Force and Turning Forces Concepts Quiz

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What is the term used to describe the turning effect of a force?

Torque

Which unit is commonly used to measure torque?

Newton-meter

What is the condition for a body to be in equilibrium?

The net torque acting on it must be zero

What is the difference between centrifugal and centripetal force?

Centrifugal force is a real force while centripetal force is fictitious

How is force quantitatively defined when applied to a body?

$F = ma$

Which term describes the rate of change in linear momentum of a body?

$\frac{dp}{dt}$

What is the difference between linear and rotational motion?

Linear motion involves movement in a straight path, while rotational motion involves movement in a circular path.

What is the turning effect of a force called?

Torque

In which scenario does a body experience rotational motion?

When a force is applied to a body pivoted at a point.

What determines the turning effect of a force on a body?

The magnitude of the applied force and the perpendicular distance of its line of action

How does torque relate to the direction of rotation?

Torque can cause either clockwise or counterclockwise rotation.

What are the two factors affecting the turning effect of a force on a body?

Magnitude of the force applied and perpendicular distance of its line of action

Test your understanding of force, work, power, energy, and turning forces concepts. Includes moment of a force, torque, conditions for a body to be in equilibrium, and center of gravity discussions.

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