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The escape speed of a projectile on the earth’s surface is \(11.2\) km/s. A body is projected out with thrice this speed. What is the speed of the body far away from the earth? (Ignore the presence of the sun and other planets.)

1. \(32.7\) km/s

2. \(11.2\) km/s

3. \(31.7\) km/s

4. \(21.2\) km/s

Subtopic: Escape velocity |

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A satellite orbits the earth at a height of 400 km above the surface. How much energy must be expended to rocket the satellite out of the earth’s gravitational influence? (Mass of the satellite = 200 kg; mass of the earth = 6.0×${10}^{24}$ kg, radius of the earth = 6.4 × ${10}^{6}$ m, G = 6.67 × ${10}^{-11}$ $N{m}^{2}k{g}^{-2}$)

1. 7.5 × 10^{9} J

2. 4.7 × 10^{9} J

3. 4.4 × 10^{9} J

4. 5.9 × 10^{9} J

Subtopic: Satellite |

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Two heavy spheres each of mass \(100\) kg and radius \(0.10\) m are placed \(1.0\) m apart on a horizontal table. What is the gravitational potential at the midpoint of the line joining the centres of the spheres?

1. | \(2.67\times10^{-8}\) J kg^{–1} |
2. | \(0\) |

3. | \(6.67\times10^{-9}\) J kg^{–1} |
4. | \(3.71\times10^{-8}\) J kg^{–1} |

Subtopic: Gravitational Potential |

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A spaceship is stationed on Mars. How much energy must be expended on the spaceship to launch it out of the solar system? (Mass of the space ship = 1000 kg; mass of the sun = 2×${10}^{30}$ kg; mass of mars = 6.4×${10}^{23}$ kg; radius of mars = 3395 km; radius of the orbit of mars = 2.28×${10}^{8}$ km; G = 6.67×${10}^{-11}$$N{m}^{2}k{g}^{-2}$.)

1. 11 × 10^{10} J

2. 6 × 10^{11} J

3. 6.67 × 10^{10} J

4. 7.12 × 10^{11} J

Subtopic: Gravitational Potential Energy |

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A rocket is fired vertically from the surface of mars with a speed of 2 km/s. If 20% of its initial energy is lost due to martian atmospheric resistance, how far will the rocket go from the surface of Mars before returning to it?

(Mass of mars = 6.4×${10}^{23}$ kg; radius of mars = 3395 km; G = 6.67×${10}^{-11}$ $N{m}^{2}k{g}^{-2}.$)

1. 477.2 km

2. 550.5 km

3. 493.9 km

4. 517.3 km

Subtopic: Gravitational Potential Energy |

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A rocket is fired vertically with a speed of \(5\) km/s from the earth’s surface. How far from the earth does the rocket go before returning to the earth?

1. \(8\times10^6\) m

2. \(1.6\times10^6\) m

3. \(6.4\times10^6\) m

4. \(12\times10^6\) m

Subtopic: Gravitational Potential Energy |

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Assuming the earth to be a sphere of uniform mass density, how much would a body weigh halfway down to the centre of the earth if it weighed \(250\) N on the surface?

1. | \(250\) N | 2. | \(125\) N |

3. | \(175\) N | 4. | \(145\) N |

Subtopic: Acceleration due to Gravity |

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A body weighs \(63\) N on the surface of the earth. What is the gravitational force on it due to the earth at a height equal to half the radius of the earth?

1. \(98\) N

2. \(35\) N

3. \(63\) N

4. \(28\) N

Subtopic: Acceleration due to Gravity |

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A Saturn year is 29.5 times the earth year. How far is Saturn from the sun if the earth is $1.5\times {10}^{8}km$ away from the sun?

1. 2.01 × 10^{12} m

2. 3.86 × 10^{12} m

3. 1.43 × 10^{12} m

4. 4.19 × 10^{12} m

Subtopic: Kepler's Laws |

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If the mean orbital radius of the earth around the sun is $1.5\times {10}^{8}km$. Then the mass of the sun is approximately:

1. 3 × 10^{34} kg

2. 2 × 10^{30} kg

3. 1.5 × 10^{28} kg

4. 1.0 × 10^{35} kg

Subtopic: Newton's Law of Gravitation |

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