Physics

Grade-10

Easy

Question

# A horse gallops around a circular arena. The centrifugal force on the horse is

- Directed outwards
- Tension
- Directed towards the center of the arena
- 9.8 N

Hint:

### The centrifugal force is a fictitious force

## The correct answer is: Directed outwards

### The centrifugal force is a fictitious force. This force is assumed by an observer moving along the body in a circular motion to act in the direction away from the centre of circular path.

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