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# JOHNSON FOUNDATION SCHOOL

## Class 9 Physics Assignment in Floatation 13 1! "!!9

1) A block of mass 100 g is floating on water. What will be its apparent weight? Justify.
2) A body floats in a liuid with a part of it submerged inside the liuid. !s the weight of the floating body
greater than" eual to or less than the upthrust? What is the apparent weight of the floating body?
#) \$ow is weight of water displaced by a floating body related to the weight of the body itself?
%) A block of wood is loaded that it &ust floats in water at room temperature. What change will occur in the state
of floatation" if a) some salt is added to water. ') water is heated? (i)e reason.
*) A body of )olume + and density p
s
" floats with )olume ) inside the liuid of density ,
-
. .how that
s
L
P v
V P
=
/) A man first swims in sea water and then in ri)er waters. i) compare the weight of sea water and the ri)er
waters displaced by him. ii) ehere does he find it easier to swim and why?
0) An iron nail sinks in water while an iron ship floats on water. 12plain the reason.
3) What can you say about the a)erage density of a ship floating on water?
4) A piece of ice floating in a glass of water melts" but the le)el of water in the glass does not change. Why?
10) A cargo ship is loaded in sea water to ma2imum capacity. What will happen if this ship is mo)ed to ri)er
11) An egg sinks in fresh water" but floats in a strong solution of salt. 12plain Why?
12) 12plain why a balloon filled with hydrogen rises to a certain height and then stops rising further.
1#) A loaded test tube of constant weight sinks more in a less dense liuid.
JOHNSON FOUNDATION SCHOOL
Class 9 Physics Assignment in Floatation 13 1! "!!9
1) A block of mass 100 g is floating on water. What will be its apparent weight? Justify.
2) A body floats in a liuid with a part of it submerged inside the liuid. !s the weight of the floating body
greater than" eual to or less than the upthrust? What is the apparent weight of the floating body?
#) \$ow is weight of water displaced by a floating body related to the weight of the body itself?
%) A block of wood is loaded that it &ust floats in water at room temperature. What change will occur in the state
of floatation" if a) some salt is added to water. ') water is heated? (i)e reason.
*) A body of )olume + and density p
s
" floats with )olume ) inside the liuid of density ,
-
. .how that
s
L
P v
V P
=
/) A man first swims in sea water and then in ri)er waters. i) compare the weight of sea water and the ri)er
waters displaced by him. ii) ehere does he find it easier to swim and why?
0) An iron nail sinks in water while an iron ship floats on water. 12plain the reason.
3) What can you say about the a)erage density of a ship floating on water?
4) A piece of ice floating in a glass of water melts" but the le)el of water in the glass does not change. Why?
10) A cargo ship is loaded in sea water to ma2imum capacity. What will happen if this ship is mo)ed to ri)er
11) An egg sinks in fresh water" but floats in a strong solution of salt. 12plain Why?
12) 12plain why a balloon filled with hydrogen rises to a certain height and then stops rising further.
1#) A loaded test tube of constant weight sinks more in a less dense liuid.
JOHNSON FOUNDATION SCHOOL
Class 9 Physics Assignment in Floatation 13 1! "!!9
1) A block of mass 100 g is floating on water. What will be its apparent weight? Justify.
2) A body floats in a liuid with a part of it submerged inside the liuid. !s the weight of the floating body
greater than" eual to or less than the upthrust? What is the apparent weight of the floating body?
#) \$ow is weight of water displaced by a floating body related to the weight of the body itself?
%) A block of wood is loaded that it &ust floats in water at room temperature. What change will occur in the state
of floatation" if a) some salt is added to water. ') water is heated? (i)e reason.
*) A body of )olume + and density p
s
" floats with )olume ) inside the liuid of density ,
-
. .how that
s
L
P v
V P
=
/) A man first swims in sea water and then in ri)er waters. i) compare the weight of sea water and the ri)er
waters displaced by him. ii) ehere does he find it easier to swim and why?
0) An iron nail sinks in water while an iron ship floats on water. 12plain the reason.
3) What can you say about the a)erage density of a ship floating on water?
4) A piece of ice floating in a glass of water melts" but the le)el of water in the glass does not change. Why?
10) A cargo ship is loaded in sea water to ma2imum capacity. What will happen if this ship is mo)ed to ri)er
11) An egg sinks in fresh water" but floats in a strong solution of salt. 12plain Why?
12) 12plain why a balloon filled with hydrogen rises to a certain height and then stops rising further.
1#) A loaded test tube of constant weight sinks more in a less dense liuid.
N#me\$icals
1%) A rubber ball floats on water with its 15# rd )olume outside water. What is the density of rubber?
1*) A wooden cube of side 10 cm has mass 000 g. What part of it remains abo)e the water surface while
floating on water?
1/) !f the density of ice is 0.4 g cm
6#
. What portion of an iceberg will remain below the surface of water in the
sea? 78ensity of sea water 9 1.1 g cm
6#
)
10) :he density of ice is 0.42 g cm
6#
and that of sea water is 1.02* g cm
6#
. ;ind the total )olume of an iceberg
which floats with its )olume 300 cm
#
abo)e water.
13) A block of wood of )olume 2* cm
#
floats in water with 20 cm
#
of its )olume immersed. ;ind i) the density"
and ii) the weight of the block of wood.
14) An iceberg floats in fresh water with a part of it outside the water surface. ;ind the fraction of the )olume
of the iceberg which is below the water surface. (i)en < density of ice 9 410 kg m
6#
" density of fresh water 9
1000 kg m
6#
.
20) A block of wood floats in water with 25*
th
of its )olume abo)e the surface. ;ind the density of wood.
21) A piece of wood of )olume 200 cm
#
and density 0.3% g cm
6#
floats in a liuid of density 1.0* g cm
6#

i) What )olume of wood will remain abo)e the surface of liuid?
ii) What force must be e2erted on the wood to keep it totally submerged?
22) :he )olume of a balloon is 1000 m
#
. !t is filled with helium of density 0.13 kg m
6#
it lift? 8ensity of air is 1.24 kg m
6#
.
N#me\$icals
1%) A rubber ball floats on water with its 15# rd )olume outside water. What is the density of rubber?
1*) A wooden cube of side 10 cm has mass 000 g. What part of it remains abo)e the water surface while
floating on water?
1/) !f the density of ice is 0.4 g cm
6#
. What portion of an iceberg will remain below the surface of water in the
sea? 78ensity of sea water 9 1.1 g cm
6#
)
10) :he density of ice is 0.42 g cm
6#
and that of sea water is 1.02* g cm
6#
. ;ind the total )olume of an iceberg
which floats with its )olume 300 cm
#
abo)e water.
13) A block of wood of )olume 2* cm
#
floats in water with 20 cm
#
of its )olume immersed. ;ind i) the density"
and ii) the weight of the block of wood.
14) An iceberg floats in fresh water with a part of it outside the water surface. ;ind the fraction of the )olume
of the iceberg which is below the water surface. (i)en < density of ice 9 410 kg m
6#
" density of fresh water 9
1000 kg m
6#
.
20) A block of wood floats in water with 25*
th
of its )olume abo)e the surface. ;ind the density of wood.
21) A piece of wood of )olume 200 cm
#
and density 0.3% g cm
6#
floats in a liuid of density 1.0* g cm
6#

i) What )olume of wood will remain abo)e the surface of liuid?
ii) What force must be e2erted on the wood to keep it totally submerged?
22) :he )olume of a balloon is 1000 m
#
. !t is filled with helium of density 0.13 kg m
6#
it lift? 8ensity of air is 1.24 kg m
6#
.
N#me\$icals
1%) A rubber ball floats on water with its 15# rd )olume outside water. What is the density of rubber?
1*) A wooden cube of side 10 cm has mass 000 g. What part of it remains abo)e the water surface while
floating on water?
1/) !f the density of ice is 0.4 g cm
6#
. What portion of an iceberg will remain below the surface of water in the
sea? 78ensity of sea water 9 1.1 g cm
6#
)
10) :he density of ice is 0.42 g cm
6#
and that of sea water is 1.02* g cm
6#
. ;ind the total )olume of an iceberg
which floats with its )olume 300 cm
#
abo)e water.
13) A block of wood of )olume 2* cm
#
floats in water with 20 cm
#
of its )olume immersed. ;ind i) the density"
and ii) the weight of the block of wood.
14) An iceberg floats in fresh water with a part of it outside the water surface. ;ind the fraction of the )olume
of the iceberg which is below the water surface. (i)en < density of ice 9 410 kg m
6#
" density of fresh water 9
1000 kg m
6#
.
20) A block of wood floats in water with 25*
th
of its )olume abo)e the surface. ;ind the density of wood.
21) A piece of wood of )olume 200 cm
#
and density 0.3% g cm
6#
floats in a liuid of density 1.0* g cm
6#

i) What )olume of wood will remain abo)e the surface of liuid?
ii) What force must be e2erted on the wood to keep it totally submerged?
22) :he )olume of a balloon is 1000 m
#
. !t is filled with helium of density 0.13 kg m
6#