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1. A horizontal platform is executing SHM in the vertical direction of frequency υ.  A block of mass m is placed on the platform. What is the maximum amplitude of the platform so that the block is not detached from it? 

 

2. A simple pendulum of bob mass m is oscillating with an angular amplitude αm (in radians). Then the maximum tension in the string is .......
1) mg           2) mg αm           3) mgα2m           4) mg(1 + α2m)

 

3. Standing waves are produced by the superposition of two waves y1 = 0.05 sin (3πt − 2x), y2 = 0.05 sin(3πt + 2x) where x and y are expressed in meters and t is in seconds. What is the amplitude of the particle at x = 0.5 m? [Given cos (57.3°) = 0.54].
1) 0.54 cm         2) 5.4 cm           3) 0.45 cm         4) 4.5 cm

 

4. Two persons A and B, each carrying a source of sound of frequency υ, are standing a few meters apart in a quiet field. A starts moving towards B with a speed u. If v is the speed of sound, then the number of beats heard per second by A will be 

 

5. The bob of a simple pendulum has a mass m and it is executing SHM of amplitude A and period T. It collides with a body of mass m0 placed at the equilibrium position which sticks to the bob. Then the time period of the oscillation of the combined masses will be 

 

6. A simple pendulum of length l is suspended from the ceiling of a trolley which is moving, without friction, down an inclined plane of inclination θ. The time period of the pendu
lum is given by,

, where g' is given by 
1) g               2) g cosθ           3) g sinθ             4) g tanθ 

 

7. A sonometer wire is stretched by a hanging metal bob. Its fundamental frequency is υ1. When the bob is completely immersed in water, the frequency becomes υ2. Then the relative density of the metal is 

 


8. One end of a long metallic wire of length L is tied to the ceiling. The other end is tied to a massless spring of spring constant K. A mass m hangs freely from the free end of the spring. The area of cross section and Young’s modulus of the wire are A and Y respectively. If the mass is slightly pulled down and released, it will oscillate with a time period of

 

 

9. Two waves y1 =  A sin[K(x + ct)] and y2 = A sin[K(x − ct)] are superposed on a string. Then the distance between adjacent nodes is...... 

 

10. A body executes SHM under the action of a force F1 with a time period 4/5 s. If the force is changed to F2, it executes SHM with time period 3/5 s. If both the forces F1and F2 act simultaneously in the same direction on the body, its time period in seconds is

 

11. The time period of a particle in SHM is 8 seconds. At t = 0 it is at the mean position. The ratio of the distances travelled by it in the first and second seconds is 

 

12. An organ pipe A, closed at one end and containing a gas of density ρ1 is vibrating in its first harmonic. Another organ pipe B, open at both ends and containing a gas of density ρ2 is vibrating in its third harmonic. Both the pipes are in resonance with a given tuning fork. If the compressibility of gases is equal in both pipes, then the ratio of the lengths of A and B is ….... 

 

13. A uniform rope of mass M hangs vertically from a rigid support. A block of mass m is attached to the free end of the rope. A transverse pulse of wave length λ is produced at the lower end of the rope. Then the wavelength of the pulse when it reaches the top of the rope is …... 

 

14. A band playing music at a frequency f is moving towards a wall at a speed u. A cyclist is following the band with the same speed u. If v is the speed of sound, then the beat frequency heard by the cyclist is 

 

15. The potential energy of a particle executing SHM along the X- axis is given by U = U0 − U0 cos ax. What is the period of oscillation? 

 

16. A particle moves with SHM in a straight line. In the first second starting from rest it travels a distance a and in the next second it travels a distance b in the same direction. Then the amplitude of the motion is 

 

17. A simple pendulum is making oscillations with its bob immersed in a liquid of density n times less than the density of the bob. Then the its period is 

 

18. A particle executing SHM has velocities u and v and accelerations a and b in two of its positions. Then the distance between these two positions 

 

19. The instantaneous displacement x of a particle executing SHM is given by x = 
a1 sin ωt + a2 cos (ωt + π/6).  Then the ampltude of the oscillation is 

 

20.  The difference between the apparent frequencies of source of sound as perceived by a stationary observer during its approach and recession is 2% of the actual frequency of the source. If the speed of sound is 300 m/s, the speed of the source is
1) 3 m/s               2) 4 m/s              3) 5 m/s                4) 6  m/s 

 

21. A siren placed at a railway platform is emitting sound of frequency 5 kHz. A passenger sitting in a moving train P records a frequency of 5.5 kHz while the train approaches the siren. During his return journey in a different train Q, he records a frequency of 6.0 kHz while approaching the same siren. Then the ratio of velocity of train Q to that of train P is 

 

22. The ratio of intensities between two coherent sound sources is 4 : 1. The difference of loudness in decibels (dB) between maximum and minimum intensities when they interfere in space is
1) 10 log (2)             2) 10 log (3)             3) 20 log (2)             4) 20 log (3) 

 

23. A sound wave of wavelength λ travels towards the right horizontally with a velocity V1. It strikes and reflects from a vertical plane surface, travelling at a speed V2 towards the left. Then the number of positive crests striking in a time interval of 3s on the wall is 

 

24. Two organ pipes, both closed at one end, have lengths l and l + ∆l. If the velocity of sound in air is V, then the number of beats per second is (neglect the end correction) 

 

25. The glass tube of 1m length is filled with the water. The water can be drained out slowly at the bottom of the tube. If a vibrating tuning fork of frequency 500 Hz is brought at the upper end of the tube and the velocity of the sound is 330 m/s, then the total number of resonances obtained will be
1) 1            2) 2                3) 3            4) 4

 

26. A standard tuning fork of frequency υ is used to find the velocity of sound in air by resonance  column apparatus. The difference between the two resonating lengths is 1 m. Then the velocity of sound in air is
1) υ m/s             2) υ/2 m/s             3) 2υ m/s               4) 3υ m/s 

 

27. If the length of the stretched string is decreased by 40% and the tension is increased by 44%, then the ratio of the final and initial fundamental frequencies is
1) 1 : 2             2) 2 : 1          3) 1 : 1            4) 1 : 3

 

28. If υ1, υ2 and υ3 are the fundamental frequencies of three segments of stretched string, then the fundamental frequency of the overall string is 

 

29. A string is under tension so that the length is increased 1/n times the original length. The ratio of fundamental frequency of longitudinal vibrations and transverse vibrations is 
1) 1 : n           2) n : 1               3) √n : 1     4) 1 : √n

 

30.  An open origin pipe of length l is sounded together with another open organ pipe of length (l + x) in their fundamental tones. If the speed of sound in air is V, the beat frequency heard will be (x << l) 

 

31. A point source is emitting sound in all directions. The ratio of distance of two points from the point source where the difference in loudness levels is 3 dB is (loge(2) = 0.3 ) 

 

Answers: 1-4;  2-4;  3-2;  4-1;  5-4;  6-2;  7-4;  8-4;  9-1; 10-2; 11-4; 12-3; 13-3; 14-3; 15-2; 16-3; 17-3; 18-3; 19-1; 20-1; 21-2; 22-4; 23-4; 24-4; 25-3; 26-3; 27-2;  28-4;  29-3;  30-2;  31-2. 

Posted Date : 12-04-2021

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గమనిక : ప్రతిభ.ఈనాడు.నెట్‌లో కనిపించే వ్యాపార ప్రకటనలు వివిధ దేశాల్లోని వ్యాపారులు, సంస్థల నుంచి వస్తాయి. మరి కొన్ని ప్రకటనలు పాఠకుల అభిరుచి మేరకు కృత్రిమ మేధస్సు సాంకేతికత సాయంతో ప్రదర్శితమవుతుంటాయి. ఆ ప్రకటనల్లోని ఉత్పత్తులను లేదా సేవలను పాఠకులు స్వయంగా విచారించుకొని, జాగ్రత్తగా పరిశీలించి కొనుక్కోవాలి లేదా వినియోగించుకోవాలి. వాటి నాణ్యత లేదా లోపాలతో ఈనాడు యాజమాన్యానికి ఎలాంటి సంబంధం లేదు. ఈ విషయంలో ఉత్తర ప్రత్యుత్తరాలకు, ఈ-మెయిల్స్ కి, ఇంకా ఇతర రూపాల్లో సమాచార మార్పిడికి తావు లేదు. ఫిర్యాదులు స్వీకరించడం కుదరదు. పాఠకులు గమనించి, సహకరించాలని మనవి.