Force: Definition and Types


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Which of the following is NOT a contact force?

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1. Which of the following is a fully described force?

2. What is another way to say 'the force due to gravity'?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo can be used to assess your understanding of forces and the characteristics they have. Practice questions assess your knowledge of terms, such as contact force.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Contact force
  • Descriptions of force
  • Vector quantities

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet combo can help you practice the following skills:

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve force practice problems
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related force lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as vector quantity

Additional Learning

To learn more about forces, review the corresponding lesson Force: Definition and Types. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define force
  • Examine the properties of the law of inertia
  • Find examples of a vector quantity
  • Learn what contact forces are
  • Identify properties of friction
  • Compare and contrast tension force and applied force