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PHYSICS

Daily Practice Problems


Target IIT ENTRANCE 2014

Class:XI

Discussion: 18-19/05/2012 Time: 40 Min.

M.M.: 37

DPP. NO.-7

Q.1

A particle is moving under the influence of force F [ i 2j ] N, is now moved from the point

(x, y, z) = (2, 1, 3) m to the point (x, y, z) = (3, 2, 4) m. How much work is done by the force F during

this time period? (W = F . s )
[3]
(A) 0 J
(B*) -1 J
(C) 1 J
(D) None of these

Q.2

A co-ordinate system consisting of x-y axis, is rotated by an angle in anticlockwise direction in the
same plane. The unit vector along new set of axes, x and y ' are respectively..
[3]
^
y( j )
y
x

^
x( i )

(A) cos i
(B*) cos i + sin j
(C) cos i + sin j
(D) sin i + cos j
Q.3

&
&
&
&

sin j
sin i + cos j
sin i + cos j
cos i + sin j


Two vectors P & Q are arranged in such a way that they form adjacent sides of a parallelogram as
shown in figure
[3]

Which of the following options have correct relationship ?





(A) Q R S
(B*) R P Q
(C) R P S
Q.4


(D*) S Q P

In a methane (CH4) molecule each hydrogen atom is at a corner of a regular tetrahedron with the carbon
atom at the centre. In coordinates where one of theCH bonds is in the direction of i j k , an
adjacent CH bond in the i j k direction. Then angle between these two bonds.
2
(A) cos1
3

2
(B) cos1
3

1
(C*) cos1
3

[3]

1
(D) cos1
3

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Paragraph for question nos. 5 to 7


A car travels south for 8 minutes with a speed of v = 60 kmph, then turns and begins to move in a
direction 53 north of west and travels at the same speed for 10 minutes.
Q.5

Find the total displacement of the car (both magnitude and direction).
(A) 8 km South West
(B) 12 km North East
(C*) 6 km West
(D) 10 km East

Q.6

If the average force exerted by wind on the car is 1000 N in North east direction what is the work done
by that force on the car ?
[3]
(A) 3 106 J

Q.7

Q.8

(B) 3 2 106 J

Determine the distance travelled by the car?


(A) 10 km
(B) 12 km

(C) 3 106 J

[3]

(D*) 3 2 106 J
[3]

(C) 15 km

(D*) 18 km

Figure shows a cube of edge length a.

[6]

y
H

F
A

Column-I

Column-II

(A) The angle between AF and x axis

(P)

60

(B) Angle between AF and DG

(Q)

cos1

(C) Angle between AE and AG

(R)

cos1

(S)

cos1

1
3

1
3
2
3
[Ans. (A) R, (B) Q, (C) P]

Q.9

Two forces F1 and F2 of magnitude 10 10 N each are inclined at an angle of 1.8 to each other. What

is the magnitude (in N) of vector F1 F2 ? (Take 2 = 10.)
[5]
[Ans. 0001]

Q.10

If 2 vectors ci 5 j 6 k and ci c j 4 k are perpendicular to each other, and c is given to be a


positive integer, find its value.
[5]
[Ans. 8 ]
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PHYSICS

Daily Practice Problems


Target IIT ENTRANCE 2014

Class:XI
Q.1

M.M.: 46

DPP. NO.-8

Sum of two unit vectors is a unit vector. What is magnitude of their vector difference
(A)

Q.2

Discussion: 21-22/05/2012 Time: 50 Min.

(B*) 3

(C)

1
2

[3]

(D) 5

Figure shows two vectors a (in y-z plane) and b (in x-y plane) such that | a | = | b | = 5 units. What is

angle between a and b .


[3]
z

37
37

x
1
(A) cos

Q.3

12
25

1
(B*) cos

16
25

1
(C) cos

9
25

(D) = 90

The x and y components of vector A are 4m and 6m respectively. The x,y components of vector A B

are 8m and 9m respectively. The length of B is ____ and angle that B makes with the
x axis is given by ____.
[5]
[Ans. 5 m, = 37]
Q.4
Q.5

A B 2i and A B 4j then what will be the angle between A and B .

[5]

[Ans. = 127]

A particle of mass m = 5kg, initially at rest at x = 0 and y = 0 is acted upon by two forces F1 and F2 . The

force F1 is shown in the diagram. Note that sin = 4/5. The net acceleration of the particle is

a 12i m/s2. a is shown in the diagram.


[5]

(a) What is the force F2 ? Show graphically F2 on the diagram.


(b) What is the position vector of the particle at t = 10 s ?
(c) What is the velocity of the particle at t = 10 s ?

(d) What additional force F3 would be required to make the acceleration a = 0 ?

Give the magnitude and the direction of F3 or express F3 in terms of its components.
y
F1 = 100N
m=5kg

a = 12i^ m/s2 x

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m=5kg

[Ans. (a) F2 = 80 j N ,

x
F2 = 80N

(b) 600 i m
Q.6
(a)
(b)
(c)

(c) 120 i m / s

(d) 60 i N

A position vector of a point is (2i 2j) m


[5]]
Find magnitude of this vector
Find angle with x-axis
Find the volume of cone which is generated when a line segment representing this position vector is
rotated about x-axis with one end remaining fixed at origin. [Ans. (a) 2 2 m, (b) 45, (c) 8/3 m3]

(a)
(b)

A body is supported on a smooth plane inclined at 300 to the


horizontal by a string attached to the body and held at an angle of
300 to the plane. Resolve each of these forces (forces are strings
Tension T, weight W & normal reaction by plane)
[5]
horizontally and vertically.
parallel and perpendicular to the plane.

[Ans:

Tx =

Q.7

T
T 3
; Ty =
2
2

Tx=

Wx = 0; Wy = W; WX =

T
T 3
; Ty =
2
2

W
N
W 3
N 3
; Wy =
; Nx = ; Ny =
; NX = 0 ; Ny = N]
2
2
2
2

Q.8

A vector a of magnitude 8 units has two components. One is perpendicular to a and is of magnitude 6
units. What is the magnitude of the other component?
[5]
[Hint: They are components not rectangular component]
[Ans: 10 units]

Q.9

Three vectors as shown in the fig have magnitudes

[5]

a 3, b 4 and c 10 .

(i) Find the x and y components of these vectors.

(ii) Find the numbers p and q such that c p a q b .


[Ans: (i)ax = 3, ay = 0; bx = 2 3 , by = 2; cx = 5, cy = 5 3 ; (ii) p = -20/3, q = 5 3 / 2 ]
Q.10

P and Q are two forces of equal magnitude acting at a point O at such an angle that their resultant

R has a magnitude equal to that of P . If the magnitude of P is doubled, then find the angle

(in degree) between the new resultant R1 and Q .


[5]

[Ans. 0090]

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PHYSICS

Daily Practice Problems


Target IIT ENTRANCE 2014

Class:XI
Q.1

Discussion: 23-24/05/2012 Time: 40 Min.

M.M.: 38

DPP. NO.-9

An object is acted on by three forces. All three forces have exactly the same magnitude. Two of the
forces are perpendicular and the third acts at an angle as shown. No other forces act on this object.
Which of the following is true :
[3]

(A) It is possible for this particle to remain at rest.


(B*) it is not possible for this particle to remain at rest
(C) You cannot answer this question without knowing the value of the angle

(D) You cannot answer this question without knowing both the value of the angle and the magnitude of
the forces F.
Q.2 A physics textbook of mass m rests flat on a horizontal table of mass M placed on the ground. Let Nab
be the contact force exerted by body "a" on body "b". According to Newton's 3rd Law, which of the
following is an action-reaction pair of forces?
[3]
(A) mg and Ntablebook
(B) (m + M)g and Ntablebook
(C) Ngroundtable and Mg + Nbooktable
(D*) Ngroundtable and Ntableground
Q.3

Assertion

In the situation shown in diagram, it is possible to


make the coin drop in the glass by hitting the card sharply.
Reason
:
Due to inertia the coin tries to remain to rest.
[3]
(A*) (A) is True, (R) is True; (R) is a correct explanation for (A).
(B) (A) is True, (R) is True; (R) is NOT a correct explanation for (A)
(C) (A) is True, (R) is False
(D) (A) is False, (R) is True

Q.4

A weight can be hung in any of the following four ways by string of same type. In which case is the string
most likely to break?
[3]

(A) A
Q.5

(B) B

(C*) C

(D) D

For ordinary terrestrial experiments, which of the following observers below are inertial.
[3]
(A) a child revolving in a " giant wheel".
(B*) a driver in a sports car moving with a constant high speed of 200 km/h on a straight road.
(C) the pilot of an aeroplane which is taking off.
(D) a cyclist negotiating a sharp turn.
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Q.6

Q.7

A frame of reference A is moving rectilinearly and uniformly with a velocity u with respect to an inertial

frame B. A body is moving with velocity v and acceleration a in an inertial system B.


[3]

Statement-I : When we use Newtons second Law in frame B we write Fnet ma . Now when we

use the same in frame A we will write exactly same Fnet and a .
Statement-II : All inertial system are equally suitable for the description of physical phenonenon.
(A*) Statement-1 is True, Statement-2 is True, Statement-2 is a correct explanation for statement-1
(B) Statement-1 is True, Statement-2 is True, Statement-2 is NOT a correct explanation for Statement-1
(C) Statement-1 is True, Statement-2 is False
(D) Statement-1 is False, Statement-2 is True

Consider a cart being pulled by a horse with constant velocity. The horse exerts force FC / h on the cart.
(The subscript indicate the force on the cart due to horse.). The first subscript denotes the body on
which force acts and second due to which it acts.
[4]
Nh/g

NC/g
fC/g
FC/h
FC/E

C Cart
g ground
h horse
E Earth

fh/C

Fh/g
Fh/E

Free body diagram of horse


Free body diagram of cart
Choose the correct statement(s) :

(A*) f C / g , N C / g , N h / g are external forces on a system consisting of horse and cart.

(B*) Fh / g f C / g 0 .

(C) N C / g and FC / E are action reaction pairs.

(D*) FC / h and f h / C are action reaction pairs.


Q.8

A force of 20N is acting on a block of mass 2kg kept on a smooth inclined plane. The direction of this
force can be any of the four as indicated in column II. Match with the description given in column I. [6]
Column I
Column II
F
(A)

Normal force cannot be zero

(P)
30

(B)

Body slides down the inclined plane.

(Q)

30

(C)

Acceleration of the body is greater than 10 m/s2

(R)

(S)

30 F
F

30
[Ans. (A) Q, R, S ; (B) R, S ; (C) S]
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Q.9

A man is travelling in east direction with a velocity of 6 m/s. Rain is falling down vertically with a speed of
4 m/s. Find the velocity of rain with respect to man and its angle with the vertical using the concept that

relative velocity of B with respect to A = v B v A .


[5]

[Ans : v 52 m / s , angle with vertical = tan1(3/2) towards west]

Q.10

If energy, density and power form a fundamental system of units. Find the dimensional formula of momentum
in terms of these quantities.
[5]
[Ans. E7/5 1/5 P3/5]

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PHYSICS

Daily Practice Problems


Target IIT ENTRANCE 2014

Class:XI
Q.1

Discussion: 25-26/05/2012 Time: 40 Min.

M.M.: 34

DPP. NO.-10

As shown, two blocks with masses m and M (M > m) are pushed by a force F in both Case I and Case
II. The surface is horizontal and frictionless. Let R1 be the magnitude of force that m exerts on M in case
I and RII be the magnitude force that m exerts on M in case II. Which of the following statements is true?
[3]

Q.2

Q.3

(A) RI = RII = F

(B*) RI < RII

(C) RI > RII

(D) RI = RII and is not equal to zero or F.

Three blocks 1, 2 & 3 rest on a horizontal frictionless surface, as shown. Each


block has a mass m and the blocks are connected by massless strings. Block 3
is pulled to the right by a force F. The resultant force on block 2
is :
[3]
(A) Zero
(B*) (1/3)F
(C) (1/2)F
(D) (2/3)F

Two 50 N weights are attached to a spring scale as shown. What is the reading on the scale if the system
is in equilibrium ?
[3]

(A) 100 N
Q.4

(E) F

(B) 0 N

(C) 502 N

(D*) 50 N

(E) 25 N

A 100-N weight hangs from the ceiling on a rope. Someone pushes on the weight with a continuous
horizontal force, thereby moving it off to the side a little so that it comes to rest at a bit of an angle with
respect to the vertical. As a result, the tension in the rope.
[3]
(A) is unchanged
(B) is zero
(C) is decreased
(D*) is increased
(E) none of these

Q.5 A perfectly straight portion of a uniform rope has mass M and length L. At end A of the segment, the
tension in the rope is TA; at end B it is TB (> TA). The tension in the rope at a distance L/5 from end A is
[3]

(A) TB TA
Q.6

(B) (TA + TB)/5

(C*) (4TA + TB)/5

(D) (TB TA)/5

A helicopter of mass M is carrying a box of mass m at the end of a rope and is moving
horizontally with constant acceleration 'a'. The acceleration due to gravity is 'g'. Neglect
air resistance. The rope is stretched out from the helicopter at a constant angle
to the vertical. What is this angle?
[3]
(A) sin = a/g
(B) cos = a/g
(C*) tan = a/g
(D) sin = ma/(Mg)

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Q.7

A spring is kept pressed in between a block and a vertical wall. The block is pushed by a horizontal force
on a smooth level ground so that it is in equillibrium.
[3]
Statement-1 : The force exerted by the spring on the wall is equal and opposite to the force exerted by
the spring on the block.
Statement-2 : Every action has equal and opposite reaction.
(A) Statement-1 is true, statement-2 is true and statement-2 is correct explanation for statement-1.
(B*) Statement-1 is true, statement-2 is true and statement-2 is NOT the correct explanation for
statement-1.
(C) Statement-1 is true, statement-2 is false.
(D) Statement-1 is false, statement-2 is true

Q.8

All surfaces are smooth, string is light and pulley is frictionless, Mark the correct statement(s) :
C 2
B
15N

[4]

10

(A*) Acceleration of block A is 1 m/s2


(B) Acceleration of block A and B will be same
(C*) Acceleration of block C is zero
(D*) Tension in string between pulley and wall is 10 N.
Q.9

The diagram shows two blocks connected by a light inextensible rope hung over a light frictionless
pulley. Block 1 slides without friction. Block 2 has the larger mass. Select the True statement(s)
[4]

(A*) The magnitude of acceleration of block 2 is less than g.


(B*) The force of the table on block 1 equals in magnitude to the weight of block 1
(C*) The acceleration of block 2 depends on the mass of block 1
(D) The blocks have the same acceleration
Q.10
(a)

The value of acceleration due to gravity g on the surface of a spherical planet is dependent on the mass
M and radius of the planet R and G (Universal gravitational constant).
[5]
Find a formula for g in terms of above quantities by dimensional analysis.
Given: Force F between two point masses m1 & m2 at distance r is given by

(b)

G m1m 2

r2
If the densities of the moon and the earth are related by M/E = 3/5, and if gM/gE = 1/6, what is RM/RE?
[Ans. (a) k

GM
R

(b)

5
]
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