**JEE Advanced 2009 Paper 2 **

Q. 1 For a first order reaction A→P, the temperature (T) dependent rate constant(k) was found to follow the equation logk = – (2000) 1/T + 6.0. The pre-exponential factor A and the activation energy Ea,respectively, are –

A. 1.0 × 10^6 s^(–1) and 9.2 kJ mol^(–1)

B. 6.0 s^(–1) and 16.6 kJ mol^(–1)

C. 1.0 × 10^6 s^(–1) and 16.6 kJ mol^(–1)

D. 1.0 × 10^6 s^(–1) and 38.3 kJ mol^(–1)

Q. 2 The spin only magnetic moment value (in Bohr magneton units) of Cr(CO)6 is –

A. 0

B. 2.84

C. 4.90

D. 5.92

Q. 3 In the following carbocation, H/CH3 that is most likely to migrate to the positively charged carbon is –

A. CH3 at C-4

B. H at C-4

C. CH3 at C-2

D. H at C-2

Q. 4 The correct stability order of the following resonance structures is –

A. (I) > (II) > (IV) > (III)

B. (I) > (III) > (II) > (IV)

C. (II) > (I) > (III) > (IV)

D. (III) > (I) > (IV) > (II)

Q. 5 For the reduction of NO3- ion in an aqueous solution, E° is + 0.96V. Values of E° for some metal ions are given in the figure –

The pair(s) of metals that is (are) oxidized by NO3- in aqueous solution is (are)

A. V and Hg

B. Hg and Fe

C. Fe and Au

D. Fe and V

Q. 6 Among the following, the state function(s) is (are)-

A. Internal energy

B. Irreversible expansion work

C. Reversible expansion work

D. Molar enthalpy

Q. 7 In the reaction,

2X + B₂H₆ → [BH₂(X)₂]⁺ [BH₄]⁻ the amine(s) X is (are)-

A. NH3

B. CH3NH2

C. (CH3)2NH

D. (CH3)3N

Q. 8 The nitrogen oxide(s) that contain(s) N-N bond(s) is (are) –

A. N2O

B. N2O3

C. N2O4

D. N2O5

Q. 9 The correct statement(s) about the following sugars X and Y is (are) –

A. X is a reducing sugar and Y is a non-reducing sugar

B. X is a non-raducing sugar and Y is a reducing sugar

C. The glucosidic linkages in X and Y are α and β, respectively

D. The glucosidic linkages in X and Y are β and α, respectively

Q. 10 Match the statements/expressions given in Column I with the values given in Column II

Column I | Column II | ||

(A) | Cu + dil HNO3 | (p) | NO |

(B) | Cu + cone HNO3 | (q) | NO2 |

(C) | Zn + dil HNO3 | (r) | N2O |

(D) | Zn + cone HNO3 | (s) | Cu(NO3)2 |

(t) | Zn(NO3)2 |

A. A – p, q ; B – p, q, r ; D – r

B. A – p, q, t; B – q; C – s; D – s

C. A – p, s; B – q; C – t; D – r, s, t

D. A – p, s; B – q, s; C – r, t; D – q, t

Q. 11 Match the statements/expressions given in Column I with the values given in Column II

A. A – p, q, r ; A – s, t ; C – p, t ; D – r, s

B. A – p, s; B – q; C – t; D – r, s, t

C. A – p, q, t; B – p, s, t; C – r, s; D – p

D. A – p, q, t; B – q; C – s; D – s

Questions: 12 – 19

This section contains 8 questions. The answer to each of the questions is a single-digit integer, ranging from 0 to 9. The appropriate bubbles below the respective question numbers in the ORS have to be darkened. For example, if the correct answers to question numbers X, Y, Z and W (say) are 6, 0, 9 and 2, respectively, then the correct darkening of bubbles will look like the following :

Q. 12 In a constant volume calorimeter, 3.5 g of a gas with molecular weight 28 was burnt in excess oxygen at 298.0 K. The temperature of the calorimeter was found to increase from 298.0 K to 298.45 K due to the combustion process. Given that the heat capacity of the calorimeter is 2.5 kJ K^(–1), the numerical value for the enthalpy of combustion of the gas in kJ mol^(–1) is

Q. 13 At 400 K, the root mean square (rms) speed of a gas X (molecular weight = 40) is equal to the most probable speed of gas Y at 60 K. The molecular weight of the gas Y is –

Q. 14 The dissociation constant of a substituted benzoic acid at 25ºC is 1.0 × 10^(–4). The pH of a 0.01M solution of its sodium salt is –

Q. 15 The total number of α and β particles emitted in the nuclear reaction given in figure 2 is-

Q. 16 The oxidation number of Mn in the product of alkaline oxidative fusion of MnO2 is –

Q. 17 The number of water molecule(s) directly bonded to the metal centre in CuSO4. 5H2O is –

Q. 18 The coordination number of Al in the crystalline state of AlCl3 is –

Q. 19 The total number of cyclic structural as well as stereo isomers possible for a compound with the molecular formula C5H10 is

Q. 20 If the sum of first n terms of an A.P. is cn², then the sum of squares of these n terms is :

A. (A)

B. (B)

C. (C)

D. (D)

Q. 21 A line with positive direction cosines passes through the point P(2, –1, 2) and makes equal angles with the coordinate axes. The line meets the plane 2x + y + z = 9 at point Q. The length of the line segment PQ equals :

A. 1

B. √2

C. √3

D. 2

Q. 22 The normal at a point P on the ellipse x² + 4y² = 16 meets the x- axis at Q. If M is the mid point of the line segment PQ, then the locus of M intersects the latus rectums of the given ellipse at the points :

A. (±(3√5)/2 , ±2/7)

B. (±(3√5)/2 , ±√19/4)

C. (±2√3 , ±1/7)

D. (±2√3 , ±(4√3)/7)

Q. 23 The locus of the orthocentre of the triangle formed by the lines

(1 + p)x – py + p(1 + p) = 0

(1 + q)x – qy + q (1 + q) = 0,

and y = 0, where p ≠ q, is :

A. a hyperbola

B. a parabola

C. an ellipse

D. a straight line

Q. 24 Choose the correct option:

A. (A)

B. (B)

C. (C)

D. (D)

Q. 25 An ellipse intersects the hyperbola 2x² – 2y² = 1 orthogonally. The eccentricity of the ellipse is reciprocal of that of the hyperbola. If the axes of the ellipse are along the coordinate axes, then :

A. Equation of ellipse is x² + 2y² = 2

B. The foci of ellipse are (± 1, 0)

C. Equation of ellipse is x² + 2y² = 4

D. The foci of ellipse are (±√2, 0)

Q. 26 For the function f(x) = x cos(1/x), x ≥ 1,

A. for at least one x in the interval [1, ∞), f(x + 2) – f(x) < 2

B. lim x→∞ f ‘(x) = 1

C. for all x in the interval [1, ∞), f(x + 2) – f(x) > 2

D. f ‘(x) is strictly decreasing in the interval [1, ∞)

Q. 27 The tangent PT and the normal PN to the parabola y² = 4ax at a point P on it meet its axis at points T and N, respectively. The locus of the centroid of the triangle PTN is a parabola whose :

A. vertex is (2a/3, 0)

B. directrix is x = 0

C. latus rectum is (2a/3)

D. focus is (a, 0)

Q. 28 For 0 < θ < π/2 the solution (s) of given figure is (are) :

A. π/4

B. π/6

C. π/12

D. 5π/12

Q. 29 Match the statements/expressions given in Column I with the values given in Column II

A. A – p, q, r ; A – s, t ; C – p, t ; D – r, s

B. A – q, s ; B – p, r, s, t ; C – t ; D – r

C. A – p, q ; B – p, q, r ; D – r

D. A – q, s ; B – p, r, s, t ; C – s , t ; D – r, t

Q. 30 Match the statements/expressions given in Column I with the values given in Column II

A. A – p, q ; B – p, q, r ; D – r

B. A – q, s ; B – p, r, s, t ; C – s , t ; D – r, t

C. A – p, q, r ; B – s, t ; C – p, t ; D – r, s

D. A – p; B – q, s; C – q, r, s, t; D – r

Questions: 31 – 38

This section contains 8 questions. The answer to each of the questions is a single-digit integer, ranging from 0 to 9. The appropriate bubbles below the respective question numbers in the ORS have to be darkened. For example, if the correct answers to question numbers X, Y, Z and W (say) are 6, 0, 9 and 2, respectively, then the correct darkening of bubbles will look like the following :

Q. 31 The maximum value of the function f(x) = 2x^3 – 15x^2 + 36x – 48 on the set A = {x|x^2 + 20 ≤ 9x} is :

Q. 32 Let (x, y, z) be points with integer coordinates satisfying the system of homogeneous equations :

3x – y – z – 0

– 3x + z = 0

– 3x + 2y + z = 0.

Then the number of such points for which x^2 + y^2 + z^2 ≤ 100 is :

Q. 33 Let ABC and ABC’ be two non-congruent triangles with sides AB = 4, AC = AC’ = 2√2 and angle B = 30º. The absolute value of the difference between the areas of these triangles is :

Q. 34 Let p(x) be a polynomial of degree 4 having extremum at x = 1,2 and lim x→0(1+(p(x)/x²)) = 2. Then the value of p(2) is :

Q. 35 Let f: R → R be a continuous function which satisfies the given function in figure 2. Then the value of f(ln 5) is :

Q. 36 The centres of two circles C1 and C2 each of unit radius are at a distance of 6 units from each other. Let P be the mid point of the line segment joining the centres of C1 and C2 and C be a circle touching circles C1 and C2 externally. If a common tangent to C1 and C passing through P is also a common tangent to C2 and C, then the radius of the circle C is :

Q. 37 The smallest value of k, for which both the roots of the equation x^2 –8kx + 16 (k^2 – k + 1) = 0 are real, distinct and have values at least 4, is :

Q. 38 If the function f(x) = x³ + e^(x/2) and g(x) = f⁻¹(x), then the value of g'(1) is :

Q. 39 The mass M shown in the figure oscillates in simple harmonic motion with amplitude A. The amplitude of the point P is –

A. k₁A/k₂

B. k₂A/k₁

C. k₁A/(k₁ + k₂)

D. k₂A/(k₁ + k₂)

Q. 40 A piece of wire is bent in the shape of a parabola y = kx^2 (y-axis vertical) with a bead of mass m on it. The bead can slide on the wire without friction. It stays at the lowest point of the parabola when the wire is at rest. The wire is now accelerated parallel to the x-axis with a constant acceleration a. The distance of the new equilibrium position of the bead, where the bead can stay at rest with respect to the wire, from the y-axis is –

A. a/gk

B. a/2gk

C. 2a/gk

D. a/4gk

Q. 41 Photoelectric effect experiments are performed using three different metal plates p, q and r having work functions φp = 2.0 eV, φq = 2.5 eV and φr = 3.0 eV, respectively. A light beam containing wavelengths of 550 nm, 450 nm and 350 nm with equal intensities illuminates each of the plates. The correct I-V graph for the experiment is :

[Take hc = 1240 eV nm]

A. (A)

B. (B)

C. (C)

D. (D)

Q. 42 A uniform rod of length L and mass M is pivoted at the centre. Its two ends are attached to two springs of equal spring constants k. The springs are fixed to rigid supports as shown in the figure, and the rod is free to oscillate in the horizontal plane. The rod is gently pushed through a small angle θ in one direction and released. The frequency of oscillation is –

A. 1/2π √(2k/M)

B. 1/2π √(k/M)

C. 1/2π √(6k/M)

D. 1/2π √(24k/M)

Q. 43 Two metallic rings A and B, identical in shape and size but having different resistivities ρA and ρB, are kept on top of two identical solenoids as shown in the figure. When current I is switched on in both the solenoids in identical manner, the rings A and B jump to heights hA and hB, respectively, with hA > hB. The possible relation(s) between their resistivities and their masses mA and mB is (are) –

A. ρA > ρB and mA = mB

B. ρA < ρB and mA = mB

C. ρA > ρB and mA > mB

D. ρA < ρB and mA < mB

Q. 44 A student performed the experiment to measure the speed of sound in air using resonance air-column method. Two resonances in the air-column were obtained by lowering the water level. The resonance with the shorter air-column is the first resonance and that with the longer air-column is the second resonance. Then –

A. the intensity of the sound heard at the first resonance was more than that at the second resonance

B. the prongs of the tuning fork were kept in a horizontal plane above the resonance tube

C. the amplitude of vibration of the ends of the prongs is typically around 1 cm

D. the length of the air-column at the first resonance was somewhat shorter than 1/4th of the wavelength of the sound in air

Q. 45 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

Q. 46 Under the influence of the Coulomb field of charge +Q, a charge –q is moving around it in an elliptical orbital. Find out the correct statement(s).

A. The angular momentum of the charge – q is constant

B. The linear momentum of the charge –q is constant

C. The angular velocity of the charge –q is constant

D. The linear speed of the charge –q is constant

Q. 47 A sphere is rolling without slipping on a fixed horizontal plane surface. In the figure, A is the point of contact, B is the centre of the sphere and C is its topmost point. Then –

A. V̅C – V̅A = 2(V̅B – V̅C)

B. V̅C – V̅B = V̅B – V̅A

C. |V̅C – V̅A| = 2 |V̅B – V̅C|

D. |V̅C – V̅A| = 4 |V̅B|

Q. 48 Column II gives certain systems undergoing a process. Column I suggests changes in some of the parameters related to the system. Match the statements in Column I to the

appropriate process(es) from Column II.

A. A – p, q, t; B – q; C – s; D – s

B. A – p, q, r ; A – s, t ; C – p, t ; D – r, s

C. A – q, s ; B – p, r, s, t ; C – s , t ; D – r, t

D. A – p, q ; B – p, q, r ; D – r

Q. 49 Column I shows four situations of standard Young’s double slit arrangement with the screen placed far away from the slits S1 and S2. In each of these cases S1P0 = S2P0, S1P1 – S2P1 = λ/4 and S1P2 – S2P2 = λ/3, where λ is the wavelength of the light used. In the cases B, C and D, a transparent sheet of refractive index μ and thickness t is pasted on slit S2. The thicknesses of the sheets are different in different cases. The phase difference between the light waves reaching a point P on the screen from the two slits is denoted by δ(P) and the intensity by I(P). Match each situation given in Column I with the statement(s) in Column II valid for that situation.

A. A – p, s; B – q; C – t; D – r, s, t

B. A – p, q, t; B – q; C – s; D – s

C. A – p, s; B – q, t; C – t; D – r

D. A – p, q ; B – p, q, r ; D – r

Questions: 50 – 57

This section contains 8 questions. The answer to each of the questions is a single-digit integer, ranging from 0 to 9. The appropriate bubbles below the respective question numbers in the ORS have to be darkened. For example, if the correct answers to question numbers X, Y, Z and W (say) are 6, 0, 9 and 2, respectively, then the correct darkening of bubbles will look like the following :

Q. 50 A metal rod AB of length 10x has its one end A in ice at 0°C and the other end B in water at 100°C. If a point P on the rod is maintained at 400°, then it is found that equal amounts of water and ice evaporate and melt per unit time. The latent heat of evaporation of water is 540 cal/g and latent heat of melting of ice is 80 cal/g. If the point P is at a distance of λx from the ice end A, find the value of λ.

[Neglect any heat loss to the surrounding.]

Q. 51 A cylindrical vessel of height 500 mm has an orifice (small hole) at its bottom. The orifice is initially closed and water is filled in it up to height H. Now the top is completely sealed with a cap and the orifice at the bottom is opened. Some water comes from the orifice and the water level in the vessel becomes steady with height of water column being 200 mm. Find the fall in height (in mm) of water level due to opening of the orifice.

[Take atmospheric pressure = 1.0 × 10^5 N/m^2, density of water = 1000 kg/m^3 and g = 10 m/s^2. Neglect any effect of surface tension.]

Q. 52 Two soap bubbles A and B are kept in a closed chamber where the air is maintained at pressure 8 N/m^2 . The radii of bubbles A and B are 2 cm and 4 cm, respectively. Surface tension of the soap-water used to make bubbles is 0.04 N/m. Find the ratio nB/nA where nA and nB are the number of moles of air in bubbles A and B, respectively. [Neglect the effect of gravity.]

Q. 53 Three objects A, B and C are kept in a straight line on a frictionless horizontal surface as shown in figure 2. These have masses m, 2m and m, respectively. The object A moves towards B with a speed 9 m/s and makes an elastic collision with it. Thereafter, B makes completely inelastic collision with C. All motions occur on the same straight line. Find the final speed (in m/s) of the object C.

Q. 54 A steady current I goes through a wire loop PQR having shape of a right angle triangle with PQ = 3x, PR = 4x and QR = 5x. If the magnitude of the magnetic field at P due to this loop is k(μ0I/48πx), find the value of k.

Q. 55 A light inextensible string that goes over a smooth fixed pulley as shown in the figure 3 connects two blocks of masses 0.36 kg and 0.72 kg. Taking g = 10 m/s^2 , find the work done (in joules) by the string on the block of mass 0.36 kg during the first second after the system is released from rest.

Q. 56 A solid sphere of radius R has a charge Q distributed in its volume with a charge density ρ = κr^a , where κ and a are constants and r is the distance from its centre. If the electric field at r = R/2 is 1/8 times that at r = R, find the value of a.

Q. 57 A 20 cm long string, having a mass of 1.0 g, is fixed at both the ends. The tension in the string is 0.5 N. The string is set into vibrations using an external vibrator of frequency 100 Hz. Find the separation (in cm) between the successive nodes on the string.

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Answer | C | 9 | 4 | 8 | 8 | 6 | 4 | 6 | 7 | C |

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Answer | 7 | 7 | 4 | 0 | 0 | 8 | 2 | 2 | D | B |

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Answer | A | C | BD | AD | BD | A | BC | A | A | 9 |

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