# ECAT/ECAT Physics Electromagnetism MCQs Sample Test,Sample questions

## Question: ``` Galvanometer is a very sensitive device with ```

1.very low damping

2. very high damping

3.no damping at all

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## Question: ``` Galvanometer is a very sensitive device with ```

1.very low damping

2. very high damping

3.no damping at all

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## Question: ``` Heating a magnet will ```

1.weaken it

2. strengthen it

3. reverse its polarity

4.demagnetize it completely

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## Question: ``` Heating a magnet will ```

1.weaken it

2. strengthen it

3. reverse its polarity

4.demagnetize it completely

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## Question: ``` If the plane of the rectangular coil is parallel to the magnetic field (i.e radial magnetic field) the torque on the coil is ```

1.? = NIAB cos?

2.? = NIAB sin?

3.? = NIAB tan?

4.? = NIAB

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## Question: ``` If the plane of the rectangular coil is parallel to the magnetic field (i.e radial magnetic field) the torque on the coil is ```

1.? = NIAB cos?

2.? = NIAB sin?

3.? = NIAB tan?

4.? = NIAB

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## Question: ``` Magnetic flux and flux density are related by ```

1.magnetic flux = flux density / area

2.magnetic flux = flux density x area

3.flux density = magnetic flux area

4.flux density = magnetic flux x area

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## Question: ``` Magnetic flux and flux density are related by ```

1.magnetic flux = flux density / area

2.magnetic flux = flux density x area

3.flux density = magnetic flux area

4.flux density = magnetic flux x area

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## Question: ``` Minimum current required to produce a deflection of 1 mm on a scale at a distance of 1 meter is ```

1.0.1 A

2.1:00 AM

3. current sensitivity

4.1 m A

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## Question: ``` Minimum current required to produce a deflection of 1 mm on a scale at a distance of 1 meter is ```

1.0.1 A

2.1:00 AM

3. current sensitivity

4.1 m A

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## Question: ``` The charged particle enters the uniform magnetic field in such a way that its initial velocity is not perpendicular to the field the orbit will be ```

1.a circle

2.a spiral

3.an ellipse

4.helix

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## Question: ``` The charged particle enters the uniform magnetic field in such a way that its initial velocity is not perpendicular to the field the orbit will be ```

1.a circle

2.a spiral

3.an ellipse

4.helix

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## Question: ``` The deflection for 50 division of galvanometer is decreased to 25 divisions by shunt resistance of 12?. Galvanometer resistance is ```

1.18?

2.30?

3.24?

4.12?

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## Question: ``` The deflection for 50 division of galvanometer is decreased to 25 divisions by shunt resistance of 12?. Galvanometer resistance is ```

1.18?

2.30?

3.24?

4.12?

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## Question: ``` The effective way to increase the sensitivity of a moving coil galvanometer is to ```

1. use a very long and fine suspension

2.use a coil of very large area

3. use a coil with very large number of turns

4.use a very strong magnetic field

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## Question: ``` The effective way to increase the sensitivity of a moving coil galvanometer is to ```

1. use a very long and fine suspension

2.use a coil of very large area

3. use a coil with very large number of turns

4.use a very strong magnetic field

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## Question: ``` The magnetic field strength of solenoid is ```

1.B = ??NI

2.B = ??N/I

3.B = ??nI

4. both (b) and C

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## Question: ``` The magnetic field strength of solenoid is ```

1.B = ??NI

2.B = ??N/I

3.B = ??nI

4. both (b) and C

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## Question: ``` The relationship between Tesla and smaller unit Gauss of magnetic induction is given by ```

1.1T = 103 G

2.1T = 10-4 G

3.1T = 10-2 G

4.1T = 104 G

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## Question: ``` The relationship between Tesla and smaller unit Gauss of magnetic induction is given by ```

1.1T = 103 G

2.1T = 10-4 G

3.1T = 10-2 G

4.1T = 104 G

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## Question: ``` The sensitivity of a galvanometer is given by ```

1.C/BAN

2.CAN/B

3.BAN/C

4.ABC/N

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## Question: ``` The sensitivity of a galvanometer is given by ```

1.C/BAN

2.CAN/B

3.BAN/C

4.ABC/N

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## Question: ``` Which one of the following material is most suitable for making core of an electromagnet? ```

1.air

2.steel

3.Cu-Ni alloy

4.soft iron

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## Question: ``` Which one of the following material is most suitable for making core of an electromagnet? ```

1.air

2.steel

3.Cu-Ni alloy

4.soft iron

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## Question: ``` A magnetic field ```

1. always exerts a force on a charged particle

2.never exerts a force on a charged particles

3.exerts a force if the charged particle is moving in the direction of the magnetic field lines

4. exerts a force if the charged particle is moving perpendicular to the magnetic field lines

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## Question: ``` A magnetic field ```

1. always exerts a force on a charged particle

2.never exerts a force on a charged particles

3.exerts a force if the charged particle is moving in the direction of the magnetic field lines

4. exerts a force if the charged particle is moving perpendicular to the magnetic field lines

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## Question: ``` A particle of mass m charge q and speed V enters a uniform magnetic radius r. The radius r of the circle is ```

1. independent mass m

2.directly proportional to m

3. directly proportional to q

4.directly proportional to B

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## Question: ``` A particle of mass m charge q and speed V enters a uniform magnetic radius r. The radius r of the circle is ```

1. independent mass m

2.directly proportional to m

3. directly proportional to q

4.directly proportional to B

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## Question: ``` An ammeter measures the total current flowing through a circuit when it is connected ```

1.in series with the circuit

2.in parallel with circuit

3.in series with any of the parallel resistances in the circuit

4. in parallel with any of the series resistances in the circuit

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## Question: ``` An ammeter measures the total current flowing through a circuit when it is connected ```

1.in series with the circuit

2.in parallel with circuit

3.in series with any of the parallel resistances in the circuit

4. in parallel with any of the series resistances in the circuit

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## Question: ``` In a multi range ammeter as the range increases ```

1.shunt value decreases

2.shunt value increases

3.shunt value remains the same

4.none of the above

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## Question: ``` In a multi range ammeter as the range increases ```

1.shunt value decreases

2.shunt value increases

3.shunt value remains the same

4.none of the above

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## Question: ``` Magnetic force acting on a unit positive charge moving perpendicular to the magnetic field with a unit velocity is called ```

1.magnetic flux

2.magnetic field intensity

3.magnetic induction

4.self inductance

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## Question: ``` Magnetic force acting on a unit positive charge moving perpendicular to the magnetic field with a unit velocity is called ```

1.magnetic flux

2.magnetic field intensity

3.magnetic induction

4.self inductance

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## Question: ``` The magnetic force experienced by a charge particle moving in a magnetic field will be minimum when it moves ```

1. perpendicular to the field

2.parallel to the field

3. inclined parallel to the field

4.at an angle of 45?

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## Question: ``` The magnetic force experienced by a charge particle moving in a magnetic field will be minimum when it moves ```

1. perpendicular to the field

2.parallel to the field

3. inclined parallel to the field

4.at an angle of 45?

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## Question: ``` The standard vector symbol for flux density is ```

1.M

2.L

3.H

4.B

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## Question: ``` The standard vector symbol for flux density is ```

1.M

2.L

3.H

4.B

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## Question: ``` Two parallel wires carrying currents in the opposite directions ```

1.repel each other

2.attract each other

3.have no effect upon each other

4. they cancel out their individual magnetic fields

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## Question: ``` Two parallel wires carrying currents in the opposite directions ```

1.repel each other

2.attract each other

3.have no effect upon each other

4. they cancel out their individual magnetic fields

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## Question: ``` Value of permeability of tree space in SI units is ```

1.4?x10-9 WbA-1m-1

2.4?x10-7 WbA-1m-1

3.4?x10-10 WbA-1m-1

4.4?x10-8 WbA-1m-1

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## Question: ``` Value of permeability of tree space in SI units is ```

1.4?x10-9 WbA-1m-1

2.4?x10-7 WbA-1m-1

3.4?x10-10 WbA-1m-1

4.4?x10-8 WbA-1m-1

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## Question: ``` When the coil of the galvanometer is in equilibrium then the deflecting couple is ```

1.zero

2. equal to the restoring couple

3.greater than the restoring couple

4.smaller than the restoring couple

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## Question: ``` When the coil of the galvanometer is in equilibrium then the deflecting couple is ```

1.zero

2. equal to the restoring couple

3.greater than the restoring couple

4.smaller than the restoring couple

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## Question: ``` Which one of the following is not an electromechanical instrument? ```

1.galvanometer

2.voltmeter

3.ammeter

4. AC transformer and DC generator

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## Question: ``` Which one of the following is not an electromechanical instrument? ```

1.galvanometer

2.voltmeter

3.ammeter

4. AC transformer and DC generator

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## Question: ```A current carrying conductor is placed in a uniform magnetic field parallel to it. The magnetic force experienced by the conductor is ```

1.F=1/B

2.F=1/Bsin?

3. F/0

4.F=1/Bcos?

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## Question: ```A current carrying conductor is placed in a uniform magnetic field parallel to it. The magnetic force experienced by the conductor is ```

1.F=1/B

2.F=1/Bsin?

3. F/0

4.F=1/Bcos?

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## Question: ```A galvanometer basically is an instrument used to ```

1.detect current in a circuit

2.measure current flowing through a circuit

3. measure voltage across a circuit

4.measure potential difference between two points in a circuit

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## Question: ```A galvanometer basically is an instrument used to ```

1.detect current in a circuit

2.measure current flowing through a circuit

3. measure voltage across a circuit

4.measure potential difference between two points in a circuit

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## Question: ```A magnetic compass will be deflected if it is kept near a ```

1.charge in motion

2.charge at rest

3.both

4.none

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## Question: ```A magnetic compass will be deflected if it is kept near a ```

1.charge in motion

2.charge at rest

3.both

4.none

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## Question: ```A moving coil galvanometer of resistance 100? gives half scale deflection for a current of 20mA. What will be the potential difference across it? ```

1.4 volt

2. 5 volt

3.2 volt

4.0.4 volt

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## Question: ```A moving coil galvanometer of resistance 100? gives half scale deflection for a current of 20mA. What will be the potential difference across it? ```

1.4 volt

2. 5 volt

3.2 volt

4.0.4 volt

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## Question: ```A sensitive galvanometer gives full-scale deflection with 100 mV. If the resistance of the galvanometer is 50? the maximum current that can flow through safely is ```

1.2.0 mA

2.20 mA

3.200 mA

4. 0.2 mA

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## Question: ```A sensitive galvanometer gives full-scale deflection with 100 mV. If the resistance of the galvanometer is 50? the maximum current that can flow through safely is ```

1.2.0 mA

2.20 mA

3.200 mA

4. 0.2 mA

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## Question: ```A wheat stone bridge is said to be balanced when ```

1.maximum current flows through the galvanometer branch

2.minimum current flows through the galvanometer branch

3.potential difference across galvanometer branch is maximum

4.potential difference across galvanometer branch is zero

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## Question: ```A wheat stone bridge is said to be balanced when ```

1.maximum current flows through the galvanometer branch

2.minimum current flows through the galvanometer branch

3.potential difference across galvanometer branch is maximum

4.potential difference across galvanometer branch is zero

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## Question: ```An electron enters a region where the electric field E is perpendicular to the magnetic field B. It will suffer no deflection if ```

1.E = BeV

2.B = eE/V

3.E = BV

4.E = BeV/2

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## Question: ```An electron enters a region where the electric field E is perpendicular to the magnetic field B. It will suffer no deflection if ```

1.E = BeV

2.B = eE/V

3.E = BV

4.E = BeV/2

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## Question: ```An instrument which can measure potential without drawing any current is ```

1.voltmeter

2.galvanometer

3.cathode ray oscilloscope (CRO)

4.ammeter

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## Question: ```An instrument which can measure potential without drawing any current is ```

1.voltmeter

2.galvanometer

3.cathode ray oscilloscope (CRO)

4.ammeter

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## Question: ```Coil of a galvanometer is suspended in a radial magnetic field so that the deflecting torque on the coil is always ```

1.BINA cosa

2. BINA sina

3. BINA tana

4.BINA

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## Question: ```Coil of a galvanometer is suspended in a radial magnetic field so that the deflecting torque on the coil is always ```

1.BINA cosa

2. BINA sina

3. BINA tana

4.BINA

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## Question: ```If a current carrying solenoid is suspended freely it will ```

1.be rotating

2.come to rest in N-S direction

3.vibrating like galvanometer needle

4.comes to rest after rotation

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## Question: ```If a current carrying solenoid is suspended freely it will ```

1.be rotating

2.come to rest in N-S direction

3.vibrating like galvanometer needle

4.comes to rest after rotation

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## Question: ```What is the value of the current in a wire of 10cm long at the right angle to a uniform magnetic field of 0.5 Weber/m2 when the force acting on the wire is 5N? ```

1.1A

2.10A

3.100A

4.1000A

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## Question: ```What is the value of the current in a wire of 10cm long at the right angle to a uniform magnetic field of 0.5 Weber/m2 when the force acting on the wire is 5N? ```

1.1A

2.10A

3.100A

4.1000A

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## Question: ```When a particle of charge q and mass m enters into a uniform magnetic field B moving with a velocity v perpendicular to the direction for the field it describes a circular path of radius ```

1.R=qB/mV

2.R=mV/qB

3.R=qmV/B

4.R=qmB/V

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## Question: ```When a particle of charge q and mass m enters into a uniform magnetic field B moving with a velocity v perpendicular to the direction for the field it describes a circular path of radius ```

1.R=qB/mV

2.R=mV/qB

3.R=qmV/B

4.R=qmB/V

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## Question: ```When an electron moving with a uniform speed in a vacuum enters a magnetic field in a direction perpendicular to the field the subsequent path of the electron is ```

1. a straight line parallel to the field

2.a parabola in a plane perpendicular to the field

3.a circle in a plane perpendicular to the field

4.a straight line along its initial direction

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## Question: ```When an electron moving with a uniform speed in a vacuum enters a magnetic field in a direction perpendicular to the field the subsequent path of the electron is ```

1. a straight line parallel to the field

2.a parabola in a plane perpendicular to the field

3.a circle in a plane perpendicular to the field

4.a straight line along its initial direction

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## Question: ```Which one of the following methods would be able to increase the sensitivity of a moving coil galvanometer ? ```

1.connect a shunt across the coil

2.use a coil of smaller cross sectional area

3.use a coil having less number of turns

4.use spiral springs whose force constant is small

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## Question: ```Which one of the following methods would be able to increase the sensitivity of a moving coil galvanometer ? ```

1.connect a shunt across the coil

2.use a coil of smaller cross sectional area

3.use a coil having less number of turns

4.use spiral springs whose force constant is small

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## Question: ```While measuring the unknown resistance the help of slide wire bridge a greatest accuracy can be achieved when ```

1.a most sensitive galvanometer is used

2. a steady voltage cell is used

3.the balance point is close to the middle of the wire

4.a high resistance box is used in one of its gap

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## Question: ```While measuring the unknown resistance the help of slide wire bridge a greatest accuracy can be achieved when ```

1.a most sensitive galvanometer is used

2. a steady voltage cell is used

3.the balance point is close to the middle of the wire

4.a high resistance box is used in one of its gap

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