# Classical Mechanics-Rigid Body Motion (GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Physics): Questions 1 - 4 of 4

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## Question number: 1

» Classical Mechanics » Rigid Body Motion

Appeared in Year: 2015

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### Question

A satellite is moving in a circular in a circular orbit around the earth. If T, V and E are its average kinetic, average potential and total energies, respectively, then which one of the following options is correct?

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## Question number: 2

» Classical Mechanics » Rigid Body Motion

Appeared in Year: 2015

### Write in Short

In a rigid – rotator of mass M, if the energy of the first excited state is 1 MeV, then the fourth excited state energy (in MeV) is ________

## Question number: 3

» Classical Mechanics » Rigid Body Motion

Appeared in Year: 2008

MCQ▾

### Question

A rigid body is rotating about its centre of mass, fixed at the origin, with an angular velocity and angular acceleration . If the torque acting on it is and its angular momentum is , the rate of change of its kinetic energy is –

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## Question number: 4

» Classical Mechanics » Rigid Body Motion

Appeared in Year: 2008

MCQ▾

### Question

A cylinder of mass and radius is rolling down without slipping on an inclined plane of angle of inclination . The number of generalized coordinates required to describe the motion of this system is –

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6

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2

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1

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4

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