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A Paramagnetic Material is Placed in a Magnetic Field. (A) If the Magnetic Field is Increased, the Magnetisation is Increased. (B) If the Temperature is Increased, the Magnetisation is Increased. - Physics

MCQ

A paramagnetic material is placed in a magnetic field. Consider the following statements:-
(A) If the magnetic field is increased, the magnetisation is increased.
(B) If the temperature is increased, the magnetisation is increased.

Options

  • A and B are true.

  • A is true but B is false.

  • B is true but A is false.

  • A and B are false.

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Solution

A is true but B is false.

 

If the magnetic field is increased, magnetisation of paramagnetic material placed in magnetic field is also increases. Hence, option (a) is correct.

Magnetization (I) is given by,

\[\overrightarrow{I} = \frac{\overrightarrow{M}}{V}\]

As the temperature is increased, magnetic moments of paramagnetic material becomes more randomly aligned due to incresed thermal motion. This leads decrease in the magnetization I.

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HC Verma Class 11, Class 12 Concepts of Physics Vol. 2
Chapter 15 Magnetic Properties of Matter
MCQ | Q 1 | Page 285
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