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Basics of Newton's First Law Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In a tug of war one person pulls the rope to the left side of the field with a force of 50 N. The other person pulls the rope to the right with a force of 20 N. What is the net force on the chest?

Question 2 2. Which of the following situations demonstrates balanced forces according to Newton's First Law of Motion?

Question 3 3. Which concept describes the resistance to the change in motion of an object?

Question 4 4. The speed of an object at the _____ of its motion is _____ its initial speed.

Question 5 5. Which of the following forces are shown on a free-body diagram?

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Question 6 6. What visual aid shows us the forces acting on an object?

Question 7 7. How is a vector quantity shown in a free-body diagram?

Question 8 8. Which of the following explanations is contrary to Newton's first law of motion?

Question 9 9. Imagine you are carrying a pan filled with water around a track. Which of the following is the best explanation of what happens to the water as you take a left turn holding the water in front of you?

Question 10 10. Consider a satellite orbiting the earth at 17,500 MPH. What would happen to a rock released from the satellite?

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Question 11 11. What is the difference between static and dynamic equilibrium?

Question 12 12. What is meant by the equation ΣF = 0?

Question 13 13. Why do we say that force is a vector quantity?

Question 14 14. If an object with a constant velocity is at rest or in motion, then _____?

Question 15 15. Newton's First Law is also known as the law of _____.

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Question 16 16. Newton's First law states:

Question 17 17. What do free-body diagrams represent?

Question 18 18. Which best describes equilibrium?

Question 19 19. What will cause a change in an object's state of motion?

Question 20 20. If a single object is at rest on a table, which of the following is (are) acting on it?

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Question 21 21. When the girl was hanging from the ropes, why did we have two arrows representing tension in the free-body diagram?

Question 22 22. Which best describes air resistance?

Question 23 23. A ball is placed on a table which has a frictional force of 5N. The ball is pushed in an eastward direction (to the right) with an applied force of 5N. Which of the following shows the free-body diagram for this object?

Question 24 24. A cart is moving across a table in physics class. When the applied force is 5N, the frictional force is also 5N. Will this car remain in motion or stop after 3 minutes if the motor continues to run?

Question 25 25. Are the forces unbalanced or balanced in the free-body diagram below?

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

Question 27 27. 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 28 28. What is a free-body diagram?

Question 29 29. What is responsible for keeping an object at rest or maintaining an object's constant velocity?

Question 30 30. What is needed to change an object's state of motion?

Basics of Newton's First Law Chapter Exam Instructions

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