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School Physics Quiz : Stability & Moments


Answer the following questions based on stability & moments.

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1.

A sphere that is at rest on a table is in _______ equilibrium.

  stable

  unstable

  neutral

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2.

Two equal and opposite forces acting at a point are in equilibrium.

  True

  False

 

3.

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

  unstable

  stable

  neutral

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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)

  cannot be determined.

  will move towards the broken vertex.

  will not move.

  will move away from the broken vertex.

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5.

The center of gravity of a thin rectangular metal plate is at the

  midpoint of the shorter side.

  one of the vertices.

  midpoint of the longer side.

  intersection of its diagonals.

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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

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7.

The SI unit of moment is

  N m

  N/m2

  N/m

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