GravitationGravitational Acceleration (NEET (National Eligibility cum Medical Entrance Test) Physics): Questions 1  4 of 20
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Question number: 1
» Gravitation » Gravitational Acceleration
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Two planets of radii in the ratio 2: 3 are made from the materials of density in the ratio 3: 2. Then the ratio of acceleration due to gravity at the surface of two planets will be,
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  1 

b.  0.12 

c. 


d.  2.25 

Question number: 2
» Gravitation » Gravitational Acceleration
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At what height above the surface of the earth is the acceleration due to gravity 6 % of its value at the surface? (Take R to be earth radius)
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  4R 

b.  R 

c.  8R 

d. 


Question number: 3
» Gravitation » Gravitational Acceleration
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Select the wrong statements from the following
(1) The orbital velocity of a satellite increases with the radius of the orbit
(2) Escape velocity of a particle from the surface of the earth depends on the speed with which it is fired
(3) The time period of a satellite does not depend on the radius of the orbit
(4) The orbital velocity is inversely proportional to the square root of the radius of the orbit
Select the correct answers with mark it according to the following codes:
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  1 and 2 are correct 

b.  1.2 and 3 are correct 

c.  1 and 3 are correct 

d.  1 and 4 are correct 

Question number: 4
» Gravitation » Gravitational Acceleration
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The potential energy of gravitational interaction of a point mass m and a thin uniform rod of mass M and length l, if they are located along a straight line at a distance a from each other is
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Choice (4)  Response  

a. 


b. 


c. 


d. 

