Properties of Solids & Liquids (NEST (National Entrance Screening Test) Physics): Questions 1 - 2 of 2

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Question number: 1

» Properties of Solids & Liquids » Young's Modulus

Appeared in Year: 2015

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The stress – strain plot for wires made of two materials ( and ) is presented schematically in the accompanying figure. The points and represent fracture points of the two materials and respectively. It can be concluded from these graphs that –

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Material has Young’s modulus larger than that of material

b.

Material and are equally brittle

c.

The linear region of material extends to a larger value of stress that of material .

d.

Material is more ductile than material

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Question number: 2

» Properties of Solids & Liquids » Application of Surface Tension

Appeared in Year: 2014

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The surface of a liquid is just able to support the weight of a six – legged insect. The leg ends can be assumed to be spheres each of radius and the weight of the insect is distributed equally over the six legs. The coefficient of surface tension in this case is and the angle of the footfall with respect to the vertical is (see figure). The mass of the insect is closed to –

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Choice (4) Response

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b.

c.

d.

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