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# Ray Optics and Optical Instruments

#### Multiple Choice Questions

1.

An astronomical telescope has objective eyepiece of focal lengths 40 cm and 4 cm respectively. To view an object 200 cm away from the objective lens, the lenses must be separated by a distance,

• 46.0 cm

• 50.0 cm

• 54.0 cm

• 37.3 cm

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2.

Match the corresponding entries of Column 1 with Column 2. [ where m is the magnification produced by the mirror]

 Column 1 Column 2 A. m = -2 a. convex mirror B. m = -1/2 b. Concave mirror C. m = +2 c. Real image D. m = +1/2 d. Virtual image
• A --> a and c; B --> a and d; C --> a and b ; D --> c and d

• A --> a and d; B -->  b and c; C --> b and d; D --> b and c

• A --> c and d; B --> b and d; C --> b and c; D --> a and d

• A --> c and d; B --> b and d; C --> b and c; D --> a and d

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3.

The refracting angle of a prism is A,  and the refractive index of the material of the prism is cot (A/2). The angle of minimum deviation is

• 180o-3A

• 180o-2A

• 90o-A

• 90o-A

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4.

Two identical thin plano-convex glasses lenses (refractive index 1.5) each having radius of curvature of 20 cms are placed with their convex surfaces in contact at the centre. The intervening space is filled with oil of refractive index 1.7. The focal length of the combination is

• -20 cm

• -25 cm

• -50 cm

• -50 cm

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5.

The angle of incidence for a ray of light at a refracting surface of a prism is 45o. The angle of prism is 60o. If the ray suffers minimum deviation through the prism, the angle of minimum deviation and refractive index of the material of the prism respectively, are

• 30o

• 45o

• 30o

• 30o

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6.

For the angle of minimum deviation of a prism to be equal to its refracting angle, the prism must be made of  a material whose refractive index

• Lies between

• Lies between 2 and

• is less than 1

• is less than 1

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7.

A rod of length  10 cm lies along the principal axis of a concave mirror of focal length 10 cm in such way that it end closer to pole is 20  cm away from the mirror. The length of the image is

• 10 cm

• 15 cm

• 2.5 cm

• 2.5 cm

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8.

The magnifying power of a telescope is 9. When it is adjusted for parallel rays the distance between the objective and eyepiece is 20 cm. The focal length of lenses are

• 10 cm, 10 cm

• 15 cm, 5 cm

• 18 cm, 2cm

• 18 cm, 2cm

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9.

A concave mirror of focal length f1 is placed at a distance of d from a convex lens of focal length f2. A beam of light coming from infinity and falling on this convex lens concave mirror combination returns to infinity. The distance d must be equal

• f1 +f2

• -f1 +f2

• 2f1+f2

• 2f1+f2

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10.

A ray of light is incident at an angle of incidence, i, on one face of the prism of angle A (assumed to be small) and emerges normally from the opposite face. If the refractive index of the prism is u, the angle of incidence i, is nearly equal to

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