Chapter 13: Liquids

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Chapter 13: Liquids

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  • 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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