# Quiz On Forces: Trivia!

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• 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

A. Using a force meter
Explanation
The best way to measure a force is using a force meter.

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• 2.

### Forces can be

• A.

Pushes only

• B.

Pulls only

• C.

Pushes and pulls

C. Pushes and pulls
Explanation
Forces can be both pushes and pulls.

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• 3.

### What is the unit of force called?

• A.

The newton, n

• B.

The neutron, N

• C.

The newton, N

C. The newton, N
Explanation
The unit of force is the newton, N.

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• 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.

C. The force of gravity is weaker on the surface of the Moon than on the surface of the Earth.
Explanation
An astronaut weighs less on the Moon than on the Earth because the force of gravity is weaker on the surface of the Moon than on the surface of the Earth.

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• 5.

### What is the weight of a 20 kg box on the Earth?

• A.

20N

• B.

2N

• C.

200N

C. 200N
Explanation
A 20kg box on Earth weighs 200N.

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• 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

B. The forces must be balanced
Explanation
If an object is not moving, the forces must be balanced.

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• 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

C. Use a longer spanner
Explanation
One way to increase the turning force on a spanner is to use a longer spanner.

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