Identifying Forces Quiz

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Identifying Forces Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a force?
    • A. 

      A push or a pull

    • B. 

      A newton

    • C. 

      The ability to levitate objects like Luke sky-walker

  • 2. 
    A tension force is is the force that is transmitted through a string, rope, cable or wire when it is pulled tight by forces acting from opposite ends
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Elastic force is force is exerted by a material when it is stretched or compressed
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Friction acts in a direction __________ to the direction of an object's motion
    • A. 

      Unrelated

    • B. 

      Opposite

    • C. 

      Equal

    • D. 

      Perpendicular

  • 5. 
    A (n) ______________ can cause an objects motion to change
    • A. 

      Unbalanced force

    • B. 

      Balanced force

    • C. 

      Inertia

    • D. 

      Mass

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is NOT a type of force?
    • A. 

      Gravitational

    • B. 

      Magnetic

    • C. 

      Heat

    • D. 

      Electrostatic

  • 7. 
    What are the units of force?
    • A. 

      Kilogram

    • B. 

      Centimetre

    • C. 

      Joules

    • D. 

      Newton

  • 8. 
    This type of force is the support force exerted upon an object that is in contact with another stable object. It acts perpendicular to a surface.
    • A. 

      Gravity

    • B. 

      Normal

    • C. 

      Magnetic

    • D. 

      Tension

  • 9. 
    Check all of the following forces that are examples of non-contact or action at a distance forces.
    • A. 

      Gravity

    • B. 

      Tension

    • C. 

      Magnetic

    • D. 

      Applied

    • E. 

      Electrostatic