Q. 34.5( 4 Votes )

How many types of non-contact forces are available? Give the names.

Answer :

Non-contact force does not require any physical contact between the objects. There are three types of non-contact forces. They are:

Gravitational force: It is a force with which the earth pulls every object towards it.


Electrostatic Force: It is the force exerted by one stationary object having an electric charge on other stationary object having an electric charge. If the charge on both the objects is same, they will repel and if the charge on both the objects is different then they will attract each other.


Magnetic Force: It is the force present between two magnets caused by the interaction of their magnetic fields. This force causes the magnet to attract or repel each other.


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