Class 9 Gravitational Force Problems with Solutions
Here are a few extra class 9 gravitational Force problems that will further help you in understanding the chapter. Practice these Gravitational Force Problems questions, and most importantly try to solve them on your own before looking at the solution given at the end of the questions.
Gravitational Force Problems
Q 1. A block of wood is kept on a tabletop. The mass of the wooden block is 5 kg and its dimensions are 40 cm × 20 cm × 10 cm. Find the pressure exerted by the wooden block on the tabletop if it is made to lie on the tabletop with its sides of dimensions –
(a) 20 cm × 10 cm
(b) 40 cm × 20 cm
Q 2. The mass of the earth is 6 × 1024 kg and that of the moon is 7.4 × 1022 kg. If the distance between the earth and the moon is 3.84×105 km, calculate the force exerted by the earth on the moon. (Take G = 6.7 × 10–11 N m²/kg²)
Q 3. Calculate the value of g, if the universal gravitational constant (G) = 6.7 × 10–11 N m²/kg²; the mass of the earth (M) = 6 × 1024 kg, and the radius of the earth (R) = 6.4 × 106 m.
Q 4. The mass of an object is 10 kg. What is its weight on the earth?
Q 5. The volume of 50 g of a substance is 20 cm³. If the density of water is 1 g/cm³, will the substance float or sink?
Q 6. The volume of a 500 g sealed packet is 350 cm³. Will the packet float or sink in water if the density of water is 1 g/cm³? What will be the mass of the water displaced by this packet?
Q 7. The weight of man on earth is 150 N and on a certain planet is 25 N. Take g=10m/s² on earth
(a) Find the mass of the man on earth and the planet
(b) Find the acceleration due to gravity on the planet
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Q 8. A solid weighs 50 gf in the air (where gf is gram force) and 44 gf when completely immersed in water. Calculate:
(a) the Upthrust
(b) the volume of the solid
(c) the relative density of the solid
Given the Density of water= 1000 kg/m³
Q 9. A body drops from the edge of the roof. It passes a 2 m high window in 0.1 s. How far is the roof above the window?
Q 10. How far from the Earth must a body be along a line towards the sun so that the sun’s gravitational pull on it balances that of the earth? (Given: Distance b/w earth and sun’s center is 14.467×1010 km and Mass of the sun is 3.24 × 105 times the mass of the earth)
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