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AP Physics 2: Forces Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why is it that heavy elements have so many more neutrons than protons?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is NOT a fundamental force in physics?

Question 3 3. What is the magnitude and direction of the force exerted on q2 by q1?

Question 4 4. What is the direction of the force exerted by q2 on q1?

Question 5 5. What is a gravitational force?

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Question 6 6. Who discovered the Law of Universal Gravitation?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is a fully described force?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT a contact force?

Question 9 9. An unbalanced force will cause a(n) _____.

Question 10 10. Which of the following should you not include in a free-body diagram?

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Question 11 11. In which of these situations can you use Coulomb's Law?

Question 12 12. One sphere with a mass of 1 kg and a charge of +2 C is located 2 m away from a second sphere with a mass of 2 kg and a charge of -3 C. Which of the following statements is correct?

Question 13 13. What does friction oppose?

Question 14 14. When the girl was hanging from the ropes, why did we have two arrows representing tension in the free-body diagram?

Question 15 15.

Referring to its definition, which of the following can be true of acceleration?

I. The object's velocity is decreasing at some rate of m/s every second

II. The object's velocity is increasing at some rate of m/s every second

III. The object's velocity is changing at a certain rate every second

IV. The object is traveling a certain number of meters every second

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Question 16 16. Which best describes acceleration?

Question 17 17. An object is said to be accelerating if ...

Question 18 18. An object's resistance to change in motion is referred to as ...

Question 19 19. If there is 10 N force acting downward on an object and 15 N force acting upward, what is the net force on the object?

Question 20 20. What causes a change in an object's state of motion?

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Question 21 21. What will cause a change in an object's state of motion?

Question 22 22. A book sitting on a table is moved horizontally. Describe the relationship of unbalanced forces (the applied force and friction).

Question 23 23. A free-body diagram has this vector drawn on it.

Question 24 24. What is Newton's second law?

Question 25 25. Without the strong force, what would happen to the nucleus of an atom?

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Question 26 26. What is the direction of the net electric force on q1?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is NOT a fundamental force in physics?

Question 28 28. Which is NOT true about forces?

Question 29 29. Which scenario shows a force arrangement that will definitely cause an acceleration?

Question 30 30. Which of these is a difference between gravitational and electric forces?

AP Physics 2: Forces Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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