracted ray? A) PA C) PC B) PB D) PD E) PE E) I.3 W . A book is placed on a table. FTB C) FEB . The second object is a conductor with zero net charge. Which would be the most comfortable temperature for your bath water? A) 0o C B) 40 K C) 110o C D) 310 K E) 560 K 13. B) points to the south.

26. The minimum and maximum distances the particle could have moved are . Which of the following is NOT possible for the images formed by the lens in the accompanying figure? A) real and inverted B) real and smaller in size C) real and larger in size D) virtual and erect E) virtual and smaller in size  25. The new readings of the balance and the spring scale are respectively. On applying brakes a car slows down from v1 to v2 as it travels a certain distance and from v2 to v3 as it travels an equal distance. and the length of the cylinder is same as the width of the sheet. In a certain process initial energy of the system is -13. find the distance where the rays converge after second refraction 30.6 eV and final energy is . When placed on a spring scale. width W and some thickness is melted and formed in to a hollow cylinder. . The rays of light from this object pass through the first lens and then through the second. The angle between its acceleration and velocity vectors is . 5. 4. the speed of projection is . (i) A point object is located at a distance of 20 cm from the lens of shorter focal length. 3.D and F. Everything (balance. Consider both the cases that arise. 27. The effective resistance between junctions A and G when the resistances between junctions C. A metallic sheet of length L. Find the new effective resistance between A and G. If he rides his bicyle changing his speed from lower to higher speed every ten minutes how long would he take to cover the distance. If the energy of the quantum of light is given by E=hn . scale. An object placed on an equal arm balance requires 12 kg to balance it. SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TEST 1999 1. set of masses. 2. (ii) If a parallel beam of light were to be incident on the first lens and the rays refract a second time after first converging.E and D. Find the speed of the horse.24. The enegy loss is due to the emission of a quantum of light by the system. A cyclist covers a certain distance in 50 minutes riding his bicycle at a certain speed and in 40 minutes riding at a faster speed. At a certain moment of time a particle moving along a straight line is located at a distance of 5 m from a point and at a subsequent moment it is at a distance of 10 m from the same point. If they hit the ground with a time gap of 4 s. A particle is going round a circular path with a constant speed.3.4 eV. A body is thrown up from a certain height and another thrown down from the same point with the same speed at the same time. If the inner and outer radii of the cylinder are a and b respectively. Find the wavelength of light emittted. The removed resistances are reconnected and the resistances between junctions B. and the object) is now transported to the moon where the gravitational force is one-sixth that on Earth.F are removed is R. 29.H are now removed. Two convex lenses of focal lengths 20 cm and 30 cm are placed 50 cm apart coaxially. Find the thickness of the sheet. where h is the Planck’s constant and n is the frequency of the light. Find the distance where the rays of light converge from the second lens. A horse running along a 5 m wide circular track takes p seconds more to travel along the outer edge than the time taken to travel the inner edge. In the circuit shown adjacent junctions are connected by equal resistances. the scale reads 120 N. the relation between the velocities is . 28.

9. R3. . R2. they are connected by a conducting wire. I. The volume of the cavity is . A particle of mass m is moving in the xy plane parallel to x. velocity and perpendicular distance from the given point. If the resistance R' of the second wire is less than nR where n is an integer. A body is dropped from a height of 20 m above the ground.10 A flows through the 25  resistor shown in the diagram. 15. Another wire of same length. A and B moved in the same direction after the collision. 7. They are initially given charges of -2. n would be . Two small identical conducting spheres are separated by a distance much larger than their diameter. the time it takes to hit the ground is ( Assume acceleration due to gravity = 10 ms–2 ) . 14. 8. Angular momentum of a particle about a point is defined as the product of its mass. The current through the 80  resistor is .axis at a distance d from it with a speed v. The true statements from these are . 20  60  25  and 20  respectively. With the mistaken connection. When the wire is removed. Consider the following statements. same material has one end of same radius and the other end of twice greater radius. 10. II. Its angular momentum about the origin would be 13. A current of 0.00  C. A wire of a certain radius has a resistance R. Assume the light bulbs are rated for single connection to 120 V. In the circuit shown the resistance R1.00  C and +4. the radius increasing linearly from the narrower end. Assume the force of air resistance has magnitude proportional to the velocity. The velocities of A and B were equal at the mid-time of the collision III. the magnitude of the force between them is .1 gm/cc and a metal B of density 8. 11. A converging lens with focal length +10 cm would produce a twice magnified image of an object. 12. Three 60 W light bulbs are mistakenly wired in series and connected to a 120 V power supply. if the object is placed at a distance of from it. Air resistance is not negligible. the power dissipated by each bulb is . R4 and R5 are 80  . A hollow ball made of this material has an external volume of 80 cc and a mass of 100 g.6. The mass of A was greater than the mass of B. and are found to exert a force on each other of magnitude 1 N. Without changing their position. the ball's acceleration is (greater than /less than /equal to) acceleration due to gravity. A ball of mass m is thrown vertically upward. and direction opposite to the velocity's. An alloy consists of a metal A of density 3. The diagram to the right shows the velocitytime graph for two masses A and B that collided elastically. At the highest point. If gravity disappears 1 second after it starts falling .8 gm/cc mixed in the ratio 2:1.

A sealed evacuated vessel of volume 1500 m and mass 3  105 kg is floating on water. If the nearest node to the wall is 25 cm from it and the velocity of longitudinal waves in air is 350 m/s. the rays converge at a distance of __________ from the first lens. If velocity of light in medium A is 2.( Density of water is 1 gm/cc.CD. the frequency of the wave is . One fourth of its mass is removed and another material of density  /2 is added to it and a new solid object B is formed. A longitudinal wave is normally incident on a wall and is reflected. A circular plate of area A is moving in this space at v. A point object is located 5 cm above the principal axis of a lens of focal length 20 cm. When the resistances JB and JH are removed the equivalent resistance between terminals A and I is R. 23. The orbital radius of a certain satellite is R and it takes two hours to complete one revolution. Velocity of light in a medium C is 1. The difference in the volumes of the two spheres is . Refractive index of A with respect to B is . The equivalent resistance between A and I when the resistances AJ and JI are removed would be . The man runs parallel to the rails towards the other end and jumps off. B is moving at a constant velocity of 10 m/s and A starts moving at the moment B passes it. . assume g =10 m/s2) 27. A wagon of mass M is free to roll on frictionless rails and is located on a straight track. If A accelerates at 1 m/s2 for 5 s and then travels at a constant velocity. 20. Particles A and B are free to move along parallel paths.2. After passing through the second lens. The radius of the orbit of a satellite that would take 16 hours to complete one revolution would be . 22. 15 equal resistances (AB. the distance between A and B 10 s after B passes A is . 21. 28. 3 26. Gravity at a height h above the earth is for h<<R and and gravity at a depth d below the earth is for any h. The dust particles that come in to contact with the plate stick to it. ……. 18. 24.5  108 m/s. the speed of the wagon is . A man of mass m is standing at one end of the wagon.16. Parallel beam of light parallel to the principal axis of a lens falls on a lens of focal length 50 cm. Potential difference between A and B is and the current flowing from C to D is . The mass of B is 5/4 times the mass of A. After passing through the first lens they pass through another coaxially mounted convex lens of focal length 50 cm placed 150 cm from the first lens. The downward force that should be exerted on the vessel to just submerge it is .BC.25  108 m/s. The mass of dust that collects on the plate in a time t is . ( You should not use the value of velocity of light in vaccum or air ). An solid object A has a mass m and is made of a material of density  . 17.) are connected to form a star as shown. If the distance of the object measured parallel to the principal axis is 30 cm. If the speed of the man at the moment he jumps off is v. Refractive index of medium B with respect to medium C is 1. 25. Dust particles are uniformly distributed in space with a mass per unit volume  . The incident and the reflected waves interfere producing a stationary wave. 19. the distance of the image of the object from the principal axis would be .

The height where the gravity is same as at a depth of 10 km is The height where the gravity is same as at a depth of 3200 km is .83 m/s2. The fundamental frequency of vibration of a string stretched between two supports is given by the expression . A pendulum has a time period of 2 s at a place where acceleration due to gravity is 9. Suppose gravitational force between two masses were to be given by where k is some constant. tension in the string and mass per unit length respectively. g is the gravity on the earth and g' gravity at the specified position) Use these equations in filling the following blanks. The first stone released by him strikes the ground at the moment he has just released the fifth stone. . SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TEST 2000 1. l.for all d. A string stretched between two supports has a frequency n. third and fourth stones are at heights of . 3. length of the string. A boy drops stones from the roof of a building on to the ground 9 m below. 2 seconds later another body is projected vertically upward from the same point at 20 m/s. ( acceleration due to gravity = 10 ms– 2 ) 6. The mass of ice added being equal to half the mass of water in the beaker and all the ice added just melts. A charged particle moving northward at right angles to a magnetic field experiences a force directed eastward. Two equal masses attract each other with a certain force when the distance is d. A beaker with negligible water equivalent contains some water of mass m. Another charged particle of opposite charge is moving towards southeast in the same magnetic field. The same body floats with three fourth of its volume submerged in a liquid B. A body floats with half its volume submerged in a liquid A.78 m/s2. 29. where n. Some mass of ice at 0 c is added to this water. The second. ( R= 6400 km. If each of the masses is doubled. The force experienced by it is directed towards . Another cyclist is riding his bicycle at a constant speed of 6 m/s. T and  are the frequency. it's length must be . A body is dropped from a certain height. the distance between them must be increased times for the force to remain the same as earlier. 2. the final temperature would have been . The new fundamental frequency is . A line of cyclists separated by 50 m are travelling along a road at a constant speed of 4 m/s. Use this equation in filling the following blank. 8. ( acceleration due to gravity = 10 ms–2 ) 5. The velocities of the particle at the moment of passing the 20th m and 30th m marks are and . To have the same time period of 2 seconds at a place where acceleration due to gravity is 9. 4. A particle starting from rest accelerates at 2 m/s2 for some time and then travels uniformly and passes a point 175 m from the starting point 20 s after start. 7. This string is then stretched to twice its original length and fixed between two new supports with same tension as earlier. If half of this mass of ice were to be added. 30. and above the ground at this moment. The time taken by him to cross 10 cyclists is if he is travelling in the same direction as the others and if he is travelling in a direction opposite the others. Equal masses of these two liquids are mixed to form a homogeneous mixture and the body is floated in this mixture again. The fraction of the volume of the body that would be seen above the surface of the mixture is . The distance between the first and second bodies 5 seconds after the projection of the second body is .

A potential difference applied to the ends of a wire causes a certain current to flow through it and a certain amount of heat to develop in it. 13. A lens is placed between them..6 m/s) 10. The magnetic field is perpendicular to the plane of the coil and is directed out of the plane if the current is anticlockwise. A house uses 5 lamps of 40 W each for 5 hours a day and an electrical heater of 1000 W for 1 hour a day. gets internally reflected from the second face and emerges through the base of the prism. ( Draw a neat ray diagram. -31 -19 ( mass of electron m = 9. The lens is now moved away from the candle through 30 cm. the distance through which the screen has to be moved is and the new magnification of the image is . (Permeability of free space  o= 4 x 10–7 Hm–1) 18. A candle flame and a screen are 180 cm apart.9. If the same potential difference is applied to the ends of the new wire. If the initial value of the current is 8 A. To obtain another clear image on the screen. The current remains constant for one second and in the next second it is half of the value in the previous second. The mass ( in milligram ) that is equivalent to this energy is . the heat developed _______________ times and the current flowing __________ times. If each of the particles carries a charge of 4 microColoumb. the average current in the path is . 15. With resistance between A and D removed and the resistance between different points is measured. Number of particles crossing any radial line every second is . The current in a wire of resistance 10 Ohm varies as shown. The speed of any particle is 2 m/s. ( This ratio is an approximation ). and the charge that flows across any section of the wire in this time is . 17. The kinetic energy (in joule ) gained by it is and it's velocity is . All the resistances shown are equal. If the resistance between points B and C is R. For a certain position of the lens a twice magnified clear image is obtained on the screen. Magnetic field produced by a circular coil of radius R and having N turns carrying a current 'i'is given by . If end correction is neglected it is possible to obtain resonance for lengths of air column which are in the ratio 1:3:5:7: …………. Shortest and longest lengths of the water column for which resonance is obtained are and . The angle of deviation of the ray is . A vibrating tuning fork of frequency 480 Hz is held at the mouth of the tube and water is slowly poured in to the tube.6 x 10 C ). . ) 12. the heat produced in the wire in 5 seconds is joule. A meter long tube with its lower end closed is held vertically. The magnetic field at the center of the coils is . 110 Particles are chasing each other on a circular path of radius 7 m.1 x 10 kg. the resistance between points A and B would be 14. The wire is stretched to obtain a new thin wire of half the original thickness. Two concentric coils made of wires of same length 'L' are made in to coils of radii R and 2R and have same current 'i' flowing through them in the same sense and are in the same plane. ( Velocity of sound in air is 345. 11. The energy consumed in a month of 30 days in kWh is . An electron starting from rest is accelerated through a potential difference of 182 V. charge of electron e = 1. 16. A ray of light incident normally on one face of an equiangular prism.

B and C are constituents of a nucleus A. The rope will be taut after a time of . You release one stone at a certain moment and the other 0. 6. Assume that as the rope gets taut. 2. Imagine a man moving from north pole to the equator and from the equator to the south pole. (Mass of B = 1.19. Two small stones are tied at the ends of a rope of length 5 m . If the river were not flowing the time taken would have been 2 hrs but with the river flowing the time taken is 1. A boat moves down stream a certain distance in a river. 4. Part B (10x3=30 Marks) 7. All Resistances are equal to 9 Ohm each. The amount of heat produced and the charge that crosses a given section of the wire in 3 s would be and ________________. The binding energy of nucleus A having three nucleons of type B and four nucleons of type C in MeV is . one in each hand. the velocities of the stones becomes equal to the average of the velocities of the stones just before the stone gets taut.5 s later along the same vertical line from the same position. Resistance per unit length of this wire would be . A carom striker hits a side of the carom board at some angle and rebounds. Mass of C = 1. A point object is located on the principal axis of the system 30 cm from the convex lens. moving along the same longitude. These rays converge at a distance of from the lens after passing through it a second time. This charged particle would not experience any force if it moved in a direction . The velocity of the mid point of the vertical portion when the upper end is at height of 0. The inner portion of radius R/2 is made of a material of resistivity r and the outer annular portion of thickness R/2 is made of material of resistivity 2r .01586 amu) PHYSICS -2001 Part A (6x5=30 Marks) 1. A cylindrical wire of radius R is made of two different materials. 5. It then hits the adjacent side.5 m/s2. A concave mirror of focal length 25 cm and a convex lens of focal length 20 cm are arranged coaxially 85 cm apart. 9.64 m above the table is . Imagine you are holding them.5 hrs. The magnitude of the displacement in the first and second parts are _____________ and ______________ and the total displacement is ____________. The angle between the initial and final directions of motion is . 20. with the rope hanging loosely on the top floor balcony of a tall building. Rays of light after passing through the lens fall on the mirror and after reflection from the mirror pass through the lens again.00867 amu and Mass of A = 7. A charged particle moving south west at right angles to a magnetic field experiences a force vertically upwards. The time taken to travel upstream the same distance would be . 8. 3. The velocities of the stones 2 s later would be . A chain is lying as a heap on a table.00733 amu. Current flowing through a wire of resistance 2 Ohm varies with time as shown. Equivalent resistance between B and C is _________________ and the equivalent resistance between A and D when the resistances between GF and FE are removed is _________________. One end of it is pulled vertically upward with a constant acceleration of 0.

PHYSICS . 11. The ratio r/t is equal to _____________________. Sound wave of a frequency n travels in a certain gaseous medium with a velocity v. The number of extra waves contained in one path as compared to other is _________ _ . The temperatures of air in 1 is higher than the temperature of air in 2 and the corresponding speeds of sounds are v1 and v2 respectively. The speed of sound of frequency 2n in this medium would be . A source of sound of frequency n is located at A. The substance is produced for 10 s. (Assume the angles made by the line of motion with the normal before and after collision are same for both the collisions) 10. 14. 12. 16. A sphere consists of inner portion of radius r made of a material of density 8 gm/cm3 . 13.____________. Energy released in the fission of U235 is nearly 200 MeV. Energy released in a fusion reaction of two Deuterons is nearly 24 MeV. Sound travels along the paths 1 and 2 to B. If a pulse of sound were to be emitted at A the time interval between the moments the pulse arrives at B along the two paths to B is . The resistance would lie between ______________ and ______________. At the initial moment the mass of the substance is zero and production rate is 5 mg/s. This sphere floats in a liquid of density 10 gm/cm3 with half its volume submerged. 15. The force experienced by a positively charged particle moving in the northwest direction would be . Two hours later the mass of the radioactive substance would be nearly . and an outer layer of thickness t made of a material of density 4 gm/cm3. When connected as in A the readings are 2 A and 100 V and when connected as in B the readings are 2. The value of a resistance R can be determined by connecting it either as shown in Fig A or as shown in Fig B. A thin circular tube of radius r has two openings at diametrically opposite ends. A radio active substance of half life period 2 hrs is being produced in a reactor.1 A and 98 V. If the resistance of ammeter is 2 Ohm the value of R is . A second gaseous medium at same pressure as the first has twice greater density.2002 . A negatively charged particle moving at right angles to a magnetic field in the southeast direction experiences a vertical upward force. The mass of Uranium that should undergo fission to release the same amount of energy as obtained by fusing nuclei contained in 1 kg Deuterons would be and the energy released is .

A particle is going round a circular path making one revolution in 4 s. Find the induction at double this distance on the axial line of the magnet. If 2 s after start its centripetal acceleration is 4 m/s2 find its centripetal acceleration a second later. At a point on the equatorial line of the magnet the magnetic induction is zero. When the test tube is three fourth’s full it is just about to submerge as shown . A car starting from rest goes round a bend with its speed increasing linearly with time. A magnet is arranged parallel to an external uniform magnetic field of induction Bo with its north pole pointing in the direction of the field. . 2. A point object is located on the principal axis of a lens at a distance of 25 cm from it. The mass is drawn aside such that the string is horizontal and is released. their equivalent resistance is R. When the object is moved 5 cm away from the lens the image moves by 40 cm. Find the focal length of the lens 10. Find its kinetic energy when the string becomes vertical. When it swings along a circular arc through an angle of 30o it has kinetic energy of 8 J. 11. Find the time when he is returns to A. Find the distance between them one second later. Find the ratio of resultant force on the car to its weight. one fourth of the length of the test tube is seen above water. (Assume acceleration due to gravity is 10 ms–2 ) 3. 7. A particle starting from rest from O accelerates uniformly along a straight line and crosses two points A and B which are 5 m apart in 2 s. A thin test tube of negligible weight is floating in water ( density of water 1gm/cm3) with some liquid A filling part of its length to keep it upright. If the time interval between the moments he is at B is 90 minutes and he was at C at 7 AM. A person leaves A at 6 AM. 4. When connected in parallel.1. A small mass of 2 kg is tied to the end of a string attached to a fixed point. Find the equivalent resistance when they are connected in series. When another liquid B fills half the length of the tube. Two wires made of same material have their thicknesses in the ratio 1:2 and have equal lengths. 5. Find the time taken by the projection to move between the extreme of the diameter and a point midway between the center and the extreme. One of them is projected vertically upward at 20 m/s and the other dropped from rest at the same moment. walks from A to B with a uniform speed of 4 kmph. from B to C at 6 kmph . 8. A car is taking a turn of radius 20 m at a speed of 36 kmph. Two stones are located at the same height above the ground at a horizontal distance of 20 m. Consider any diameter of the circle and project the position of the particle going round the circle on to diameter. If velocity at B is 2 m/s more than the velocity at A. 6. Times taken to move between two points on the circle and the time taken to move between the corresponding projections on the diameter are obviously the same. C to B at 3 kmph and then back to A at 4 kmph. find the distance OA. Find the density of the two liquids 9.

How many micrograms of mass has disappeared in the process. The stream is flowing at 2 m/s. At a certain moment they are 1. During this time the car travels with a constant speed at which he is driving and gets nearer to the obstacle. is lowered in to the vessel.8. A person sitting in the slower train sees the faster train taking 20 s to pass him. A cylindrical vessel of base area 50 cm2 and height 25 cm is filled with one litre of water. A toy rocket leaves the ground with zero initial velocity and accelerates for 5 s at 2 m/s2. How far apart are they 20 s after they cross each other. A longitudinal wave of frequency 1000 Hz is travelling in a medium at 350 m/s. A charged particle moving horizontally towards the wire is at an instant located to the east of the wire. By how much will the level of water rise. What part of the cube can be seen above water? If the height of the vessel were 22 cm. Two boats A and B can each travel at 4 m/s relative to a stream. Find the length of the faster train. If the engine of boat B were to fail at the moment the boats cross and the boat B were to travel with the stream. If an observer in the faster train sees the slower train passing him in 10 s find the length of the slower train. How long do the trains take to cross each other. Find the number of nucleii of uranium that should undergo fission to evolve energy required to power a 40 W lamp for 25 hrs.2003 1. PHYSICS .5 s and is travelling at 72 kmph on a straight road.2 km apart with A going down stream and B upstream. All resistances are equal. What should be the minimum deceleration produced by the brakes of his car if he should avoid hitting an obstacle 50 m away from the car at the moment he sees it. 14. 15. 13. how much water would have overflown? . One at 36 kmph and the other at 72 kmph. A straight conductor carries a current vertically upward. How many milliseconds later would the next rarefaction form at this place. At a certain point in the medium there is a compression at a certain moment. 2. A cube of side 5 cm made of a material of relative density 0. 4. Find the direction of the magnetic field at the position of the charged particle and the direction of the force on it. A driver has a reaction time of 0. 5. Find the current in the diagonal resistance.12. find the distance between the boats 30 s after the crossing. How far is the earlier compression at this time. The fuel is finished at this moment and it continues to move up till its velocity becomes zero. 3. Fission of one uranium nucleus evolves 200 MeV of energy. Reaction time of a driver is the time interval between the moment the driver sights an obstacle and the moment he applies the brakes. Two long trains are moving in opposite directions on parallel paths. Find the maximum height reached by it and the total time for which it is in the air before returning to the ground.

if 0. One of the graphs is for violet colour and the other is for red. Sections ACB and ADB of the wire shown have thicknesses in the ratio 1:2 and are made of same material. Two small spheres have their radii in the ratio 1:2 and are some distance apart. Find the currents in the sections ADB and ACB. A current of 7 A enters at A.6 m C and 12 m C and exert a force of 12 N on each other. They have charges of . Graphs of sine of angle of incidence in medium 1 (on the x –axis) and sine of angle of refraction in medium 2 ( on the y – axis ) as ray of light travels from medium 1 to 2 are as shown. if the object is moved parallel to the principal axis and away from the lens by 10 cm. 10. 7. A city consumes 1016 J of energy per year. How many kg of sea water is needed per year. One of the graphs is for violet colour and the other is for red. What are the refractive indices for the red and viloet colours of medium 1 with respect to medium 2. A long conductor is carrying current towards north.6. Focal length of the lens is 20 cm. A satellite is revolving in a circular orbit in the equatorial plane and completes one revolution in 90 min relative to the centre of the earth. the masses of are 2.0141 u. 8. What are the refractive indices for the red and viloet colours of medium 1 with respect to medium 2. A moving charged particle A located at a certain instant vertically above it has a velocity directed southward and the force on it is directed upward. 1. Find the point of convergence or divergence of the rays that pass through the lens. 12. A point object is located as shown. 4. Find the direction of the force on an oppositely charged particle B moving northward and located at a certain instant to the east of the conductor. What is the time interval between the successive crossings of the satellite over a point on the equator if the satellite is spinning from a) west to east b) east to west. find the resistances of the wires ACB and ADB.0078 u and 1.015% of hydrogen atoms in sea water are deuterium.0026 u. 9. If the potential difference between A and B is 18 V. 11. Find the energy in joules per reaction of the following nuclear reaction. What is the sign of the charge on A. . Also find the point of convergence or divergence of the rays from the object after they pass through the lens.0087 u respectively. The spheres are now connected by a conducting wire and the distance between them is halved Assume the total charge on them is shared in the direct ratio of their radii after the connection and find the new force between them.

A certain transparent slab exhibits an interesting property. An electron located above the conductor and moving eastward experiences a force towards the conductor. Two small spheres having radii in the ratio 2:1 have charges of ¯2Q and Q on them and are sufficiently far apart to be treated as point charges. One cube is just floating while the other has three fourths of its volume below water. Find the value of v2. Another electron located vertically below the conductor has its velocity directed towards the conductor. Find the angle between the incident and the second refracted ray 7. The distance between the positions A and B is 10 km. What is focal length of the second lens? The screen is fixed at this position now and the focal length of the second lens is doubled. 2. They exert force of F on each . Three conducting wires of equal radii having lengths in the ratio 1:2:3 have their resistivities in the ratio 2:3:4. Find the speed of the slower car if v1 . Two lenses of focal lengths f1 and f2 kept in contact can be replaced by a single lens of focal length f. Use this formula to solve the following problem. Find the direction of force on this electron. A ray of light is passing from this medium in to air and is incident at a certain angle at its interface with air. 5. A point object is placed 36 cm away from a convex lens and its image is formed on a screen placed 180 cm away from the lens on the other side. Find the potential differences between the ends of the other conductors. The refracted ray 1 for which the refractive index with respect to air is Ö 2 grazes the surface of separation and the other emerges in to air making an angle of 30° with the first refracted ray. 6. An hour later the faster car reverses its direction. In using this formula the focal length of a convex lens is taken as positive and the focal length of a concave lens is taken as negative. Its refractive index has two different values for a given wavelength. This focal length is given by the following formula 3.v2 = v3 + v2. find the rate of heat production from the other two. If the rate of heat production from the first conductor is 4 W. If the cavities in the cubes have their volumes in the ratio 1:2 find the density of the material of the cube. If now a second lens is placed in contact with the first lens. Two cubes made of same material have some hollow space in them and are floating in a liquid of density 2 g/cm3. If two charged conducting spheres are connected by a wire charge flows from one to the other till the charges on them are in the ratio of their radii. 4. 6. changes it’s speed to v3 and after some time meets the slower car now coming in the opposite direction at position B. A long horizontal conductor carrying a current is oriented along east west line. These wires are connected end to end. A car traveling at a certain speed v1 overtakes another car traveling at a slower speed v2 at A. Find the distance through which the object has to be shifted to obtain a clear image on the screen. potential difference between the ends of middle conductor is found to be 60 V.PHYSICS-2004 1. the screen has to be shifted by 90 cm towards the lenses in order to obtain a clear image on it. When a certain potential difference is applied between the free ends of the combination.

What is the equivalent resistance between A and B now.E are now removed. (Heat flow is analogous to current flow). Equivalent resistance between A and B when resistance between C and D is removed is R.7 g of uranium. 10. Estimate the time interval between receiving the sound notes. The cubes are now placed one above the other. heat is found to be conducted at a rate R through them. A hollow tube is 68 m long. . When a temperature difference of 100 C° is maintained between their farther faces. Find the force between them after the charges get redistributed on them. This force stops acting after 5 s and the body continues to move. Express this energy in joule. one due to sound traveling in air and the other through the metal. (Speed of sound in air = 340 m/s.C and D. Also find the temperature difference between the bottom and top faces for the rate of heat flow to be R again. If the same temperature difference is maintained between the bottom and top faces find the new rate of heat flow. 12. 9.2 amu of mass disappears in the fission of a single uranium nucleus (mass number 235). The removed resistance is reconnected and the resistances between the corners B. Young’s modulus of the material of the tube = 2 × 1011 N/m2 and density of the material = 8 g/cm3). When struck at one end an observer at the other end receives two notes. All resistances shown in the figure are equal. Find the energy released in the fission of 4. 8. A horizontal force of 10 N acts on a block of mass 5 kg lying on a smooth horizontal surface. A conducting wire now connects them. Two cubes made of same material are placed alongside. 11. What is total distance covered by the block. 5 s later a force of 20 N starts acting against the motion of the block till the block stops.other. The block is initially at rest. About 0.

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