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School Physics Quiz : Stability & Moments


Answer the following questions based on stability & moments.

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1.

If a walking stick with a mass of 300 g can be balanced by placing a mass M of 150 g at a distance L of 20 cm from the fulcrum, then the center of gravity of the stick is _______ cm away from the fulcrum.

  5

  50

  60

  10

  Half-n-half Clue
 

2.

The point where all the _______ of an object appears to be concentrated is called its center of gravity.

  weight

  density

  centrifugal force

  centripetal force

  Half-n-half Clue
 

3.

The center of gravity of a body is the point about which all the clockwise moments equal all the anticlockwise moments.

  True

  False

 

4.

A chalkstick that is balanced upright on a table is in _______ equilibrium.

  neutral

  unstable

  stable

  Half-n-half Clue
 

5.

Two equal and opposite forces acting at a point are in equilibrium.

  True

  False

 

6.

funnel equilibrium A funnel lying horizontally on its side at rest on a table is in _______ equilibrium.

  neutral

  stable

  unstable

  Half-n-half Clue
 

7.

The _______ of a force is the product of the force and the shortest distance from a point to the line of action of the force.

  moment

  momentum

  stability

  Half-n-half Clue
 


 
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