# CBSE Board Class 11 Physics Sample Papers 2008

## CBSE Board Sample Papers 2008 for Class 11 Physics

Sample Paper – 2008
Class- XI
Subject - Physics

Q.1> When a man jumps out of a boat, the boat tends to move in the backward direction. Explain this phenomena on the basis of
(a)Concept of center of mass
(b)Newton’s third law
(c)Conservation of momentum

Q.2> A particle of mass 5kg is kept at the point 2i + 3j + 7k. Another particle of mass 3kg is kept at the point having position vector 5i – 7j –k. Find the position vector of the CoM. If no external force is acting on the system, how would the position of CoM change?

Q.3> A particle “P” having mass 1kg is moving with a velocity of 3i + 7j m/s. Another particle “Q” of mass 2kg is moving with a velocity of 6j – k m/s. Find the velocity of CoM. How would the velocity of CoM change if no external force is acting on the system?

Q.4> Using the method of integration derive the moment of inertia for following mass distributions
(a)Thin rod of mass M and length L rotating about an axis through the CoM
(b)Thin rod of mass M and length L rotating about an axis passing through one of its ends
(c)Circular ring of mass M and radius R
(d)Circular disc of mass M and radius R

Q.5> Explain why earth and moon revolve around their common center of mass. Draw suitable figure

Q.6> What is center of gravity? How is it different from center of mass?

Q.7> A fan has a moment of inertia of 10kgm2. After being switched on, it attains a speed of 240rpm in
10 seconds. What is the torque provided by the motor? What is the work done by the motor in bringing the fan to this speed?

Q.8> The radius of the wheels of a bike is 25cm. On acceleration, the bike can reach a speed of
72kmph in just 6 seconds. What is the torque produced by the engine?

Q.9> A force F = 4i + 7j – 2k acts on a particle whose position vector is r = 6i – j + 3k. The particle is free to rotate about an axis passing through the origin. Find the torque produced by the force.

Q.10> To maintain a fan at a constant speed of 10rad/sec the motor has to provide a torque of 100Nm. Explain why this torque is required for maintaining a constant speed. What is the power delivered by the motor?

Q.11> A torque of 10Nm acts on a ring of mass 2kg and radius 1m. Find the angle through which the ring will rotate in 5 seconds. What is the final angular velocity?
(b) Using two different approaches, find the amount of work done by the applied torque.

Q.12> Define a couple. Two equal and opposite forces of 50N are acting at the opposite end of a rod of length 1m. What is the net torque and net force?

Q.13> The length of a boat is 10m and its mass is 100kg. A person of mass 50kg is standing at the left corner. As the person moves towards the right, the boat starts drifting towards the left. Explain why ??
The person moves a total of 5m with respect to the boat. By how much would the boat drift?

Q.14> A solid sphere is rolling on the horizontal surface. What fraction of its total kinetic energy is associated with its rotational motion.

Q.15> A solid cylinder of mass M and radius R is kept on a rough inclined plane of inclination θ and is allowed to roll down. Find its acceleration and the force of friction acting on it. What is the minimum coefficient of friction required for pure rolling to take place?

Q.16> Draw a table showing the analogy b/w linear motion and rotational motion.

Q.17> Explain how the knowledge of conservation of angular momentum is useful to a diver.

Q.18> A body “P” having mass 5kg is kept at x = 2. Another body “Q” of mass 10ks is kept at x = 8. Due to their mutual force of gravitational attraction they start moving towards each other. Find the position at which they will collide.

Q.19> What is radius of gyration. Mention its units and dimension.

Q.20> A wheel of mass M is rotating with a constant angular velocity of ω. Two particles of mass m each are attached to its corner. How does this affect the angular velocity?

Q.21> The density of a rod varies as d = 10 – 5x. The length of the rod is 1m. Find its moment of inertia about an axis passing through one of the ends ( x = 0 )

Q.22> A boat is 20m wide and its mass is 500kg. A person of mass 100kg is standing at the center. As the person moves towards the right, the boat starts drifting towards the left. The person continues moving towards the right till he reaches the end. Find
(a)By how much would the boat drift?
(b)What is the actual displacement of the person.

Q.23> Mention the units and dimension of the following quantities.
(a)Torque
(b)Moment of inertia
(c)Angular momentum
(d)Angular impulse
(e)Rotational kinetic energy

Q.24> A radius of the wheels of a car is 20cm. The car is moving with a constant velocity of 10m/s. The maintain the rotation of the wheels, the engine has to deliver a torque of 125Nm. What is the power of the engine?

Q.25> A rod of length 5m is supported by two strings as shown in
the figure. It is made of a material of non-uniform density because
of which the center of mass does not lie at the geometrical center.
The rod is in a position of equilibrium, translational as well as
rotational. This means that the net force as well as the net torque
acting on it are zero. Find the position of CoM
(a) In which of the ropes is the tension greater?

(b) The same rod is now suspended by two vertical strings. Find the tension in both the strings. The mass of the rod is 4kg

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