If \(A\) is the areal velocity of a planet of mass \(M,\) then its angular momentum is:

1. \(\frac{M}{A}\) 2. \(2MA\)
3. \(A^2M\) 4. \(AM^2\)

Subtopic:  Kepler's Laws |
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Starting from the centre of the earth, having radius \(R,\) the variation of \(g\) (acceleration due to gravity) is shown by:

1.     2.
3.    4.    

Subtopic:  Acceleration due to Gravity |
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A satellite of mass \(m\) is orbiting the earth (of radius \(R\)) at a height \(h\) from its surface. What is the total energy of the satellite in terms of \(g_0?\)
(\(g_0\) is the value of acceleration due to gravity at the earth's surface)
1. \(\frac{mg_0R^2}{2(R+h)}\)
2. \(-\frac{mg_0R^2}{2(R+h)}\)
3. \(\frac{2mg_0R^2}{(R+h)}\)
4. \(-\frac{2mg_0R^2}{(R+h)}\)

Subtopic:  Gravitational Potential Energy |
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A remote sensing satellite of earth revolves in a circular orbit at a height of \(0.25 \times10^6~\text{m}\) above the surface of the earth. If Earth’s radius is \(6.38\times10^6~\text{m}\) and \(g=9.8~\text{ms}^{-2}\), then the orbital speed of the satellite is:
1. \(7.76~\text{kms}^{-1}\)
2. \(8.56~\text{kms}^{-1}\)
3. \(9.13~\text{kms}^{-1}\)
4. \(6.67~\text{kms}^{-1}\)

Subtopic:  Orbital velocity |
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A body of mass \(m\) is taken from the Earth’s surface to the height equal to twice the radius \((R)\) of the Earth. The change in potential energy of the body will be: 

1. \(\frac{2}{3}mgR\) 2. \(3mgR\)
3. \(\frac{1}{3}mgR\) 4. \(2mgR\)
Subtopic:  Gravitational Potential Energy |
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An infinite number of bodies, each of mass \(2\) kg are situated on the \(x\text-\)axis at distances \(1 m, ~2m, ~4m, ~8m, \ldots \ldots .\)respectively, from the origin. The resulting gravitational potential due to this system at the origin will be:
1.  \(-\frac{8}{3}{G}\) 2. \(-\frac{4}{3} {G}\)
3.  \(-4 {G}\) 4. \(-{G}\)
Subtopic:  Gravitational Potential |
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The radii of circular orbits of two satellites A and B of the earth are \(4R\) and \(R\) respectively. If the speed of satellite A is \(3v,\) then the speed of satellite B will be:
1. \(3v/4\)
2. \(6v\)
3. \(12v\)
4. \(3v/2\)

Subtopic:  Satellite |
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The figure shows the elliptical orbit of a planet \(m\) about the sun \(\mathrm{S}.\) The shaded area \(\mathrm{SCD}\) is twice the shaded area \(\mathrm{SAB}.\) If \(t_1\) is the time for the planet to move from \(\mathrm{C}\) to \(\mathrm{D}\) and \(t_2\) is the time to move from \(\mathrm{A}\) to \(\mathrm{B},\) then:
           

1. \(t_1>t_2\) 2. \(t_1=4t_2\)
3. \(t_1=2t_2\) 4. \(t_1=t_2\)


Subtopic:  Kepler's Laws |
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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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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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