Oscillations and Waves (AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences) Physics): Questions 38 - 42 of 50

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Question number: 38

» Oscillations and Waves » Doppler Effect in Sound

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A siren emitting sound of frequency 750 Hz is going away form a static listener with a speed ofEquation . The frequency of sound to be heard directly from the siren is –

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Choice (4) Response

a.

530 Hz

b.

669 Hz

c.

489 Hz

d.

344 Hz

Question number: 39

» Oscillations and Waves » Harmonics

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A boat at anchor is rocked by waves whose crests are 130m apart and velocity isEquation . The boat bounces up once in every –

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Choice (4) Response

a.

13 s

b.

100 s

c.

5 s

d.

10 s

Question number: 40

» Oscillations and Waves » Speed of a Wave

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A tuning fork vibrating at 250 Hz produces a sound wave which travels in air at a speedEquation . Find the distance travelled by sound during the time the fork makes 70 vibrations.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

65.5 m

b.

70 m

c.

92.4 m

d.

82.6 m

Question number: 41

» Oscillations and Waves » Reflection of Waves

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A sound wave travelling with a velocity Equation in medium A reaches a point on the interface of medium A and medium B. The velocity of wave in medium B is Equation . What is the angle of incidence for total internal reflection?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Equation

b.

Equation

c.

Equation

d.

Equation

Question number: 42

» Oscillations and Waves » Displacement Relation for a Progressive Wave

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An earthquake generates both transverse (S) and longitudinal (P) sound waves in the earth. The speed of S waves is about Equation and that of P waves is aboutEquation . A seismograph records P and S waves from an earthquake. The first P wave arrives 6.0 min before the first S wave. The epicenter of the earthquake is located at a distance of about –

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Choice (4) Response

a.

450 km

b.

4860 km

c.

5250 km

d.

75 km

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