# Gravitation-Gravitational Potential (NEET (National Eligibility cum Medical Entrance Test) Physics): Questions 5 - 8 of 8

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## Question number: 5

» Gravitation » Gravitational Potential

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### Question

Two bodies of mass 10 4 kg and 10 5 kg are lying l m apart the gravitational potential at the mid-point of the line joining them is -

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

b.

0

c.

d.

## Passage

The orbit of Pluto is much more eccentric than the orbits of the other planets. That is, instead of being nearly circular, the orbit is noticeably elliptical. The point in the orbit nearest to the sun is called the perihelion and the point farthest from the sun is called the aphelion.

## Question number: 6 (1 of 2 Based on Passage) Show Passage

» Gravitation » Gravitational Potential

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### Question

At perihelion, the gravitational potential energy of Pluto in its orbit has

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Its maximum value

b.

The same value as at every other point in the orbit

c.

Value which depends on sense of rotation

d.

Its minimum value

## Question number: 7 (2 of 2 Based on Passage) Show Passage

» Gravitation » Gravitational Potential

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### Question

As Pluto moves from the perihelion to the aphelion, the work done by gravitational pull of Sun on Pluto is

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

zero

b.

Depends on sense of rotation

c.

positive

d.

negative

## Question number: 8

» Gravitation » Gravitational Potential

MCQ▾

### Question

Two bodies of mass 10 2 kg and 10 3 kg are lying l m apart the gravitational potential at the mid-point of the line joining them is –

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

b.

c.

d.

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