Types Of Forces MCQ Quiz: Exam!

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Types Of Forces MCQ Quiz: Exam!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When a force pushes on an object to the right with a magnitude of 20N and another force pushes on the object to the left with a magnitude of 15N what would the resulting motion of the object be?
    • A. 

      No motion

    • B. 

      Toward the left

    • C. 

      Toward the right

    • D. 

      Upward

  • 2. 
    In physical science, a push or a pull in a given direction is called a(n)...
    • A. 

      Inertia

    • B. 

      Accelerator

    • C. 

      Force

    • D. 

      Motion

  • 3. 
    In a vector diagram, what does the length of the arrow represent?
    • A. 

      The direction of the force

    • B. 

      The magnitude or strength of the force

    • C. 

      How long the force is

    • D. 

      The area of the force

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is an example of a non-contact force?
    • A. 

      A child running through a field

    • B. 

      A fan blowing a student's hair

    • C. 

      A carpenter hammering a nail

    • D. 

      A book falling off a desk

  • 5. 
    The force that one surface exerts on another when the two rubs against each other are called...
    • A. 

      Gravity

    • B. 

      Acceleration

    • C. 

      Inertia

    • D. 

      Friction

  • 6. 
    What does the head of each arrow indicate?
    • A. 

      The magnitude of the force

    • B. 

      The area of the force

    • C. 

      The strength of the force

    • D. 

      The direction of the force

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is true of the buoyant force?
    • A. 

      It makes an object feel heavier

    • B. 

      It acts in the downward direction

    • C. 

      It acts in the upward direction

    • D. 

      It acts with the force of gravity

  • 8. 
    The force that pulls a falling object toward the Earth is called...
    • A. 

      Acceleration

    • B. 

      Inertia

    • C. 

      Momentum

    • D. 

      Gravity

  • 9. 
    Identify this piece of lab equipment.
    • A. 

      Manual Balance

    • B. 

      Spring Scale

    • C. 

      Mechanical Scale

    • D. 

      Triple Beam Scale

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