A student measured the length of a rod and wrote it as 3.50 cm. Which instrument did he use to measure it ? (1) A screw gauge having 100 divisions in the circular scale and pitch as 1 mm. (2) A screw gauge having 50 divisions in the circular scale and pitch as 1 mm. (3) A meter scale. (4) A vernier calliper where the 10 divisions in vernier scale matches with 9 division in main scale & main scale has 10 divisions in 1 cm.

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A parallel plate capacitor is made of two circular plates separated by a distance of 5 mm and with a dielectric of dielectric constant 2.2 between them. When the electric field in the dielectric is 3*10^4 V/m, the charge density of the positive plate will be close to :

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The pressure that has to be applied to the ends of a steel wire of length 10 cm to keep its length constant when its temperature is raised by 100°C is :
(For steel Young’s modulus is 2 × 10^11 N m−2 and coefficient of thermal expansion is 1.1 × 10^−5 K^−1)

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Consider a block of conducting material of resistivity shown in the figure. Current I enters at A and leaves from D. We apply the superposition principle to find voltage  developed between B and C. The calculation is done in the following steps:

(i) Take current I entering from A and assume it to spread over a hemispherical surface in the block.

(ii) Calculate field E(r) at distance r from A by using Ohm’s law  where j is the current per unit area at r.

(iii) From the r dependence of E(r), obtain the potential V(r) at r.

(iv) Repeat (i), (ii) and (iii) for current I leaving and superpose results for A and D.

For current entering at A, the electric field at a distance r from A is

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Consider a block of conducting material of resistivity shown in the figure. Current I enters at A and leaves from D. We apply the superposition principle to find voltage  developed between B and C. The calculation is done in the following steps:

(i) Take current I entering from A and assume it to spread over a hemispherical surface in the block.

(ii) Calculate field E(r) at distance r from A by using Ohm’s law  where j is the current per unit area at r.

(iii) From the r dependence of E(r), obtain the potential V(r) at r.

(iv) Repeat (i), (ii) and (iii) for current I leaving and superpose results for A and D.

 measured between B and C is

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A material B has twice the specific resistance of A. A circular wire made of B has twice the diameter of a wire made of A. Then for the two wires to have the same resistance, the ratio l/ lA of their respective lengths must be

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In a Wheatstone’s bridge, three resistance P, Q and R connected in the three arms and the fourth arm is formed by two resistance S1 and S2 connected in parallel. The condition for bridge to be balanced will be

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Two sources of equal emf are connected to an external resistance R. The internal resistances of the two sources are R1 and R2 (R2 > R1). If the potential difference across the source having internal resistance R2 is zero, then

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In a metre bridge experiment null point is obtained at 20 cm from one end of the wire when resistance X is balanced against another resistance Y. If X < Y, then where will be the new position of the null point from the same end, if one decides to balance a resistance of 4X against Y?

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An electric current is passed through a circuit containing two wires of the same material, connected in parallel. If the lengths and radii of the wires are in the ratio of 4/3 and 2/3, then what will be the ratio of the currents passing through the wire?

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The behaviour of a real gas is usually depicted by plotting compressibility factor Z versus P at a constant temperature. At high temperature and high pressure, Z is usually more than one. This fact can be explained by van der Waals equation when

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The length of a wire of a potentiometer is 100 cm, and the e.m.f. of its standard cell is E volt. It is employed to measure the e.m.f. of a battery whose internal resistance is  If the balance point is obtained at l = 30 cm from the positive end, the e.m.f. of the battery is

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