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IIT-JEE 2000

Subjective
Calculate the energy required to excite one litre of hydrogen gas at 1 atm and 298 K to the first excited state of atomic hydrogen. The energy for the dissociation of H-H bond 436 kJ mol-1.

Answer

98.17 kJ
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IIT-JEE 1996

Subjective
Consider the hydrogen atom to be a proton embedded in a cavity of radius a0 (Bohr radius) whose charge is neutralised by the addition of an electron to the cavity in vacuum, infinitely slowly. Estimate the average total energy of an electron in it's ground state in a hydrogen atom as the work done in the above neutralisation process. Also, if the magnitude of the average kinetic energy is half the magnitude of the average potential energy, find the average potential energy.

Answer

$$ - {{{e^2}} \over {4\pi \varepsilon {}_0.{a_0}}},{{ - {e^2}} \over {8\pi \varepsilon {}_0.{a_0}}}$$
3

IIT-JEE 1996

Subjective
Calculate the wave number for the shortest wavelength transition in the Balmer series of atomic hydrogen.

Answer

27419.25 cm-1
4

IIT-JEE 1995

Subjective
Iodine molecule dissociates into atoms after absorbing light of 4500 Å. If one quantum of radiation is absorbed by each molecule, calculate the kinetic energy of iodine atoms. (Bond energy of I2 = 240 kJ mol-1)

Answer

2.165 $$\times$$ 10-20

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