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Which of these is the best way to measure a force?
using a force meter
using a ruler
using a thermometer
Forces can be:
pushes and pulls
What is the unit of force called?
the newton, n
the newton, N
the neutron, N
Why does an astronaut weigh less on the Moon than on the Earth?
the Moon has no atmosphere.
the Moon has no gravity.
the force of gravity is weaker on the surface of the Moon than on the surface of the Earth.
What is the weight of a 20 kg box on the Earth?
What is the pressure exerted by a man standing on one leg?
Half of the pressure he exerts when standing on two legs.
The same pressure as he exerts when standing on two legs.
Twice the pressure he exerts when standing on two legs.
The weight of a 100 N laser printer is spread over 0.5m2. What is the pressure it exerts?
What can we say about the forces on an object that is not moving?
there must only be one force acting on it
the forces must be balanced
it must be very heavy
The arrows in this diagram represent the sizes of forces acting on a stationary tennis ball. What will happen to the tennis ball?
it will stay still
it will start to move upwards
it will start to move downwards
What happens to the air resistance on a car as the car goes faster?
it stays the same
A force of 4 N acts on a lever 2 m from the pivot. What is the moment?
One way to increase the turning force on a spanner is to:
use a shorter spanner
use a longer pivot
use a longer spanner