- Introduction
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- Electric Charges
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- Conductors and insulators
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- Electric potential and potential difference
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- Electric current and electrical circuits
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- Circuit Diagrams
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- Ohm's Law
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- Factors affecting of resistances of a conductor
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- Resistance of a system of resistors
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- Heating Effect of current
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- Applications of heating effect of current
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- Electric Power

- Electric Charge
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- Electric Potential
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- Materials(conductors, insulators & superconductors)
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- Electric Current
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- Ohm's Law

**Question 1.**

State Ohm's law. How can it be verified experimentally? Does it hold good in all conditions? Comment.

**Question 2.**

Express Joule's law of heating mathematically.

**Question 3.**

What is the resistance of 12 m wire having radius 2×10^{-4} m and resistivity 3.14×10^{-8} Ω-m.

Solution

A 4Ω resistance wire is doubled on it. Calculate the new resistance of the wire.

Solution

An electric iron consumer's energy at a rate of 840 W when heating is at the maximum rate and 360 W when the heating is at the minimum,the voltage is 220 V. What are the current and the resistance in each case ?

Solution

a.Define 1 volt. Express it in terms of SI unit of work and charge.

b. Calculate the amount of energy consumed in carrying a charge of 1 coulomb through a battery of 3 volts.

Solution

Write symbols of the following circuit elements:

(i) Battery

(ii) Ammeter

(iii) Voltmeter

State the role of these elements in an electric circuit.

Solution

What is meant by electrical resistance of a conductor? State how resistance of a conductor is affected when

(i) a low current passes through it for a short duration

(ii) a heavy current passes through it for about 30 seconds.

Solution

How do we connect ammeter and voltmeter in an electric circuit? Draw a circuit diagram to justify your answer. What is likely to happen if the positions of these instruments are interchanged? Give reason.

Solution

A student has a resistance wire of 1 ohm. If the length of this wire is 50 cm, to what length he should stretch it uniformly so as to obtain a wire of 4 Ω resistance? Justify your answer.

Solution

Calculate the resistivity of the material of a wire of length 1 m, radius 0.01 cm and of resistance 20 ohms.

Solution

The resistance per meter length of a wire is 10 Ω. If the resistivity of the material of the wire is 50×10

Solution

The resistance of a wire of 0.01 cm radius is 10 Ω. If the resistivity of the material of the wire is 50×10

Solution

Show different ways in which three resistance of R ohm each may be connected in a circuit. In which case is the equivalent resistance of the combination:

(i) maximum

(ii) minimum

Solution

Solution

When a resistor R is connected to a battery of 3 V, it draws a current of 1 ampere. find the value of R. If an identical resistor is connected in parallel with it, find the current that flows through the circuit?.

Solution

Derive an expression for the equivalent resistance of three resistors R

Solution

Christmas tree lamps are usually connected in series. What will be if one lamp breaks?

Solution

With the help of a neat diagram derive the expression for the effective resistance when three resistors R

Solution

Establish a relationship to determine the equivalent resistance R of a combination of three resistors having resistance R

Solution

State Joule's law of heating.

Derive an expression for electric energy consumed in a device in terms of V, I and t, where V is the potential difference applied to it, I is the current drawn by it and t is the time for which the current flows?

a. What is meant by electric current? Name and define its SI unit.

b. In a conductor electrons are flowing from B to A. What is the direction of conventional current? Give justification for your answer.

c. A steady current of 1 ampere flows through a conductor. Calculate the number of electrons that flow through any section of the conductor in 1 second. (Charge on electron = $1.6 \times 10^{-19}$ coulomb)

Solution

In electric potential difference a scalar or vector quantity? What do you mean by a potential difference of 1 volt?

Solution

a. What does an electric circuit mean?

b. Name a device that helps to maintain a potential difference across a conductor in a circuit.

c. When do we say that the potential difference across a conductor is 1 volt?

d.Calculate the amount of work done in shifting a charge of 2 coulombs from a point A to B having potentials 10 V and 5V respectively.

Solution

Draw the symbols of commonly used components in electric circuit diagrams for:

(i) An electric cell

(ii) open plug key

(iii) Wires crossing without connection or joining

(iv) Variable resistor

(v) Battery

(vi) Electric bulb

(vii) Resistance

(viii) Wire joint

Solution

Draw a labeled circuit diagram to study a relationship between the current (I) flowing through a conductor and the potential difference (V) applied across its two ends. State the formula correlating the I in a conductor and the V across it. also show this relationship by drawing a diagram.

What would be the resistance of a resistor if the current flowing through it is 0.15 A when the potential difference across it is 1.05 V?

Solution

Name and state the law that gives relationship between the potential difference (V) across the two ends of a conductor and the current (I) flowing through it.

(b) Represent it (Ohm's law) mathematically.

(c) Draw a circuit diagram for the verification of Ohm's law.

(d) Draw the V - I graph for this (Ohm's) law.

State and explain Ohm's law. Define resistance and give its SI unit. What is meant by 1 ohm resistance? Draw V - I graph for an ohmic conductor and list its two important features.

What is meant by resistance of a conductor? Name and define its SI unit. List the factors on which the resistance of a conductor depends. How is the resistance of a wire affected if:

(i) its length is doubled

(ii) its radius is doubled?

Solution

List two distinguishing features between the resistance and resistivity of a conductor. A wire is stretched so that its length becomes 6/5 times of its original length. If its original resistance is 25 Ω find its new resistance. Give justification for your answer in each case. Solution

Given below are the links of some of the reference books for class 10 Science.

- Oswaal CBSE Question Bank Class 10 Hindi B, English Communication Science, Social Science & Maths (Set of 5 Books)
- Combo Pack: Science for Class 10 () Lakhmir Singh
- Together with CBSE/NCERT Practice Material Chapterwise for Class 10 Science
- Mastering Numericals and Objectives of Physics for Class X

You can use above books for extra knowledge and practicing different questions.

Class 10 Maths Class 10 Science

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