A man sets his watch by the sound of a siren placed at a distance 1 km away. If the velocity of sound is 330 m/s

(1) His watch is set 3 sec. faster

(2) His watch is set 3 sec. slower

(3) His watch is set correctly

(4) None of the above

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Speed of sound
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Velocity of sound in air is

(1) Faster in dry air than in moist air

(2) Directly proportional to pressure

(3) Directly proportional to temperature

(4) Independent of pressure of air

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Speed of sound
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The frequency of a sound wave is n and its velocity is v. If the frequency is increased to 4n, the velocity of the wave will be 

(1) v

(2) 2v

(3) 4v

(4) v/4

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The speed of a wave in a certain medium is 960 m/s. If 3600 waves pass over a certain point of the medium in 1 minute, the wavelength is :

(1) 2 metres

(2) 4 metres

(3) 8 metres

(4) 16 metres

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Speed of sound at constant temperature depends on :

(1) Pressure

(2) Density of gas

(3) Above both

(4) None of the above

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Sound velocity is maximum in :

(1) H2

(2) N2

(3) He

(4) O2

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The minimum distance of reflector surface from the source for listening the echo of sound is :

(1) 28 m

(2) 18 m

(3) 19 m

(4) 16.5 m

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pressure wave in sound
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The type of waves that can be propagated through solid is :

(1) Transverse

(2) Longitudinal

(3) Both (1) and (2)

(4) None of these

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Types of waves
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Velocity of sound in air

I. Increases with temperature

II. Decreases with temperature

III. Increase with pressure

IV. Is independent of pressure

V. Is independent of temperature

Choose the correct answer. [Kerala (Engg.) 2001]

(1) Only I and II are true

(2) Only I and III are true

(3) Only II and III are true

(4) Only I and IV are true

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If at same temperature and pressure, the densities for two diatomic gases are respectively d1 and d2, then the ratio of velocities of sound in these gases will be :

(1) d2d1

(2) d1d2

(3) d1d2

(4) d1d2

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