The area of cross-section of a wire of length 1.1 metre is 1mm2.It is loaded with 1 kg. If Young's modulus of copper is 1.1×1011N/m2, then the increase in length will be (If g=10m/s2)

(1) 0.01 mm               

(2) 0.075 mm

(3) 0.1 mm                 

(4) 0.15 mm

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In CGS system, the Young's modulus of a steel wire is 2×1012 dyne/cm2 . To double the length of a wire of unit cross-section area, the force required is 

(a) 4×106dynes                     (b) 2×1012dynes

(c) 2×1012newtons                (d) 2×108dynes

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The material which practically does not show elastic after effect is 

(1) Copper                         

(2) Rubber

(3) Steel                             

(4) Quartz

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A force F is needed to break a copper wire having radius R. The force needed to break a copper wire of radius 2R will be

(1) F/2                                     

(2) 2F 

(3) 4F                                       (4) F/4

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The relationship between Young's modulus Y, Bulk modulus K and modulus of rigidity n is

(1) Y=9nKn+3K                                    

(2) 9YKY+3K 

(3)  Y=9nK3+K                                     

(4) Y=3nK9n+K         

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The Young's modulus of a rubber string 8 cm long and density 1.5 kg/m3 is 5×108 N/m2, is suspended on the ceiling in a room. The increase in length due to its own weight will be

(1) 9.6×10-5 m                           

(2) 9.6×10-11m

(3) 9.6×10-3 m                           

(4) 9.6 m

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A and B are two wires of same material. The radius of A is twice that of B. They are stretched by the same load. Then the stress on B is

(1) Equal to that on A                 (2) Four times that on A

(3) Two times that on A               

(4) Half that on A

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If the length of a wire is reduced to half, then it can hold the ......... load

(1) Half                                 

(2) Same

(3) Double                             

(4) One fourth

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Why the spring is made up of steel in comparison of copper

(1)   Copper is more costly than steel

(2)   Copper is more elastic than steel

(3)   Steel is more elastic than copper

(4)   None of the above

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Steel and copper wires of same length are stretched by the same weight one after the other. Young's modulus of steel and copper are 2×1011N/m2 and 1.2×1011N/m2. The ratio of increase in length

(a) 25                                 (b) 35

(c) 54                                 (d) 52

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