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Pick out the examples of translatory motion from the following.

  1. Movement of bicycle on the road.

  2. Bicycle taking a turn on the road.

  3. Motion of Earth around its own axis.

  4. Motion of an arrow from the bow.


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The correct options are
A
Movement of bicycle on the road.
B
Bicycle taking a turn on the road.
D
Motion of an arrow from the bow.
If all parts of a moving body move in the direction of motion, then the motion is said to translatory motion.
Movement of bicycle on the road, bicycle taking a turn on the road and motion of an arrow from the bow are all the examples of the translatory motion because they are either moving in a straight line or in a curved path. But the motion of Earth around its own axis is an example of rotatory motion.

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