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School Physics Quiz : Stability & Moments


Answer the following questions based on stability & moments.

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1.

A pendulum at rest is in _______ equilibrium.

  unstable

  neutral

  stable

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2.

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

  stable

  neutral

  unstable

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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.

There are fundamentally _______ kinds of equilibrium.

  three

  four

  two

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5.

Two forces acting at right angles, which have the same effect as a single force, are called _______.

  resultants

  components

  constituents

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6.

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

  stable

  unstable

  neutral

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7.

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

  stable

  neutral

  unstable

  Half-n-half Clue  
 


 
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