## If a planet was suddenly stopped in its orbit supposed to be circular, then it would fall onto the sun in a time that …..

Q: If a planet was suddenly stopped in its orbit supposed to be circular, then it would fall onto the sun in a time that is n times the period of the planet’s revolution. Where n is

(a) √3/8

(b) 1/8

(c) √2/8

(d) 1/4

Ans: (c)

## A mass m is at a distance a from one end of a uniform rod of length l and mass M. The gravitational force on …..

Q: A mass m is at a distance a from one end of a uniform rod of length l and mass M. The gravitational force on the mass due to the rod is

(a) $\displaystyle \frac{GMm}{(a+l)^2}$

(b) $\displaystyle \frac{GMm}{a(a+l)}$

(c) $\displaystyle \frac{GMm}{(a)^2}$

(d) $\displaystyle \frac{GMm}{2(a+l)^2}$

Ans: (b)

## With what minimum speed should m be projected from point C in presence of two fixed masses M …..

Q: With what minimum speed should m be projected from point C in presence of two fixed masses M each at A and B as shown in the figure such that mass m should escape the gravitational attraction of A and B? (a) $\displaystyle \sqrt{\frac{2GM}{R}}$

(b) $\displaystyle \sqrt{\frac{2\sqrt2 GM}{R}}$

(c) $\displaystyle 2\sqrt{\frac{GM}{R}}$

(d) $\displaystyle 2\sqrt2 \sqrt{\frac{GM}{R}}$

Ans: (b)

## The density of the core of a planet is ρ1 and that of the outer shell is ρ2, the radii of the core and that of the planet….

Q: The density of the core of a planet is ρ1 and that of the outer shell is ρ2, the radii of the core and that of the planet are R and 2R respectively. The acceleration due to gravity at the surface of the planet is same as at a depth R. Find the ratio of ρ12 (a) 3/7

(b) 7/4

(c) 4/7

(d) 7/3

Ans: (d)

## A tunnel is dug along the diameter of the earth. There is a particle of mass m at the centre of the tunnel…..

Q: A tunnel is dug along the diameter of the earth. There is a particle of mass m at the centre of the tunnel. Find the minimum velocity given to the particle so that is just reaches to the surface of the earth. (R = radius of earth)

(a) $\displaystyle \sqrt{\frac{GM}{R}}$

(b) $\displaystyle \sqrt{\frac{GM}{2R}}$

(c) $\displaystyle \sqrt{\frac{2GM}{R}}$

(d) it will reach with the help of negligible velocity

Ans: (a)