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# DC Pandey Solutions: Units, Dimensions & Vectors - 2 | Physics Class 11 - NEET

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Q31. Which one is a vector quantity?
(a) Time
(b) Temperature
(c) Flux density
(d) Magnetic field intensity

Magnetic field intensity.
Option (d) is correct.Vector Quantity has both Magnitude and Direction

Q32. Given that P = 12,Q = 5 and R =13 also  then the angle between  will be
(a) π
(b) π/2
(c) zero
(d) π/4

∴ Angle between
Option (b) is correct.

Q33. The forces, which meet at one point but their lines of action do not lie in one plane, are called
(a) non-coplanar non-concurrent forces
(b) non-coplanar concurrent forces
(c) coplanar concurrent forces
(d) coplanar non-concurrent forces

non-coplanar concurrent forces

Q34. Given that  Two out of the three vectors are equal in magnitude. The magnitude of the third vector is √2 times that of the other two. Which of the following can be the angles between these vectors?
(a) 90°, 135°, 135°
(b) 45°, 45°, 90°
(c) 30°, 60°, 90°
(d) 45°, 90°, 135°

or
or
or  …(i)
Let Q2 = P2 and R = P√2
Thus, Eq. (i) takes the form
P2 + P2 + 2PQcos θ = 2P2
or 2PQcos θ = 0
or cosθ = 0
or  θ = 90°
∴ Angle between

or
or P2 + R2 + 2PR cos φ = Q2
or 2PR cos φ = Q2 - P2 - R2
or   2PR cos φ = - R2
or   2P cos φ = - R
or    2P cos φ = - P√2
or
∴ φ = 135°

∴  Angle between

Option (a) is correct.

Q35. The angle between
(a) 90°

(b) between 0° and 180°
(c) 180° only
(d) None of these

Angle (φ) between

Angle φ between

This implies that angle between  and  will vary from 0 to π.
Option (b) is correct.

Q36. Two vectors of equal magnitude have a resultant equal to either of them, then the angle between them will be
(a) 30°
(b) 120°
(c) 60°
(d) 45°

R2 = P2 + Q2 + 2PQcosθ
for R = P = Q
P2 = P2 + P2 + 2PPcos θ
or
or    θ = 120°
Option (b) is correct.

Q37. A force newton acts on a body and displaces it by metre. The work done by the force is
(a) 5 J
(b) 25 J
(c) 10 J
(d) 30 J

= 25 J
Option (b) is correct.

Q38. If the vectors  are perpendicular to each other then the positive value of a is
(a) zero
(b) 1
(c) 2
(d) 3

Other value is - ive.
Option (d) is correct.

Q39. The angles which the vector  makes with the co-ordinate axes are

(d) none of the above

If a vector makes angles α, β and γ with the co-ordinate axes, then
cos2 α + cos2 β + cos2 γ = 1

∴ Option (a) is correct.

Q40. Unit vector parallel to the resultant of vectors

(d) None of these

and

Option (b) is correct.

Q41. The value of n so that vectors  may be coplanar, will be
(a) 18
(b) 28
(c) 9
(d) 36

∴ Vectors  will be coplanar if their scalar triple product is zero i.e.,

or 65 - 4n + 7 = 0
or  n = 18
Option (a) is correct.

Q42. Which one of the following statement is false?
(a) A vector has only magnitude, whereas a scalar has both magnitude and direction
(b) Distance is a scalar quantity but displacement is a vector quantity
(c) Momentum, force, torque are vector quantities
(d) Mass, speed and energy are scalar quantities

A vector has only magnitude, whereas a scalar has both magnitude and direction

Q43. are two vectors then the value of

Option (a) is correct.

Q44. The angle between the two vectors
(a) 60°
(b) 0°
(c) 90°
(d) None of these

= 0
⇒ θ = 90°
Option (c) is correct.

Q45. Maximum and minimum values of the resultant of two forces acting at a point are 7 N and 3 N respectively. The smaller force will be equal to
(a) 5 N
(b) 4 N
(c) 2 N
(d) 1 N

A + B = 7
A - B = 3
∴ B = 2 N
Option (c) is correct.

Q46. The component of vector  along the vector
(a) 5/√2
(b) 10/√2
(c) 5 √2
(d) 5

Angle between
and

Component of

Option (a) is correct.

Q47. The resultant of two forces 3P and 2P is R. If the first force is doubled then the resultant is also doubled. The angle between the two forces is
(a) 60°
(b) 120°
(c) 70°
(d) 180°

Option (b) is correct.

Q48. The resultant of two forces, one double the other in magnitude, is perpendicular to the smaller of the two forces. The angle between the two forces is
(a) 120°
(b) 60°
(c) 90°
(d) 150°

As   θ = 90°, tan α = ∞
∴ P + Q cos α  = 0
i.e.,

∴ α = 120°
Option (a) is correct.

Q49. Three vectors satisfy the relation  is parallel to

…(i)

…(ii)
From Eq. (i) and Eq. (ii), we conclude that  is perpendicular to the plane containing

This implies that  is perpendicular to
Option (c) is correct.

Q50. The sum of two forces at a point is 16 N. If their resultant is normal to the smaller force and has a magnitude of 8 N. Then two forces are
(a) 6N, 10N
(b) 8 N, 8 N
(c) 4 N, 12N
(d) 2 N, 14N

P2 + Q2 + 2PQ cos α = R2
or P2 + Q2 + 2PQ cos α = 82
or P2 + Q2 + 2PQ + 2PQ cos α - 2PQ = 64
or (P + Q)2 + 2 PQ (cos α - 1) = 64
or   (16)2 + 2 PQ (cos α - 1) = 64
or   2 PQ (cos α - 1) = - 192
or   PQ cos α - PQ = - 96 …(i)

(as θ = 90°)
∴ P + Q cos α = 0
Qcos α = -P …(ii)
Using Eq. (ii) and Eq. (i),
P (- P) - PQ = - 96

or - P (P + Q) = - 96
or
P = + 6 N
∴ Q = 10 N
Option (a) is correct.

Q51. then the value of
(a) (A2 + B2 + AB)1/2

(c) (A + B)

⇒ tan θ = √3
⇒ θ = 60°

= A2 + B2 + 2AB cos 60°
= A2 + B2 + AB

Q52. If the angle between the vectors the value of the product is equal to
(a) BA2 cos θ
(b) BA2 sin θ
(c) BA2 sin θ cos θ
(d) zero

is perpendicular to both

or
Option (d) is correct.

Q53. If a vector  is perpendicular to the vector  then the value of α is
(a) -1
(b) 1/2

(d) 1

⇒ - 8 + 12 + 8a = 0

Option (c) is correct.

Q54. Minimum number of vectors of unequal magnitudes which can give zero resultant are
(a) two
(b) three
(c) four
(d) more than four

Q55. The (x, y, z) coordinates of two points A and B are given respectively as (0, 3, - 1) and (- 2, 6, 4). The displacement vector from A to B is given by

Option (c) is correct.

Q56. The sum of two vectors  is at right angles to their difference. Then
(a) A = B
(b) A = 2B
(c) B = 2A
have the same direction

Using answer to questions no. 35, as angle between
A2 + B2 cos 2θ = 0
or  A2 = - B2 cos 2θ
or
or  A2 = - B2 cos π
or   A2 = B2
⇒ A = B
Option (a) is correct.

Match the Columns

Q1. Column-I shows some vector equations. Match column I with the value of the angle between A and B given in column II.

 Column I Column II (p) zero (q) π/2 (r) π/4 (s) 3π/4

or
or

Thus, (a) → (r) (s).

(given)
or
or
or sin θ = - sin θ
or   2 sin θ = 0

or

or

or
or
or
or

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