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Tension (physics): Quiz


Question 1: As tension is the magnitude of a ________, it is measured in newtons (or sometimes pounds-force) and is always measured parallel to the string on which it applies.
Classical mechanicsPhysicsForceEnergy

Question 2: In ________, tension is the magnitude of the pulling force exerted by a string, cable, chain, or similar object on another object.
Particle physicsPhysicsQuantum mechanicsUniverse

Question 3: String-like objects in relativistic theories, such as the strings used in some models of interactions between ________, or those used in the modern string theory, also possess tension.
Top quarkStrange quarkQuarkStandard Model


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