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The Normal Force: Definition and Examples

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1. What is another name for the normal force?

2. If the weight of an object is 10 N, what is the normal force for that object?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz will give you important terms related to the subject. You will then need to identify the correct definition of the term. Other questions will give you the numerical value of one term. You will then have to calculate the equivalent value.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on these subjects:

  • Another term for normal force
  • Gravity
  • Weight in relation to normal force
  • Direction normal force occurs

Skills Practiced

You will practice the following skills:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of the normal force
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding another name for normal force and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding normal force
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about gravity and weight

Additional Learning

You should also make sure to read the related lesson, The Normal Force: Definition and Examples. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define the normal force
  • Describe characteristics of the normal force
  • Understand the direction of motion
  • Explain supporting objects
  • Explore gravity and weight
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