Strong Force: Definition, Equation & Examples


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Which of the following is NOT a fundamental force in physics?

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1. Without the strong force, what would happen to the nucleus of an atom?

2. Why is it that heavy elements have so many more neutrons than protons?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Strong force is important to be familiar with in the science of atoms, and this quiz/worksheet will help you assess your understanding of its characteristics as well as related principles.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the principles and effects of:

  • Fundamental forces in physics
  • Strong force
  • Neutrons and protons

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast neutrons and protons
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the characteristics of strong force
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding fundamental forces

Additional Learning

To learn more about strong force and physics, review the accompanying lesson called Strong Force: Definition, Equation & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know what strong force is and how it works
  • Differentiate between protons and neutrons
  • Explain the four fundamental forces in physics