Quiz On Forces: Trivia!

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Quiz On Forces: Trivia!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these is the best way to measure a force?
    • A. 

      Using a force meter

    • B. 

      Using a thermometer

    • C. 

      Using a ruler

  • 2. 
    Forces can be
    • A. 

      Pushes only

    • B. 

      Pulls only

    • C. 

      Pushes and pulls

  • 3. 
    What is the unit of force called?
    • A. 

      The newton, n

    • B. 

      The neutron, N

    • C. 

      The newton, N

  • 4. 
    Why does an astronaut weigh less on the Moon than on the Earth?
    • A. 

      The moon has no atmosphere

    • B. 

      The moon has no gravity

    • C. 

      The force of gravity is weaker on the surface of the Moon than on the surface of the Earth.

  • 5. 
    What is the weight of a 20 kg box on the Earth?
    • A. 

      20N

    • B. 

      2N

    • C. 

      200N

  • 6. 
    What can we say about the forces on an object that is not moving?
    • A. 

      There must only be one force acting on it

    • B. 

      The forces must be balanced

    • C. 

      It must be very heavy

  • 7. 
    One way to increase the turning force on a spanner is to:
    • A. 

      Use a shorter spanner

    • B. 

      Use a longer pivot

    • C. 

      Use a longer spanner