DPP No. 03

Subject : Physics

Topic : Electrcity & Magnetism
1. The potential at a point is 20 V. The work done in bringing a charge of 0.5 C from infinity to this point will be : (A) 20 J (B) 10 J (C) 5 J (D) 40 J A negative charge released from a point A moves along the line AB. The potential at A is 15 V and it varies uniformly along AB. The potential at B : (A) may be 10 V (B) may be 15 V (C) may be 20 V (D) must be 15 V The free electrons of a metal are free to : (A) move on the surface only (B) are free to escape through the surface (C) are free to fall into the nuclei (D) are free to move anywhere in the metal Consider the following incomplete statement “Ohms’s law relates potential difference with ......... for a given resistance”. The suitable choice for the missing word is : (A) power (B) energy (C) current (D) time Consider the following statements : (a) In series connection, the same current flows through each element. (b) In parallel connection, the same potential difference gets applied across each element. (A) both (a) and (b) are correct (B) a is correct but b is wrong (C) a is wrong but b is correct (D) both (a) and (b) are wrong A tangent at any point on the magnetic field line is used to find the direction of : (A) South-North (B) A bar magnet (C) A compass needle (D) Magnetic field An electric current passes through a straight wire. Magnetic compasses are placed at the points A and B. A B (A) Their needles will not deflect (B) Only one of the needles will deflect (C) Both the needles will deflect in the same direction (D) The needles will deflect in the opposite direction The magnetic field lines inside a long current-carrying solenoid are : (A) straight (B) circular (C) parabolic








(D) elliptical


You have a coil and a bar magnet. You can produce an electric current by moving : (A) the magnet, but not the coil (B) the coil, but not the magnet (C) either the magnet or the coil (D) neither the magnet nor the coil A device that can be used to produce an electric current in a circuit is : (A) an ammeter (B) a motor (C) a generator


(D) a galvanometer


A charge q is moving with a velocity (v) parallel to a magnetic field (B) . Force on the charge due to magnetic field is : (A) qvB (B) qB/v (C) zero (D) Bv/q

12. As shown in the diagram, two mutually perpendicular wires are placed very close to each other, but are not touching each other. The regions where the intensity of magnetic field is zero is/are :

(A) A only 13.

(B) B, D

(C) A, B

(D) B only

A coil is connected to 2V battery. Now this battery is replaced by a 4V battery, the magnetic field around the coil : (A) increases (B) decreases (C) does not change (D) none of these The direction of magnetic lines of force produced by passing a direct current in a conductor is : (A) perpendicular to the conductor & coming outwards (B) parallel to the conductor (C) surrounding the conductor and of circular nature (D) perpendicular to the conductor & coming inwards The surest test of magnetism is : (A) attraction (B) repulsion



(C) both (A) and (B)

(D) none of these


If two bulbs, whose resistance are in the ratio of 1 : 2, are connected in series. The power dissipated in them has the ratio of : (A) 1 : 1 (B) 1 : 2 (C) 2 : 1 (D) 1 : 4 A circuit has fuse of 5A. What is the maximum number of 100W (220 V) bulb that can be safely used in the circuit ? (A) 5 (B) 7 (C) 9 (D) 11 Choose the correct statement : (A) Ammeter measure current and is always connected in parallel in electric circuit. (B) Ammeter measure accurate current and is always connected in series in electric circuit. (C) In ammeter, a high resistance is connected in series. (D) Resistance of an ideal ammeter should be zero. Reading of ammeter in ampere for the following circuit is :




(A) 0.8 20.

(B) 1

(C) 0.4

(D) 2

If the length of a wire is doubled and its cross-section area is also doubled, then the resistance will be : (A) increase eight times (B) decrease four times (C) become four times (D) remain unchanged

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