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The number of valence electrons in a chlorine atom is

(a) 6
(b) 8
(c) 5
(d) 7

2. One of the examples for covalent bond is

(a) LiF
(b) NaCl
(c) HCl
(d) H2 O

3. The expression for cohesive energy is

(a) Umin = rom
(m + n)
= r−a 1+ m

(b) Umin m n
= rm 1 − m

(c) Umin n

= rm n − m1
a 1

(d) Umin

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

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

5. If a = b 6= c, α = β = γ = 90o the crystal is

(a) Orthorhombic
(b) Triclinic
(c) Cubic
(d) Tetragonal
6. Total number of Bravais lattices, is

(a) 21
(b) 8
(c) 7
(d) 14
7. The packing factor in case of a simple cubic crystal (SCC) is
(a) 52%
(b) 34%
(c) 74%
(d) 68%
8. The coordination number of polonium is
(a) 8
(b) 12
(c) 6
(d) 4
9. In BCC structure the total number of atoms per unit cell is
(a) 8
(b) 4
(c) 1
(d) 2
10. Number of atoms present in FCC unit cell is
(a) 8
(b) 4
(c) 2
(d) 1

11. The structure of Germanium is

(a) fcc
(b) bcc
(c) hcp
(d) diamond cube

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

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

13. The number of NaCl molecules in a unit cell of NaCl is

(a) 4
(b) 2
(c) 6
(d) 8

14. The coordination number of CsCl is

(a) 4
(b) 8
(c) 12
(d) 6

15. If (1 2 3) are the Miller indices of a plane, the intercepts made by the plane on the three crystallographic axes are

(a) (3a, 2b, c)

(b) (6a, 3b, 2c)
(c) (a, b, c)
(d) (a, 2b, 3c)

16. The body diagonal of a cubic cell is given as

(a) [1 1 3]
(b) [1 1 2]
(c) [1 1 1]
(d) [1 1 0]

17. The distance between a set of parallel planes of Miller Indices (1 1 1) is a tetragonal crystal having a=b=1.0 nm
and c=1.5nm, is
(a) 1 3

(b) 3 nm
(c) 3/8 nm
(d) 8/3

18. Why crystal lattice is suitable for X-ray diffraction?

(a) Wavelength of the radiation is comparable to interplanar separation

(b) Wavelength of radiation is much larger than interplanar separation
(c) Wavelength of the radiation is high
(d) Wavelength of the radiation is very small

19. X-rays of wavelength 1.54 A.U. are diffracted by a crystal with the first maximum occurring at 12o . What is the
separation between the lattice planes?
(a) 3.603 A.U
(b) 3.203 A.U.
(c) 3.703 A.U
(d) 3.303 A.U

20. In the powder pattern of X-ray diffraction of a cubic crystal

(a) the first order reflection lines of (300) planes and first order of (110) planes coincide
(b) the third order reflections do not occur
(c) the first order reflections of (200) planes and second order reflection of (100) planes coincide
(d) the second order reflections do not occur