Practice MCQs For Pressure


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1. A small table weighing 40 N stands on four legs, each having an area of $0.001 \text{ m}^{2}$. What is the pressure of the table on the floor?

2. A barometer is carried up on a balloon. Why does the reading on the barometer fall?

3. Objects of different weights are placed on a rigid, horizontal surface.

Which row shows the correct pressure acting on the surface?

Weight (N) Area in contact ($m^{2}$) Pressure (Pa)
A 10 0.1 1
B 20 0.2 0.01
C 30 0.1 300
D 40 0.2 8

4. The diagrams show, to the same scale, the vertical sections of a set of circular vessels, each containing the same depth of water.

Which one of the following statements is correct?

5. An air bubble is inside a air-tight cylinder fitted with a piston. What happens to the air bubble when the piston is pushed in? Note that the air bubble is surrounded by air in the cylinder. Assume that the there is still enough space for the air bubble to "survive" after the piston is pushed in.

6. A block of wood measuring 5 m long, 4 m wide and 0.5 m thick is placed on a table. Find the pressure exerted on the table due to the block if the mass of the block is 4000 kg.

7. A manometer is connected to a gas supply.

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Pressure can be measured in cm of water.

What is the pressure of the gas?

8. The diagram shows a simple mercury barometer. Which height is a measure of the atmospheric pressure?

9. Which of the following does not affect the pressure beneath the surface of a liquid?

10. A manometer is connected to a gas supply.

Pressure can be measured in cm of water.

What is the pressure of the gas?


 

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    • @Aisha
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  1. Would you kindly assist me in these questions i do not have enough information to tackle them and i am getting myself more confused.Thanks…

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