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University of Bahrain Physics 102 Final Exam
Department of Physics Saturday 19/6/2010 8:30 –10:30
Name:_____________________________________________ ID no.:______________________
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k = 9×10
9
Nm
2
/C
2
,
c
0
= 8.85×10
12
C
2
/Nm
2
e = 1.6×10
19
C,
u
0
=4t×10
7
T.m/A,
m
p
= 1.67×10
27
Kg,
m
e
= 9.11×10
31
Kg
25 MCQ (1.6 point each)
Q1: An electron enters a region of crossed uniform electric and
magnetic fields as shown. The electric field is directed to the
right and the magnetic field is directed into the page.
The correct directions of the electric (F
E
) and magnetic (F
B
) forces
on the electron are:
(A) F
E
(Up)
F
B
(Left)
(B) F
E
(Right)
F
B
(Left)
(C) F
E
(Right)
F
B
(Right)
(D) F
E
(Left)
F
B
(Left)
(E) F
E
(Left)
F
B
(Right)
Q2: Two charges one positive and the other is negative are placed as
shown in the figure. If Q=1nC and a=0.3m, then the magnitude
of the net electric field (in N/C) at point P (at the origin) is:
(A) Zero
(B) 42.4 (C) 100
(D) 200 (E) 141.4
Q3: A point charge q=10µC is placed at a distance r=0.4m from
a uniformly charged long wire as shown. If the wire’s linear charge
density ì=+2µC/m, then the electric force on the charge (in N) is:
(A)
ˆ
0.9 ( ) i (B)
ˆ
0.9 ( ) i ÷ (C)
ˆ
0.45 ( ) i (D)
ˆ
0.45 ( ) i ÷ (E)
ˆ
2.25( ) i
Q4: A semicircular wire carrying a uniform positive charge of linear
density +ì is placed in the xyplane as shown. The correct
integration for the xcomponent of the electric field
at the origin (point O) is:
(A)
0
sin
k
d
a
t
ì
u u
í
(B)
0
cos
k
d
a
t
ì
u u
í
(C)
2
0
sin
k
d
a
t
ì
u u
í
(D)
2
0
cos
k
d
a
t
ì
u u
í
(E) Zero
+ì
r
q
x
y
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+
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in
Electron
+ì
o
y
x
a
u
Q
+Q
a
x
y
a
P
y
×
2
Q5: A positively charged solid conducting sphere
has a radius a .The point or points at which the
electric potential is highest is:
(A) Only P
1
(B) Only P
2
and P
3
(C) Only P
1
, P
2
and P
3
(D) Only P
3
(E) Only P
4
Q6: Two point charges are placed at a distance d=2m from each
other as shown in the figure. The point P at which the net electric
potential is zero is located at a distance x (in m) equal to:
(A) 1 (B) 0.5 (C) 0.33 (D) 0.25 (E) 0.2
Q7: A particle of charge q
1
= q and mass m
1
=m and
another particle of charge q
2
= 2q and mass m
2
= m/2 are
both accelerated from rest through a potential difference
V as shown. The ratio of the change in their kinetic
energies AK
1
/AK
2
is:
(A) 2 (B)0.5 (C) 1 (D) 0.25 (E) 4
Q8: A parallelplate capacitor C is fully charged by a battery.
Now, a material of dielectric constant k is inserted fully into the
capacitor while the battery remains connected. The correct
information about charge and capacitance before and after
inserting the dielectric material is:
(A) C<C
0
Q>Q
0
(B) C>C
0
Q=Q
0
(C) C<C
0
Q<Q
0
(D) C>C
0
Q>Q
0
(E) C=C
0
Q=Q
0
Q9: A cylindrical conducting wire of resistance R=1.56O is connected to a
battery of 5V as shown. If the conductor cross sectional area is
A=4×10
6
m
2
and has free electron density n=2×10
28
electron/m
3
Then the electrons drift speed (in m/s) in the conductor is:
(A) 1×10
3
(B) 0.5×10
3
(C) 0.25×10
3
(D) 0.167×10
3
(E) 0.1×10
3
Q10
: In the circuit shown the switch S is open and R=8O.
The equivalent resistance between points a and b is:
(A) 3
(B) 6 (C) 9 (D) 12 (E) 15
V
0
Q
C
V
0
Q
0
C
0
k
5V
V
q
2q
R
a
b
R
2R
2R
S
7Q
+Q
×
x
d
P
P
5
P
4
a
P
1
P
3
P
2
× × ×
×
Positively charged
solid conducting
sphere
r
×
3
Q11: In the circuit shown c
1
=21V, I
2
=2A and I
3
=1A.
The value of the unknown resistor R (in O) is:
(A) 1
(B) 2 (C) 3 (D) 4 (E) 5
Q12: The circuit shown has been connected for a long time.
The charge (in µC) on the capacitor is:
(A) 80 (B) 60 (C) 40 (D) 20 (E) Zero
Q13: In the circuit shown, S is closed at time t = 0 and the capacitor
is initially uncharged. The current (in µA) in the circuit at t=4s is:
(A) 4.23 (B) 3.58 (C) 3.03 (D) 2.57 (E) 2.17
Q14: A triangular current loop carrying a current I=2A is placed in a
uniform magnetic field
ˆ ˆ
0.6 0.3 ( ) B i j T = + as shown in the figure. If
l=2m, then the magnetic force (in N) on the wire segment ca is:
{() is out of the plane of the page, and () is in to the plane of the page}
(A) 2.4 () (B) 2.4 () (C) 1.2 () (D) 1.2 () (E) Zero
Q15: A rectangular current loop that carries a current I
1
is placed next to a
very long wire that carries a current I
2
as shown in the figure.
The net magnetic force on the square loop is directed along the
(A) Positive y axis
(B) Positive x axis
(C) Negative y axis
(D) Negative x axis (E) out of the
page plane ()
R
c=10V
S
C=3uF
R=2MO
c
1
3O
R
3O
c
2
I
1
I
2
=2A
I
3
=1A
6O
I
1
x
y
I
2
2O 10O
10uF
20V
5V
3O
20V
14V
x
y
B
I
l
2l
a b
c
4
Q16: Two infinite parallel wires carry the same current
I=5A in the directions shown. If a=0.1m, then the net
magnetic field (in µT ) at point P is:
(A) Zero
(B)
ˆ ˆ
10 10 i j + (C)
ˆ ˆ
10 10 i j ÷ + (D)
ˆ ˆ
10 10 i j ÷ ÷ (E)
ˆ ˆ
10 10 i j ÷
Q17: The figure shows a front view of a hollow
and long conductor that carries current I. The
point or points at which the magnetic field
is highest?
(A) Only P
4
(B) Only P
1
and P
2
(C) Only P
3
(D) Only P
1
(E) Only P
5
Q18: A long wire carries a current I as shown in the figure.
The magnetic field at point P is:
(A) Zero
(B) u
0
I/2td (©)
(C) u
0
I/2td ()
(D) u
0
I/2td
ˆ
( ) i (E) u
0
I/2td
ˆ
( ) j
Q19: A current loop as shown in the figure produces a magnetic
field at point P. If I=1A and a=0.1m The net magnetic field
(in µT) at point P is:
(A) 1.57 () (B) 3.14 () (C) 1.57() (D) 3.14 () (E) Zero
Q20: A long solenoid of length 0.5 m with 500 turns carries a current
I=4 A as shown in the figure. The magnitude of magnetic field
inside the solenoid (in mT) is:
(A) 1.26 (B) 2.51
(C) 3.77 (D) 5.03 (E) Zero
I
d
P
x
y
I
x
y
I
x
y
I
a
P
a
a
2a
I
P
I
y
×
Front view of the
conductor cross section
P
5
P
2
P
4
P
3
P
1
× × ×
r
×
I
out
=I
I
Top view
5
Q21: A circular conducting ring is placed to the left,
around, or to the right of a very long wire that carries a
current I as shown in the figure. In which case or cases
is the magnetic flux through the ring NOT zero?
(A) None of them
(B) Only 2 (C) Only 1 (D) Only 1 and 3 (E) All of them
Q22: A uniform magnetic field B passes normally through a circular steel ring
that has an area A=0.2m
2
and a resistance R=0.1O. If the magnetic field varies
with time as ( ) 2/ B t t =
where t is in seconds. The induced current (in A)
at t=5s in the ring is:
(A) 4 (B) 1 (C) 0.44 (D) 0.25 (E) 0.16
Q23: A rectangular loop is placed next to a very long wire
that carries a current I which varies with time as shown
in the graph. The graph shows that the current remains
constant during stage A, then decreases to zero during
stage B and remains zero during stage C. In which stage
is the induced emf in the loop NOT zero?
(A) Stage C only (B) Stage A only (C) Stage B only (D) Stages A and
B only
(E) Stages A
and C only
Q24: A 0.6m long metal bar is pushed to the left at a constant
speed v=25 m/s in a uniform magnetic field B=0.5T
directed out of the page. The bar slides on parallel rails
connected through a 2O resistor as shown in the figure.
The induced current (in A) in bar is
(A) 0.75 (B) 1.5 (C) 2.25 (D) 3 (E) 3.75
Q25: For the circuit shown, in
which case or cases is the direction
of the induced current correct?
(A) Only 1 and 2 (B) Only 1 (C) Only 2 (D) Only 3 (E) all of them
(1)
I
I
(3)
I(t)
I(t)
t
A
B
C
R
B
out
R
v
I
ind
(1)
B
out
v
I
ind
(3)
B
in
R
v
I
ind
(2)
I
(2)
B(t)
0.1O
B
out
=0.5T
L=0.6m
m
R=2O
v