Physics: Trivia Questions On Pendulum! Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Pendulums have bobs and rods and pivrets

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is incorrect because pendulums have bobs and rods, but they do not have pivrets. Pivrets are not a component of a pendulum. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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  • 2. 

    The mass at the bottom of the pendulum is.......

    • A.

      The rod

    • B.

      The pivot

    • C.

      The bob

    • D.

      The inertia

    Correct Answer
    C. The bob
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the bob. The bob refers to the mass at the bottom of the pendulum. It is the part of the pendulum that swings back and forth and is responsible for the motion of the pendulum. The bob's weight and length determine the period and frequency of the pendulum's oscillations.

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  • 3. 

    A period is half a pendulum beat

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    A period is not half a pendulum beat. In a pendulum, a period refers to the time it takes for the pendulum to complete one full swing, from one extreme point to the other and back. It is not related to the concept of a beat, which typically refers to a regular, rhythmic pulse. Therefore, the statement is false.

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  • 4. 

    The bob is a timer that counts the number of beats or periods for you

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that "the bob" is a timer that counts the number of beats or periods for you. However, the correct answer is False. The statement is incorrect because a bob is not a timer. A bob is a weight attached to the end of a pendulum, which swings back and forth to keep time. It does not count the number of beats or periods for you; rather, it helps regulate the pendulum's motion.

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  • 5. 

    Inertia is the law that___________________________

    Correct Answer
    an object in motion will stay in motion
    Explanation
    Inertia is the law that states an object in motion will stay in motion. This means that once an object is set in motion, it will continue moving at a constant velocity unless acted upon by an external force. This concept is commonly observed in everyday life, such as when a moving car continues to move forward even after the engine is turned off. Inertia is a fundamental principle in physics and is closely related to the concept of Newton's first law of motion.

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  • 6. 

    Pendulums are easy to make if you have the right stuff.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that making pendulums is easy as long as you have the necessary materials or resources. This implies that with the right tools and components, anyone can construct a pendulum. Therefore, the correct answer is True.

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