Elasticity Test 3

Total Questions:50 Total Time: 60 Min



Questions 1 of 50

Question:On increasing the length by 0.5 mm in a steel wire of length 2 m and area of cross-section \(2\,m{m^2}\), the force required is [Y for steel\( = 2.2 \times {10^{11}}\,N/{m^2}]\)]

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\(1.1 \times {10^5}\,N\)

\(1.1 \times {10^4}\,N\)

\(1.1 \times {10^3}\,N\)

\(1.1 \times {10^2}\,N\)

Questions 2 of 50

Question:If Young's modulus of iron is \(2 \times {10^{11}}\,N/{m^2}\) and the interatomic spacing between two molecules is \(3 \times {10^{ - 10}}\)metre, the interatomic force constant is

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60 N/m

120 N/m

30 N/m

180 N/m

Questions 3 of 50

Question:In CGS system, the Young's modulus of a steel wire is \(2 \times {10^{12}}\). To double the length of a wire of unit cross-section area, the force required is

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\(4 \times {10^6}\)Dynes

\(2 \times {10^{12}}\)dynes

\(2 \times {10^{12}}\)newtons

\(2 \times {10^8}\)dynes

Questions 4 of 50

Question:The material which practically does not show elastic after effect is

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Questions 5 of 50

Question:Why the spring is made up of steel in comparison of copper

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Copper is more costly than steel

Copper is more elastic than steel

Steel is more elastic than copper

None of the above

Questions 6 of 50

Question:Steel and copper wires of same length are stretched by the same weight one after the other. Young's modulus of steel and copper are \(2 \times {10^{11}}\,N/{m^2}\) and \(1.2 \times {10^{11}}\,N/{m^2}\). The ratio of increase in length

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Questions 7 of 50

Question:An area of cross-section of rubber string is \(2\,c{m^2}\). Its length is doubled when stretched with a linear force of \(2 \times {10^5}\)dynes. The Young's modulus of the rubber in \(dyne/c{m^2}\) will be

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\(4 \times {10^5}\)

\(1 \times {10^5}\)

\(2 \times {10^5}\)

\(1 \times {10^4}\)

Questions 8 of 50

Question:Increase in length of a wire is 1 mm when suspended by a weight. If the same weight is suspended on a wire of double its length and double its radius, the increase in length will be

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2 mm

0.5 mm

4 mm

0.25 mm

Questions 9 of 50

Question:The elasticity of invar

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Increases with temperature rise

Decreases with temperature rise

Does not depend on temperature

None of the above

Questions 10 of 50

Question:After effects of elasticity are maximum for

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Questions 11 of 50

Question:In suspended type moving coil galvanometer, quartz suspension is used because

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It is good conductor of electricity

Elastic after effects are negligible

Young's modulus is greater

There is no elastic limit

Questions 12 of 50

Question:A force of 200 N is applied at one end of a wire of length 2 m and having area of cross-section \({10^{ - 2}}\,c{m^2}\). The other end of the wire is rigidly fixed. If coefficient of linear expansion of the wire \(\alpha = 8 \times {10^{ - 6}}/^\circ C\) and Young's modulus \(Y = 2.2 \times {10^{11}}\,N/{m^2}\) and its temperature is increased by 5°C, then the increase in the tension of the wire will be

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4.2 N

4.4 N

2.4 N

8.8 N

Questions 13 of 50

Question:In steel, the Young's modulus and the strain at the breaking point are \(2 \times {10^{11}}\,N{m^{ - 2}}\) and 0.15 respectively. The stress at the breaking point for steel is therefore

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\(1.33 \times {10^{11}}\,N{m^{ - 2}}\)

\(1.33 \times {10^{12}}\,N{m^{ - 2}}\)

\(7.5 \times {10^{ - 13}}\,N{m^{ - 2}}\)

\(3 \times {10^{10}}\,N{m^{ - 2}}\)

Questions 14 of 50

Question:Which of the following statements is correct

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Hooke's law is applicable only within elastic limit

The adiabatic and isothermal elastic constants of a gas are equal

Young's modulus is dimensionless

Stress multiplied by strain is equal to the stored energy

Questions 15 of 50

Question:The force required to stretch a steel wire of \(1\,c{m^2}\) cross-section to 1.1 times its length would be \((Y = 2 \times {10^{11}}\,N{m^{ - 2}})\)

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\(2 \times {10^6}\,N\)

\(2 \times {10^3}\,N\)

\(2 \times {10^{ - 6}}N\)

\(2 \times {10^{ - 7}}\,N\)

Questions 16 of 50

Question:Which one of the following substances possesses the highest elasticity

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Questions 17 of 50

Question:Which one of the following quantities does not have the unit of force per unit area

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Young's modulus of elasticity


Questions 18 of 50

Question:A wire of cross-sectional area \(3\,m{m^2}\) is first stretched between two fixed points at a temperature of \(20^\circ C\). Determine the tension when the temperature falls to \(10^\circ C\). Coefficient of linear expansion \(\alpha = {10^{ - 5}}^\circ {C^{ - 1}}\) and \(Y = 2 \times {10^{11}}\,N/{m^2}\)

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20 N

30 N

60 N

120 N

Questions 19 of 50

Question:To keep constant time, watches are fitted with balance wheel made of

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Stainless steel



Questions 20 of 50

Question:A wire is stretched by 0.01 m by a certain force F. Another wire of same material whose diameter and length are double to the original wire is stretched by the same force. Then its elongation will be

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0.005 m

0.01 m

0.02 m

0.002 m

Questions 21 of 50

Question:The possible value of Poisson's ratio is

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Questions 22 of 50

Question:The coefficient of linear expansion of brass and steel are \({\alpha _1}\) and \({\alpha _2}\). If we take a brass rod of length \({l_1}\) and steel rod of length \({l_2}\) at 0°C, their difference in length \(({l_2} - {l_1})\) will remain the same at a temperature if

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\({\alpha _1}{l_2} = {\alpha _2}{l_1}\)

\({\alpha _1}l_2^2 = {\alpha _2}l_1^2\)

\(\alpha _1^2{l_1} = \alpha _2^2{l_2}\)

\({\alpha _1}{l_1} = {\alpha _2}{l_2}\)

Questions 23 of 50

Question:A steel wire of lm long and \(1\,m{m^2}\) cross section area is hang from rigid end. When weight of 1kg is hung from it then change in length will be (given \(Y = 2 \times {10^{11}}N/{m^2})\)

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0.5 mm

0.25 mm

0.05 mm

5 mm

Questions 24 of 50

Question:A load W produces an extension of 1mm in a thread of radius r. Now if the load is made 4W and radius is made 2r all other things remaining same, the extension will become

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4 mm

16 mm

1 mm

0.25 mm

Questions 25 of 50

Question:The units of Young ‘s modulus of elasticity are

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\(N{m^{ - 1}}\)


\(N{m^{ - 2}}\)

\(N{\rm{ - }}{m^2}\)

Questions 26 of 50

Question:Two similar wires under the same load yield elongation of 0.1 mm and 0.05 mm respectively. If the area of cross- section of the first wire is \(4m{m^2},\) then the area of cross section of the second wire is

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Questions 27 of 50

Question:A uniform plank of Young’s modulus Y is moved over a smooth horizontal surface by a constant horizontal force F. The area of cross section of the plank is A. The compressive strain on the plank in the direction of the force is

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Questions 28 of 50

Question:The mean distance between the atoms of iron is \(3 \times {10^{ - 10}}m\) and interatomic force constant for iron is \(7\,N\,/m\)The Young’s modulus of elasticity for iron is

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\(2.33 \times {10^5}\,N/{m^2}\)

\(23.3 \times {10^{10}}\,N/{m^2}\)

\(233 \times {10^{10}}\,N/{m^2}\)

\(2.33 \times {10^{10}}\,N/{m^2}\)

Questions 29 of 50

Question:Two wires A and B are of same materials. Their lengths are in the ratio 1 : 2 and diameters are in the ratio 2 : 1 when stretched by force \({F_A}\) and \({F_B}\) respectively they get equal increase in their lengths. Then the ratio \({F_A}/{F_B}\) should be

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Questions 30 of 50

Question:The breaking stress of a wire depends upon

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Length of the wire

Radius of the wire

Material of the wire

Shape of the cross section

Questions 31 of 50

Question:The Poisson's ratio cannot have the value

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Questions 32 of 50

Question:There is no change in the volume of a wire due to change in its length on stretching. The Poisson's ratio of the material of the wire is

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Questions 33 of 50

Question:A material has Poisson's ratio 0.50. If a uniform rod of it suffers a longitudinal strain of \(2 \times {10^{ - 3}}\), then the percentage change in volume is

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Questions 34 of 50

Question:Four identical rods are stretched by same force. Maximum extension is produced in

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\(L = 10cm,\,\,D = 1\,mm\)

\(L = 100\,cm,\,D = \,2mm\)

\(L = 200\,cm,\,D = \,3mm\)

\(L = 300\,cm,\,D = \,4\,mm\)

Questions 35 of 50

Question:A uniform cube is subjected to volume compression. If each side is decreased by 1%, then bulk strain is

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Questions 36 of 50

Question:A ball falling in a lake of depth 200 m shows 0.1% decrease in its volume at the bottom. What is the bulk modulus of the material of the ball

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\(19.6 \times {10^8}\,N/{m^2}\)

\(19.6 \times {10^{ - 10}}\,N/{m^2}\)

\(19.6 \times {10^{10}}\,N/{m^2}\)

\(19.6 \times {10^{ - 8}}\,N/{m^2}\)

Questions 37 of 50

Question:The isothermal bulk modulus of a gas at atmospheric pressure is

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\(1\,mm\)of Hg

\(13.6\,mm\)of Hg

\(1.013 \times {10^5}\,N/{m^2}\)

\(2.026 \times {10^5}N/{m^2}\)

Questions 38 of 50

Question:Coefficient of isothermal elasticity \({E_\theta }\) and coefficient of adiabatic elasticity \({E_\varphi }\)are related by\((\gamma = {C_p}/{C_v})\)

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\({E_\theta } = \gamma \,{E_\varphi }\)

\({E_\varphi } = \gamma \,{E_\theta }\)

\({E_\theta } = \gamma /{E_\varphi }\)

\({E_\theta } = {\gamma ^2}{E_\varphi }\)

Questions 39 of 50

Question:If the Young's modulus of the material is 3 times its modulus of rigidity, then its volume elasticity will be

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\(2 \times {10^{10}}\,N/{m^2}\)

\(3 \times {10^{10}}\,N/{m^2}\)

Questions 40 of 50

Question:Modulus of rigidity of a liquid

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Non zero constant



Can not be predicted

Questions 41 of 50

Question:For a given material, the Young's modulus is 2.4 times that of rigidity modulus. Its Poisson's ratio is

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Questions 42 of 50

Question:A cube of aluminium of sides 0.1 m is subjected to a shearing force of 100 N. The top face of the cube is displaced through 0.02 cm with respect to the bottom face. The shearing strain would be

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Questions 43 of 50

Question:If the force constant of a wire is K, the work done in increasing the length of the wire by l is

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Questions 44 of 50

Question:If the tension on a wire is removed at once, then

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It will break

Its temperature will reduce

There will be no change in its temperature

Its temperature increases

Questions 45 of 50

Question:When strain is produced in a body within elastic limit, its internal energy

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Remains constant



None of the above

Questions 46 of 50

Question:When shearing force is applied on a body, then the elastic potential energy is stored in it. On removing the force, this energy

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Converts into kinetic energy

Converts into heat energy

Remains as potential energy

None of the above

Questions 47 of 50

Question:A wire of length L and cross-sectional area A is made of a material of Young's modulus Y. It is stretched by an amount x. The work done is

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Questions 48 of 50

Question:The elastic energy stored in a wire of Young's modulus Y is

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\(Y \times \frac{{{\rm{Strai}}{{\rm{n}}^{\rm{2}}}}}{{{\rm{Volume}}}}\)

Stress \( \times \) Strain \( \times \) Volume

\(\frac{{{\rm{Stres}}{{\rm{s}}^{\rm{2}}} \times {\rm{Volume}}}}{{2Y}}\)

\(\frac{1}{2}Y \times \) Stress \( \times \) Strain \( \times \) Volume

Questions 49 of 50

Question:A wire of length 50 cm and cross sectional area of 1 sq. mm is extended by 1 mm. The required work will be \((Y = 2 \times {10^{10}}\,N{m^{ - 2}})\)

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\(6 \times {10^{ - 2}}\,J\)

\(4 \times {10^{ - 2}}\,J\)

\(2 \times {10^{ - 2}}\,J\)

\(1 \times {10^{ - 2}}\,J\)

Questions 50 of 50

Question:The work per unit volume to stretch the length by 1% of a wire with cross sectional area of \(1\,m{m^2}\) will be. \([Y = 9 \times {10^{11}}\,N/{m^2}]\)

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\(9 \times {10^{11}}\,J\)

\(4.5 \times {10^7}\,J\)

\(9 \times {10^7}J\)

\(4.5 \times {10^{11}}\,J\)