## Applied Mechanics and Graphic Statics Minimum pull in a suspended cable with supports at two ends is equal to

Resultant of horizontal thrust and support reaction
Half the weight of the cable
Horizontal thrust
Support reactions

## Applied Mechanics and Graphic Statics A block in the shape of a parallelepiped of sides 1m × 2m × 3m lies on the surface. Which of the faces gives maximum stable block?

2 m × 3 m
1 m × 3 m
Equally stable on all faces
1 m × 2 m

## Applied Mechanics and Graphic Statics On a ladder resisting on a smooth ground and leaning against a rough vertical wall, the force of friction acts

Away from the wall at its upper end
Downwards at its upper end
Upwards at its upper end
Towards the wall at its upper end

3 kgf, 4 kgf
4 kgf, 5 kgf
5 kgf, 3 kgf
2 kgf, 3 kgf

## Applied Mechanics and Graphic Statics The characteristic of a couple is:

All listed here
Algebraic sum of forces, constituting a couple is zero
A couple can be never the balanced by a single force
Algebraic sum of moments of forces, constituting a couple, about any point, is same

## Applied Mechanics and Graphic Statics The phenomenon of collision of two elastic bodies takes place because bodies

Attempt to regain its original shape due to their elasticities
Immediately after collision come momentarily to rest
Tend to compress each other till they are compressed maximum possible
All listed here