Test: Buoyancy And Floatation


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QUESTION: 1

A floating body is in stable equilibrium when

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Floating body will be under stable equilibrium when metacentre is positive

QUESTION: 2

The increase in metacentric height
1. increases stability
2. decreases stability
3. increases comfort for passengers
4. decreases comfort for passengers

The correct answer is

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QUESTION: 3

A small plastic boat loaded with nuts and bolts is floating in a bath tub. if the cargo is dumped into the water, allowing the boat to float empty, then the water level in the tub will

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QUESTION: 4

The line of action of the buoyant force acts through the

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QUESTION: 5

A body is floating as shown in the given figure. The centre of buoyancy, centre of gravity and metacentre are labelled respectively as B, G and M. The body is

Solution:

Since metacentre is below centre of gravity the body is in unstable equilibrium in rotation.

QUESTION: 6

A metal cube of size 15 cm x 15 cm x 15 cm and specific gravity 8.6 is submerged in a twolayered liquid, the bottom layer being mercury and the top layer being water. The percentage of the volume of the cube remaining above the interface will be, approximately

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QUESTION: 7

The centre of gravity of the volume of liquid displaced is called

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QUESTION: 8

When a block of ice floating on,water in a container melts, the level of water in the container

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QUESTION: 9

A metal block is thrown into a deep lake. As it sinks deeper in water, the buoyant force acting on it​

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QUESTION: 10

A rectangular floating body is 20 m long and 5 m wide. The water line is 1.5 m above the bottom. If the centre of gravity is 1.8 m from the bottom, then its metacentric height will be approximately

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