NY Regents Exam   Teasers   IQ Tests   Chemistry   Biology   GK   C++   Recipes   Search <  a href="/cgi/members/home.cgi" class="toplink">Members   Sign off

## School Physics Quiz : Stability & Moments

Answer the following questions based on stability & moments.

 Formats Info Page Quiz Review
Multiple choice

1.

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

Half-n-half Clue

2.

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

3.

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 40 cm from the fulcrum, then the center of gravity of the stick is _______ cm away from the fulcrum.
 20 120 50 5

Half-n-half Clue

4.

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)
 will not move. will move away from the broken vertex. cannot be determined. will move towards the broken vertex.

Half-n-half Clue

5.

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

Half-n-half Clue

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.
 moment stability momentum

Half-n-half Clue

7.

If a man pushes a door with a force of 6 N, then the moment he exerts about the hinge 80 cm away is _______.
 4.8 N m 9.6 N m 480.0 N m 960.0 N m

Half-n-half Clue

36 more pages in School Physics Quiz