The frequency of a whistle of an engine is 600 cycles/sec is moving with the speed of 30 m/sec towards an observer. The apparent frequency will be (velocity of sound = 330 m/s) [MP PMT 1989]

(1) 600 cps

(2) 660 cps

(3) 990 cps

(4) 330 cps

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An observer moves towards a stationary source of sound of frequency n. The apparent frequency heard by him is 2n. If the velocity of sound in air is 332 m/sec, then the velocity of the observer is :

(1) 166 m/sec

(2) 664 m/sec

(3) 332 m/sec

(4) 1328 m/sec

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A person feels 2.5% difference of frequency of a motor-car horn. If the motor-car is moving to the person and the velocity of sound is 320 m/sec, then the velocity of car will be 

(1) 8 m/s (approx.)

(2) 800 m/s

(3) 7 m/s

(4) 6 m/s (approx.)

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A source of sound emitting a note of frequency 200 Hz moves towards an observer with a velocity v equal to the velocity of sound. If the observer also moves away from the source with the same velocity v, the apparent frequency heard by the observer is 

(1) 50 Hz

(2) 100 Hz

(3) 150 Hz

(4) 200 Hz

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A source of sound is traveling towards a stationary observer. The frequency of the sound heard by the observer is three times the original frequency. The velocity of sound is v m/sec. The speed of the source will be :

(1) 23v

(2) v

(3) 32v

(4) 3v

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A sound source is moving towards a stationary observer with 1/10 of the speed of sound. The ratio of apparent to real frequency is : 

(1) 10/9

(2) 11/10

(3) (11/10)2

(4) (9/10)2

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The speed of sound in air at a given temperature is 350 m/s. An engine blows whistle at a frequency of 1200 cps. It is approaching the observer with velocity 50 m/s. The apparent frequency in cps heard by the observer will be :

(1) 600

(2) 1050

(3) 1400

(4) 2400

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The Doppler's effect is applicable for :

(1) Light waves

(2) Sound waves

(3) Space waves

(4) Both (1) and (2)

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A source of sound is moving with constant velocity of 20 m/s emitting a note of frequency 1000 Hz. The ratio of frequencies observed by a stationary observer while the source is approaching him and after it crosses him will be

(1) 9 : 8

(2) 8 : 9

(3) 1 : 1

(4) 9 : 10

(Speed of sound v = 340 m/s)

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A source and listener are both moving towards each other with speed v/10, where v is the speed of sound. If the frequency of the note emitted by the source is f, the frequency heard by the listener would be nearly :

(1) 1.11 f

(2) 1.22 f

(3) f

(4) 1.27 f

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