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The kind of force between atoms in a solid

(a) repulsive forces only
(b) attractive forces only
(c) neutral forces
(d) both attractive and repulsive forces

2. The bond between positive ion and the negative ion is

(a) Ionic Bond
(b) Co-ordinate Covalent Bond
(c) Metallic Bond
(d) Covalent Bond

3. At equilibrium distance, the energy of interaction between two atoms is

(a) finite and +ve
(b) infinity
(c) zero
(d) finite and -ve

4. If the unit cell has atoms only at the corners of the cell then it is called

(a) primitive
(b) basis
(c) bcc
(d) fcc

5. The space lattice for which no two lattice parameters are the same in the case of

(a) hexagonal crystal system

(b) tetragonal crystal system
(c) rhombohedral crystal system
(d) triclinic crystal system
6. Total number of Bravais lattices, is

(a) 7
(b) 8
(c) 14
(d) 21
7. The packing factor in case of a simple cubic crystal (SCC) is

(a) 68%
(b) 74%
(c) 34%
(d) 52%
8. The number of atoms per unit cell in the case of simple cubic structure, is
(a) 2
(b) 1
(c) 6
(d) 4
9. If the lattice parameter a = 1.25 nm for a BCC structure, the nearest neighbour distance, is
(a) 0.54 nm
(b) 1.08 nm
(c) 0.88 nm
(d) 0.44 nm
10. Number of atoms present in FCC unit cell is
(a) 2
(b) 1
(c) 4
(d) 8

11. Diamond is an example of

(a) van der Waals bond

(b) ionic bond
(c) covalent bond
(d) metallic bond

12. The one that has zinc blende structure in the following is

(a) CuCl
(b) MgO
(c) AgBr
(d) KCl

13. The number of Cl ions surrounding each Na ion in NaCl crystal is

(a) 6
(b) 8
(c) 5
(d) 12

14. The number of Cl ions in the unit cell of CsCl crystal is

(a) 2
(b) 1
(c) 3
(d) 4

15. The Miller indices of a plane parallel to Y-axis and having X and Z intercepts at 3 and 2 are

(a) (2 0 3 )
(b) (2 0 3)
(c) (3 0 2)
(d) ( 3 0 2 )

16. The direction opposite to [102] is

(a) [1 0 2]
(b) [2 0 1]
(c) [2 0 1]
(d) [2 0 4]

17. The interplanar separation (d) in tetragonal crystal is

(a) d = q
h2 2 2
+ k 2l
a2 c
(b) d = q
h2 +k2 +l2
(c) d = q
h2 +k2 2
+ l2
a2 c
(d) d = q
h2 2 2
+ k2 + l 2
a2 b c

18. If the phase difference between the X-rays reflected by successive crystal planes is 2Π n where n = 1,2,3........ then
the intensity of each diffracted ray is
(a) Zero
(b) Minimum
(c) Maximum
(d) Variable

19. In 2d Sin θ = nλ, n is the

(a) Line of the spectrum

(b) Grating element
(c) Order of the diffraction pattern
(d) number of lines on grating

20. In powder technique of X-ray diffraction, the specimen is taken

(a) On a glass plate of non-diffracting material

(b) In a beaker of non-diffracting material
(c) In a small capillary tube of non-diffracting material
(d) On a metal foil of non-diffracting material