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17. A battery is made my connecting 4 cells in series each having capacity 5 Ah at 1.5 volt.
MBBS PREPARATION The battery will have capacity equal to:
Electric Current a)20 Ah at 6 V b) 20 Ah at 1.5 V c) 5 Ah at 6 V d) 5 Ah at 1.5 V
1. The electric cell is a device to obtain: 18. The null point in a potentiometer with a cell of e.m.f.  is obtained at a distance ‘l’ on the wire. Then:
a) electrons b) electric charge a)   l b)   l2 c)   1/l d)   1/l2
c) electric energy from chemical energy d) electric force. 19. Why the wheatstone bridge is more accurate than the other methods of measuring resistances?
2. Which of the following is NOT the disadvantage of polarization of voltaic cell? a) It has four resistor arms b) it is based on Kirchoff’s laws
a) Increase in internal resistance b) wastage of chemical energy c) It does not involve ohm’s law d) It is a null method]
c) setting up of back emf d) decrease in current supply 20. The length of a conductor is halved. Its conductivity will be:
3. Which of the following is NOT the name of a secondary cell? a) halved b) unchanged c) doubled d) quadrupled
a) Acid cell b) Alkali cell c) Fuel cell d) Storage cell 21. An external resistance R is connected to a cell of internal resistance r. The current in the circuit is
4. The relative density of the electrolyte of acid accumulator should not be allowed to fall below maximum when:
a) 1.80 b) 1.50 c) 1.28 d) 1.18 a) R > r b) R < r c) R = r d) R = 0
5. Which of the following cells is more likely to be damaged due to short circuiting? 22. In the absence of electric field, the mean velocity of free electrons in a conductor at absolute
a) Deniel cell b) Dry cell c) Acid cell d) Fuel cell temperature T is:
6. which of the following acts as depolarizer in Laclanche cell? a) zero b) independent of temperature
a) MnO2 b) NH4Cl c) Mn2O3 d) ZnCl2
7. Which of the following is NOT the active material in lead storage cell? c) proportional to T d) proportional to T
a) Lead per oxide b) Lead sulphate 23. The resistance in ohm in the four arms of wheatstone bridge are as follows. In which case the bridge is
c) Sponge lead d) Sulphuric acid balanced?
8. What happens during the charging of acid cell? a) 1, 2, 3, 4 b) 2, 2, 3, 4 c) 3, 3, 3, 4 d) 4, 4, 4, 4
a) Voltage increases b) Energy is given out 24. An electron in the potentiometer wire experiences a force of 2.4  10-19 N. The length of the
c) Relative density of electrolyte decreases d) Cathode becomes chocolate brown potentiometer wire is 4 m. the emf of the battery connected across the wire is:
9. What happens during the discharging of Edison cell? a) 2.4 V b) 4.0 V c) 4.8 V d) 6.0 V
a) Relative density of electrolyte decreases b) The emf does not change 25. The conductivity of a conductor decrease, with temperature because on heating:
c) The emf decreases d) Relative density increases a) atoms vibrate vigorously b) conductor expands
10. Two unequal resistances are connected in parallel across a cell. Which of the following statements is true? c) electrons gain energy d) electrons vibrate vigorously
a) same current is set up in both resistors b) Current through smaller resistor is more 26. Two wires have same length. But area of cross-secton of one is 4 times that of the other. If the
c) Current through larger resistor is more d) Any one of the above can be true resistance of thinner wire be 200 , what is the resistance of the thicker wire?
11. Why we prefer constant wire for making standard resistors? a) 100  b) 50  c) 25  d) 12.5 
a) Low resistivity b) High resistivity 27. Four wires each of same length, diameter and material are connected to each other to form a square. If
c) High temperature coefficient of resistance d) Low temperature coefficient of resistance the resistance of each wire is R, the resistance of the bundle will be:
12. The resistivity of a material is inversely proportional to: R R
a) b) c) R d) 2R
a) number density of electrons as well as relaxation time
4 2
b) number density of electrons and directly proportional to relaxation time
28. An aluminium wire is drawn through a die so as to double its length. If the original resistance be R,
c) relaxation time and directly proportional to the number density of electrons
then the new resistance of the wire will be:
d) neither relaxation time nor m\number density of electrons
a) R b) R c) 4R d) 16R
13. For ohmic conductor the drift velocity vd and the electric field E applied across it are related as:
16 4
2/3 2
a) vd  E b) vd  E c) vd  E d) vd  E 29. The capacity of a storage cell is 2.5 Ah. What is the maximum current that it can supply for half
14. An ammeter of resistance R is to be used to measure the current through a resistance r. In which case hour?
the reading will be nearest to the current in the absence of ammeter. a) 0.5 A b) 1.0 A c) 2.5 A d) 5.0 A
a) R =  b) R > r c) R < r d) R = 0 30. G1, G2, G3 are the conductances of three conductors. When they are joined in series, their
15. If n cells each of emf  are connected in series, the effective emf of the combination is: equivalent conductance will be:
a) n2  b) n  c) /n d) none of the above a) G1+ G2+ G3 b) 1  1  1 c)
1 2 3 d) given by some other relation
16. If n cells each of emf  are connected in parallel, the effective emf of the combination is: G G G G G G
2 3
a) a) n2  b) n  c) /n d) none of the above 1 1 2 2
31. Five cells each of internal resistance 0.2  and e.m.f 2V are connected in series with a resistance
of 4 . The current through the external resistance is:
a) 0.2 A b) 0.5 A c) 1 A d) 2 A
32. Two identical cells connected in series send 10 A current through a 5  resister. When they are
connected in parallel, they send 8 A current through the same resistance. What is the internal
resistance of each cell?
a) Zero b) 2.5  c) 10  d) 20 
33. A cell supplies a current of 1 A through a resistance of 5- and a current of 0.6 A through a
resistance of 10-. What is the internal resistance of the cell?
a) 1.0- b) 1.5- c) 2.0- d) 2.5-
34. There is a current of 3.2 A in a conductor. The number of electrons that cross any section normal
to the direction of flow per second is
a) 1019 b) 2  1019 c) 3  1019 d) 3.2  1019
35. A cell does 5 joules of work in carrying 2 coulomb of charge around a closed circuit. The
electromotive force of the cell is
a) 2 volt b) 2.5 volt c) 4 volt d) 5 volt