Physics
Grade-10
Easy

Question

The force which is responsible for the motion of bodies falling on the earth and the moon revolving around the earth:

  1. Contact force
  2. Magnetic force
  3. Gravitational force 
  4. Frictional force

Hint:

A force that pulls objects towards the centre of the earth.

The correct answer is: Gravitational force


    The correct option is c)Gravitational force.
    All bodies in the universe attract all other bodies with a force proportional to the product of their masses and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them. The movement of the moon around the earth is due to centripetal force. The centripetal force is provided by the earth's gravitational pull.

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