# Gravitation Test! Trivia Questions Quiz

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 563  Settings  How much do you know about gravitation? The way the world works is exciting. Gravity itself is a natural phenomenon. It’s what keeps us safe on the ground, as opposed to floating up through the air. This test will determine your knowledge of the subject. Gravitation is the force of attraction that tends to draw together any two objects in the universe. Take this test and find out how much you know about gravity.

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• 1.
• A.

Same as that on the earth

• B.

About one-fifth of that on the earth

• C.

About one-sixth of that on the earth

• D.

About one-fourth of that on the earth

• 2.
• A.

F1 is very much greater than F2

• B.

F2 is very much greater than F1

• C.

F1 and F2 are equal

• D.

F1 is only a little greater than F2

• 3.
The earth and the moon are attracted to each other by gravitational force. The earth attracts the moon with a force that is:
• A.

More than that exerted by the moon

• B.

Same as that exerted by the moon

• C.

Less than that exerted by the moon

• D.

Not related to that exerted by the moon

• 4.
A stone is released from the top of a tower of height 19.6 m. Calculate its final velocity just before touching the ground. (g = 9.8 m/s2)
• A.

384.16 m/s

• B.

196 m/s

• C.

19.6 m/s

• D.

3841.4 m/s

• 5.
When a piece of cork is put into the water it starts floating on the surface of water due to the upward buoyant force from water.  If the cork is pushed more inside the water by applying the force than the buoyant force:
• A.

Will increase as the cork is immersed into the water

• B.

Will decrease as the cork is immersed into the water

• C.

Will first increase and then decrease as the cork is immersed more into the water

• D.

Will remain the same as long as the cork is inside the water

• 6.
A rectangular wooden block has the length, breadth, and height of 40 cm, 35 cm, and 10 cm, respectively. This wooden block is kept on the ground in three different ways, turn by turn.  Which of the following is the correct statement about the pressure exerted by this block on the ground?
• A.

The maximum pressure is exerted when the length and breadth form the base

• B.

The maximum pressure is exerted when the length and height form the base

• C.

The maximum pressure is exerted when the breadth and height form the base

• D.

The maximum pressure is exerted when the length and height form the base

• 7.
Two particles are placed at some distance. If the mass of each of the two particles is doubled, keeping the distance between them unchanged, the value of gravitational force between them will be:
• A.

1/4 times

• B.

4 times

• C.

1/2 times

• D.

Unchanged

• 8.
A boy is whirling a stone tied with a string in a horizontal circular path. If the string breaks the stone:
• A.

Will move along a straight line towards the centre of the circular path

• B.

Will move along a straight line the tangential to the circular path

• C.

Will move along a straight line perpendicular to the circular path away from the boy

• D.

Will continue to move in the circular path

• 9.
• A.

A and C

• B.

B and C

• C.

A and D

• D.

B and D

• 10.
A ball weighing 4 kg of density 4000 kgm-3 is completely immersed in water of density 103 kgm-3. What will be the buoyant force acting on it?
• A.

100 N

• B.

10 N

• C.

1600N

• D.

16 N

• 11.
Choose the correct unit for the relative density among the following:
• A.

Kg/cm

• B.

Unitless

• C.

Kg/cm

• D.

Kg/m3

• 12.
An object having mass equal to 350 g occupies 200 cm3 of the space. When this object is  thrown into a river what will be the condition of this object there? (Density of water = 1 g/ cm3)
• A.

It will float on the surface of water

• B.

It will float fully submerged in the liquid

• C.

It will sink in the liquid

• D.

It will float partially submerged in the liquid

• 13.
An object is put in three liquids having different densities, one by one. The object floats with 1/9, 2/11 and 3/7 parts of its volume outside the surface of liquids of densities d1, d2 and d3 respectively. Which of the following is the correct order of the densities of three liquids?
• A.

D1> d2> d3

• B.

D2> d3> d1

• C.

D1< d2< d3

• D.

D3> d2> d1

• 14.
The school bags are generally provided with the broad strips because:
• A.

It will spread the force of the bag over the large area of the shoulder of the child producing large pressure

• B.

It will spread the force of the bag over the large area of the shoulder of the child producing less pressure

• C.

It has become a trend among the students to carry the bags with wide strips

• D.

It will spread the force of the bag over the small area of the shoulder of the child producing less pressure

• 15.
Two objects of different masses falling freely near the surface of moon would:
• A.

Have different accelerations

• B.

Undergo a change in their inertia

• C.

Have same velocities at any instant

• D.

Experience forces of same magnitude