question_answer 1) There is a destructive interference between the two waves of wavelength l coming from two different paths at a point. To get maximum sound or constructive interference at that point, the path of one wave is to be increased by [MP PET 1985]
A) \[\frac{\lambda }{4}\] done
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B) \[\frac{\lambda }{2}\] done
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C) \[\frac{3\lambda }{4}\] done
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D) \[\lambda \] done
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question_answer 2) When two sound waves with a phase difference of \[\pi /2\], and each having amplitude A and frequency \[\omega \], are superimposed on each other, then the maximum amplitude and frequency of resultant wave is [MP PMT 1989]
A) \[\frac{A}{\sqrt{2}}:\frac{\omega }{2}\] done
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B) \[\frac{A}{\sqrt{2}}:\omega \] done
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C) \[\sqrt{2}\,A:\frac{\omega }{2}\] done
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D) \[\sqrt{2}\,A:\omega \] done
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question_answer 3) If the phase difference between the two wave is 2p during superposition, then the resultant amplitude is [DPMT 2001]
A) Maximum done
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B) Minimum done
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C) Maximum or minimum done
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D) None of the above done
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question_answer 4) The superposition takes place between two waves of frequency f and amplitude a. The total intensity is directly proportional to [MP PMT 1986]
A) a done
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B) 2a done
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C) \[2{{a}^{2}}\] done
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D) \[4{{a}^{2}}\] done
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question_answer 5) If two waves of same frequency and same amplitude respectively, on superimposition produced a resultant disturbance of the same amplitude, the waves differ in phase by [MP PMT 1990; MP PET 2000]
A) p done
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B) \[2\pi /3\] done
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C) \[\pi /2\] done
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D) Zero done
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question_answer 6) Two sources of sound A and B produces the wave of 350 Hz, they vibrate in the same phase. The particle P is vibrating under the influence of these two waves, if the amplitudes at the point P produced by the two waves is 0.3 mm and 0.4 mm, then the resultant amplitude of the point P will be when AP ? BP = 25 cm and the velocity of sound is 350 m/sec
A) 0.7 mm done
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B) 0.1 mm done
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C) 0.2 mm done
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D) 0.5 mm done
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question_answer 7) Two waves are propagating to the point P along a straight line produced by two sources A and B of simple harmonic and of equal frequency. The amplitude of every wave at P is ?a? and the phase of A is ahead by \[\frac{\pi }{3}\] than that of B and the distance AP is greater than BP by 50 cm. Then the resultant amplitude at the point P will be, if the wavelength is 1 meter [BVP 2003]
A) 2a done
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B) \[a\sqrt{3}\] done
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C) \[a\sqrt{2}\] done
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D) a done
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question_answer 8) Coherent sources are characterized by the same [KCET 1993]
A) Phase and phase velocity done
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B) Wavelength, amplitude and phase velocity done
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C) Wavelength, amplitude and frequency done
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D) Wavelength and phase done
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question_answer 9) The minimum intensity of sound is zero at a point due to two sources of nearly equal frequencies, when
A) Two sources are vibrating in opposite phase done
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B) The amplitude of two sources are equal done
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C) At the point of observation, the amplitudes of two S.H.M. produced by two sources are equal and both the S.H.M. are along the same straight line done
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D) Both the sources are in the same phase done
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question_answer 10) Two sound waves (expressed in CGS units) given by \[{{y}_{1}}=0.3\sin \frac{2\pi }{\lambda }(vt-x)\] and \[{{y}_{2}}=0.4\sin \frac{2\pi }{\lambda }(vt-x+\theta )\] interfere. The resultant amplitude at a place where phase difference is \[\pi /2\] will be [MP PET 1991]
A) 0.7 cm done
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B) 0.1 cm done
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C) 0.5 cm done
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D) \[\frac{1}{10}\sqrt{7}\,cm\] done
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question_answer 11) If two waves having amplitudes 2A and A and same frequency and velocity, propagate in the same direction in the same phase, the resulting amplitude will be [MP PET 1991; DPMT 1999]
A) 3A done
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B) \[\sqrt{5}A\] done
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C) \[\sqrt{2}A\] done
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D) A done
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question_answer 12) The intensity ratio of two waves is 1 : 16. The ratio of their amplitudes is [EAMCET 1983]
A) 1 : 16 done
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B) 1 : 4 done
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C) 4 : 1 done
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D) 2 : 1 done
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question_answer 13) Out of the given four waves (1), (2), (3) and (4) \[y=a\sin (kx+\omega t)\] ......(1) \[y=a\sin (\omega t-kx)\] ......(2) \[y=a\cos (kx+\omega t)\] ......(3) \[y=a\cos (\omega t-kx)\] ......(4) emitted by four different sources \[{{S}_{1}},\,{{S}_{2}},\,{{S}_{3}}\] and \[{{S}_{4}}\] respectively, interference phenomena would be observed in space under appropriate conditions when [CPMT 1988]
A) Source \[{{S}_{1}}\] emits wave (1) and \[{{S}_{2}}\] emits wave (2) done
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B) Source \[{{S}_{3}}\] emits wave (3) and \[{{S}_{4}}\] emits wave (4) done
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C) Source \[{{S}_{2}}\] emits wave (2) and \[{{S}_{4}}\] emits wave (4) done
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D) \[{{S}_{4}}\] emits waves (4) and \[{{S}_{3}}\] emits waves (3) done
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question_answer 14) Two waves of same frequency and intensity superimpose with each other in opposite phases, then after superposition the [AFMC 1995]
A) Intensity increases by 4 times done
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B) Intensity increases by two times done
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C) Frequency increases by 4 times done
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D) None of these done
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question_answer 15) The superposing waves are represented by the following equations : \[{{y}_{1}}=5\sin 2\pi (10\,t-0.1x)\], \[{{y}_{2}}=10\sin 2\pi (20\,t-0.2x)\] Ratio of intensities \[\frac{{{I}_{\max }}}{{{I}_{\min }}}\] will be [AIIMS 1995; KCET 2001]
A) 1 done
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B) 9 done
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C) 4 done
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D) 16 done
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question_answer 16) The displacement of a particle is given by \[x=3\sin (5\pi \,t)+4\cos (5\pi \,t)\] The amplitude of the particle is [MP PMT 1999]
A) 3 done
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B) 4 done
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C) 5 done
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D) 7 done
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question_answer 17) Two waves \[{{y}_{1}}={{A}_{1}}\sin (\omega t-{{\beta }_{1}})\], \[{{y}_{2}}={{A}_{2}}\sin (\omega t-{{\beta }_{2}})\] Superimpose to form a resultant wave whose amplitude is [CPMT 1999]
A) \[\sqrt{A_{1}^{2}+A_{2}^{2}+2{{A}_{1}}{{A}_{2}}\cos ({{\beta }_{1}}-{{\beta }_{2}})}\] done
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B) \[\sqrt{A_{1}^{2}+A_{2}^{2}+2{{A}_{1}}{{A}_{2}}\sin ({{\beta }_{1}}-{{\beta }_{2}})}\] done
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C) \[{{A}_{1}}+{{A}_{2}}\] done
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D) \[|{{A}_{1}}+{{A}_{2}}|\] done
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question_answer 18) If the ratio of amplitude of wave is 2 : 1, then the ratio of maximum and minimum intensity is [MH CET 1999]
A) 9 : 1 done
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B) 1 : 9 done
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C) 4 : 1 done
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D) 1 : 4 done
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question_answer 19) The two interfering waves have intensities in the ratio 9 : 4. The ratio of intensities of maxima and minima in the interference pattern will be [AMU 2000]
A) 1 : 25 done
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B) 25 : 1 done
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C) 9 : 4 done
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D) 4 : 9 done
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question_answer 20) If the ratio of amplitude of two waves is 4 : 3. Then the ratio of maximum and minimum intensity will be [MHCET 2000]
A) 16 : 18 done
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B) 18 : 16 done
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C) 49 : 1 done
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D) 1 : 49 done
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question_answer 21) Equation of motion in the same direction is given by \[{{y}_{1}}=A\sin (\omega t-kx)\], \[{{y}_{2}}=A\sin (\omega t-kx-\theta )\]. The amplitude of the medium particle will be [BHU 2003]
A) \[2A\cos \frac{\theta }{2}\] done
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B) \[2A\cos \theta \] done
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C) \[\sqrt{2}A\cos \frac{\theta }{2}\] done
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D) \[1.2f,\ 1.2\lambda \] done
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question_answer 22) Two waves having the intensities in the ratio of 9 : 1 produce interference. The ratio of maximum to the minimum intensity, is equal to [CPMT 2001; Pb. PET 2004]
A) 2 : 1 done
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B) 4 : 1 done
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C) 9 : 1 done
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D) 10 : 8 done
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question_answer 23) The displacement of the interfering light waves are \[{{y}_{1}}=4\sin \omega \,t\] and \[{{y}_{2}}=3\sin \left( \omega \,t+\frac{\pi }{2} \right)\]. What is the amplitude of the resultant wave [RPMT 1996; Orissa JEE 2005]
A) 5 done
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B) 7 done
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C) 1 done
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D) 0 done
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question_answer 24) Two waves are represented by \[{{y}_{1}}=a\sin \left( \omega \,t+\frac{\pi }{6} \right)\] and \[{{y}_{2}}=a\cos \omega \,t\]. What will be their resultant amplitude [RPMT 1996]
A) a done
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B) \[\sqrt{2}\,a\] done
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C) \[\sqrt{3}\,a\] done
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D) 2a done
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question_answer 25) The amplitude of a wave represented by displacement equation \[y=\frac{1}{\sqrt{a}}\sin \omega t\pm \frac{1}{\sqrt{b}}\cos \omega t\] will be [BVP 2003]
A) \[\frac{a+b}{ab}\] done
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B) \[\frac{\sqrt{a}+\sqrt{b}}{ab}\] done
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C) \[\frac{\sqrt{a}\pm \sqrt{b}}{ab}\] done
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D) \[\sqrt{\frac{a+b}{ab}}\] done
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question_answer 26) Two waves having equations \[{{x}_{1}}=a\sin (\omega \,t+{{\varphi }_{1}})\], \[{{x}_{2}}=a\sin \,(\omega \,t+{{\varphi }_{2}})\] If in the resultant wave the frequency and amplitude remain equal to those of superimposing waves. Then phase difference between them is [CBSE PMT 2001]
A) \[\frac{\pi }{6}\] done
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B) \[\frac{2\pi }{3}\] done
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C) \[\frac{\pi }{4}\] done
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D) \[\frac{\pi }{3}\] done
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