Physical Processes - Friction

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  • 1. 
    A puck slides along an icy surface. What makes it slow down?
    • A. 

      It runs out of push

    • B. 

      It rubs against the ice

    • C. 

      It runs out of electricity

  • 2. 
    A boy sits halfway down a grassy slope. What force stops him sliding down?
    • A. 

      Weight

    • B. 

      Gravity

    • C. 

      Friction

  • 3. 
    On which surface will a toy sledge travel the furthest?
    • A. 

      Carpet

    • B. 

      Polished wood

    • C. 

      Ice

  • 4. 
    On which surface will a toy sledge travel the least distance?
    • A. 

      Carpet

    • B. 

      Polished wood

    • C. 

      Ice

  • 5. 
    The rougher the surface, ...
    • A. 

      The greater the friction

    • B. 

      The less the friction

    • C. 

      The same the level of friction

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is an example of trying to increase friction?
    • A. 

      Squirting oil into door hinges

    • B. 

      Spreading grit on icy roads

    • C. 

      Waxing the underneath of skis

  • 7. 
    Which of the following statements is true?
    • A. 

      Friction is a force that only occurs between solids

    • B. 

      Friction is a force that only occurs on rough surfaces

    • C. 

      Friction is a force that only occurs when surfaces touch each other

  • 8. 
    Which of the following statements is false?
    • A. 

      Friction can only slow things down

    • B. 

      Friction is never useful

    • C. 

      Friction can stop things from moving

  • 9. 
    Air resistance and water resistance are both types of friction. Is this true or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Neither true nor false

  • 10. 
    If you poured oil onto a wooden surface, the friction would ...
    • A. 

      Be reduced

    • B. 

      Be increased

    • C. 

      Remain the same

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