Gravitation-Gravitational Acceleration (KVPY Stream-SA (Class 11) Physics): Questions 5 - 5 of 5

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Question number: 5

» Gravitation » Gravitational Acceleration

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Question

The international space station is maintained in a nearly circular orbit with a mean altitude of 330 km and a maximum of 410 km. An astronaut is floating in the space station’s cabin. The acceleration of astronaut as measured from the earth is

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Nearly zero and directed towards the earth

b.

Nearly g and directed along the line of travel of the station

c.

Nearly g and directed towards the earth

d.

Zero

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