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## School Physics Quiz : Stability & Moments

Answer the following questions based on stability & moments.

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1.

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

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2.

The center of gravity of a thin rectangular metal plate is at the
 one of the vertices. midpoint of the shorter side. midpoint of the longer side. intersection of its diagonals.

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3.

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

4.

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

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.

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.
 stability moment momentum

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7.

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

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