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Multiple choice questions with one or more answers
Question 1
It is known that curves A, B, C are Isobaric, Isothermal, Adiabatic process then when one is correct
(a) A - Adiabatic, B - Isothermal,, C - Isobaric
(b) A- Isothermal,, B - Adiabatic, C - Isobaric
(c) A - Isobaric, B - Isothermal C - Adiabatic
(d) None of these
Solution
Isobaric Pressure is constant
so Curve C is Isobaric
Adiabatic slope is more steep the Isothermal
So Adiabatic - A
And Isothermal - B
so (a) is correct
Question 2 Which of the following graph correctly represent the variation
$\delta = \frac {dV }{V dT}$
for an ideal gas at constant pressure
Solution
$PV = KT$
$PdV = KdT$
$ \frac {dV}{dT} = \frac {k}{P}$
$\frac {dV }{ VdT} = \frac {K }{ PV}$
Now as PV=KT
$\frac {dV }{ VdT} = \frac {K }{ KT}= \frac {1}{T}$
or $\delta = \frac {dV }{V dT} = \frac {1}{T}$
So D is Correct
Question 3
An ideal gas taken round the cycle ABCA as shown in PV diagram
The work done during the cycle,
a. $PV$
b. $\frac {PV}{2}$
c. $2PV$
d. $\frac {PV}{3}$
Solution
Work done is area of the closed loop
= 1 / 2 x V x P = PV / 2
So b is correct
Question 4
Consider the following statements
(Assertion) The internal energy of an ideal gas does not change during an Isothermal process
(Reason) The decrease in the volume of the gas is compensated by a corresponding increase in pressure when its temperature is constant in accordance with Boyle law
a. Both A & R are true and R is correct Explanation of A
b. Both A & R are true and R is not correct Explanation of A
c. A is true R is false
d. A is false but R is true
Solution
(a)
Question 5
A thermally insulated vessel containing an gas when molar mass is M and Ratio of specific heat C
_{p} / C
_{v} = Î³ move with a velocity V.The gas temperature increase by Î”T due to sudden stoppage of vessel. Find the value of V in terms of Î”T, M, Î³
a. $V = [\frac {2R \Delta T} {M (\gamma-1)}]^{1/2}$
b. $V = [\frac {2R \Delta T}{ M (\gamma + 1)}]^{1/2}$
c. $V = [\frac {2R \Delta T}{ M \sqrt {(\gamma-1)}}]^{1/2}$
d. $V = [\frac {2R \Delta T}{ M \sqrt {(\gamma+1)}}]^{1/2}$
Solution
From energy Conservation
$ \Delta U = \frac {1}{2} nMV^2$ where n = moles of gas
now $\Delta U = \frac {nR \Delta T} {\gamma-1}$
So $\frac {1}{2} nMV^2=\frac {nR \Delta T} {\gamma-1}$
$V^2 = \frac {2R \Delta T }{ M (\gamma-1)}$
$V = [\frac {2R \Delta T} {M (\gamma-1)}]^{1/2}$
Question 6
Match the column
a. a-> q, b -> p, c-> r
b. a-> p, b -> q, c-> r
c. a-> r, b -> q, c-> p
d. a-> p, b -> r, c-> q
Solution
a - AB
b - AC
c - BC
Question 7
An ideal gas is taken through a cyclic thermodynamics process through four steps.
The amount of heat involved in the steps are Q
_{1} = 5960 J,Q
_{2} = - 5600 J,Q
_{3}= -3000 J,Q
_{4} = -3600 J
respectively. The corresponding quantities of Internal energy changes are Î”U
_{1} = 3.760 J ,Î”U
_{2} = - 4800 J,Î”U
_{3} = -1800 J,Î”U
_{4} = ?
find the value Î”U
_{4} & net work done
a. 2930 J, 960 J
b. 2830 J, 900 J
C. 2930 J, -960 J
d. -2930 J, 960 J
Solution
since in cycle process total internal change is zero.
$\Delta U_1 + \Delta U_2 + \Delta U_3 + \Delta U_4 = 0$
$3670 - 4800 - 1800 + \Delta U_4 = 0$
$ \Delta U_4 = 2930$ J
Now in Cycle
$ \Delta W = \Delta Q$
= 5960 - 5600 - 3000 + 3600 = 960 J.
Hence answer is a
Question 8
An ideal gas who ratio of specific heat C
_{p} / C
_{v} = Î³ is Expanded according to the law P = av
^{2}
when a is constant. The ratio of final volume to Initial value is n .find the Î”U.Initial volume is V
_{0}
a. aV
_{0}^{3} (n
^{3}-1) / Î³-1
b. aV
_{0}^{2} (n
^{2} - 1) / Î³-1
c. aV
_{0}^{3} (n
^{3} + 1) /Î³+1
d. aV
_{0}^{2} (n
^{2} + 1) /Î³-1
Solution
Î”U = nCvÎ”T
= (nR / Î³-1)(T_{2}-T_{1})
= P_{2}V_{2} - P_{1}V_{1} / Î³-1
Now P_{1} = aV_{1}^{2}
P_{2} = aV_{2}^{2}
Now V_{1}=V_{0}
V_{2}/ V_{1} = n
So V_{2}=nV_{0}
So
P_{1} = aV_{0}^{2}
P_{2} = an^{2}V_{0}^{2}
Substituting these values
Î”U =aV_{0}^{3} (n^{3}-1) / Î³-1
Question 9
During an adiabatic process the square of the pressure of a gas is proportional to the fifth power of its absolute temperature. The ratio of specific heat C
_{p} / C
_{v} for that gas is
a. 3/5
b. 4/3
c. 5/3
d. 3/2
Solution
P^{2}= k T^{5}
P^{2} =k(PV/nR)^{5}
P^{2} = k^{'}P^{5}V^{5} where k^{'}=k/(nR)^{5} which is a constant
P^{3}V^{5} = constant
PV^{5/3} = constant
so C_{p} / C_{v} = 5/3
Question 10 A vessel contains 4 mole of O
_{2}(relative molar mass 32) at temperature T. The pressure is P. An identical vessel contains 1 mole of nitrogen of temperature 2T. find the pressure the
a. P/2
b. 2P
c. 8P
d. P
Solution
For O2
PV =4RT
V = 4RT / P
For nitrogen
P'V = 2RT
P' = 2RT/V=P/2
a is correct
Question 11
What is the molar specific heat of a isothermal & adiabatic process respectively
a. âˆž , 0
b. 0, âˆž
c. 0, 0
d. none of these
Solution
a, âˆž , 0
Question 12
An ideal gas has molar specific heat at constant volume = C
_{v}. find the molar heat capacity of this gas as a function of volume V at the gas goes through process.
$T = T_0(e^{aV} + 1)$
a. $C_v + (\frac {R}{aV}) + (\frac {R}{aVe^{aV}})$
b. $C_v + (\frac {R}{aV})$
c. $C_v + (\frac {R^2}{aV})$
d. $C_v - (\frac {R^2}{aV})$
Solution
Molar specific heat as per the formula so
C = dQ/ ndT
= (nC_{v}dT+PdV)/ndT
= C_{v} + (RT/V)(dV/dT)
as PV=nRT so P/n=RT/V Now , T = T_{0}(e^{aV} + 1)
dT = T_{0}ae^{aV}dV
dV/dT = 1/T_{0}ae^{aV}
So C = C_{v} + (RT/V)( 1 / T_{0}ae^{aV})
= C_{v} + (R/V)T_{0}(1 + e^{aV})/T_{0}ae^{aV}
= C_{v} + (R/aV) + (R/aVe^{aV})
Linked Comprehension type
1 mole of a diatomic idea gas is enclosed in a adiabatic cylinder filled with a smooth light adiabatic Piston. The Piston is connected to three spring of spring constant K as shown in figure. The area of cross-section of Cylinder is A Initially spring is in its natural length and atmosphere pressure is P
_{0}
Question 13
find the pressure of the gas
a. $P_0$
b. $2P_0$
c. $\frac {P_0}{2}$
d. $4P_0$
Solution
(a) as Gas pressure is equal to atmosphere pressure
Question 14
If the heat is supplied to the gas and piston move by distance L due to that then what is the work done by the gas
a. $P_0AL+ \frac {3}{2}KL^2$
b. $P_0AL$
c. $\frac {3}{2}KL^2$
d. $P_0AL- \frac {3}{2}KL^2$
Solution
at any distance Force on the piston is
F=P_{0}A+3Kx
so Work done =âˆ«Fdx=âˆ« (P_{0}A+3Kx)dx
Integrating from 0 to L
=P_{0}AL+ (3/2)KL^{2}
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Question 15 if Temp changes by Î”T due to heat transfer and Î³=5/2 then Find out the internal energy change
a. $R \Delta T$
b. $ \frac {2}{3}R \Delta T$
c.$ \frac {5}{2} R \Delta T$
d. $ \frac {1}{2} R \Delta T$
Solution
Î”U = nC_{v}Î”T
= [1xR/(Î³-1 )]Î”T
= (2/3)RÎ”T
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Question 16 Find the total heat supply
a. $R \Delta T +\frac {3}{2}KL^2$
b. $P_0 AL+\frac {3}{2}KL^2 + \frac {2}{3} R \Delta T$
c. $R \Delta T -\frac {3}{2}KL^2$
d. $R \Delta T + P_0AL$
Solution
Q= Î”U+ W
= P_{0}AL+ (3/2)KL^{2}+ (2/3)RÎ”T
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Multiple choice questions with one or more answers
Question 17
One mole of ideal gas having adiabatic coefficient Î³
_{1} is mixed with 1 one mole of an ideal gas have adiabatic coefficient Î³
_{2}
Find the Î³ of the mixture
a.$ \frac {(2 \gamma _1 \gamma _2 - \gamma _1 - \gamma _2 ) }{( \gamma _1 + \gamma _2 - 2)}$
b.$ \frac {(2 \gamma _1 \gamma _2 - \gamma _1 - \gamma _2 ) }{( \gamma _1 + \gamma _2 + 2)}$
c.$ \frac {(2 \gamma _1 \gamma _2 + \gamma _1 - \gamma _2 ) }{( \gamma _1 + \gamma _2 - 2)}$
d. None of these
Solution
(1+1) C_{v}dT = [1 x R /(Î³_{1}-1)] dT + [1x R / (Î³_{2}-1)dT]
C_{v} = (R / 2) [(Î³_{1} + Î³_{2} - 2)/(Î³_{1}-1)(Î³_{2}-1)]
C_{p}= C_{v} + R
= R [(Î³_{1} + Î³_{2} - 2 + 2Î³_{1} Î³_{2} -2Î³_{1} - 2Î³_{2} + 2) / 2 (Î³_{1} -1) (Î³_{2} -1)]
= R (2Î³_{1}Î³_{1} -Î³_{1} - Î³_{2} ) / 2 ((Î³_{1}-1) (Î³_{2}-1)
so
Î³= (2Î³_{1}Î³_{1} -Î³_{1} - Î³_{2} ) /(Î³_{1} + Î³_{2} - 2)
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Question 18
We have a process defined as $PV^n = constant$
and we have an adiabatic process defined by $PV^{\gamma} = Constant$
and so thermal process defined as $PV = Constant$
find the Ratio of Bulk modules of Poly-tropic, adiabatic, isothermal process
a. $n: \gamma : 1$
b. $1 : n : \gamma$
c. $n^2 : \gamma ^2 : 1$
d. $1 : n^2 : \gamma ^2$
Solution
We know that
B=-VdP/dV
PV^{n} = constant
differentiating
V^{n}dP+nPV^{n-1}dV=0
or -VdP/dV=nP
Similarly for PV^{Î³} = Constant
B=Î³P
And for PV = Constant
B=P
So Ans n:Î³:1
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Question 19 Find the wok done in the cyclic process as shown in figure
a. $\frac {n^2PV}{2}$
b.$\frac {n^2PV}{8}$
c. $\frac {n^2PV}{16}$
d. none of these
Solution
W.D. = (1/2)PV +(3/2)PV +(5/2)PV + ......(2n-1)PV/2
= (PV/2) [1 + 3 + 5 + (2n-1)]
= (PV/2) [1 + 3 + 5 + (2n-1)]
= (PV/2)(n/2) [2 + (n-1)2]
= (PV/2) x (n/2)x(2n)
= n^{2}PV/2
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Question 20
Let Q
_{1}, Q
_{2} , Q
_{2} heat given to the system in processes A, B, C respectively
consider two statements
a, Q
_{1} > Q
_{2} > Q
_{3}
b, W
_{A} > W
_{B} > W
_{C}
1, Both A & B are Correct
2, Both A & B are wrong
3. A is Correct Only
4. B is Correct Only.
Solution
Now we know that
Î”U = Q - W
for three process
Î”U = Q_{1} - W_{A} Q_{1} = Î”U + W_{A}
Î”U = Q_{2} - W_{B} Q_{2} = Î”U +W_{B}
Î”U = Q_{3} - W_{C} Q_{3} = Î”U + W_{C}
Now Work done is given by Area under curve so W_{A} > W_{B} > W_{C}
So
Q_{1} > Q_{2} > Q_{3}
So A & B both are correct
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Question 21
Match the Column
Column A
a. Isothermal process
b. Adiabatic Process
c. Isobaric process
d. Isochoric process
Column B
x. Î”U = Î”Q
y. Î”U = Î”Q - Î”W
z. Î”U = -Î”W
w. Î”Q = Î”W
a, a -> x, b-> y, c->z, d->w
b, a->w, b->z, c->x, d->y
c, a->y, b->x, c->z, d->w
d, a->z,b->w,c->y,d->x
Solution
Â Isothermal Process
Î”U = 0
so Î”Q =Î”W
Isochoric Process
Î”U = Î”Q - Î”W
Adiabatic Process
Î”Q = O
so Î”U = -Î”W
Isobaric process
V = Const
so Î”W = 0
Î”U= Î”Q
Question 22
The ratio of adiabatic bulk modulus and isothermal bulk modulus of a gas ($\gamma = \frac {C_p}{C_v}$) is
a. $ \frac {\gamma -1}{\gamma}$
b. 1
c. $\gamma $
d. $ \frac {\gamma}{\gamma -1 }$
Solution
Bulk Modulus is defined as
$B=-\frac {V \Delta P}{\Delta V}$
For adiabatic process
$PV^{\gamma }=Constant$
Differentiating partially we get
$\Delta P V^{\gamma } + P \gamma V^{\gammaÂ -1} =0$
orÂ $- \frac {V \Delta P}{\Delta V} =\gamma P$
For isothermal Process
PV=constant
or $Â - \frac {V \Delta P}{\Delta V}=P$
So ratio is equal to $\gamma $
Question 23 Two boxes A and B containing different ideal gases are placed on table
Box A contain one mole of gas m where (C
_{v}=5R/2) at Temperature T
_{0}
Box B contains one mole of gas n where (C
_{v}=3R/2) at temperature (7/3) T
_{0}
The boxes are then put into thermal contact with each other and heat flows between until the gases reach a common final temperature T
_{f}
Which of the following relation is correct?
a. 2T
_{f}-3T
_{0}=0
b. 2T
_{f}-7T
_{0}=0
c. 2T
_{f}-5T
_{0}=0
d. T
_{f}-3T
_{0}=0
Solution
Change in the internal energy of the system is zero i.e increase in internal of one gas is equal to Â Â Â Â Â decrease in internal energy of other
So
$\Delta U_A= 1x \frac {5R}{2} (T_f - T_0)$
$\Delta U_B= 1x \frac {3R}{2} (T_f - \frac {7}{3} T_0)$
$ \Delta U_A + \Delta U_B =0$
Solving we get
2T_{f}-3T_{0}=0
So a is correct
Question 24
Which one of the following statement is true about a gas undergoing isothermal change
a. The temperature of the gas is constant
b. The pressure of the gasÂ remains constant
c. the volume of the gas remains constant
d. The gas is completely insulated from the surroundingâ€™s
Solution
Correct ans is a
Question 25
Three copper blocks of masses $M_1$, $M_2$ and $M_3$ kg respectively are brought into thermal contact till they reach equilibrium. Before contact, they were at $T_1$, $T_2$, $T_3$ ($T_1 > T_2 > T_3$ ). Assuming there is no heat loss to the surroundings, the equilibrium temperature T is (s is specific heat of copper)
a. $ \frac {T_1 + T_2 + T_3}{3}$
b. $ \frac {M_1T_1 + M_2T_2 + M_3T_3}{M_1 + M_2 + M+3}$
c. $ \frac {M_1T_1 + M_2T_2 + M_3T_3}{3(M_1 + M_2 + M+3)}$
d. $ \frac {M_1T_1s + M_2T_2s + M_3T_3s}{3(M_1 + M_2 + M+3)}$
Solution
Let the equilibrium temperature of the system = T
Let $T_1, T_2 < T < T_3$
As there is no loss to the surroundings.
heat lost by $M_3$ = Heat gain by $M_1$ + Heat gain by $M_2$
$M_3s(T_3 –T) =M_1s(T–T_1) + M_2s(T– T_2)$
$M_3sT_3 – M_3sT = M_1sT – M_1sT_1 + M_2sT – M_2sT_2$
$T(M_3 + M_1 + M_2) = [M_3T_3 + M_1T_1 + M_2T_2]$
$ T=\frac {M_1T_1 + M_2T_2 + M_3T_3}{M_1 + M_2 + M+3}$
Hence verifies option (b).
Question 26
One mole of an ideal gas goes through the cyclic process ABCA. Pressure at State A = $P_0$
Which of the following is correct
a. Pressure at C is $\frac {P_0}{4}$
b. temperature at C is $\frac {T_0}{4}$
c. $W_{AB}=P_0V_0 ln 4$
d. $U_A = $U_B$
Solution
For Process AB, as temperature remains same, this is isothermal process
So, $U_A = U_B$
Also
$P_0 V_0 = P_B \times 4 V_0$
$P_B = \frac {P_0}{4}$
Also $W_{AB} = n RT_0 ln {V_2}{V_1} = P_0V_0 ln 4$
The process BC is not clear as it is not mentioned line BC passes through origin, so nothing can be said about state C
So (c) and (d) are correct
Question 27
The figure shows the P-V plot of an ideal gas taken through a cycle ABCDA. The part ABC is a semi-circle and CDA is half of an ellipse. Then -
a. the process during the path A ? B is isothermal
b. heat flows out of the gas during the path B ? C ? D
c. work done during the path A ? B ? C is zero
d. positive work is done by the gas in the cycle ABCDA
Solution
(B) $ \Delta Q = \Delta U + W$
In BCD : W is negative
$ \Delta U =\frac {P_2V_2 - P_1V_1}{\gamma -1 }$
= -ve
(D) Cycle is clockwise.
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