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NEET 2024
The mass of a planet is $$\frac{1}{10}$$th that of the earth and its diameter is half that of the earth. The acceleration due to gravity on that plane...
NEET 2024
The minimum energy required to launch a satellite of mass $$m$$ from the surface of earth of mass $$M$$ and radius $$R$$ in a circular orbit at an alt...
NEET 2023 Manipur
The escape velocity of a body on the earth surface is $$11.2 \mathrm{~km} / \mathrm{s}$$. If the same body is projected upward with velocity $$22.4 \m...
NEET 2023 Manipur
If $$\mathrm{R}$$ is the radius of the earth and $$\mathrm{g}$$ is the acceleration due to gravity on the earth surface. Then the mean density of the ...
NEET 2023
Two bodies of mass $$m$$ and $$9 m$$ are placed at a distance $$R$$. The gravitational potential on the line joining the bodies where the gravitationa...
NEET 2023
A satellite is orbiting just above the surface of the earth with period $$T$$. If $$d$$ is the density of the earth and $$G$$ is the universal constan...
NEET 2022 Phase 2
A gravitational field is present in a region and a mass is shifted from A to B through different paths as shown. If W1, W2 and W3 represent the work d...
NEET 2022 Phase 2
In a gravitational field, the gravitational potential is given by, $$V = - {K \over x}$$ (J/Kg). The gravitational field intensity at point (2, 0, 3)...
NEET 2022 Phase 1
A body of mass 60 g experiences a gravitational force of 3.0 N, when placed at a particular point. The magnitude of the gravitational field intensity ...
NEET 2022 Phase 1
Match List - I with List - II .tg {border-collapse:collapse;border-spacing:0;} .tg td{border-color:black;border-style:solid;border-width:1px;font-fa...
NEET 2021
The escape velocity from the Earth's surface is v. The escape velocity from the surface of another planet having a radius, four times that of Earth an...
NEET 2021
A particle of mass 'm' is projected with a velocity $$\upsilon $$ = kVe = (k < 1) from the surface of the earth. (Ve = escape velocity)The maximum ...
NEET 2020 Phase 1
A body weighs 72 N on the surface of the earth. What is the gravitational force on it, at a height equal to half the radius of the earth?
NEET 2019
The work done to raise a mass m from the surface of the earth to a height h, which is equal to the radius of the earth, is :
NEET 2019
A body weight 200 N on the surface of earth. How much will it weight half way down to the centre of the earth?
NEET 2018
The kinetic energies of a planet in an elliptical orbit about the Sun, at positions A, B and C are KA, KB and KC, respectively. AC is the major axis a...
NEET 2018
If the mass of the Sun were ten times smaller and the universal gravitational constant were ten times larger in magnitude, which of the following is n...
NEET 2017
The acceleration due to gravity at a height at a height 1 km above the rearth is the same as at a depth d below the surface of earth. Then
NEET 2017
Two astronauts are floating in gravitational free space after having lost contact with their spaceship. The two will
NEET 2016 Phase 2
A satellite of mass m is orbiting the earth (of radius R) at a height h from its surface. The total energy of the satellite in terms of g0, the value ...
NEET 2016 Phase 2
Starting from the centre of the earth having radius R, the variation of g (acceleration due to gravity) is shown by
NEET 2016 Phase 1
The ratio of escape velocity at earth (ve) to the escape velocity at a planet (vp) whose radius and mean density are twice as that of earth is ...
NEET 2016 Phase 1
At what height from the surface of earth the gravitation potential and the value of g are $$-$$5.4 $$ \times $$ 107 J kg$$-$$1 and 6.0 m s$$-$$2 respe...
AIPMT 2015
A remote-sensing satellite of earth revolves in a circular orbit at a height of 0.25 $$ \times $$ 106 m above the surface of earth. If earth's radius ...
AIPMT 2015
A satellite S is moving in an elliptical orbit around the earth. The mass of the satellite is very small compared to the mass of the earth. Then,
AIPMT 2015 Cancelled Paper
Kepler's third law states that square of period of revoluation (T) of a planet around the sun, is proportional to third power of average distance r be...
AIPMT 2014
A black hole is an object whose gravitational field is so strong that even light cannot escape from it. To what approximate radius would earth (mass =...
AIPMT 2014
Dependence of intensity of gravitational field (E) of earth with distance (r) from centre of earth is correctly represented by
NEET 2013 (Karnataka)
The radius of a planet is twice the radius of earth. Both have almost equal average mass densities. VP and VE are escape velocities of the planet and ...
NEET 2013 (Karnataka)
A particle of mass 'm' is kept at rest at a height 3R from the surface of earth, where 'R' is radius of earth and 'M' is mass of earth. The minimum sp...
NEET 2013
A body of mass 'm' is taken from the earth's surface to the height equal to twice the radius (R) of the earth. The change in potential energy of body ...
NEET 2013
Infinite number of bodies, each of mass 2 kg are situated on x-axis at distance 1 m, 2 m, 4 m, 8 m, . . . , respectively, from the origin. The resulti...
AIPMT 2012 Mains
If $${v_e}$$ is escape velocity and $${v_o}$$ is orbital velocity of a satellite for orbit close to the earth's surface, then these are related by
AIPMT 2012 Mains
Which one of the following plots represents the variation of gravitiational field on a particle with distance r due to a thin spherical shell of radiu...
AIPMT 2012 Prelims
The height at which the weight of a body becomes $${\left( {{1 \over {16}}} \right)^{th}}$$, its weight on the surface of earth (radius R), is
AIPMT 2012 Prelims
A spherical planet has a mass MP and diameter DP. A particle of mass m falling freely near the surface of this planet will experience an acceleration ...
AIPMT 2012 Prelims
A geostationary satellite is orbiting the earth at a height of 5R above the surface of the earth, R being the radius of the earth. The time period of ...
AIPMT 2011 Mains
A particle of mass m is thrown upwards from the surface of the earth, with a velocity u. The mass and the radius of the earth are, respectively, M and...
AIPMT 2011 Mains
A particle of mass M is situated at the centre of a spherical shell of same mass and radius a. The magnitude of the gravitational potential at a point...
AIPMT 2011 Prelims
A planet moving along an elliptical orbit is closest to the sun at a distance r1 and farthest away at a distance of r2. If $$v$$1 and $$v$$2 are the l...
AIPMT 2010 Mains
The additional kinetic energy to be provided to a satellite of mass m revolving around a planet of mass M, to transfer it from a circular orbit of rad...
AIPMT 2010 Mains
(1)   Centre of gravity (C.G) of a body is the point at which the weight of the body acts (2)   Centre of mass coincide...
AIPMT 2010 Mains
The dependence of acceleration due to gravity g on the distance r from the centre of the earth, assumed to be a sphere of radius R of uniform density ...
AIPMT 2010 Prelims
A particle of mass M is situated at the centre of a spherical shell of same mass and radius a. The magnitude of the gravitational potential at a point...
AIPMT 2010 Prelims
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 ...
AIPMT 2010 Prelims
A man of 50 kg mass is standing in a gravity free space at a height of 10 m above the floor. He throws a stone of 0.5 kg mass downwards with a speed 2...
AIPMT 2009
The figure shows elliptical orbit of a planet m about the sun S. The shaded area SCD is twice the shaded area SAB. If t1 is the time for the planet to...
AIPMT 2007
Two satellites of earth, S1 and S2 are moving in the same orbit. The mass of S1 is four times the mass of S2. Which one of the following statements is...
AIPMT 2006
The earth is assumed to be a sphere of radius R. A platform is arranged at a height R from the surface of the earth. The escape velocity of a body fro...
AIPMT 2005
For a satellite moving in an orbit around the earth, the ratio of kinetic energy to potential energy is
AIPMT 2005
Imagine a new planet having the same density as that of earth but it is 3 times bigger than the earth in size. If the acceleration due to gravity on t...
AIPMT 2004
The density of a newly discovered planet is twice that of earth. The acceleration due to gravity at the surface of the planet is equal to that at the ...
AIPMT 2003
Two spheres of masses m and M are situated in air and the gravitational force between them is F. The space around the masses is now filled with a liqu...
AIPMT 2003
The acceleration due to gravity on the planet A is 9 times the acceleration due to gravity on planet B. A man jumps to a height of 2 m on the surface ...
AIPMT 2003
A body of mass m is placed on earth's surface which is taken from earth surface to a height of h = 3R, then change in gravitational potential energy i...
AIPMT 2001
With what velocity should a particle be projected so that its height becomes equal to radius of earth?
AIPMT 2000
For a planet having mass equal to mass of the earth but radius is one fourth of radius of the earth. Then escape velocity for this planet will be
AIPMT 2000
Gravitational force is required for
AIPMT 2000
A body of weight 72 N moves from the surface of earth at a height half of the radius of earth, then gravitational force exerted on it will be
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