What Do You Know About Work?

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What Do You Know About Work? - Quiz

Work can mean different things to different people. The meaning of work in physics differs from the formal definition. Take this quiz to check whether you really understand the different concepts of work!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Activities involving mental and physical effort is referred to as what?

    • A.

      A. Fitness

    • B.

      B. Work

    • C.

      C. Jogging

    • D.

      D. Dancing

    Correct Answer
    A. A. Fitness
    Explanation
    Activities involving mental and physical effort are referred to as fitness because fitness encompasses both aspects of exertion. Fitness involves engaging in activities that challenge and improve both mental and physical abilities, such as exercising, playing sports, or participating in physical and mental training programs. It is a comprehensive term that encompasses various activities aimed at improving overall health, strength, endurance, flexibility, and cognitive abilities. Therefore, fitness is the most appropriate term to describe activities involving mental and physical effort.

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  • 2. 

    Why do people work?

    • A.

      A. To show off their clothes

    • B.

      B. To make new friends

    • C.

      To make a living

    • D.

      D. To leave the house

    Correct Answer
    C. To make a living
    Explanation
    People work to make a living because they need money to support themselves and their families. Working provides a source of income that allows individuals to meet their basic needs such as food, shelter, and clothing. It also enables them to afford other essential expenses and improve their quality of life. Additionally, working provides a sense of purpose and fulfillment, allowing individuals to contribute to society and feel productive.

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  • 3. 

    In physics, what is work applied over a distance?

    • A.

      A. Force

    • B.

      B. Power

    • C.

      C. Strength

    • D.

      D. Energy

    Correct Answer
    A. A. Force
    Explanation
    Work is defined as the product of force and distance. When a force is applied over a distance, work is done. Therefore, the correct answer is A. Force.

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  • 4. 

    What do you set out to achieve when working?

    • A.

      A. Production

    • B.

      B. Results

    • C.

      C. Food

    • D.

      D. Rest

    Correct Answer
    B. B. Results
    Explanation
    When working, the goal is usually to achieve results. This means that the individual aims to accomplish specific objectives or outcomes through their efforts. Results can be tangible, such as completing a project or meeting a sales target, or intangible, such as improving productivity or customer satisfaction. Regardless of the nature of the work, the focus is on achieving desired outcomes and making progress towards goals.

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  • 5. 

    In physics, what is the unit of work?

    • A.

      A. Newton

    • B.

      B. Joule

    • C.

      C. Pascal

    • D.

      D. Kilo gram

    Correct Answer
    B. B. Joule
    Explanation
    The unit of work in physics is the Joule. Work is defined as the amount of energy transferred by a force acting through a distance. The Joule is a derived unit of energy in the International System of Units (SI), equal to the work done by a one newton force acting over a one-meter distance. It is named after the English physicist James Prescott Joule, who made important contributions to the study of heat and energy.

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  • 6. 

    Lifting an object against the gravitation of the earth can be referred to as work

    • A.

      A. True

    • B.

      B. Can't say

    • C.

      C. No

    • D.

      D. No idea

    Correct Answer
    A. A. True
    Explanation
    When an object is lifted against the force of gravity, work is being done. Work is defined as the transfer of energy that occurs when a force is applied to an object and the object moves in the direction of the force. In this case, the force applied is against gravity and the object is being lifted, which means work is being done. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 7. 

    Hard work pays

    • A.

      A. True

    • B.

      B. False

    • C.

      C. Sometimes

    • D.

      D. None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. A. True
    Explanation
    The phrase "hard work pays" implies that putting in effort and dedication will ultimately lead to success or positive outcomes. This statement suggests that hard work is a reliable and effective strategy for achieving goals. Therefore, the correct answer is A. True.

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  • 8. 

    A person who gets paid at the end of the month is called what?

    • A.

      A. Servant

    • B.

      B. A mentor

    • C.

      C. A worker

    • D.

      D. Staff

    Correct Answer
    C. C. A worker
    Explanation
    A person who gets paid at the end of the month is generally referred to as a worker. This term is commonly used to describe someone who is employed and receives a regular salary or wages for their work. The other options, such as servant, mentor, and staff, do not specifically indicate someone who receives payment at the end of the month.

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  • 9. 

    It is good for both husband and wife to work

    • A.

      A. True

    • B.

      B. False

    • C.

      C. Sometimes

    • D.

      D. I don't think so

    Correct Answer
    C. C. Sometimes
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that it is not always necessary for both husband and wife to work. There are situations where it may be beneficial for both partners to work, such as for financial stability or personal fulfillment. However, there may also be times when it is more advantageous for one partner to stay at home, such as to take care of children or manage household responsibilities. Therefore, it is not a blanket statement that applies to all couples, but rather depends on individual circumstances.

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  • 10. 

    Good work ethic at the workplace is good

    • A.

      A. Not sure

    • B.

      B. No

    • C.

      C. No idea

    • D.

      D. Yes

    Correct Answer
    D. D. Yes
    Explanation
    This statement suggests that having a good work ethic at the workplace is beneficial. It implies that individuals who possess a strong work ethic are likely to be diligent, responsible, and committed to their work, which can lead to increased productivity and overall success in their professional endeavors.

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