# Chapter 13: Liquids

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 710  Settings  • 1.
Water pressure is greatest against the
• A.

Top of a submerged object.

• B.

Bottom of a submerged object.

• C.

Sides of a submerged object.

• D.

Is the same against all surfaces

• E.

None of these

• 2.
A dam is thicker at the bottom than at the top partly because
• A.

Water is denser at deeper levels.

• B.

Water pressure is greater with increasing depth.

• C.

Surface tension exists only on the surface of liquids.

• D.

It looks better.

• E.

None of these

• 3.
The pressure in a liquid depends on liquid
• A.

Density.

• B.

Depth.

• C.

Both of these

• D.

Neither of these

• 4.
The pressure at the bottom of a jug filled with water does NOT depend on
• A.

The acceleration due to gravity.

• B.

Water density.

• C.

The height of the liquid.

• D.

Surface area of the water.

• E.

None of these

• 5.
One liter of water has a mass of
• A.

1 kilogram.

• B.

14.7 grams.

• C.

500 grams.

• D.

None of the above choices

• 6.
The mass of a cubic meter of water is
• A.

1 kg.

• B.

10 kg.

• C.

100 kg.

• D.

1000 kg.

• E.

9800 N.

• 7.
Pumice is a volcanic rock that floats. Its density is
• A.

Less than the density of water.

• B.

Equal to the density of water.

• C.

More than the density of water.

• 8.
The reason that buoyant force acts upward on a submerged object is that
• A.

It acts in a direction to oppose gravity.

• B.

If it acted downward, nothing would float.

• C.

The weight of fluid displaced reacts with an upward force.

• D.

Upward pressure against the bottom is greater than downward pressure against the top of the submerged object.

• 9.
A completely submerged object always displaces its own
• A.

Volume of fluid.

• B.

Weight of fluid.

• C.

Density of fluid.

• D.

All of these

• E.

None of these

• 10.
A fish normally displaces its own
• A.

Volume of water.

• B.

Weight of water.

• C.

Both of these

• D.

Neither of these

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