Work in Physics
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Work in Physics

Test your understanding of work in physics with this quiz. Explore the concepts of force, energy transfer, and displacement in relation to work.

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What type of work does a force do if it has a component in the direction of the displacement?

Positive work

When is the work done by a gravitational force on a ball as it falls positive?

When the ball is held above the ground

What type of work does a force do if it has a component opposite to the direction of the displacement?

Negative work

How is work related to energy transfer?

<p>It transfers energy from one place to another</p> Signup and view all the answers

What unit is used to measure work?

<p>Joule (J)</p> Signup and view all the answers

According to the excerpt, why do many institutions persist for a surprisingly long time despite failing at their formal purposes?

<p>They have fallen into new reasons for being</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the main reason for the functional persistence of existing institutions, according to the excerpt?

<p>Selection effects</p> Signup and view all the answers

Based on the excerpt, why do insiders within large institutions feel resigned about getting things done?

<p>They expect no improvement</p> Signup and view all the answers

What characteristic distinguishes the few organizations that outperform all others within any given type of institution?

<p>They outperform by orders of magnitude</p> Signup and view all the answers

According to the excerpt, what is the common outcome for most things?

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

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