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ANDHERI / BORIVALI / DADAR /

CHEMBUR / THANE / MULUND/


NERUL / POWAI
TOPICS: LAWS OF MOTION&
FRICTION
SECTION-I
This section contains 10multiple
choice questions. Each question has
4 choices (A), (B), (C) and (D) for its
answer, out which ONLY ONE is
correct.
1. The tension T in the thread shown in fig is

(a) 10 N
196 N

(b) zero

(c) 98 N

(d)

2. A body of weight 50 N is in
equilibrium on a horizontal
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surface with a force of 28.2 N. The frictional


force acting on the body and the normal force
will be
(a) 2N, 3N
(b) 5N, 7N
(c) 10 N, 15 N
(d) 20 N, 30 N
3. Three blocks of masses 3 kg, 6
kg and 1 kg are connected by a
string passing over two smooth pulleys
attached at the two ends of a frictionless
horizontal surface. The acceleration of 3kg
mass is
(a) 1ms
(b) 2 ms
(c) 3ms
(d) 4 ms
2

4. A rope is stretched between two


boats at rest oriented towards
each other. A sailor in the first boat pulls the
rope with a constant force of 100 N. First boat
with the sailor has a mass of 250 kg whereas
the mass of second boat is double of that
mass. If the initial distance between the boats
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was 100 m, the time taken for two boats to


meet each other is
(a) 13.8 s
(b) 18.3 s
(c) 3.18 s
(d)
31.8 s
5. Let be the coefficient of friction
between blocks of mass m and
M. The pulleys are frictionless and strings are
massless. Acceleration of mass m is
2mg
5mg
(a) M 5m 2m
(b) m 5M 2m
(c)

2 5mg
M 5m 2m

5 2mg
m 5m 2m

(d)

6. Two blocks B and B of masses m


m
and
respectively
are
connected with the help of a pulley and string
as shown. Upper surface of vehicle is smooth
but vertical surface is rough.
Given a = g/7 and m 7.5 m .If B2 is about to
slide,coefficient of friction between block B
and side of vehicle is
1

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(a) 0.4
0.3

(b) 0.5

(c) 0.6

7. A mass M is hung with a light


inextensible string. Tension in
horizontal part of string is
Mg
3
2
(a) mg
(b) mg
(c) 3
(d)

(d)

300

Mg
2

8. As shown in the fig., if


acceleration of M with respect
to ground is 5 m s , then
(a) Acceleration of m with respect to M is 5 m s
(b) Acceleration of m with respect to ground is
2

5 m s2

(c) Acceleration of m with respect M is 2 m s


(d) Acceleration of m with respect to ground is
2

10 m s 2

9. A ball is weighing 10 g hits a hard surface


vertically with a speed of 5ms and rebounds
with the same speed. The ball remains in
contact with the surface for 0.01s. The average
force exerted by the surface on ball is
1

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(a) 100 N
(b) 10 N
(d) 0.1 N

(c) 1 N

10. Block A of mass m and block B of


mass 2m are placed on a fixed
triangular wedge by means of
massless, inextensible string and a frictionless
pulley as shown. The wedge is inclined at 45 to
horizontal on both sides. The coefficient of
friction between block A and wedge is 2/3 and
that between block B and wedge is 1/3. If
system of A and B is released from rest then
acceleration of A is
(a) zero
(b) 1ms
(c) 2 ms
(d) 3ms
0

SECTION-II
This section contains 7 multiple
choice questions. Each question has
4 choices (A), (B), (C) and (D) for its
answer, out which ONE OR MORE
is/are correct.
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11. In the fig. table is smooth. Then

(a) acceleration of the 3m block 4


(b) the force on the clamp c is 2 mg
(c) the force on the clamp by the pulley is

3
2
4

mg
(d) the force on the clamp by the pulley is

3 2

mg
12. Let F, F and f denote the magnitudes of the
contact force, normal force and the friction
exerted by one surface on the other kept in
contact. If none of these is zero.
(a) F F
(b) F f
(c) F f
(d) F f f F f
N

13. Mark the correct statements about the friction


between two bodies
(a) Static friction is always greater than the
kinetic friction
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(b) Coefficient of static friction is always


greater than the coefficient of kinematic
friction.
(c) Limiting friction is always greater than
kinetic friction.
(d) Limiting friction is never less than static
friction
14. Consider a vehicle going on a horizontal road
towards east. Neglect any force by the air. The
frictional force on the vehicle by the road
(a) is towards east if the vehicle is accelerating
(b) is zero if the vehicle is moving with a
uniform velocity
(c) must be towards east
(d) must be towards west.
15. Figure shows a heavy block
kept on a frictionless
surface and being pulled by
two ropes of equal mass m. At t = 0, the force
on the left rope is withdrawn but the force on
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the right end continues to act. Let F and F be


the magnitudes of the force by the right rope
and the left rope on the block respectively.
(a) F F Ffor t 0
(b) F F F mg for t 0
(c) F F, F Ffor t 0
(d) F F, F F for t 0
1

16. For the system shown in figure, the pulleys


are light and frictionless. The tension in the
string will be

(a) 2 3 mg sin (b) 3 2 mg sin (c) 1 2 mg sin (d)

2mg sin

17. In the arrangement M and M


masses of two blocks A and B,
respectively such that M M . A weightless
spring balance S is connected by ideal strings
passing over ideal pulleys. The reading of the
spring balance (in kg wt) is
2M M
M M
(a) M M
(b) 2
(c) M M
(d)
1

4M1M 2
M1 M 2

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SECTION-III (Paragraph Type)


This section contains 2 groups of
questions. Each question has 4
choices (A), (B), (C) and (D) for its
answer, out of which ONLY ONE is
correct.
An adventurous archeologist crosses between two
rock cliffs by slowly going hand over hand
along a rope stretched between the cliffs. He stops
to rest at the middle of the rope as shown in the
figure. The rope will break if the tension in it
exceeds 2.5 10 N . The mass of the archaeologist is 90
kg. The rope makes an angle 10
1
[sin 10 = .1736; cos 10 = .9848 , 0.1736 5.733 ]
4

18. Find the tension in the rope.


(a) 3210 N
(b) 2970 N
(d) 2580 N

(c) 2867 N

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19. What should be minimum value of so that


rope does not break?
(a) sin 0.018 (b) sin 0.036 (c) sin 0.072 (d) sin 0.009
1

SECTION-IV (Integer Answer Type)


This section contains 2 questions. The
answer to each of the questions is a
single digit integer, ranging from 0 to
9. The correct digit below the question
number in the ORS is be bubbled.
(+4, 0)
20. Two blocks one of mass A = 1 kg and B = 2
kg. A force of 5 N is applied on A. Coefficient
of friction between A and B is 0.2 and that of
between B and horizontal surface is zero. Find
the time taken for the front surface of A to
coincide with that of B.

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21. A parachutist of weight w strikes the ground


with his legs fixed and comes to rest with an
upward acceleration of magnitude 3g. Force
exerted on him by ground during landing
iskw. Find k =

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ANDHERI / BORIVALI / DADAR /


CHEMBUR / THANE / MULUND/
NERUL / POWAI
TOPIC: LAWS OF MOTION&
FRICTION(ANSWER KEY)
1. c

2.d

8.a
c, d

9.b
10.a
14.a, b

15.a
20.2

3.b

4.b
11.a, c

16.c
17.c
21. 4

5.c

6.b

7.a

12.a, b, d 13.b,

18.d

19.a

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