The adjoining figure shows a force of 40 N pulling a body of mass 5 kg in a direction  above the horizontal. The body is in rest on a smooth horizontal surface. Assuming acceleration of free-fall is 10 . Which of the following statements I and II is/are correct?

I) The weight of the 5 kg mass acts vertically downwards

II) The net vertical force acting on the body is 30 N.


  1. Only I  

  2. Only II  

  3. Both I and II

  4. None of them    

    Answer:The correct answer is:

    Only I

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