The current is flowing in the south direction along a power line. The direction of the magnetic field above the power line (neglecting earth's field) is :

(a) South                         (b) East

(c) North                          (d) West

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Magnetic field due to various cases
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For the magnetic field to be maximum due to a small element of current carrying conductor at a point, the angle between the element and the line joining the element to the given point must be :

(a) 0°                            (b) 90°

(c) 180°                         (d) 45°

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Biot-Savart law
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An electron and a proton enter a magnetic field perpendicularly. Both have the same kinetic energy. Which of the following is true:

1. Trajectory of electron is less curved

2. Trajectory of proton is less curved

3. Both trajectories are equally curved

4. Both move on a straight-line path

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Lorentz force
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A proton, a deuteron, and an α- particle having the same kinetic energy are moving in circular trajectories in a constant magnetic field. If rp,rd and rα denote respectively the radii of the trajectories of these particles, then:

1. rα=rp<rd                             

2.  ra>rd>rp 

3. rα=rd>rp                             

4.  rp=rd=rα 

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Lorentz force
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An electron and a proton with equal momentum enter perpendicularly into a uniform magnetic field, then :

(a) The path of proton shall be more curved than that of electron

(b) The path of proton shall be less curved than that of electron

(c) Both are equally curved

(d) Path of both will be a straight line

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Lorentz force
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One proton beam enters a magnetic field of 10-4T normally, Specific charge = 1011C/kg. velocity = 107m/s. What is the radius of the circle described by it:

1. 0.1m                               

2. 1m

3. 10m                               

4. None of these

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Lorentz force
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In a cyclotron, the angular frequency of a charged particle is independent of :

1. Mass                         

2.  Speed

3. Charge                       

4. Magnetic field

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Maximum kinetic energy of the positive ion in the cyclotron is :

(a) q2Br02m                         (b) qB2r02m

(c) q2B2r022m                         (d) qBr02m2

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An electron of mass m and charge q is traveling with a speed v along a circular path of radius r at right angles to a uniform of the magnetic field B. If the speed of the electron is doubled and the magnetic field is halved, then resulting path would have a radius of:

1. r4                           

2. r2 

3. 2r                           

4. 4r

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Lorentz force
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Cyclotron cannot be used to accelerate

(a) Electrons                        (b) Neutrons

(c) Positive ions                    (d) Both (1) and (2)

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