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School Physics Quiz : Stability & Moments


Answer the following questions based on stability & moments.

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1.

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

  True

  False

 

2.

A pendulum at rest is in _______ equilibrium.

  stable

  unstable

  neutral

  Half-n-half Clue
 

3.

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

  True

  False

 

4.

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

  True

  False

 

5.

Three forces in equilibrium acting at a point can be represented in magnitude and direction by the sides of a triangle taken in order.

  True

  False

 

6.

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.

  momentum

  moment

  stability

  Half-n-half Clue
 

7.

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

  neutral

  unstable

  stable

  Half-n-half Clue
 

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