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A capillary tube is partially dipped vertically in a vessel containing water. Due to capillarity  water rises in the tube. The height of water rise in the tube can be increased by 

A) decreasing the radius of the capillary tube B) increasing the radius of the capillary tube
C) increasing the height of water in the vessel D) None of these

Answer:   A) decreasing the radius of the capillary tube

Explanation:

The water rise in a capillary tube dipped in water is such that the weight of water in the tube above the surface of water in the vessel is equal to (balances) the upward force due to surface tension. So it is clear that if the the bore (radius) to the tube is decreased, the height of the water column in it must be greater.  So, (a) is correct.

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The rate of change of linear momentum of a body falling freely under gravity is equal to it's ____ ?

A) Kinetic Energy B) Weight
C) Potential Energy D) Impulse
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Weight

Explanation:

Rate of change of impulse equals the force . In case of freely falling body the only force is the weight.

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A disk and a sphere of same radius but different masses roll on two inclined planes of the same altitude and length. Which one of the two objects gets to the bottom of the plane first ?

A) Depends on their masses B) Sphere
C) Disk D) Both reach at the same time
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Sphere

Explanation:

Time does not depend on mass, else

  => is least for 'sphere' and

hence least time is taken by sphere.

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A potentiometer wire is 100 cm long and a constant potential difference is maintained across it. Two cells are connected in series first to support one another and then in opposite direction. The balance points are obtained at 50 cm and 10 cm from the positive end of the wire in the two cases. The ratio of the emf's is :

A) 3:4 B) 5:4
C) 5:1 D) 3:2
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 3:2

Explanation:

In series : E1 + E2 = K(50)

In parallel : E1 - E2 = K(10)

E1 + E2 / E1 - E2 = 5/1

=> E1/E2 = 3/2

The emf's are in the ratio of 3:2.

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What is the maximum velocity with which a body of mass 'm' must enter a vertical loop of radius 'R'so that it can complete the loop ?

A)    B) gR   C)    D)   

A) A B) B
C) C D) D
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) C

Explanation:

To complete the vertical loop, the minimum speed required at the lowest point  =  .

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Which of the following group of elements are diamagnetic ?

A) Argon, copper, silver B) Hydrogen, argon, copper
C) Oxygen, copper, silver D) Hydrogen, oxygen, Argon
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Argon, copper, silver

Explanation:
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