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AP Physics 1: Newton's Laws Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Compared to Earth, about how much gravity is there on the moon?

Question 2 2. Why is force a vector quantity?

Question 3 3. How can a moving object be in equilibrium?

Question 4 4. Consider a 10 kg object free-falling from a cliff with an initial velocity of 0 m/sec. How fast will the object be traveling after 1 sec and after 2 sec?

Question 5 5. What does it mean that force is a vector quantity?

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Question 6 6. Which best describes air resistance?

Question 7 7. 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 8 8.

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

Question 9 9. Consider two planets. Planet X has a mass of 100 Units while Planet Y has a mass of 1,000 Units. Which of the following is NOT true concerning these planets?

Question 10 10. Which of the following statements is true?

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Question 11 11. When the girl was hanging from the ropes, why did we have two arrows representing tension in the free-body diagram?

Question 12 12. Why do we say that force is a vector quantity?

Question 13 13. Which of the following statements is NOT true about mass?

Question 14 14. What is net force?

Question 15 15. Who was responsible for refining the idea of inertia into a scientific law?

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Question 16 16. In which direction does the normal force always act?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is accurate of acceleration due to gravity on Earth?

Question 18 18. How can a moving object be in equilibrium?

Question 19 19. Which best describes weight?

Question 20 20. Which vector is separated into different components when an object is on an inclined plane?

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Question 21 21. Why would an object in an interaction move if the action and reaction forces are equal in magnitude?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is NOT a contact force?

Question 23 23. Static friction occurs when objects are _____ while sliding friction occurs when objects are _____.

Question 24 24. What is the difference between static and dynamic equilibrium?

Question 25 25. For an inclined plane with friction, what is the net force?

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Question 26 26. What causes a change in an object's state of motion?

Question 27 27. Which best describes inertia?

Question 28 28. What is terminal velocity?

Question 29 29. What is an inclined plane?

Question 30 30. Consider an object being pushed to the left with a force of 15 N and pushed to the right with a force of 10 N. What is the net force acting on this object?

AP Physics 1: Newton's Laws Chapter Exam Instructions

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