In a capillary tube, water rises by 1.2 mm. The height of water that will rise in another capillary tube having half the radius of the first, is 

(a) 1.2 mm                       (b) 2.4 mm
(c) 0.6 mm                       (d) 0.4 mm

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If capillary experiment is performed in vacuum, then for a liquid there capillary rise 

(a) It will rise              (b) Will remain same
(c) It will fall               (d) Rise to the top

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If liquid level falls in a capillary then radius of capillary will

(a) Increase                     (b) Decrease
(c) Unchanged                 (d) None of these

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Water rises to a height h in a capillary at the surface of earth. On the surface of the moon the height of water column in the same capillary will be 
(a) 6h                           (b)16h
(c) h                             (d) Zero

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Two capillary tubes of same diameter are put vertically one each in two liquids whose relative densities are 0.8 and 0.6 and surface tensions are 60 and 50 dyne/cm respectively Ratio of heights of liquids in the two tubes h1h2 is

(a) 109                     (b) 310

(c) 103                     (d) 910

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Water rises in a vertical capillary tube upto a height of 2.0 cm . If the tube is inclined at an angle of 60° with the vertical, then upto what length the water will rise in the tube ?

(a) 2.0 cm                              (b) 4.0 cm
(c) 43cm                             (d) 22cm

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The surface tension for pure water in a capillary tube experiment is

(a) ρg2hr                    (b) 2ρghr

(c) rρg2h                     (d) hrρg2

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In a capillary tube experiment, a vertical 30 cm long capillary tube is dipped in water. The water rises up to a height of 10cm due to capillary action. If this experiment is conducted in a freely falling elevator, the length of the water column becomes-
(a) 10 cm                             (b) 20 cm
(c) 30 cm                             (d) Zero

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Kerosene oil rises up the wick in a lantern

(a) Due to surface tension of the oil

(b) The wick attracts the kerosene oil

(c) Of the diffusion of the oil through the wick

(d) None of the above

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Water rises against gravity in a capillary tube when its one end is dipped into water because

(a) Pressure below the meniscus is less than atmospheric pressure

(b) Pressure below the meniscus is more than atmospheric pressure

(c) Capillary attracts water

(d) Of viscosity

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