# MCQ Questions for Class 8 Science Chapter 11 Force and Pressure with Answers

Students can practice the NCERT MCQ Questions for Class 8 Science Chapter 11 Force and Pressure with Answers Pdf free download is available here. Revise all the concepts easily by taking help from the MCQ Questions for Class 8 Science with Answers are prepared based on the latest exam pattern. Students can refer to these Force and Pressure Class 8 MCQs Questions with Answers and assess their preparation level.

## Force and Pressure Class 8 MCQs Questions with Answers

I. Choose the correct option.

Question 1.
The pressure which is exerted by air around us is known as
(a) force
(b) atmospheric pressure
(c) muscular force
(d) friction

Answer

Answer: (b) atmospheric pressure

Question 2.
Force acting on per unit area is called
(a) non-contact forces
(b) contact forces
(c) force
(d) pressure

Answer

Answer: (d) pressure

Question 3.
A __________ exerted by an object on another is a force.
(a) Push or pull
(b) Contact or non-contact force
(c) Pressure
(d) Magnitude

Answer

Answer: (a) Push or pull

Question 4.
The force exerted by the earth to pull the object towards itself is called
(a) electrostatic force
(b) gravitational force
(c) muscular force
(d) contact force

Answer

Answer: (b) gravitational force

Question 5.
Muscular force is also called __________ force.
(a) non-contact
(b) contact
(c) gravitational
(d) magnetic

Answer

Answer: (b) contact

Question 6.
The force exerted by a charged body on another charged or uncharged body is called
(a) gravitational force
(b) electrostatic force
(c) non-contact force
(d) contact force

Answer

Answer: (b) electrostatic force

Question 7.
Force changes the
(a) motion of body
(b) speed of body
(c) shape of body
(d) all of these

Answer

Answer: (d) all of these

Question 8.
The force exerted by our muscle is called
(a) electrostatic force
(b) muscular force
(c) gravitational force
(d) non-contact force

Answer

Answer: (b) muscular force

Question 9.
1 kilogram weight is equal to
(a) 98 N
(b) 9.8 N
(c) 0.98 N
(d) 0.098 N

Answer

Answer: (b) 9.8 N

Question 10.
A spring balance is used for measuring
(a) mass
(b) weight
(c) pressure
(d) speed

Answer

Answer: (b) weight

Question 11.
Two boys A and B are applying force on a block. If the block moves towards the boy A, which one of the following statements is correct?
(a) Magnitude of force applied by A is greater than that of B.
(b) Magnitude of force applied by A is smaller than that of B.
(c) Net force on the block is towards B.
(d) Magnitude of force applied by A is equal to that of B.

Answer

Answer: (b) Magnitude of force applied by A is smaller than that of B.

Question 12.
When two forces act in opposite directions, then net force acting is the
(a) sum of two forces
(b) difference between two forces
(c) both of these
(d) none of these

Answer

Answer: (b) difference between two forces

Question 13.
The strength of force is expressed by its
(a) weight
(b) mass
(c) magnitude
(d) longitudinal force

Answer

Answer: (c) magnitude

Question 14.
Leaves fall down on the ground due to
(a) electrostatic force
(b) magnetic force
(c) gravitational force
(d) muscular force

Answer

Answer: (c) gravitational force

Question 15.
State of motion is described by
(a) Position of rest
(b) Position of motion
(c) Both by the state of rest or motion
(d) None of these

Answer

Answer: (c) Both by the state of rest or motion

Question 16.
When the hammer strikes the gong of an electric bell, which of the following force is responsible for the movement of hammer?
(a) Gravitational force alone
(b) Magnetic force alone
(c) Electrostatic force alone
(d) Frictional force alone

Answer

Answer: (c) Electrostatic force alone

Question 17.
During dry weather, while combing hair, sometimes we experience hair flying apart. The force responsible for this is
(a) force of gravity
(b) force of friction
(c) electrostatic force
(d) magnetic force

Answer

Answer: (c) electrostatic force

Question 18.
A container is filled with water as shown in the given figure. Which of the following statements is correct about pressure of water? (a) Pressure at A > Pressure at B > Pressure at C
(b) Pressure at A = Pressure at B = Pressure at C
(c) Pressure at A Pressure at C
(d) Pressure at A

Answer

Answer: (d) Pressure at A < Pressure at B < Pressure at C

Question 19.
Two objects repel each other. This repulsion could be due to
(a) frictional force only
(b) electrostatic force only
(c) magnetic force only
(d) either a magnetic or an electrostatic force

Answer

Answer: (d) either a magnetic or an electrostatic force

Question 20.
Which one of the following forces is a contact force?
(a) Force of gravity
(b) Magnetic force
(c) Force of friction
(d) Electrostatic force

Answer

Answer: (c) Force of friction

Question 21.
A brick is kept in three different ways on a table as shown in given figure. The pressure exerted by the brick on the table will be (a) maximum in position A
(b) maximum in position C
(c) maximum in position B
(d) equal in all cases

Answer

Answer: (a) maximum in position A

II. Fill in the Blanks

Question
1. We the bucket to take out water from well.

Answer

Answer: pull

Question 2.
The strength of a force is usually expressed by its .

Answer

Answer: magnitude

Question 3.
force is the force resulting due to the action of muscles.

Answer

Answer: Muscular

Question 4.
The envelop of air all around us is called .

Answer

Answer: atmosphere

Question 5.
To open a door we or the door.

Answer

Answer: push, pull

Question 6.
Force of friction is an example of force.

Answer

Answer: contact

Question 7.
Force is called pressure.

Answer

Answer: per unit area

Question 8.
Force has as well as direction.

Answer

Answer: magnitude

Question 9.
Fruits fall due to the force of gravity.

Answer

Answer: downward

Question 10.
The body at rest is called body.

Answer

Answer: stationary

Question 11.
and forces are the two kinds of forces.

Answer

Answer: Contact, non-contact

Question 12.
Force exerted by magnet is called force.

Answer

Answer: magnetic

Question 13.
We apply force on while walking.

Answer

Answer: ground

Question 14.
Force is to pressure.

Answer

Answer: directly proportional

Question 15.
The is measured by an instrument called barometer.

Answer

Answer: atmospheric pressure

III. True or False

Question 1.
Force applied on an object in opposite directions add to one another.

Answer

Answer: False

Question 2.
Pressure does not depend on area of contact.

Answer

Answer: False

Question 3.
A force can change the state of motion of an object.

Answer

Answer: True

Question 4.
Force cannot change the speed of an object.

Answer

Answer: False

Question 5.
Atmospheric pressure is less at higher altitudes.

Answer

Answer: True

Question 6.
Force of gravity is a contact force.

Answer

Answer: False

Question 7.
Muscular force is also known as contact force.

Answer

Answer: True

Question 8.
Pascal is the unit of force.

Answer

Answer: False

Question 9.
To move an object faster it has to be pushed or pulled repeatedly.

Answer

Answer: True

Question 10.
Magnitude is the strength of force.

Answer

Answer: True

Question 11.
Force can change the shape of an object.

Answer

Answer: True

Question 12.
At least two objects must interact for a force to come into play.

Answer

Answer: True

Question 13.
Magnetic force is a non-contact force.

Answer

Answer: True

Question 14.
An apple from a tree falls on the ground due to the force of gravity.

Answer

Answer: True

Question 15.
Newton is the unit of force.

Answer

Answer: True

IV. Match the following

 Column I Column II 1. Pressure (a) Fluid pressure 2. Barometer (b) Unit of pressure 3. Newton (c) Non-contact force 4. Manometer (d) Force/Area 5. Pascal (e) Unit of force 6. Magnetic force (f) Net force acting on a body 7. 1 kilogram (g) Atmospheric pressure 8. Resultant force (h) 9.8 N 9. Frictional force (i) Down the column 10. Pressure increases (j) Contact force
Answer

Answer:

 Column I Column II 1. Pressure (d) Force/Area 2. Barometer (g) Atmospheric pressure 3. Newton (e) Unit of force 4. Manometer (a) Fluid pressure 5. Pascal (b) Unit of pressure 6. Magnetic force (c) Non-contact force 7. 1 kilogram (h) 9.8 N 8. Resultant force (f) Net force acting on a body 9. Frictional force (j) Contact force 10. Pressure increases (i) Down the column

We think the shed NCERT MCQ Questions for Class 8 Science Chapter 11 Force and Pressure with Answers Pdf free download will benefit you to the fullest. If you need any kind of assistance while practicing CBSE Class 8 Science Force and Pressure MCQs Multiple Choice Questions with Answers, do leave us your queries and we will look into it and add it accordingly.