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Question number: 129
» Kinematics » Average Speed and Instantaneous Velocity
Question
A person aiming to reach the exactly opposite point on the bank of a stream is swimming with a speed of 0.5 m/s at an angle of 120° with the direction of flow of water. The speed of water in the stream is
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  lm/s 

b.  0.433 m/s 

c.  0.25 m/s 

d.  0.5 m/s 

Question number: 130
» Kinematics » Motion in a Straight Line
Question
A man can swim with velocity v relative to water. He has to cross a river of width d flowing with a velocity u (w > v). The distance through which he is carried downstream by the river is x. Which of the following statements is correct?
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  If he crosses the river in minimum time x = du/v 

b.  x cannot be less than du/v 

c.  Force to be minimum he has to swim in a direction making an angle of π/2 sin 1 (v/u) with the direction of the flow of water. 

d.  x will be maximum if he swims in a direction making an angle of π/2 + sin1  1 (v/u) with direction of the flow of water. 

Question number: 131
» Kinematics » Scalars and Vectors » Scalar and Vector Products
Assertion (Ꭺ)
IfA + B= AB , then angle between A and B is 90°
Reason (Ꭱ)
A + B = B + A
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false 

b.  Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true 

c.  Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ 

d.  Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ 

Question number: 132
» Kinematics » Scalars and Vectors » Scalar and Vector Products
Question
The three vectors A = 3i  2j  k, B = i  3j + 5k and C = 2i  j  4k does not form
(1) an equilateral triangle
(2) isosceles triangle
(3) a right angled triangle
(4) no triangle
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  1 and 2 are correct 

b.  2 and 4 are correct 

c.  1,2 and 3 are correct 

d.  1 and 3 are correct 
