Physics Practice Test – Equilibrium of Forces

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A body of mass 5 kg ¡s placed on a smooth plane inclined at an angle 30o to the horizontal. Find the magnitude of the force required to keep the body in equilibrium. [Take g = 10 ms-1] (WASSCE FM 2006)

A. 0 N
B. 10 N
C. 25 N
D. 30 N

A particle P is maintained in equilibrium under the action of two forces 20 N along X, 20 N along Y and a third force F (not shown in the diagram). The force F is _____

A. 0 N
B. 40 N at 45o to X
C. 20$\sqrt{2}$ N at 45o to X
D. 20$\sqrt{2}$ N at 225o to X

A particle P of weight W is in equilibrium under the system of forces shown in the diagram. The values of W and  are ______

A. 5 N and 60o
B. 5$\sqrt{3}$ N and 30o
C. 5$\sqrt{5}$ N and 60o
D. 15 N and 30o

Two forces, each of magnitude 16 N, are inclined each other at an angle of 60°. Calculate the magnitude of their resultant. (WASSCE FM 2006)

A. 16
B. 16 $\sqrt{3}$
C. 18
D. 18$\sqrt{3}$

If the system of forces shown in the diagram above is in equilibrium, the tension T2 is equal to _______ [g = 10ms-2]

A. $\dpi{110}\frac{100}{\sqrt{3}}$ N     B. $\dpi{110}\frac{50}{\sqrt{3}}$ N     C. $\dpi{110}\frac{150}{\sqrt{3}}$ N     D. $\dpi{110}\frac{50\sqrt{3}}{3}$ N

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