Friction: Definition and Types


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What is the friction due to air called?

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1. What does the amount of friction depend on?

2. What are the two types of friction?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions in this assessment test what you know about the characteristics of friction and the different types of friction.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be asked specific questions on:

  • Friction due to air
  • The characteristics of friction
  • Friction types

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about friction that is caused by air from the related lesson on the characteristics of friction
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the two types of friction
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the characteristics of friction

Additional Learning

Review the lesson entitled Friction: Definition and Types to get more in-depth information about this concept in physics. This lesson is meant to help you gain the information you need to:

  • Explain the term 'friction'
  • Name the two types of friction
  • Provide an example of each type of friction