Question:-
Consider the following statements:
The metacentric height of a floating body depends
1. Directly on the shape of its water-line area
2. On the volume of liquid displaced by the body
3. On the distance between the metacentre and the centre of gravity
4. On the second moment of water-line area
Of these statements
Option (A)
1 and 2 are correct
Option (B)
2 and 3 are correct
Option(C)
3 and 4 are correct
Option(D)
1 and 4 are correct
Correct Option:
(B)
Question Solution:
The metacentre height depends on the volume of liquid displaced and the distance between the metacentre and the centre of gravity
question-answer-faq-3045