## Electromagnetic waves-MCQ-Advance

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Physics is an important subject in preparation for
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exams.To keep a track of your preparation we have designed a small quiz of
10 **Advance Level** Questions on
**Electromagnetic waves.** You have 10 minutes to solve the
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and correct answers.

**Q1. **A parallel plate capacitor of plate separation 2 mm is connected in an electric
circuit having source voltage 400 V. if the plate area is
60 cm ^{2} , then the value of displacement current for 10 ^{− 6} sec will be

1.062 x 10 ^{-4} *amp*

**Q2. **In an electromagnetic wave, the amplitude of electric field is 1 *V/m*. the
frequency of wave is 5 x 10 ^{14} Hz . The wave is propagating
along z-axis. The average energy density of electric field, in Joule/m ^{3} , will be

2 . 2 x 10 ^{− 12}

**Q3. **To establish an instantaneous displacement current of 2 *A* in the space
between two parallel plates of 1 Âµ F capacitor, the potential
difference across the capacitor plates will have to be changed at the rate of

2 x 10 ^{6} *V / s*

**Q4. **A laser beam can be focussed on an area equal to the square of its wavelength A
He-Ne laser radiates energy at the rate of 1 *mW* and its
wavelength is 632.8 *nm*. The intensity of focussed beam will be

2 . 5 x 10 ^{9} *W / m*
^{2}

**Q5. **An electric field of 300 *V/m* is confined to a circular area 10 *cm*
in diameter. If the field is increasing at the rate of 20 *V/m-s*, the
magnitude of magnetic field at a point 15 *cm* from the centre of the circle will be

1 . 85 x 10 ^{− 18} T

**Q6. **A lamp emits monochromatic green light uniformly in an directions. The lamp is 3%
efficient in converting electrical power to electromagnetic waves and consumes 100 *W* of power. The
amplitude of the electric field associated with the electromagnetic radiation at a distance of 10 *m*
from the lamp will be

1.34 *V/m*

**Q7. **A point source of electromagnetic radiation has an average power output of 800
*W*. The maximum value of electric field at a distance 4.0 *m* from the source is

54.77 *V/m*

**Q8. **The wave impedance of free space is

376.6 Î©

**Q9. **The transmitting antenna of a radio-station is mounted vertically. At a point 10
*km* due north of the transmitter the peak electric field is 10 ^{− 3} *Vm* ^{−
1} . The magnitude of the radiated magnetic field is

3 . 33 x 10 ^{− 12} T

**Q10. **A wave is propagating in a medium of electric dielectric constant 2 and relative
magnetic permeability 50. The wave impedance of such a medium is

1833 Î©