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Physical Science; Ch. 11 Quiz 1

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Quiz 1 on Ch. 11; Forces in Fluids

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  • 1. 
    If you divide the force exerted on a surface by the total area of the surface, you will know...
    • A. 

      Density

    • B. 

      Pressure

    • C. 

      Lift

    • D. 

      Buoyant Force

  • 2. 
    If you divide the mass of an object by its volume, you also know the object's
    • A. 

      Mass

    • B. 

      Weight

    • C. 

      Density

    • D. 

      Pressure

  • 3. 
    The weight of an object that floats has the same value as the
    • A. 

      Object's density

    • B. 

      Objects mass

    • C. 

      Object's volume

    • D. 

      Buoyant force

  • 4. 
    The concept that an increase in pressure on a confined fluid is transmitted equally to all parts of the fluid is known as
    • A. 

      Pascal's principle

    • B. 

      Bernoulli's principle

    • C. 

      Archimede's principle

    • D. 

      Mr. Thompson's principle

  • 5. 
    The concept that the pressure in a fluid decreases as the speed of the fluid increases is known as
    • A. 

      Pascal's principle

    • B. 

      Kidwell's principle

    • C. 

      Archimedes principle

    • D. 

      Bernoulli's principle

  • 6. 
    If you stand on one foot you ________ the pressure you exert on the ground.
  • 7. 
    Whether an object will float or sink in a liquid depends on the _________ of the object relative to that of the liquid.
  • 8. 
    A submerged object is easier to lift due to the ____________ force acting on the object in the upward direction opposing the downward force of gravity.
  • 9. 
    A ship is able to float on the ocean due to ______________ principle which states that the buoyant force acting on a submerged object is equal to the weight of the volume of water displaced by the object
  • 10. 
    An airplane is able to fly due in part to ________________ principle which states that the faster a fluid moves, the less pressure the fluid exerts.