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Subject : Physics (Current Electricity) DPP NO -01

01. The resistance of a rectangular block of copper of dimensions 1 mm 1 mm 5 m between two square faces is
0.08 . What is the resistivity of copper?
(A) 1.6 107 -m (B) 1.6 106 -m (C) 1.6 108 -m (D) Infinite
02. Choose the correct alternative
(A) Alloys of metal have lesser resistivity than that of constituent metals
(B) Resistivity of semiconductor increases rapidly with increasing temperature
(C) Alloys have lower temperature coefficients of resistance than pure metals
(D) The path of electrons in metals between successive collisions is straight line when current flows through
03. Two identically shaped wires A and B are made of different substances having differing electron densities,
with nA > nB. If both carry identical currents then the wire has larger drift speed for the electrons is
(A) A (B) B (C) Both (A) & (B) (D) None of
04. The temperature co-efficient of resistance of a wire is 0.00125C 1. At 300K its resistance is 2. The
resistance of the wire will be 2.5 at temperature about
(A) 120C (B) 234C (C) 310C (D) 27C
05. A wire is connected to a battery and drift velocity of electrons in the wire is v. Now, the wire is stretched to double
its length and connected to same battery. The drift velocity of electrons in the new wire will become/remain

(A) v (B) 4v (C) (D) 2v
06. A charge of 2 102 C moves at 30 revolution per second in a circle of diameter 0.80 m. The current linked
with the circuit will be -
(A) 0.1 A (B) 0.2 A (C) 0.4 A (D) 0.6 A
07. The specific heat of same substance is expressed in two unit i.e., C1 cal/gC and C2 cal/gF. Which of the
following relation is true
(A) C1 > C2 (B) C1 < C2
(C) C1 = C2 (D) C1 and C2 can not be compared
08. One gram of ice is mixed with one gram of steam. After thermal equilibrium, the temperature of the mixture is
(A) 0C (B) 100C (C) 55C (D) 80C
09. The temperature of ice is 10C [specific heat = 0.5 kcal/(kg-C)] and that of water 60C. They are mixed
in equal amounts. What part of the ice will be melted ?
(A) 5/6 th (B) 11/16th
(C) whole of ice will be melted (D) 5/11th

01. (C) 02. (C) 03. (B) 04. (B)
05. (C) 06. (D) 07. (A) 08. (B)
09. (B)
Subject : Physics (Current Electricity) DPP NO-02
01. During charging of an ideal secondary cell, the potential difference across the cell is
(A) V = E + Ir (B) V = E Ir (C) V = E (D) Zero
02. A wire has resistance 16 . It is bent in the form of an equilateral triangle. The effective resistance
between the two points on any median of the triangle is
(A) 16 (B) 8 (C) 4 (D) 32
03. The current in a copper wire is increased by increasing the potential difference between its end. Which
one of the following statements regarding n, the number of charge carriers per unit volume in the wire
and v the drift velocity of the charge carriers is correct -
(A) n is unaltered but v is decreased (B) n is unaltered but v is increased
(C) n is increased but v is decreased (D) n is increased but v is unaltered
04. A wire of resistance 32 is melted and drawn into a wire of half of its original length. The resistance of
new wire and percentage decrease in resistance -
(A) 8, 75% (B) 8, 50% (C) 16, 75% (D) 16, 50%
05. Consider two conducting wires of same length and material, one wire is solid with radius r. The other is
a hollow tube of outer radius 2r while inner r. The ratio of resistance of the two wires will be -
(A) 1 : 1 (B) 1 : 2 (C) 1 : 3 (D) 1 : 4
06. A rod of length L and cross-section area A lies along the x-axis between x = 0 and x = L. The material obeys
Ohms law and its resistivity varies along the rod according to (x) = 0 ex/L. The end of the rod at x = 0 is
at a potential V0 and it is zero at x = L.
(A) Find the total resistance of the rod and the current in the wire.
(B) Find the electric potential in the rod as a function of x.
07. The specific heat of water in cal/g C varies with temperature tC according to curve


1.0 1.0 1.0

(A) (B) (C) (D)

O 15 (tC) O 15 (tC) O 15 (tC)

08. An electric heater rated as 2 kW is used to heat 200 kg of water from 10C to 70C. Assuming no
heat losses, the time taken is -
(A) 25.2 s (B) 6 103 s (C) 25.2 103 s (D) 25.2 106 s
09. The emf of the battery shown in the figure is given by -

(A) 6 V (B) 12 V (C) 18 V (D) 8 V

01. (A) 02. (C) 03. (B) 04. (A) 05. (C)
0L 1 V0 A e V (e x/L e 1)
06. R = 1 ; I = ;V= 0 07. (C) 08. (C)
A e 0L e1 1e 1
09. (B)
Subject : Physics (Current Electricity) DPP NO-03

01. In the following figure, the reading of the ammeter A when the internal
resistance of the battery is zero, is -
20 20
(A) amp (B) amp
3 12
20 20 20
(C) amp (D) amp
4 3 12
02. An immersion heater rated 1000 W, 220 V is used to heat 0.01 m of water. Assuming that the power
is supplied at 220 V and 60% of the power supplied is used to heat the water, how long will it take to
increase the temperature of the water from 15C to 40C ?
03. Each of the resistors shown in figure, has a resistance
of 10 and each of the batteries has an emf of 10 V..
Find the currents through the resistors a and b in the
two circuits.
04. The potential difference between points A and B is -

(A) 2 V (B) 6 V (C) 4 V (D) 3 V

05. In the given figure the ratio of current in 8 and 3 will be -

8 3 4 3
(A) (B) (C) (D)
3 8 3 4

06. The emf of a cell is S and its internal resistance is r. Its terminals are connected to a resistance R. The
potential difference between the terminals is 1.6 V for R = 4 , and 1.8 V for R = 9W. Then find the value
of S & r.

07. The resistance of the rheostat shown in figure is 30 . Neglecting the meter
resistance, find the minimum and maximum currents through the ammeter as
the rheostat is varies.

01. (C) 02. 29 minutes 03. 1 A in a and zero in b in both the circuits
04. (A) 05. (D) 06. S = 2 V, r = 1

07. 0.15 A, 0.83 A

Subject : Physics(Capacitor) CAREER POINT DPP NO : 04

01. A 10F capacitor is charged by a battery of emf 100V. The energy drawn from the battery and the
energy stored in the capacitor are respectively -
(A) 0.10 J and 0.05 J (B) 0.05 J and 0.10 J
(C) 1.0 mJ and 0.5 mJ (D) 0.05 J and 0.05 mJ
02. Four condensers are joined as shown in fig. the capacity of each is 8f.
the equivalent capacity between points A and B will be -

(A) 32 f (B) 2f (C) 8f (D) 16 f

03. A capacitor of capacitance C1 is charged to a potential V0. The electrostatic energy stored in it is U0. It is
connected to another uncharged capacitor of capacitance C2 in parallel. The energy dissipated in the
process is-

C2 C1 C1 C 2 C1C 2
(A) U (B) U (C) (D) 2(C C ) U0
C1 C 2 0 C1 C 2 0 C1 C 2 1 2

04. The effective capacitance between A and B of an infinite chain of

capacitors joined as shown in fig.

(A) 5 1 C2 (B) 5 1 C2 (C) 3 1 C2 (D) 5 1 C

05. In the given circuit C1 = C, C2 = 2C, C3 = 3C. If charge at the capacitor C2 is Q. Then the charge at the
capacitor C3 will be -

3Q 9Q Q Q
(A) (B) (C) (D)
2 2 3 6
06. Consider the circuit shown in the fig the ratio of charge on the capacitors 2 C and 6C will be -

1 2 1 4
(A) (B) (C) (D)
3 3 2 3

07. A capacitor of 2 F is charged to its maximum emf of 2V and is discharged through a resistance of 104
. Current in the circuit after 0.02 s will be-
(A) 104A (B) 1.4 105 A (C) 7.4 105A (D) 3.7 105A
08. (i) Find the charge on the capacitor shown in figure.

(ii) Find out values of i1, i2 and i3 in steady state.

01. (A) 02. (A) 03. (A) 04. (A)
05. (B) 06.(B) 07. (C)
08. (i) 4 mC (ii) 0, 1/15 A, 1/15 A