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School Physics Quiz : Stability & Moments


Answer the following questions based on stability & moments.

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1.

Consider a thin rectangular plastic sheet. If a small piece of the plastic breaks off at one of the vertices, then the center of gravity of the remaining plastic (with respect to the original center of gravity)

  cannot be determined.

  will move away from the broken vertex.

  will not move.

  will move towards the broken vertex.

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2.

A force of 4 N acts on a small body pushing it vertically upwards. Simultaneously, another force of 9 N acts on it pushing it vertically downwards. The resultant of the two forces is _______.

  5 N upwards

  13 N downwards

  13 N upwards

  5 N downwards

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3.

The moment of a force is inversely proportional to the turning effect of the force.

  True

  False

 

4.

The resultant of two forces acting at a point can be determined by using the 'Parallelogram of Forces'.

  True

  False

 

5.

There are fundamentally _______ kinds of equilibrium.

  three

  four

  two

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6.

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

  unstable

  stable

  neutral

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7.

The SI unit of moment is

  N/m

  N/m2

  N m

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