The tension in a piano wire is 10N. What should be the tension in the wire to produce a note of double the frequency :

(1) 5 N

(2) 20 N

(3) 40 N

(4) 80 N

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Travelling wave on string
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A string of 7 m length has a mass of 0.035 kg. If the tension in the string is 60.5 N, then the speed of a wave on the string is :

(1) 77 m/s

(2) 102 m/s

(3) 110 m/s

(4) 165 m/s

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A second harmonic has to be generated in a string of length l stretched between two rigid supports. The point where the string has to be plucked and touched are :

(1) Plucked at $\frac{l}{4}$ and touch at $\frac{l}{2}$

(2) Plucked at $\frac{l}{4}$ and touch at $\frac{3l}{4}$

(3) Plucked at $\frac{l}{2}$ and touched at $\frac{l}{4}$

(4) Plucked at $\frac{l}{2}$ and touched at $\frac{3l}{4}$

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Standing waves
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The tension of a stretched string is increased by 69%. In order to keep its frequency of vibration constant, its length must be increased by :

(1) 20%

(2) 30%

(3) $\sqrt{69}%$

(4) 69%

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The length of a sonometer wire tuned to a frequency of 250 Hz is 0.60 metre. The frequency of tuning fork with which the vibrating wire will be in tune when the length is made 0.40 metre is :

(1) 250 Hz

(2) 375 Hz

(3) 256 Hz

(4) 384 Hz

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Two uniform strings A and B made of steel are made to vibrate under the same tension. If the first overtone of A is equal to the second overtone of B and if the radius of A is twice that of B, the ratio of the lengths of the strings is -

(1) 1: 2

(2) 1 : 3

(3) 1 : 4

(4) 1 : 6

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Standing waves
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Two wires are fixed in a sonometer. Their tensions are in the ratio 8 : 1. The lengths are in the ratio 36 : 35. The diameters are in the ratio 4 : 1. Densities of the materials are in the ratio 1 : 2. If the lower frequency in the setting is 360 Hz. the beat frequency when the two wires are sounded together is :

(1) 5

(2) 8

(3) 6

(4) 10

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The first overtone of a stretched wire of given length is 320 Hz. The first harmonic is :

(1) 320 Hz

(2) 160 Hz

(3) 480 Hz

(4) 640 Hz

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Standing waves
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The sound carried by the air from a sitar to a listener is a wave of the following type :

(1) Longitudinal stationery

(2) Transverse progressive

(3) Transverse stationery

(4) Longitudinal progressive

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Wave motion
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Three similar wires of frequency n1, n2 and n3 are joined to make one wire. Its frequency will be :

(1) $n={n}_{1}+{n}_{2}+{n}_{3}$

(2) $\frac{1}{n}=\frac{1}{{n}_{1}}+\frac{1}{{n}_{2}}+\frac{1}{{n}_{3}}$

(3) $\frac{1}{\sqrt{n}}=\frac{1}{\sqrt{{n}_{1}}}+\frac{1}{\sqrt{{n}_{2}}}+\frac{1}{\sqrt{{n}_{3}}}$

(4) $\frac{1}{{n}^{1}}=\frac{1}{{n}_{1}^{2}}+\frac{1}{{n}_{2}^{2}}+\frac{1}{{n}_{3}^{2}}$

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Travelling wave on string