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Mini-Quiz: Friction Overview

by Ron Kurtus (revised 15 August 2016)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.



1. What is a problem caused from friction?

It takes more effort to move things

It helps you hold onto a pencil

It makes item slide

2. What causes friction?

The coefficient of friction

Molecular adhesion, surface roughness, and deformations

No one knows for sure

3. What are the modes of friction?

Sliding, rolling, and fluid

Static, kinetic, rolling, and fluid

Static and kinetic

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