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2. There is only one correct answer.
3. You will be awarded 4 Marks if you have darkened only the bubble
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corresponding to the correct answer and zero mark if no bubble is
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1. In the circuit shown in the figure, the current through 5. Two bars of radius r and 2r are kept in contact as shown.
3 2 2 An electric current I is passed through the bars. Which one
of following is correct
9V ½
8 8 4
½
2r r
I C
2 2 2
A B
(A) the 3 resistor is 0.50 A
(A) Heat produced in bar BC is 4 times the heat produced in
(B) the 3 resistor is 0.25 A bar AB
(C) the 4 resistor is 0.50 A (B) Electric field in both halves is equal
(D) the 4 resistor is 0.25 A (C) Current density across AB is double that of across BC
(D) Potential difference across AB is 4 times that of across
2. In the given circuit, it is observed that the current I is
BC
independent of the value of the resistance R6. Then, the
6. Figure shows three resistor configurations R 1, R2 and R3
resistance values must satisfy
R5 connected to 3V battery. If the power dissipated by the
configuration R1, R2 and R3 is P1, P2 and P3, respectively,
R1 R3 then
I
R6
1 1
1 3V

R2 1 3V 1
R4 1
1 3V 1 1
1 1
1 1 1 1 1
   1 1
(A) R1R2R5 = R3R4R6 (B) 1
R 5 R 6 R1  R 2 R 3  R 4 R1 R2 R3
(C) R1R4 = R2R3 (D) R1R3 = R2R4 (A) P1 > P2 > P3 (B) P1 > P3 > P2
(C) P2 > P1 > P3 (D) P3 > P2 > P1
3. A 100 W bulb B1, and two 60 W bulbs B2 and B3, are 7. Incandescent bulbs are designed by keeping in mind that
connected to a 250 V source, as shown in the figure. the resistance of their filament increases with the
Now W1, W2 and W3 are the output powers of the bulbs increase in temperature. If at room temperature, 100
B1, B2 and B3 respectively. Then W, 60 W and 40 W bulbs have filament resistance R100,
B1 B2 R60 and R40, respectively, the relation between these
resistances is
B3
1 1 1
(A)   (B) R100 = R40 + R60
250V
R100 R 40 R 60
1 1 1
(A) W1 > W2 = W3 (B) W1 > W2 > W3 (C) R100 > R60 > R40 (D)  
(C) W1 < W2 = W3 (D) W1 < W2 < W3 R100 R 60 R 40

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8. In the shown arrangement of the experiment of the meter 12. STATEMENT–1: In a Meter Bridge experiment, null point for
bridge if AC corresponding to null deflection of galvanometer an unknown resistance is measured. Now, the unknown
is x, what would be its value if the radius of the wire AB is resistance is put inside an enclosure maintained at a higher
doubled? temperature. The null point can be obtained at the same
point as before by decreasing the value of the standard
R2
resistance. and
R1
STATEMENT-2: Resistance of a metal increases with
G
increase in temperature.
A B (A) Statement–1 is True, Statement–2 is True ; Statement–2
x C is a correct explanation for Statement–1
(B) Statement–1 is True, Statement–2 is True ; Statement–2
(A) x (B) x/4 (C) 4x (D) 2x
9. A moving coil galvanometer of resistance 100  is used is NOT a correct explanation for Statement–1
as an ammeter using a resistance 0.1. The maximum (C) Statement–1 is True, Statement–2 is False.
deflection current in the galvanometer is 100 A. Find the (D) Statement–1 is False, Statement–2 is True.
minimum current in the circuit, so that the ammeter 13. The length of a wire of a potentiometer is 100 cm, and the
shown maximum deflection. emf of its stand and cell is E volt. It is employed to measure
(A) 100.1 mA (B) 1000.1 Ma the emf of a battery whose internal resistance is 0.5 If the
(C) 10.01 mA (D) 1.01 mA balance point is obtained at  = 30 cm from the positive end,
10. To verify Ohm’s law, a student is provided with a test the emf of the battery is-
resistor RT, a high resistance R1, a small resistance R2, 30E
two identical galvanometers G1 and G2, and a variable (1)
100.5
voltage source V. The correct circuit to carry out the
experiment is 30E
(2)
100  0.5
30(E  0.5i)
(3) , where i is the current in potentiometer wire
100
30E
(4)
100
14. The length of a given cylindrical wire is increased by
(A) (B) 100%. Due to the consequent decrease in diameter the
change in the resistance of the wire will be-
(1) 200 % (2) 100 %
(3) 50 % (4) 300 %

15. The thermistor are usually made of
(1) metals with low temperature coefficient of resistivity
(C) (D) (2) metals with high temperature coefficient of resistivity
(3) metal oxides with high temperature coefficient of
11. For the circuit shown in the figure
resistivity
(4) semiconducting materials having low temperature
I 2k R1 coefficient of resistivity

16. In a wheatstone's bridge, three resistances P, Q and R are
24V 6k R2 RL 1.5k connected in the three arms and the fourth arm is formed
by two resistances S1 and S2 connected in parallel. The
condition for the bridge to be balanced will be-
(A) The current I through the battery is 7.5 mA
P 2R P R(S1  S2 )
(B) The potential difference across RL is 18 V (1) = (2) =
Q S1  S2 Q S1S2
(C) Ratio of powers dissipated in R1 and R2 is 3 P R(S1  S2 ) P R
(D) If R1 and R2 are interchanged magnitude of the power (3) = (4) =
Q 2S1S2 Q S1  S2
dissipated in RL will decrease by a factor of 9

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17. The resistance of a wire is 5 at 50 °C and 6 at 100 22. This question has Statement I and Statement II. Of the
°C. The resistance of the wire at 0 °C will be four choice given after the Statements, choose the one
that best describes the two Statement
(1) 2  (2) 1 
Statement-I : Higher the range, greater is the resistance of
(3) 4  (4) 3 
ammeter.
Directions : Question No. 24 and 25 are based on the following Statement-II : To increase the ragne of ammeter,
paragraph.
additional shunt needs to be used across it.
Consider a block of conducting material of resistive shown in the
(1) Statement-I is true, Statement-II is true, Statement-II is
figure. Current ‘I’ enters at ‘A’ and leaves from ‘D’. We apply the correct explanation of Statement-I
superposition principle to find voltage developed between ‘B’ and
‘C’. The calculation is done in the following steps (2) Statement-I is true, Statement-II is true, Statement-II is
not the correct explanation of Statement-I.
V
I I (3) Statement-I is true, Statement-II is false.
(4) Statement-I is false, Statement-II is true.
(3) 0.5 V/m (4) 0.1 V/m

23. Two cells, each of e.m.f. E and internal resistance r, are
A B C D connected in parallel across a resistor R. The power
dissipated in the resistor is maximum if :
(1) R = r (2) R = 2r
3r r
(i) Take current ‘I’ entering from ‘A’ and assume it to spread over (3) R  (4) R 
2 2
a hemispherical surface in the block. 24. There are 8.4 1022 free electrons per cm3 in copper. The
(ii) Calculate field E(r) at distance ‘r’ from A by using Ohm’s law E current in the wire is 0.21A (e = 1.6 × 10–19 C). Then the
= , where j is the current per unit area at ‘r’ drifts velocity of electrons in a copper wire of 1 mm2 cross
(iii) From the ‘r’ dependence of E(r), obtain the potential V(r) at r. section, will be
(iv) Repeat (i), (ii) and (iii) for current ‘I’ leaving ‘D’ and superpose (1) 2.12 × 10–5 m/s
results for ‘A’ and ‘D’ (2) 0.78  10–5 m/s
18. For current entering at A, the electric field at a distance ‘r’ (3) 1.56  10–5 m/s
from A is (4) none of these
I I 25. Copper and silicon are cooled from 300 K to 60K, the
(1) (2)
8 r 2 r2 specific resistance
I I (1) decrease in copper but increase in silicon
(3) (4) (2) increase in copper but decrease in silicon
2 r 2 4 r 2
(3) increase in both
19. V measured between B and C is (4) decrease in both
I I I I
(1)  (2)  26. The current voltage graph for a given metallic conductor
a   a  b  a a  b at two different temperatures T1 and T2 are as shown in
I I I the figure. Then :–
(3)  (4)
2a 2  a  b  2  a  b 
I
T1
20. If 400  of resistance is made by adding four 100  T2
resistance of tolerance 5%, then the tolerance of the
combination is : V
(1) 20% (2) 5%
(3) 10% (4) 15% (1) T1 > T2
21. Two electric bulbs marked 25W-220 V and100 W-220 V (2) T1 = T2
are connected in series to a 440 V supply. Which of the (3) nothing can be said about T1 and T2
bulbs will fuse ? (4) T1 < T2
(1) Neither (2) Both
(3) 100 W (4) 25 W

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27. Two wires of resistance R1 and R2 at 0° C have 31. The kirchhoff's first law (i = 0) and second law (iR =
temperature coefficient of resistance 1 and 2, E),Where the symbols have their usual meanings, are
respectively. These are joined in series. The effective respectively based on-
temperature coefficient of resistance is (1) conservation of charge, conservation of momentum
  2 (2) conservation of energy, conservation of charge
(1) 1 (2) 12
2 (3) conservation of momentum, conservation of charge
 R  2 R 2 R1R2 12 (4) conservation of charge, conservation of energy
(3) 1 1 (4)
R1  R2 R12  R22 32. The three resistance of equal value are arranged in the
different combinations shown below. Arrange them in
28. If voltage across a bulb rated 220 Volt 100 Watt drops by increasing order of power dissipation :
2.5% of its rated value, the percentage of the rated value
by which the power would decrease is
i
(1) 5% (2) 10%
(3) 20% (4) 2.5% I II

29. A ring is made of a wire having a resistance
R0 = 12. Find the points A and B as shown in the figure i i
at which a current carrying conductor should be
connected so that the resistance R of the sub circuit III IV
8 (A) III < II < IV < I (B) II < III < IV < I
between these points is equal to .
3
(C) I < IV < III < II (D) I < III < II < IV
1
33. In a metre bridge experiment, null point is obtained at 20
A B cm from one end of the wire when resistance X is
balanced against another resistance Y. If X < Y, then
where will be the new position of the null point from the
same end, if one decides to balance a resistance of 4X
2 against Y ?
3 1 (1) 50 cm (2) 80 cm
(1) 1
 (2) 1

2 8 2 2 (3) 40 cm (4) 70 cm
5 1
(3) 1
 (4) 1
 34. A 5V battery with internal resistance 2 and a 2V battery
2 8 2 3 with internal resistance1 are connected to a 10 
resistor as shown in the figure. The current in the 10
30. A cell having an emf  and internal resistance r is resistor is
connected across a variable external resistance R. As the P2
resistance R is increased, the plot of potential difference V
across R is given by

 5V 2V
V 10
2 1
V

(1) 0 R (2) 0 R P1
(1) 0.27 A P2 to P1 (2) 0.03 A P1 to P2
 
(3) 0.03 A P2 to P1 (4) 0.27 A P1 to P2
V V
35. If a wire is stretched to make it 0.1 % longer its resistance
will
(3) 0 R (4) 0 R (1) decrease by 0.2% (2) decrease by 0.05%
(3) increase by 0.05% (4) increase by 0.2%

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Er. UMVED SINGH (9027187359) ई. Dedicated to teaching
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POTENTIAL TEST SERIES (2016) IIT-JEE (MAINS)/AIIMS/AIPMT/CPMT
36. In the shown arrangement of the experiment of the meter 41. In the circuit shown, the current through the 4 resistor
bridge if AC corresponding to null deflection of
galvanometer is x, what would be its value if the radius of is 1 amp when the points P and M are connected to a
the wire AB is doubled :– d.c. voltage source. The potential difference between the
points M and N is
+ –
R1 R2 4

G

A B P M
x C

x
(1) x (2) 0.5 N 
4
(3) 4x (4) 2x 0.5

37. The current in a conductor varies with time t as (1) 0.5 volt (2) 3.2 volt
I = 2t + 3t2 amp. where I is ampere and t in second. (3) 1.5 volt (4)1.0 volt
Electric charge flowing through a section of the conductor 42. See the electrical circuit shown in this figure. Which of the
during t = 2 sec to t = 3 sec is following equations is a correct equation for it
(1) 10 C (2) 24 C R
(3) 33 C (4) 44 C
i1 1 r1

38. In the circuit shown below. The reading of the voltmeter
i2
V is :–
4 16 r2 2
2A Rh + (1) 1 – (i1 + i2)R + i1r1 = 0 (2) 1 – (i1 + i2)R – i1r1 = 0
V
– (3) 2 – i2r2 – 1 – i1r1 = 0 (4) –2 – (i1 + i2)R + i2r2 = 0
16 4 43. If voltage across a bulb rated 220 Volt 100 Watt drops by
(1) 12 V (2) 8 V 2.5% of its rated value, the percentage of the rated value
(3) 20 V (4) 16 V by which the power would decrease is
39. An unknown resistance R1 is connected in series with a (1) 5% (2) 10%
resistance of 10 . This combination is connected to one (3) 20% (4) 2.5%
gap of a metre bridge while a resistance R 2 is connected
in the other gap. The balance point is at 50 cm. Now, 44. Seven resistances are connected as shown in the figure.
The equivalent resistance between A and B is :–
when the 10 resistance is removed the balance point 10
shifts to 40 cm. The value of R1 is (in ohms) A 3 B
10
(1) 20 (2) 10 5 8 6 6
(3) 60 (4) 40
40. Five equal resistances each of resistance R are connected (1) 3  (2) 4 
as shown in the Figure. A battery of V volts is connected
between A and B. The current flowing in AFCEB will be (3) 4.5  (4) 5 
C
45. Consider the following two statements:
(A) Kirchhoff's junction law follows from the
R R R
conservation of charge.
R
F
AB (B) Kirchhoff's loop law follows from the
conservation of energy
D E
R Which of the following is correct?
V V (1) Both (A) and (B) are correct
(1) (2)
R 2R (2) Both (A) and (B) are wrong
2V 3V (3) (A) is correct and (B) is wrong
(3) (4)
R R (4) (A) is wrong and (B) is correct

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