# Satellites

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A body of mass m is situated at a distance 4R above the earth's surface, where R is the radius of earth. How much minimum energy be given to the body so that it may escape

mgR

2mgR

**Q.**A simple pendulum with a metallic bob has a time period 10 s. The bob is now immersed in a non-viscous liquid of density 1/3 that of metallic bob. The time period of the same pendulum becomes- (1) 10 s (2) 10/root2 s (3) 10root3/2 s (4) 10root3 s

**Q.**two particles having mass M and m are moving in a circular path having radius R and r if their time periods are same then ratio of their angular speed is

**Q.**If the string of a conical pendulum makes an angle θ with horizontal, then square of its time period is proportional to (1) sinθ (2) cosθ (3) tanθ (4) cotθ

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Two satellites of masses m1 and m2(m1>m2) are revolving round the earth in circular orbits of radius r1 and r2(r1>r2) respectively. Which of the following statements is true regarding their speeds v1 and v2?

v1=v2

v1<v2

v1>v2

v1r1=v2r2

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Can gravitational potential energy negative?

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Six stars of equal mass m are moving about the centre of mass of the system such they are always on the vertices of a regular hexagon of side length a. Their common time period will be

None of these

**Q.**Choose the correct alternative: (a) If the zero of potential energy is at infinity, the total energy of an orbiting satellite is negative of its kinetic/potential energy. (b) The energy required to launch an orbiting satellite out of earth’s gravitational influence is more/less than the energy required to project a stationary object at the same height (as the satellite) out of earth’s influence.

**Q.**Two satellites of mass m and 2m are revolving in two circular orbits of radii r and 2r around an imaginary planet , on the surface of with gravitational force is inversely proportional to dis†an ce from its centre. The ratio of orbital speed of satellites is (1) 1:1 (2) 1:2 (3) 2:1 (4) 1:\sqrt2

**Q.**39. If the length of a clock pendulum increases by0.2% due to atmospheric temperature rise, then theloss in time of clock per day is(1) 86.4s(3) 72.5(2) 43.2 s(4) 32.5 s

**Q.**A block of mass m is at rest on a rough inclinedplane of angle of inclination θ . If coefficient offriction between the block and the inclined plane isμ , then the minimum value of force along the planerequired to move the block on the plane is(3) m glucose+ sin0\rbrack(4) mg\lbrack sine-μ o0se\rbrack ldo dawn on

**Q.**A toy rocket of mass 0.1kg has fuel of mass 0.02kg which burns out in 3sec. Starting from rest on a horizontal smooth track, it gets a speed of 20 m/s when fuel is burned out. What is the approximate thrust of the rocket? What is the energy content per unit mass of fuel?

**Q.**A wave moves with speed 300m/s on a wire which is under a tension of 500N.Find how much the tension must be changed to increase the speed to 360m/

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The orbital angular momentum of a satellite revolving at a distance r from the centre is L. If the distance is increased to 16r , then new angular momentum will be

16 L

64 L

L4

4 L

**Q.**28. What is the displacement between origin and maximum height of of projectile during its motion

**Q.**A simple pendulum with iron bob has a time period T. The bob is now immersed in a non-viscous liquid and oscillated. If the density of liquid is1/12 th that of iron, then new time period will be

**Q.**The radius of the orbit of a geosynchronous sateiliteis 36000 km. Then the period of revolution of a satellite with its orbital radius 9000 km would be

**Q.**A shell in a flight explodes into 4 in parts Why cant potential energy and kinetic energy be conserved?? Can they be constant??

**Q.**a particle is moving in a circle of radius R =3 m with an angular speed 2 radian per second

**Q.**Two stars each of one solar mass (=2×1030 kg) are approaching each other for a head on collision. When they are a distance 109 km, their speeds are negligible. What is the speed with which they collide ? The radius of each star is 104 km. Assume the stars to remain undistorted until they collide. (Use the known value of G).

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Two satellites of masses 3m and m orbit the earth in circular orbits of radii r and 3r respectively. The ratio of their orbital speeds is

1

√3

12√3

13

**Q.**A simple pendulum has time period T1 when it is on earths surface and T2 when it is taken at height 2R above the earth surface calculate T2/T1.(R is the radius of earth

**Q.**a stone is allowed to fall from top of a building and covers half of the height in last second of its motion . the time taken by stone to reach the bottom of building is a)2 sec b)1 sec c) 2+\sqrt2 d)2-\sqrt2

**Q.**In reference to a frame e fixed to Sun is the gravitational force acting on the planet is equal to centripetal force m v²/r, where v is speed of planet and r is distance between sun and planet

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A satellite can be in a geostationary orbit around the earth at a distance r from the center. If the angular velocity of the earth about its axis doubles, a satellite can now be in a geostationary orbit around the earth if its distance from the center is,

**Q.**why is gravitation independant of medium

**Q.**what is gravitation

**Q.**A spacecraft travels from earth to moon & then on return trip from moon to earth. From earth to moon it requires f1 units of fuel & from moon to earth it requires f2 units of fuel, then

- f1<f2
- f1>f2
- f1=f2
- Cannot say as it depends upon mass of the space craft

**Q.**The minimum and maximum distances of a planetrevolving around sun are r and R. If the minimumspeed of planet on its trajectory is vo, its maximumspeed will beVoRVor22(3) 24) R2

**Q.**The magnitude of gravitational potential energy of satellite & earth is -12 kJ if zero potential energy is taken at infinite separation. The K.E of satellite is

- 6 kJ
- 12 kJ
- 24 kJ
- None