The length of a given cylindrical wire is increased by 100%. Due to the consequent decrease in diameter, the change in the resistance of the wire will be :

(1) 300%

(2) 200%

(3) 100%

(4) 50%

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Derivation of Ohm's law
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Express which of the following setups can be used to verify Ohm’s law 

(1)  
(2)
(3)
(4)

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In a hydrogen discharge tube, it is observed that through a given cross-section 3.13 × 1015 electrons are moving from right to left and 3.12 × 1015 protons are moving from left to right. What is the electric current in the discharge tube and what is its direction :

(1) 1 mA towards the right

(2) 1 mA towards left

(3) 2 mA towards left

(4) 2 mA towards the right

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Current and current density
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A resistance R is stretched to four times its length. Its new resistance will be 

(1) 4 R

(2) 64 R

(3) R/4

(4) 16 R

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Derivation of Ohm's law
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What is the resistance of a carbon resistance which has bands of colours brown, black and brown 

(1) 100 Ω

(2) 1000 Ω

(3) 10 Ω

(4) 1 Ω

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Colour coding of resistors
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The electric resistance of a certain wire of iron is R. If its length and radius are both doubled, then :

(1) The resistance will be doubled and the specific resistance will be halved

(2) The resistance will be halved and the specific resistance will remain unchanged

(3) The resistance will be halved and the specific resistance will be doubled

(4) The resistance and the specific resistance, will both remain unchanged

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Derivation of Ohm's law
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The following four wires are made of the same material and are at the same temperature. Which one of them has highest electrical resistance :

(1) Length = 50 cm, diameter = 0.5 mm

(2) Length = 100 cm, diameter = 1 mm

(3) Length = 200 cm, diameter = 2 mm

(4) Length = 300 cm, diameter = 3 mm

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Derivation of Ohm's law
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The colour sequence in a carbon resistor is red, brown, orange and silver. The resistance of the resistor is 

1. 21 × 103 ± 10%

2. 23 × 101 ± 10

3. 21 × 103 ± 5%

4. 12 × 103 ± 5%

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Colour coding of resistors
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The potential difference between points A and B of the adjoining figure is

(1) 23V

(2) 89V

(3) 43V

(4) 2 V

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Combination of resistors
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Two resistors of resistance R1 and R2 having R1 > R2 are connected in parallel. For equivalent resistance R, the correct statement is :

(1) R>R1+R2

(2) R1<R<R2

(3) R2<R<(R1+R2)

(4) R < R1

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Combination of resistors
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