JEE Advanced Exam 2014 Paper-II Physics Question Paper With Answer Key


SECTION-1 : (One one options correct Type)

This section contains 10 multiple choice questions. Each questions has four choices (A), (B), (C) and (D) out of which Only ONE option is correct

1. A glass capillary tube is of the shape of a truncated cone with an apex angle so that its two ends have cross sections of different radii. When dipped in water vertically, water rises in it to a height h, where the radius of its cross section is b. If the surface tension of water is S, its density is ρ, and its contact angle with glass is θ, the value of h will be (g is the acceleration due to gravity)





Answer: (D)

2. A planet of radius 2 has the same mass density as Earth. Scientists dig a well of depth 2-1 on it and lower a wire of the same length and of linear mass density 10–3 kgm–1 into it. If the wire is not touching anywhere, the force applied at the top of the wire by a person holding it in place is (take the radius of Earth = 6 × 106 m and the acceleration due to gravity on Earth is 10 ms−2)

(A) 96 N

(B) 108 N

(C) 120 N 

(D) 150 N 

Answer: (B)

3. Charges Q, 2Q and 4Q are uniformly distributed in three dielectric solid spheres 1, 2 and 3 of radii R/2, R and 2R respectively, as shown in figure. If magnitudes of the electric fields at point P at a distance R from the centre of spheres 1, 2 and 3 are E1 E2 and E3 respectively, then





Answer: (C)

4. If λCu is the wavelength of Kα X-ray line of copper (atomic number 29) and λMo is the wavelength of the Kα X-ray line of molybdenum (atomic number 42), then the ratio λCuMo is close to

(A) 1.99

(B) 2.14

(C) 0.50

(D) 0.48

Answer: (B)

5. A wire, which passes through the hole is a small bead, is bent in the form of quarter of a circle. The wire is fixed vertically on ground as shown in the figure. The bead is released from near the top of the wire and it slides along the wire without friction. As the bead moves from A to B, the force it applies on the wire is

(A) always radially outwards 

(B) always radially inwards

(C) radially outwards initially and radially inwards later 

(D) radially inwards initially and radially outwards later.

Answer: (D)

6. A metal surface is illuminated by light of two different wavelengths 248 nm and 310 nm. The maximum speeds of the photoelectrons corresponding to these wavelengths are u1 and u2, respectively. If the ratio u1 : u2 = 2 : 1 and hc = 1240 eV nm, the work function of the metal is nearly

(A) 3.7 eV

(B) 3.2 eV 

(C) 2.8 eV 

(D)  2.5 eV 

Answer: (A)

7. A tennis ball is dropped on a horizontal smooth surface. It bounces back to its original position after hitting the surface. The force on the ball during the collision is proportional to the length of compression of the ball. Which one of the following sketches describes the variation of its kinetic energy K with time t most appropriately ? The figures are only illustrative and not to the scale.





Answer: (B)

8. During an experiment with a metre bridge, the galvanometer shows a null point when the joceky is pressed at 40.0 cm using a standard resistance of 90 Ω , as shown in the figure. The least count of the scale used in the meter bridge is 1 mm. The unknown resistance is :

(A) 60 ± 0.15Ω 

(B) 135 ± 0.56Ω 

(C)  60 ± 0.25Ω 

(D) 135 ± 0.23Ω 

Answer: (C)

9. Parallel rays of light of intensity = 912 Wm–2 are incident on a spherical balck body kept in surroundings of temperature 300 K. Take Stefan-Biltzmann constant = 5.7 × 10–8 Wm –2 K–4 and assume that the energy exchange with the surroundings is only through radiation. Th final steady state temperature of the black body is close to:

(A) 330 K 

(B)  660 K

(C) 990 K 

(D) 1550 K 

Answer: (A)

10. A point source S is placed at the bottom of a transparent block of height 10 mm and refractive index 2.72. It is immersed in a lower refractive index liquid as shown in the figure. It is found that the light emerging from the block to the liquid forms a circular bright spot of diameter 11.54 mm on the top of the block. The refractive index of the liquid is

(A) 1.21 

(B) 1.30

(C) 1.36

(D) 1.42

Answer: (C)

SECTION-2 : Comprehension Type (Only One options correct)

This section contains 3 paragraphs, each describing theory, experiments, data etc. Six questions relate to the three paragraphs with two questions on each paragraph. Each question has only one correct answer among the four given options (A), (B), (C) and (D)

Paragraph For Questions 11 to 12

The figure shows a circular loop of radius a with two long parallel wires (numbered 1 and 2) all in the plane of the paper. The distance of each wire from the centre of the loop is d. The loop and the wires are carrying the same current . The current in the loop is in the counterclockwise direction if seen from above.

11. When d ≈ a but wires are not touching the loop, it is found that the net magnetic filled on the axis of the loop is zero at a height h above the loop. In that case

(A) current in wire 1 and wire 2 is the direction PQ and RS, respectively and h ≈ a 

(B) current in wire 1 and wire 2 is the direction PQ and SR, respectively and h ≈ a 

(C) current in wire 1 and wire 2 is the direction PQ and SR, respectively and h ≈ 1.2 a 

(D) current in wire 1 and wire 2 is the direction PQ and RS, respectively and h ≈ 1.2a 

Answer: (C)

12. Consider d >> a, and the loop is rotated about its diameter parallel to the wires by 30º from the position shown in the figure. If the currents in the wires are in the opposite directions, the torque on the loop at its new position will be (assume that the net field due to the wires is constant over the loop)





Answer: (B)

Paragraph For Questions 13 to 14

In the figure a container is shown to have a movable (without friction) piston on top. The container and the piston are all made of perfectly insulating material allowing no heat transfer between outside and inside the container. The container is divided into two compartments by a rigid partition made of a thermally conducting material that allows slow transfer of heat. The lower compartment of the container is filled with 2 moles of an ideal monatomic gas at 700 K and the upper compartment is filled with 2 moles of an ideal diatomic gas at 400 K. The heat capacities per mole of an ideal monatomic gas are 13 para and those for an ideal diatomic gas are 13 para-1

13. Consider the partition to be rigidly fixed so that it does not move. When equilibrium is achieved, the final temperature of the gases will be :

(A) 550 K 

(B) 525 K 

(C) 513 K 

(D) 490 K 

Answer: (D)

14. Now consider the partition to be free to move without friction so that the pressure of gases in both compartments is the same. Then total work done by the gases till the time they achieve equilibrium will be :

(A)  250 R 

(B) 200 R

(C) 100 R

(D) −100 R 

Answer: (D)

Paragraph for Question 15 to 16

A spray gun is shown in the figure where a piston pushes air out of a nozzle. A thin tube of uniform cross section is connected to the nozzle. The other end of the tube is in a small liquid container. As the piston pushes air through the nozzle, the liquid from the container rises into the nozzle and is sprayed out. For the spray gun shown, the radii of the piston and the nozzle are 20 mm and 1mm respectively. The upper end of the container is open to the atmosphere.

15. If the piston is pushed at a speed of 5mms–1 , the air comes out of the nozzle with a speed of

(A) 0.1 ms–1

(B) 1 ms–1

(C) 2 ms–1

(D) 8 ms–1

Answer: (C)

16. If the density of air is ρa and that of the liquid ρ, then for a given piston speed the rate (volume per unit time) at which the liquid is sprayed will be proportional to





Answer: (A)

SECTION-3 : Matching List Type (Only One options correct)

This section contains four questions, each having two matching lists. Choices for the correct combination of elements from List-I and List-II are given as options (A), (B), (C) and (D) out of which one is correct

17. A person in a lift is holding a water jar, which has a small hole at the lower end of its side. When the lift is at rest, the water jet coming out of the hole hits the floor of the lift at a distance d of 1.2 m from the person. In the following, state of the lift’s motion is given in List – I and the distance where the water jet hits the floor of the lift is given in List – II. Match the statements from List – I with those in List- II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists.

                     List –I                                                                    List-II

P.      Lift is accelerating vertically up.                               1.  d = 1.2 m

Q.     Lift is accelerating vertically down                            2.  d > 1.2m

         with an accelerating less than the

         gravitational acceleration.

R.     List is moving vertically up with                                3.  d < 1.2 m

         constant Speed

S.      Lift is falling freely.                                                     4.  No water leaks out of the jar

(A) P-2, Q-3, R-2, S-4 

(B) P-2, Q-3, R-1, S-4 

(C)  P-1, Q-1, R-1, S-4 

(D) P-2, Q-3, R-1, S-1

Answer: (C)

18. Four charge Q1,Q2,Q3, and Q4,of same magnitude are fixed along the x axis at x = –2a –a, +a and +2a, respectively. A positive charge q is placed on the positive y axis at a distance b > 0. Four options of the signs of these charges are given in List-I. The direction of the forces on the charge q is given in List- II Match List-1 with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists.

List-I                                                                      List-II

P.      Q1,Q2,Q3, Q4, all positive                             1. +x

Q.      Q1,Q2 positive Q3,Q4 negative                    2. −x

R.      Q1, Q4 positive Q2, Q3 negative                  3. +y

S.      Q1, Q3 positive Q2, Q4 negative                  4. −y

(A) P-3, Q-1, R-4,S-2 

(B) P-4, Q-2, R-3, S-1 

(C) P-3, Q-1, R-2,S-4 

(D)  P-4, Q-2, R-1, S-3 

Answer: (A)

19. Four combinations of two thin lenses are given in List-I. The radius of curvature of all curved surface is r and the refractive index of all lenses is 1.5. Match lens combinations in List-I with their focal length in List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists.

List-I                                                       List-II

P.   P                                         1. 2r

Q. Q                                        2. r/2

R.  R                                        3. -r

S.   S                                        4.  r

(A) P-1, Q-2, R-3,S-4 

(B)  P-2, Q-4, R-3, S-1 

(C) P-4, Q-1, R-2,S-3 

(D) P-2, Q-1, R-3, S-4 

Answer: (B)

20. A block of mass m1 = 1 kg another mass m2 = 2 kg , are placed together (see figure) on an inclined plane with angle of inclination . Various values of are given in List I. The coefficient of friction between the block m1 and the plane is always zero. The coefficient of static and dynamic friction between the block m2 and the plane are equal to μ = 0.3. In List II expression for the friction on block m2 given. Match the correct expression of the friction in List II with the angles given in List I, and choose the correct option. The acceleration due to gravity is denoted by g.

[Useful information : tan(5.5°) ≈ 0.1 ; tan (11.5°) ≈ 0.2 ; tan(16.5º ≈ 0.3)]

List-I                                                           List-II

P.      θ = 5°                                                1.       m2g sin θ

Q.      θ = 10°                                             2.       (m1 + m2)g sin θ

R.      θ = 15°                                             3.       μm2g cos θ

S.      θ = 20°                                             4.       μ(m1 + m2)g cos θ

(A) P-1, Q-1, R-1,S-3

(B) P-2, Q-2, R-2,S-3 

(C) P-2, Q-2, R-2,S-4 

(D) P-2, Q-2, R-3,S-3 

Answer: (D)