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IIT JEE Physics 1999


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IIT JEE Physics 1999

  1. 1. IIT –Past papers<br />PHYSICS- UNSOLVED PAPER - 1999<br />
  2. 2. SECTION – I<br />Single Correct Answer Type<br />Select the most appropriate alternative a , b , c or d in question 1-25<br />
  3. 3. 01<br />Problem<br />A concave lens of glass, refractive index 1.5 has both surfaces of same radius of curvature R. On immersion in a medium of refractive index 1.75, it will behave as<br />convergent lens of focal length 3.5 R<br />convergent lens of focal length 3.0 R<br />divergent lens of focal length 3.5 R<br />divergent lens of focal length 3.0 R<br />
  4. 4. Problem<br />02<br />A gas mixture consist of 2 moles of oxygen and 4 moles of argon at temperature T.Neglecting all vibration modes, the total internal energy of the system is<br />4 RT<br />15 RT<br />9 RT<br />11 RT<br />
  5. 5. Problem<br />03<br />In the circuit (Fig.1999.1) P≠R, the reading of the galvanometer is same with switch S open or closed. Then <br />a.<br />b.<br />c.<br />d.<br />
  6. 6. Problem<br />04<br />A smooth sphere A is moving on a frictionless horizontal plane with angular speed and centre of mass velocity .It collides elastically and head-on with an identical sphere B at rest. Neglect friction everywhere. After the collision, their angular speeds are ,respectively. Then<br />a.<br />b.<br />c.<br />d.<br />
  7. 7. Problem<br />05<br />In hydrogen spectrum the wavelength of line is 656 nm, whereas in the spectrum of a distant galaxy, line wavelength is 706 nm. Estimated speed of the galaxy with respect to earth is,<br />a.<br />b.<br />c.<br />d.<br />
  8. 8. Problem<br />06<br />A particle free to move along the has potential energy given by <br /> ,where k is a positive constant of appropriate dimensions. Then<br />at points away from the origin, the particle is in unstable equilibrium<br />for any finite nonzero value of x, there is a force directed away from the origin<br />if its total mechanical energy is k/2,it has its minimum kinetic energy at the origin<br />for small displacements from ,the motion is simple harmonic<br />
  9. 9. Problem<br />07<br />A particle of mass M at rest decays into two particles of masses ,having nonzero velocities. The ratio of the de Broglie wavelengths of the particles, ,is <br />a.<br />b.<br />c. 1.0<br />d. <br />
  10. 10. 08<br />Problem<br />A circular loop of radius R, carrying current I, lies in x-y plane with its centre at origin .The total magnetic flux through x-y plane is<br />directly proportional to I<br />directly proportional to R<br />inversely proportional to R<br />zero<br />
  11. 11. Problem<br />09<br />Which of the following is a correct statement?<br />Beta rays are same as cathode rays<br />Gamma rays high energy neutrons<br />Alpha particles are singly ionized helium atoms<br />Protons and neutrons have exactly the same mass<br />
  12. 12. Problem<br />10<br />A disc of mass M and radius R is rolling with angular speed on a horizontal plane as shown in Fig.1999.2.The magnitude of angular momentum of disc about the origin O is <br />a.<br />b.<br />c. <br />d.<br />
  13. 13. Problem<br />11<br />Order of magnitude of density of uranium nucleus is<br />a.<br />b.<br />c.<br />d. <br />
  14. 14. 12<br />Problem<br />Two identical circular loops of metal wire are lying on a table without touching each other. Loop-A carries a current which increases with time. In response, the loop-B<br />remains stationary<br />is attracted by the loop-A<br />is repelled by the loop-A<br />rotates bout its CM, with CM fixed<br />
  15. 15. Problem<br />13<br />A spring of force-constant k is cut into two pieces such that one piece is double the length of the other. Then the long piece will have a force constant of<br />(2/3) k<br />(3/2) k<br />3 k<br />6 k<br />
  16. 16. Problem<br />14<br /> nucleus, after absorbing energy, decays into two α-particles and an unknown nucleus. The unknown nucleus is<br />nitrogen<br />carbon<br />boron<br />oxygen<br />
  17. 17. Problem<br />15<br />A cubical block of side a is moving with velocity on a horizontal smooth plane as shown in Fig.1999.3.It hits a ridge at point O. The angular speed of the block after it hits O is<br />a.<br />b.<br />c.<br />d. zero<br />
  18. 18. Problem<br />16<br />Yellow light is used in single slit diffraction experiment with slit width of 0.6 mm. If yellow light is replaced by X-rays, then the observed pattern will reveal,<br />that the central maximum is narrower<br />more number of fringes<br />less number of fringes<br />no diffraction pattern<br />
  19. 19. 17<br />Problem<br />Two identical metal plates are given positive charges respectively. If they are now brought close together to form a parallel plate capacitor with capacitance C, the potential difference between them is<br />a.<br />b.<br />c.<br />d.<br />
  20. 20. Problem<br />18<br />A thin slice is cut out of a glass cylinder along a plane parallel to its axis. The slice is placed on a flat glass plate as shown in Fig.1999.4.The observed interference fringes from this combination shall be<br />straight<br />circular<br />equally spaced<br />having fringe spacing which increases as we go outwards<br />
  21. 21. Problem<br />19<br />A coil of inductance 8.4 mH and resistance 6 is connected to a 12 V battery. The current in the coil is 1.0 A at approximately the time<br />500 s<br />20 s<br />35 s<br />1 ms<br />
  22. 22. Problem<br />20<br />For the circuit shown in Fig.1999.5,which of the following statements is true?<br />With closed <br />With closed, <br />With closed, <br />with closed, <br />
  23. 23. Problem<br />21<br />A closed compartment containing gas is moving with some acceleration in horizontal direction. Neglect effect of gravity .Then the pressure in the compartment is<br />same everywhere<br />lower in the front side<br />lower in the rear side<br />lower in the upper side<br />
  24. 24. Problem<br />22<br />The ratio of the speed of sound in nitrogen gas to that in helium gas, at 300k is<br />a.<br />b.<br />c.<br />d. <br />
  25. 25. Problem<br />23<br />In 1.0s,a particle goes from point A to point B, moving in a semicircle of rasius 1.0 m(see Fig.1999.6).The magnitude of the average velocity is<br />3.14 m/s<br />2.0 m/s<br />1.0 m/s<br />zero<br />
  26. 26. Problem<br />24<br />A charged particle is released from rest in region of steady and uniform electric and magnetic fields which are parallel to each other. The particle will move in a<br />straight line<br />circle<br />helix<br />cycloid<br />
  27. 27. Problem<br />25<br />Binding energy per nucleon v. mass number curve for nuclei is shown in the fig.1999.7.W,X,Y and Z are four nuclei indicated on the curve. The process that would release energy is<br />a.<br />b.<br />c.<br />d. <br />
  28. 28. SECTION – II<br />Multiple Correct Answer<br />Question numbers 1-10 more then one correct answer. <br />
  29. 29. Problem<br />01<br />When a potential difference is applied across, the current passing through<br />an insulator at 0 K is zero<br />a semiconductor at 0 K is zero<br />a metal at 0 K is finite<br />ap-n diode at 300K is finite, if it is reverse biased <br />
  30. 30. Problem<br />02<br />represents a moving pulse, where x and y are in meter and t in second .Then<br />pulse is moving in direction <br />in 2s it will travel a distance of 2.5 m<br />its maximum displacement is 0.16 m<br />it is a symmetric pulse<br />
  31. 31. Problem<br />03<br />In a wave motion can represent<br />electric field<br />magnetic field<br />displacement<br />pressure<br />
  32. 32. Problem<br />04<br />Standing waves can be produced<br />on a string clamped at both the ends<br />on a string clamped at one end and free at the other<br />when incident wave gets reflected from a wall<br />when two identical waves with a phase difference of are moving in the same direction<br />
  33. 33. Problem<br />05<br />An ellipsoidal cavity is carved within a perfect conductor (Fig.1999.8).A positive charge q is placed at the centre of the cavity .The points A and B are on the cavity surface as shown in the figure..Then<br />electric field near A in the cavity=electric field near B in the cavity<br />charge density at A= charge density at B<br />potential at A=potential at B<br />total electric field flux through the surface of the cavity is <br />
  34. 34. Problem<br />06<br />Three simple harmonic motions in the same direction having the same amplitude and same period the superposed. If each differs in phase from the next by ,then<br />the resultant amplitude is <br />the phase of the resultant motion relative to the first is <br />the energy associated with the resulting motion is times the energy associated with any single motion<br />the resulting motion is not simple harmonic<br />
  35. 35. Problem<br />07<br />As a wave propagates,<br />the wave intensity remains constant for a plane wave<br />the wave intensity decreases as the inverse of the distance from the source for a spherical wave<br />the wave intensity decreases as the inverse square of the distance from the source for a spherical wave <br />total intensity of the spherical wave over the spherical surface centered at the source remains constant at all times<br />
  36. 36. Problem<br />08<br />A bimetallic strip is formed out of two identical strips one of copper and the other of brass. The coefficients of linear expansion of the two metals are .On heating, the temperature of the strip goes up by and the strip bends to form an arc of radius of curvature R. Then R is<br />Proportional to <br />inversely proportional to <br />proportional to <br />inversely proportional to <br />
  37. 37. Problem<br />09<br />The coordinates of a particle moving in a plane are given by <br /> are positive constants of appropriate dimensions. Then <br />the path of the particle is an ellipse<br />the velocity and acceleration of the particle are normal to each other at <br />the acceleration of the particle is always directed towards a focus<br />the distance travelled by the particle in time interval is a<br />
  38. 38. Problem<br />10<br />The half-life period of a radioactive element X is same as the mean-life time of another radioactive element Y. Initially both of them have the same number of atoms. Then<br />X and Y have the same decay rate initially<br />X and Y always decay at the same rate<br />Y will decay at a faster rate than X<br />X will decay at a faster rate than Y<br />