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Worksheet: Noncontact Forces


Choose the word to finish the sentence: Forces that can act on an object without touching it are known as forces.

  • Aequal
  • Bcontact
  • Cnoncontact


A noncontact force acts on an object without touching it.

Which of the following is an example of a noncontact force in action?

  • AA book laid on top of a desk.
  • BA boat floating on water.
  • CThe Moon orbiting Earth.