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Basics of Newton's Second Law Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Under what circumstances does an object falling in the air continue moving at the same speed?

Question 2 2. An object falling at a constant speed without any further acceleration is said to be at _____.

Question 3 3. Which of the following is TRUE about acceleration in Newton's Second Law of Motion?

Question 4 4. Which force shown on a free-body diagram acts opposite to the direction of motion?

Question 5 5. Which of the following formulas defines Newton's Second Law of Motion?

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Question 6 6. Analyze the free body diagram. What is the net force on the mass?

Question 7 7. A coordinate system should be oriented such that _____.

Question 8 8. Which scenario shows a force arrangement that will definitely cause an acceleration?

Question 9 9. A 5 kg mass is on a 20o incline and a force is pulling straight up on the mass. Which of the following free-body diagrams represents this scenario?

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

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Question 11 11. Who discovered acceleration?

Question 12 12. What is terminal velocity?

Question 13 13. Which one of the following is NOT true about free-fall?

Question 14 14. What is acceleration?

Question 15 15. What is a free-body diagram?

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Question 16 16. In what direction do frictional forces act?

Question 17 17. Why do we draw free-body diagrams with forces acting on a dot?

Question 18 18. In what direction do normal forces act?

Question 19 19. Consider an object at rest. Which of the following is true concerning this object?

Question 20 20. Newton's second law of motion can best be described as ...

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Question 21 21. Which of the following formulas is used to calculate net force?

Question 22 22. Which of the following are units for force?

Question 23 23. If an object has an acceleration of 10 m/s^2 and a mass of 30 kilograms, what is its force?

Question 24 24. What is mass?

Question 25 25. If you exerted a force of 1000 Newtons on an object weighing 20 kilograms, how much was the acceleration?

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Question 26 26. What is Newton's Second Law of Motion?

Question 27 27. An unbalanced force will cause a(n) _____.

Question 28 28. Which one of the following is NOT true about acceleration?

Question 29 29. In what direction does gravity act?

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?

Basics of Newton's Second Law Chapter Exam Instructions

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