NTSE Sample Question Physics A sheet of paper is placed on a table and a jug full of water is kept
on it while pulling the paper suddenly, it is observed that the water does not
spill out of jug. It is due to the inertia of the
(a) paper sheet
(b) jug & water in it
(c) hard
(d) table



The answer is b)jug and water in it.It is due to inertia of rest.The definition of inertia of rest is the tendency of a body to continue in state of rest is called inertia of rest.Here jug and water in it are in the rest position while paper is moving.the other example is when you through a rock on to a window the glass of window breaks.while when you shoot the same window with powerful gun it only forms a hole.

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Answer is (b) ...!!!