Physical Processes - Forces In Action

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Her weight and a reaction force from the ground

    • B. 

      Air resistance on the ball and gravity

    • C. 

      The force of her opponent's hit on the ball and air resistance

  • 2. 
    When an object falls, air resistance ...
    • A. 

      Acts in the opposite direction to the weight

    • B. 

      Acts in the same direction to the weight

    • C. 

      Does not act at all

  • 3. 
    Weight is a force and is measured in ...
    • A. 

      Newtons

    • B. 

      Kilograms

    • C. 

      Metres

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      The Earth

    • B. 

      The moon

    • C. 

      You would feel equally heavy on both

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is TRUE?
    • A. 

      Gravity only acts through air, not through water or land

    • B. 

      Gravity does not act on aeroplanes flying in the sky

    • C. 

      Gravity always acts towards the centre of the earth

  • 6. 
    If gravity pulls you towards the centre of the earth, why don't you fall through the pavement?
    • A. 

      Because gravity doesn't act through pavements

    • B. 

      The pavement exerts an equal force in the opposite direction

    • C. 

      Because gravity runs out

  • 7. 
    Which gives the smallest reading on a forcemeter?
    • A. 

      An apple suspended in water

    • B. 

      An apple suspended in air

    • C. 

      They both give the same reading

  • 8. 
    Which of these is not a force?
    • A. 

      Friction

    • B. 

      Weight

    • C. 

      Height

  • 9. 
    Which of these is FALSE?
    • A. 

      A moving object carries on moving until a force stops it

    • B. 

      A moving object eventually runs out of force and slows down

    • C. 

      A moving object travels in a line until a force changes its direction

  • 10. 
    When an object is at rest/stationary ...
    • A. 

      There are no forces acting on it

    • B. 

      There are forces acting on it but these forces are balanced

    • C. 

      There is just one force acting on it, gravity