MCQs on Photoelectric Effect For NEET

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MCQ on Photoelectric Effect

1. Photoelectric effect was explained by
(a) Einstein
(b) Faraday
(c) Plank
(d) Hertz


Answer: (a) Einstein

2. In a photoelectric experiment for 4000 Å incident radiation, the potential difference to stop the ejection is 2 V. If the incident light is changed to 3000 Å, then the potential required to stop the ejection of electrons will be
(a) 2 V
(b) Less than 2 V
(c) Zero
(d) Greater than 2 V


Answer: (d) Greater than 2 V

3. Light of wavelength 4000 Å is incident on a sodium surface for which the threshold wavelength of photo-electrons is 5420 Å. The work function of sodium is
(a) 5 eV
(b) 3 eV
(c) 2.29 eV
(d) 0.57 eV


Answer: (c) 2.29 eV

4. Photocell is a device to
(a) Store photons
(b) Measure light intensity
(c) Convert photon energy into mechanical energy
(d) Store electrical energy for replacing storage batteries


Answer: (b) Measure light intensity

5. Photoelectrons stopping potential depends on
(a) Frequency of incident light and nature of the cathode material
(b) The intensity of the incident light
(c) The frequency of the incident light
(d) Nature of cathode material


Answer: (a) Frequency of incident light and nature of the cathode material

6. What is the value of the maximum kinetic energy acquired by electron due to radiation of wavelength 100 nm?
(a) 12 eV
(b) 6.2 eV
(c) 100 eV
(d) 300 eV


Answer: (b) 6.2 eV

7. The stopping potential value is 0.6 V when the light source is kept at a distance of 20 cm. When the source is kept at 40 cm away, the stopping potential will be
(a) 0.6 V
(b) 0.3 V
(c) 1.2 V
(d) 2.4 V


Answer: (a) 0.6 V

8. If the work function for a certain metal is 3.2 x 10-19 joule and it is illuminated with light of frequency 8 x 1014 Hz. The maximum kinetic energy of the photo-electrons would be (h= 6.63 x 10-34 Js).
(a) 2.1 x 10-19 J
(b) 8.5 x 10-19 J
(c) 5.3 x 10-19 J
(d) 3.2 x 10-19 J


Answer: (a) 2.1 x 10-19 J

9. A photocell is receiving light from a source placed at a distance of 1m. If the same source is to be placed at a distance of 2 m, then the ejected electron
(a) Moves in one-fourth energy as that of the initial energy
(b) Moves with one-fourth momentum as that of the initial momentum
(c) Will be half in number
(d) Will be one-fourth in number


Answer: (d) Will be one-fourth in number

10. The minimum energy required to remove an electron is called
(a) Stopping potential
(b) Kinetic energy
(c) Work function
(d) None of these


Answer: (c) Work function

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