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Question number: 1

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Appeared in Year: 2012

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Two uniform thin rods of equal length L and masses M1 and M2 are joined together along the length. The moment of inertia of the combined rod of length 2L about an axis passing through the mid – point and perpendicular to the length of the rod is –

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

(M1+M2)L23

b.

(M1+M2)L212

c.

(M1+M2)L22

d.

(M1+M2)L26

Question number: 2

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Appeared in Year: 2011

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A heavy symmetrical top is rotating about its own axis of symmetry (the z axis). If I1,I2 and I3 are the principal moments of inertia along x,y and z axes respectively, then –

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

I1I2I3

b.

I2=I3;I1I2

c.

I1=I2;I1I3

d.

I1=I3;I1I2

Question number: 3

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Appeared in Year: 2013

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A uniform circular disk of radius R and mass M is rotating with angular speed ω about an axis, passing through its centre and inclined at an angle 60 degree with respect to its symmetry axis. The magnitude of the angular momentum of the disk is –

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

38ωMR2

b.

78ωMR2

c.

34ωMR2

d.

74ωMR2

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