Banking Physics Wave Mechanics Question Bank Mechanics

  • question_answer If suddenly the gravitational force of attraction between the earth and a satellite revolving around it becomes zero, then the satellite will

    A)  continue to move in its orbit with same speed

    B)  move tangentially to the original orbit with same speed  

    C)  become stationary in its orbit

    D)  move towards the earth

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

     Due to inertia of motion it will move tangentially to the original orbit with same velocity.


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