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Holt McDougal Physics Chapter 8: Fluid Mechanics Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which best describes viscosity?

Question 2 2. Which equation represents Archimedes' Principle?

Question 3 3. When streamlines are spread apart, what does this tell us about the fluid?

Question 4 4. When two ships pass each other, where is the area of greatest pressure?

Question 5 5. Which best describes a fluid?

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Question 6 6. Why is the top of an airplane's wing curved?

Question 7 7. What does the equation of continuity tell us about movement of an ideal fluid?

Question 8 8. Which best describes pressure?

Question 9 9. Which best describes the buoyant force?

Question 10 10. Why is a gas compressible but a liquid is not?

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Question 11 11. In the hydrostatic equation, what does d represent?

Question 12 12. Which best describes a liquid?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT true about liquids?

Question 14 14. If the weight of an object that is submerged in a fluid is 10 N and the buoyant force on it is 20 N, what will happen to the object?

Question 15 15. What is the flow rate of water through a hose that fills a 55-gallon aquarium in 5.7 minutes?

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Question 16 16. What is the equation of continuity?

Question 17 17. What three assumptions do we make about ideal fluids?

Question 18 18. The principle of floatation states that _____.

Question 19 19. Which of the following represents some form of the hydrostatic equation?

Question 20 20. Why does covering the garden hose create a greater spray of water?

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Question 21 21. When a fluid's pressure decreases, what happens to the speed of the fluid?

Question 22 22. What is Archimedes' Principle?

Question 23 23. Which best describes pressure?

Question 24 24. Why does the speed of an ideal fluid change as it passes through a narrower area of tube?

Question 25 25. Which of the following increases with the depth of the liquid?

Holt McDougal Physics Chapter 8: Fluid Mechanics Chapter Exam Instructions

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