Worksheet: Noncontact Forces

In this worksheet, we will practice identifying noncontact forces and the effects they can have on an object.


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

  • Acontact
  • Bequal
  • 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.

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