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# Fluids and Solids: Chapter 5 Quiz

Test your knowledge on topics like fluid and pressure, pressure at a point in a fluid at rest, Pascal’s Principle, Archimedes’ Principle, and measurement of pressure. Explore concepts of solids being three-dimensional objects with fixed shapes and fluids being substances that can flow.

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### If you increase the surface area of the blades of ice skates, what will happen to the pressure they exert on the ice?

<p>Decrease</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What term is used to describe a substance that can flow from place to place and take the shape of the container?

<p>Gas</p> Signup and view all the answers

### In terms of unit conversion for measuring pressure, what unit is used when area is measured in square centimeters instead of square meters?

<p>Pound per square inch (psi)</p> Signup and view all the answers

### Which principle states that a body immersed in a fluid is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the fluid displaced by the body?

<p>Archimedes' Principle</p> Signup and view all the answers

### Which principle explains why a ship floats on water?

<p>Archimedes’ Principle</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the formula to calculate pressure?

<p>$\text{Pressure} = \text{Force} \div \text{Area}$</p> Signup and view all the answers

### Which of the following units is commonly used to measure pressure?

<p>Pascals</p> Signup and view all the answers

### If a person leans on a wall and exerts a force downwards, what is being exerted on the wall?

<p>Pressure</p> Signup and view all the answers

### How does Pascal's Principle relate to pressure?

<p>Pascal's Principle defines the relationship between force, area, and pressure.</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the formula for calculating fluid pressure?

<p>Force divided by area</p> Signup and view all the answers

### If the fluid pressure is 1000 N/m^2 and the area is 5 m^2, what is the force exerted by the fluid?

<p>5000 N</p> Signup and view all the answers

### Why don't we feel crushed even with great air pressure outside our bodies?

<p>Because air pressure inside and outside our bodies balance each other</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the unit of measurement typically used for pressure?

<p>Pascal (Pa)</p> Signup and view all the answers

### If a fluid exerts a force of 500 N over an area of 2 m^2, what is the fluid pressure?

<p>$250 , \text{N/m}^2$</p> Signup and view all the answers

### How does air pressure act on a flat surface under normal conditions?

<p>Equally in all directions</p> Signup and view all the answers

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