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# Gravitation

#### Multiple Choice Questions

11.

An alternating electric field of frequency v is applied across the dees (radius =R ) of a cyclotron that is being used to accelerate protons (mass = m). The operating magnetic field (B) used in the cyclotron and the kinetic energy (K) of the proton beam, produced by it are given by

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12.

Infinite number of bodies, each of mass 2 kg are situated on x-axis at distance 1m, 2 m, 4 m, 8 m, respectively from the origin. The resulting gravitational potential due to this system at the origin will be

• -G

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13.

A body projected vertically from the earth reaches a height equal to earth's radius before returning to the earth. The power exerted by the gravitational force is greatest

• at the instant just before the body hits the earth

• it remains constant all through

• at the instant just after the body is projected

• at the instant just after the body is projected

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14.

A boy standing at the t op of a tower of 20 m height drops a stone. Assuming g = 10 ms-2, the velocity with which it hits the ground is

• 20 m/s

• 40 m/s

• 5 m/s

• 5 m/s

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15.

A satellite S is moving in an elliptical orbit around the earth. The mass of the satellite is very small as compared to the mass of the earth. Then,

• the angular momentum of S about the centre of the earth changes in direction, but its magnitude remains constant

• the total mechanical energy of S varies periodically with time

• the linear momentum of S remains constant in magnitude

• the linear momentum of S remains constant in magnitude

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16.

A remote sensing satellite of earth revolves in a circular orbit at a height of 0.25 x 106 m above the surface of the earth. if earth 's radius is 6.38 x 106 m and g = 9.8 ms-2 then the orbital speed of the  satellite is

• 7.76 kms-1

• 8.56 kms-1

• 9.13 kms-1

• 9.13 kms-1

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17.

A particle of mass m is thrown upwards from the surface of the earth, with a velocity u. The mass and the radius of the earth are, respectively, M and R.G are gravitational constant and g is acceleration due to gravity on the surface of the earth. The minimum value of u so that the particle does not return back to earth is

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18.

A particle of mass M is situated at the centre of spherical shell of mass and radius a. Th magnitude of the gravitational potential at a points situated at a/2 distance from the centre, will be

• 2GM/a

• 3GM/a

• 4GM/a

• 4GM/a

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19.

The radii of circular orbits of two satellites A and B of the earth are 4R and R, respectively. If the speed of satellite A is 3v. then the speed of satellite B will be

• 3v/4

• 6v

• 12 v

• 12 v

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20.

A particle of mass M is situated at the centre of a spherical shell of same mass and radius a.The gravitational potential at a point situated  at a/2 distance  from the centre will be

• -3 GM/ a

• -2 GM/a

• -GM/a

• -GM/a

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