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School Physics Quiz : Stability & Moments


Answer the following questions based on stability & moments.

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1.

A force of 3 N acts on a small body pushing it vertically upwards. Simultaneously, another force of 8 N acts on it pushing it vertically downwards. The resultant of the two forces is _______.

  11 N upwards

  5 N downwards

  5 N upwards

  11 N downwards

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2.

A pendulum at rest is in _______ equilibrium.

  unstable

  neutral

  stable

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3.

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

  stability

  momentum

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4.

funnel equilibrium A funnel that is balanced upright on a table on its narrow tip is in _______ equilibrium.

  unstable

  stable

  neutral

  Half-n-half Clue
 

5.

funnel equilibrium An inverted funnel placed on a table is in _______ equilibrium.

  stable

  neutral

  unstable

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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.

An object with a high center of gravity is more stable than an object with a low center of gravity.

  True

  False

 


 
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