Terms & Definitions - Module 13
Match the following definitions (or descriptions) to the terms listed below them.
The correct answer is indicated by the "===============".
1. Force per unit area.
1. Pressure ===============
2. Buoyant force
3. Archimede's principle
4. Principle of flotation
5. Pascal's principle
6. Surface tension
7. Capillarity

2. A body immersed in water is pushed upward by this force.
1. Pressure
2. Buoyant force ===============
3. Archimede's principle
4. Principle of flotation
5. Pascal's principle
6. Surface tension
7. Capillarity

3. If an object is floating on water, the amount of water that is displaced by the object has a weight that is equal to the weight of the object.
1. Pressure
2. Buoyant force
3. Archimede's principle
4. Principle of flotation ===============
5. Pascal's principle
6. Surface tension
7. Capillarity

4. The surface of a liquid behaves like a stretched elastic membrane, and tries to contract.
1. Pressure
2. Buoyant force
3. Archimede's principle
4. Principle of flotation
5. Pascal's principle
6. Surface tension ===============
7. Capillarity

5. Pressure applied to a liquid in a container is transmitted throughout the liquid.
1. Pressure
2. Buoyant force
3. Archimede's principle
4. Principle of flotation
5. Pascal's principle ===============
6. Surface tension
7. Capillarity

6. If an object is immersed in water, it is buoyed up by a force that is equal to the weight of the water that it displaces.
1. Pressure
2. Buoyant force
3. Archimede's principle ===============
4. Principle of flotation
5. Pascal's principle
6. Surface tension
7. Capillarity

7. Liquid rises up in a fine hollow tube. This phenomenon is called...
1. Pressure
2. Buoyant force
3. Archimede's principle
4. Principle of flotation
5. Pascal's principle
6. Surface tension
7. Capillarity ===============

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