If the surface tension of a liquid is T, the gain in surface energy for an increase in liquid surface by A is

(a) AT-1                       (b) AT

(c) A2T                         (d) A2T2

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The surface tension of a soap solution is 2×10-2 N/m. To blow a bubble of radius 1 cm, the work done is

(a) 4π×10-6 J                        (b) 8π×10-6 J

(c) 12π×10-6 J                       (d) 16π×10-6 J

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The surface tension of a liquid at its boiling point

(a) Becomes zero

(b) Becomes infinity

(c) is equal to the value at room temperature

(d) is half to the value at the room temperature

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The surface tension of liquid is 0.5 N/m. If a film is held on a ring of area 0.02 m2, its surface energy is

(a) 5×10-2 joule                         (b) 2×10-2 joule

(c) 4×10-4 joule                         (d) 0.8×10-1 joule

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What is ratio of surface energy of 1 small drop and 1 large drop, if 1000 small drops combined to form 1 large drop ?

(a) 100 : 1                           (b) 1000 : 1
(c) 10 : 1                             (d) 1 : 100

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The amount of work done in forming a soap film of size is 10 cm X 10 cm(Surface tension T=3×10-2 N/m)

(a) 6×10-4 J                 (b) 3×10-4 J

(c) 6×10-3 J                  (d) 3×10-3 J

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A liquid drop of diameter D breaks upto into 27 small drops of equal size. If the surface tension of the liquid is σ, then change in surface energy is 

(a) πD2σ                          (b) 2πD2σ

(c) 3πD2σ                         (d) 4πD2σ

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One thousand small water drops of equal radii combine to form a big drop. The ratio of final surface energy to the total initial surface energy is 

(a) 1000 : 1               (b) 1 : 1000
(c) 10 : 1                   (d) 1 : 10

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If σ be the surface tension, the work done in breaking a big drop of radius R in n drops of equal radius is 

(a) Rn2/3σ                          (b) (n2/3-1)

(c) (n1/3-1)                    (d) 4πR2(n1/3-1)σ

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A big drop of radius R is formed by 1000 small droplets of water, then the radius of small drop is

(a) R/2                                     (b) R/5
(c) R/6                                     (d) R/10

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