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Physics Lab Experiments: Motion Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What kind of energy does a toy car have while sitting at the top of a ramp?

Question 2 2. What kind of energy does a toy car have after rolling down a ramp?

Question 3 3. When measuring the velocity of an object, what is the biggest source of error/uncertainty?

Question 4 4. In the Newton's 3rd Law physics lab, why did the cork shoot out of the bottle?

Question 5 5. What is Newton's 2nd Law in words?

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Question 6 6. In an experiment where a mass falls under gravity, turning a flywheel it is connected to, what type or types of energy exists in the system at the end (before it hits the ground)?

Question 7 7. What letter represents the Gravitational Constant?

Question 8 8. If you drop a bowling ball on Earth, what will its acceleration be after 2 seconds?

Question 9 9. In the Newton's 2nd Law physics lab, what was the weakness of the experiment we discussed?

Question 10 10. How do you figure out the acceleration of an object from its velocity time graph?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is a correct unit of acceleration?

Question 12 12. What does a flat line above zero on a velocity-time graph represent?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT a long range force?

Question 14 14. An object has a velocity of 3 m/s south. A 4 newton force is applied east, a 3 newton force is applied north, a 3 newton force is applied south, and two 2 newton forces are applied west. What will the velocity of the object be in 30 seconds time?

Question 15 15. What is momentum?

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Question 16 16. In the physics lab, what measurements did you need to take?

Question 17 17. What does a diagonal line on a position-time graph represent?

Question 18 18. Why does the water stay in a cup, when whirled in a vertical circle at a fast enough rate?

Question 19 19. In an experiment where a mass falls under gravity, turning a flywheel it is connected to, what kind of energy exists in the system at the start?

Question 20 20. Which of the following types of graphs does NOT describe the motion of an object?

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Question 21 21. What is acceleration?

Question 22 22. Which of the following best describes the relationship between distance and universal gravitation?

Question 23 23. You place a penny on top of an index card, which is also on top of a mug. Then you flick the index card out of the way. Why does the penny fall into the mug?

Question 24 24. In the Newton's 3rd Law physics lab, why did the cork go further than the car?

Question 25 25. When finding the acceleration due to gravity by timing the object as it falls between markers, you might not get the answer you would expect. Which of the following is NOT a possible explanation?

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Question 26 26. What is rotational inertia?

Question 27 27. Based on the centripetal force equation, if you half the radius of the circle, what happens to the centripetal force needed to keep the same object in the circle at the same speed?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is a consideration that might improve the accuracy of an experiment measuring speed?

Question 29 29. If you whirl a ball on a string in a horizontal circle, what is the source of the centripetal force?

Question 30 30. Which one of these best describes what exerts gravity?

Physics Lab Experiments: Motion Chapter Exam Instructions

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