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PHYSICS ASSIGNMENT

EMI

01.

A particle with a specific charge s is fired with a speed v towards a wall,

from the distance d, perpendicular to the wall. What minimum magnetic
field must exist in this region for the particle not to hit the wall?
a) v/sd

02.

b) 2v/sd

c) v/2sd

d) v/4sd

A small block of mass m, having charge q, is placed on a frictionless

fixed inclined plane making an angle with the horizontal. There exists a
uniform magnetic field B parallel to the inclined plane but perpendicular
to the length of spring. If m is slightly pulled on the incline in downward
direction and released, then the time period of oscillations of the block
will be (assume that the block does not leave contact with the plane)

a)
03.

m
K

b)

2m
K

c)

qB
K

d)

qB
2K

A rectangular loop carrying a current i is situated near a long straight

wire such that the wire is parallel to one of the sides of the loop and is in
the plane of the loop. If steady current I is established in the wire as
shown in figure, the loop will
i
I

04.

a) Rotate about an axis parallel to the wire

b) Move away from the wire
c) Move toward the wire
d) Remain stationary
A steady current I goes through a wire loop PQR having shape of a right
angle triangle with PQ = 3x, PR = 4x, and QR = 5x. If the magnitude of
o I

05.

the magnetic field at P due to this loop is

a) 5
b) 8
c) 7
d) 10
The magnetic field at the center of the circular loop as shown in figure,
when a single wire is bent to form a circular loop and also extends to
form straight sections, is (The straight sections BA and BC are assumed
to be of infinite length)

0 I
e
a) 2 R
0I
1
1

R
2

06.

0 I
b) 2 R

0I
1
1
1
e

2R
2

c)

d)

Four infinite thin (Negligible thickness) current carrying sheets are placed
in Y-Z plane. The 2D view of the arrangement is as shown in figure.
Direction of current has also been shown in the figure. The linear current
density, i..e, current per unit width in the four sheets are I, 2I,3I and 4I ,
respectively

The magnetic field as a function of x for small values of a is best

represented by

a)

07.

b)

c)
d)
If the figures shows infinite conducting rings each having current i in
the direction shown are placed concentrically in the same plane as shown
2
3
in the figure. The radii of rings are r, 2r, 2 r, 2 r,...., . The magnetic field at

a) Zero
08.

0i
b) r

0i
d) 3r

If the magnetic field at P due to current carrying wire as shown in figure

can be written as K

0 I
a) 4d

09.

0i
c) 2r

2 , then K is

tan

0 I
b) 2d

0 I
c) d

20 I
d) d

A thin glass rod is bent into a semicircle of radius r. A charge +Q is

uniformly distributed along the upper half, and a charge Q is uniformly
distributed along the lower half, as shown in the figure. The resultant
electric field E at P, the center of the semicircle, is

Q
2
a) 0 r
2

10.

2Q
2
b) 0 r
2

4Q
2
c) 0 r
2

Q
2
d) 4 0 r
2

A ring of charge with radius 0.5 m has 0.002 m gap. If the ring carries a
charge of + 1 C, the electric field at the center is nearly

7
1
a) 7.5 10 NC

11.

7
1
b) 7.2 10 NC

7
1
c) 6.2 10 NC

7
1
d) 6.5 10 NC

Which of the following four figures correctly show the forces that three
charged particle exert on each other

I)

II)

III)

IV)

c) II, III
12.

d) II, III and IV

At a point in space, the electric field points towards north. In the small
region surrounding this point, the rate of change of potential will be zero
along
a) North

13.

b) South

c) North-south

d) East-west

Mark the correct statement

(V is electric potential and E is electrostatic field)
a) If E is zero at a certain point, then V should be zero at that point
b) If E is not zero at a certain point, then V should not be zero at that
point
c) If V is zero at a certain point, then E should be zero at that point
d) If V is zero at a certain point, then E may or may not be zero

14.

One-fourth of a sphere of radius R is removed as shown in figure. An

electric field E exists parallel to the xy plane. Find the flux through the
remaining curved part

2
a) R E

15.

2
b) 2R E

2
c) R E / 2

2 3
d) R E

Flux passing through the shaded surface of a sphere when a point charge
q is placed at the center is (radius of the sphere is R)

a) q / 0
16.

b) q / 20

c) q / 40

d) Zero

In the circuit shown, switch S2 is closed first and is kept closed for a long
time, Now S1 is closed. Just after that instant the current through S1 is

17.

e
a) R1 towards right

e
b) R1 towards left

c) zero

2e
d) R1

Consider the situation shown in the figure. The capacitor A has a

charge q on it whereas B is uncharged. The charge appearing on
the capacitor B a long time after the switch is closed is

a) zero
18.

b) q/2

c)q

d)2q

A capacitor C is connected to the two equal resistances as shown in

figure. What is the ratio of the time constants during charging and
discharging of the capacitor?

a) 1:1
19.

21.

c) 1 : 2

d) 4 : 1

The current enters at A and leaves at F. The values of some resistances are
shown. What should be the value of resistance AB so that no current will
flow through CB.

5

a) 7 R

20.

b) 2 : 1

R
b) 3

5
R
c) 3

5
R
d) 9

In the circuit shown in figure, the galvanometer G shows zero deflection.

If the batteries A and B have negligible internal resistance, the value of
the resistance of resistor R will be

a) 1000
b) 500
c) 100
d) 200
A planet of mass m moves around the sun of mass M in an elliptical orbit.
The maximum and minimum distance of the planet from the sun are
r1 and r2 respectively. The time-period of the planet is proportional to
3/ 2
a) r1

3/ 2
b) r2

c) r1 r2

3/ 2

d) r1 r2

3/ 2

22.

23.

The magnitude of the gravitational field at distance r1 and r2 from the

centre of a uniform sphere of radius R and mass M are F1 and F2
respectively. Then
F1 r1
if r1 R and r2 R
F
r2
2
a)

F1 r12
2 if r1 R and r2 R
F
r2
2
b)

F1 r1
if r1 R and r2 R
F
r2
2
c)

F1 r12
2 if r1 R and r2 R
F
r2
2
d)

When stationary waves are set up, pick out the correct statement from the
following :
a) All the particles in the medium are in the same phase of vibration at all
time
b) The particles within an interval between two consecutive nodes are in
phase, but the particles in two such consecutive intervals are of opposite
phase.
c) The phase lag along the path of the wave increases as distance from the
source increases
d) Only antinodes are in same phase

24.

25.

26.

27.

28.

A particle B executing S.H.M given by equation y 8sin 6t is sending

out waves in a continuous medium travelling at 200 cm/sec. The resultant
displacement of the particle 150 cms from B and one second after the
commencement of vibration of B is
a) 4 cms
b) 8 cms
c) 8 cms
d) 3 cms
Under similar conditions of temperature and pressure, the velocity of
sound will be maximum in
a) Nitrogen
b) Oxygen
c) Hydrogen
d) Carbon-dioxide
Speed of sound in air 332 m/sec at N.T.P. The speed of sound in hydrogen
at N.T.P. will be
a) 5312 m/s
b) 2546 m/s
c) 1438 m/s
d) 664 m/s
If the earth is at one fourth of its present distance from the sun, the
duration of the year will be
a) Half of the present year
b) One-eigth of the present year
c) One fourth of the present year
d) One sixth of the present year
Which one of the following statement is correct

a) Magnetic lines of force are closed curves while electrostatic lines are
not
b) Electrostatic lines of force are closed curves while magnetic lines are
not
c) Magnetic lines of force represent direction while electrostatic lines do
not
d) Electrostatic lines of force represent direction while magnetic lines do
not
29.

The time period of a freely suspended magnet does not depend upon
a) Length of the magnet
b) The pole strength of the magnet
c) The horizontal component of magnetic field of the earth
d) The length of the suspension wire

30.

When a known resistance 10W and a conductor are connected in the right
and left gaps of a meter bridge at 0oC. The balancing length is found to be
50cm. If the temp of the conductor is increased to 100 oC; The balancing
point is found to be at 52 cm. The temp coefficient of resistance of the
material of the conductor is
3
4
a) 4.16 10 / C b) 8.33 10 / C

3
c) 8.33 10 / C

4.16 104 / C

PHYSICS
QNO KEY
1
A
2
A
3
C
4
C
5
B
6
C
7
D

d)

8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30

B
A
B
C
D
D
C
C
B
A
C
C
C
C
A
B
C
C
C
B
A
D
B

SINGLE OPTION CORRECT
24.

-5
A particle of charge Q 10 C is fixed. A second particle of mass
1
-7
m=0.01g and charge Q 10 C which is initially at infinity is given a

velocity v0 =200m/s in a direction whose line passes at a distance of

d=0.1m from the fixed charge so that their separation first decreases and
then increases. Find the smallest separation between the two charges.
A) 0.125m
25.

B) 1.15m

C) 2m

D) 2.02m

A wooden cubical block ABCDEFGO of mass m and side a is wrapped

by a square wire loop of perimeter 4a at a/2 as shown. The current in the
wire I. The whole system is placed on frictionless horizontal surface in a
uniform magnetic field

r
B B0 j

horizontal surface and block passes through a point at a distance x from

centre. Select the correct statement(s)
F

a
O
E
A

A) The block must not topple if

B) The block must not topple if

mg
aB0

mg
2aB0

a
mg
x if I
4
2aB0
C)
a
mg
x if I
2
4aB0
D)

26.

In the circuit shown in the figure switch K is kept closed for a long time
and then it is opened. The constant voltage across the terminals of the
battery is V0 =9V, the capacitance of the capacitor is C=50F the vales of
resistance are, R1 R2 =100. If the value resistance R3 is 400, find the
charge that flows through the resistor R3 after switch is opened.

A) 60C
27.

B) 40C

C) 100C

D) 80C

Find the capacitance of an isolated ball-shaped conductor of radius R1

surrounded by an adjacent concentric layer of dielectric with permittivity

K and outside radius R2 where

A)

KR1R2
k R2 K 1 R1

B)

kKR1R2
K 1 R1

1
4 0
KR1R2
C) kR1 R2

kR1R2
KR1 R2

D)

28.

A long cylinder with uniformly charged surface and cross sectional radius
a=1.0cm moves with a constant velocity v=10m/sec along its axis. An
electric field strength at the surface of the cylinder is equal to
E=0.9kV/cm .Find the resulting convection current ( that is the effective
current caused by mechanical transfer of charge).
A) 0.5A
B) 0.5nA
C) 3A
D) 2.1A

29.

In a circuit shown in figure resistance R1 and R2 are known, as well as

emf 1 and 2 . The internal resistances of the sources are negligible. At
what value of the resistance R will the thermal power generated in it be
the highest? What is it equal to?

R
R1 R2 , 1 2
R
A)
R
R1 , 1 2
C) R

B)

R1R2 1R2 2 R1
1
,

R1 R2 R1 R2 4 R

D) R1 R2 , zero

30.

Find the electric potential of an uncharged conducting sphere outside of

which a point charge q is located at a distance l from the spheres centre.

4 0

kq
A) l

2kq
C) 3l

B) Zero

3kq
D) 2l

MULTIPLEOPTIONCORRECT

31.

The figure shows a taut string, initially aligned with the x-axis, which
carries a waveform travelling towards the right without any change its
shape. The bold line and the dotted line indicate the displacement of the
string (i.e., shape of the waveform)at time = t second at time = (t + dt)
second, respectively. The speed of particle at point P at t = 2 sec is 1 cm/s.
Choose the correct statement (s) from the following (assume that dt is
0
positive & slope of y-x at p is 45 ).
y

45o
vy

P
x

A)
O

x
Particle velocity as a function of position
vy

B)

x
O

C)
D)

32.

speed of waveform is 1 cm/s and it is moving along positive x-axis

Speed of waveform is 1 cm/s and it is moving along negative x-axis
Two concentric circular coils of radius R and r (r<<R) carry currents of i1
and i2 respectively. If the smaller coil of known mass is rotated slightly
about one of its diameter. It starts oscillating. Then which of the
following statements is/are correct. (assume that the currents in the coils

A) The oscillations are approximately simple harmonic in nature

B) The frequency of oscillations is proportional to product i1i2
C) The frequency of oscillations is proportional to square root of R
D) The frequency of oscillations is proportional to radius r
33.

Both terminals of a battery of Emf E and internal resistance r are

grounded as shown. Select the correct alternative (s)

A) Potential difference across A and B is Zero.

B) Potential difference across A and B is E.
C) Current through the battery is zero
E
D) Current through the battery is r

34.

A parallel plate capacitor is connected to a battery which builds up an

600

V
m between the plates. Now two neutral plates are

electric field of
connected by a conducting wire and are placed into the capacitor as
shown. The four plates are at equal distance from each other. Then

A) By introducing two plates, capacitance of system decreases and the

battery absorbs energy
B) By introducing two plates capacitance increases and the battery
supplies energy.

C) The electric field between pairs of plates from left to right is 900 V/m,
zero, and 900 V/m respectively.
D) The energy of the system of capacitors increases.
PARAGRAPH QUESTIONS
Paragraph-I:
Waves are generated from a wave source, (the phase angle is zero when
they are started.) and they travel along a straight line at a speed of 1 m/s.
When a point, in the wave, has zero displacement, the closest point which
has the maximum displacement is at a distance of 1 m.
35. The wavelength of the wave is
A) 1 m
B) 2 m
C) 3 m
D) 4m
36. Measured for initiation of the waves, when will phase of the point 5 m
from the wave-source first be 180o?
A) 6 seconds
B) 6 seconds
C) 7 seconds
D) 8 seconds
Paragraph-II:
If a long cylindrical region contains uniform volume density of positive
or negative charge, then by using Gauss Law or otherwise we can find
electric field at a perpendicular distance r from axis of cylinder.
Consider a long neutral metallic cylinder in a uniform and homogenous
ur

magnetic field B parallel to the axis of cylinder. Now the cylinder is

ur

rotated about axis with constant angular velocity . Consider the state

when charge redistribution within the cylinder becomes steady and all
electrons describe circular motion about axis of cylinder. Consider a

ur
ur

B
single free electron of mass m and let
&
are in same direction,

then
37.

If

e 1.6 x 10

19

eB
m

A) The interior gets uniform negative charge density and outer surface,
positive charge
B) The Interior gets non-uniform negative charge density and outer
surface, positive charge
C) The Interior gets positive uniform charge density and outer surface,
negative charge.

D) The Interior gets positive non-uniform charge density & outer surface,
no charge.
38.

If

eB
m

A) There is only magnetic force and no electric force on free electron

B) Both magnetic & electric force act in opposite direction.
C) Both magnetic & electric force act in same direction
D) There is only electric force and no magnetic force on free electron
39.

If

eB
m

A) Both magnetic & electrical force act in opposite direction

B) The interior gets uniform positive charge density and outer surface
negative charge
C) The interior of the cylinder remains neutral everywhere
D) The interior gets non-uniform negative charge density and outer
surface, positive charge.
INTEGER QUESTIONS
40.

There are 4 concentric thin spherical shells A, B, C and D of radii a, 2a,

3a and 4a respectively. Shells Band D are given charges +q and q
respectively. Shell C is now earthed. The potential difference
Va Vc

kq
1
,k
xa
4 0 find the value of x .

41.

The circuit shown in figure, find the current through wire XY in ampere

42.

2
A.
R
The current in resistance 3 in the given circuit is x Find the value of

x.

43.

1.6 105 N / m2 .

writes down the equation for the wave as

y A sin 15 x 6000t .

Here y

and x are in meters and t is in second. The maximum pressure amplitude

received to the observers ear is 24 Pa, then the density of the medium
is given by n kg/m3. Find n.

44.

A standing wave

20 x

3 cos 100 t is set up in a taut string

y A sin

where x and y are in metre. The distance between two successive points
A
oscillating with the amplitude 2 can be equal to x cm find the value of x

.
45.

An isolated hollow sphere of radius 2R is charged to V volts and another

isolated smaller sphere of radius R is charged to V/2 volts. Then the
smaller sphere is placed inside the bigger sphere without changing the net
charge on each sphere. The potential difference between the two spheres
would become V/n. Find the value of n.

46.

Two identical charges are fixed at two corners of an equilateral triangle.

The potential energy of the system is U. The work done in bringing an
identical charge from infinity to the third unoccupied vertex is xU. Find
the value of x.

key
24. A

25. B

26. B

27. A

28. A

29. B

32. A

33. A,D

34. B,C,D

35. D

36. C

39. B

40. 6

41. 2

42. 3

43. 1

30. A
31. A,C
37. A
38. A
44. 5
45. 4

46. 2

21.

The resistance of a series combination of three variable and non zero

resistances is always 8 . Among all the possibilities for the values of
above three resistances,

8

A) 3

22.

B) 3

C) 9

D) 8

An 80 C charge is given to the 4 F capacitor in the circuit shown in

figure so that the upper plate is positively charged. An unknown
resistance R is connected in the left limb. As soon as the switch S in the

central limb is closed, a current of 2A flows through the 2 resistor in the

central limb. The capacitative time constant of the circuit is

A) 56 S
23.

B) 8 S

C) 200 S

D) 40 S

A very long straight conducting wire, lying along the Z axis carries a
current of 2A. The integral

B. dl

is computed along the straight line PQ

where P has the co-ordinates (2cm, 0, 0) and Q has the co-ordinates (2cm,
2cm, 0). The integral has the magnitude (in SI units)
A) zero
24.

7
B) 8 10

7
C) 2 10

7
D) 10

The relation between R and r (internal resistance of the battery) for which
the power consumed in the external resistance network is maximum, is

A) R r

B)

r
2

C) R 2r

D) R 1.5r

25.

An electron enters a space between the plates of a charged parallel plate

0
0
capacitor at an acute angle 1 ( 0 , 90 ) with the plates and leaves at an
0
0
acute angle 2 ( 0 , 90 ) with the plates. The ratio of its kinetic energy

while entering the capacitor to that while leaving the capacitor will be
cos 2 2
2
A) cos 1

26.

cos2 1
2
B) cos 2

sin 2 2
2
C) sin 1

sin 2 1
2
D) sin 2

A charged particle of mass m and charge q enters a uniform magnetic

0
0
field B with a velocity v making an angle ( 0 , 90 ) with the boundary

of the field as shown in figure. The width of the magnetic field is d

when the particle penetrates half way into the field, the change in the
kinetic energy of the particle is

mv 2
sin
A) 2 B

27.

Bqd
sin
2
B) mv

C) zero

D) vdqB sin

An open pipe is suddenly closed at one end with the result that the
frequency of third harmonic of the closed pipe is found to be higher by
100Hz than the fundamental frequency of the open pipe. The fundamental
frequency of the open pipe is
A) 200Hz

B) 300Hz

C) 240Hz

D) 480Hz

28.

A long cylindrical wire of radius a carries a current i distributed

uniformly over its cross section. If the magnetic field at distances r and R
from the axis have equal magnitude, then
A)

Rr
2

B) a Rr

C)

Rr
Rr

D)

2Rr
Rr

29.

Two capacitors of 2 f and 3 f are charged to 150V and 120 V

respectively. The plates of capacitors are connected as shown in figure.
An uncharged capacitor of capacity 1.5 f falls onto the free end of the
wire and sticks to it to complete the circuit. Then

30.

B) Charge on 2 f capacitor is 120 C

C) Positive charge flows through A from right to left
D) Positive charge flows through B from left to right
A charged particle enters into a gravity free space which contains an
electric field E and magnetic field B and it comes out without any
change in velocity. Then the possible cases may be
A) E 0, B 0

B) E 0, B 0

C) E 0, B 0

D) E 0, B 0

31.

In the circuit shown A and B are equal resistances. When S is closed, the
capacitor C charges due to the cell of emf and reaches a steady state.
Which of the following options is (are) correct?

A) During charging more heat is dissipated in A than in B

B) In steady state heat is dissipated at the same rate in A and B
1 2
C
C) In the steady state energy stored in C is 4
1 2
C
D) In the steady state energy stored in C is 8

32.

33.

The fundamental frequency of a vibrating resonant air column in an organ

pipe is 200Hz. Then
A) The first overtone is 400Hz
B) The first overtone may be
400Hz
C) The first overtone may be 600Hz
D) 1000Hz is a overtone
INTEGERTYPE QUESTIONS
The electric field strength depends on the x, y, z coordinates according to

the law

a xi y j zk

y2 z2

3/ 2
2 1
where a 280 Nm c . If the potential

2
3, 2, 6
0,3, 4
difference between the points
and
is x volt , find the value

34.

Five identical conducting plates 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 are fixed parallel plates

equidistant from each other with plate area A each and the distance
between successive plates is d. A conductor connects plates 2 and 5 while
another conductor joins 1 and 3. The junction of 1 and 3 and plate 4 are
connected across a DC source. If the effective capacity of the system is
x 0 A
.
y d find x y

35.

Calculate the ratio of charges on 6 f capacitor in steady state in the

circuit for cases when switch S is open and switch S is closed.

36.

A siren placed at a railway track is emitting sound of frequency 5KHz. A

passenger sitting in a moving train A records a frequency of 5.5KHz
while the train approaches the siren. During his return journey in a
different train B, he records a frequency of 6KHz while approaching the
same siren. Find the ratio of the speeds of train B to train A.(Assume
trains are not supersonic)

37.

In the circuit shown, switch S was open for a long time. When the switch

S is closed at t=0, the heat liberated after t=0 in the circuit is

x
CV 2
10
.

Then x=

38.

The magnetic field inside a conducting wire varies with distance r from
aKr 3
j
,
4
0
its axis as B Kr . If current density in the wire is
find the

value of a
MATRIX MATCHING
39.

A charged particle with some initial velocity is projected in which

uniform and constant electric field E

magnetic field B are/is present. In Column I information about the

existence of electric and/or magnetic field and direction of initial velocity
of charged particle is given and in Column II the probable path of the
charged particle is mentioned. Match the entries of Column I with
entries of Column II.
Column I
A) E 0, B 0, initial velocity 0

Column - II
p) Straight line

is at an unknown angle with B

B) E 0, B 0 and initial velocity

0 is at an unknown angle with

q) Parabola

C) E 0, B 0, E || B and initial

r) Circular

0
velocity is perpendicular to
E

D) E 0, B 0, E B and initial

s) Helical path with nonuniform pitch

0
velocity is perpendicular

both E and B
40.

12 Wires each of resistance R form a cubical wire frame as shown in

figure. Match the following.

Column I
A) Resistance across AB

Column - II
p) 5R
6

B) Resistance across AC

q) 7 R
12

C) Resistance across AE

r) 3R
4

D) Resistance across AB, if the wire

s) 7 R
5

AB is removed
PHYSICS

21. C

22. D

23. D

24. B

25. A

26. C

27. A

28. B

29. A, B, D
33. 4

34. 8

30. A, C, D

31. A, B, D

35. 2

37. 0

39. A p, r , B p, q, C s, D p

36. 2

32. B, C, D

38. 5

40. A q, B r , C p, D s