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Chapter 3: Newton's First Law of Motion-Inertia Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Copernicus

Question 2 2. Who was responsible for refining the idea of inertia into a scientific law?

Question 3 3. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 4 4. What is responsible for keeping an object at rest or maintaining an object's constant velocity?

Question 5 5. How is the heliocentric model different from the geocentric model of the universe?

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Question 6 6. Identify the part which was NOT involved in Galileo's legendary experiment at the tower of Pisa.

Question 7 7. Nicolaus Copernicus was:

Question 8 8. Which of the following statements is NOT true about mass?

Question 9 9. Which best describes inertia?

Question 10 10. Which of the following explanations is contrary to Newton's first law of motion?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following things did Galileo NOT discover with his telescope?

Question 12 12. One of Aristotle's most famous students was

Question 13 13. Which of these statements best describes Aristotle's belief in the mean?

Question 14 14. Which statement about Aristotle is true?

Question 15 15. Copernicus's revolutionary idea was a mathematical explanation of:

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Question 16 16. Why was Galileo persecuted by the Church for his ideas while his contemporary Johannes Kepler was not?

Question 17 17. 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 18 18. John loves all fruit. Apples are a fruit. Therefore, John loves apples. This is an example of Aristotelian logic known as:

Question 19 19. Galileo's character of Simplicio was meant to resemble _____.

Question 20 20. Which best describes weight?

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Question 21 21. How have Aristotle's works impacted the modern world?

Question 22 22. Consider a satellite orbiting the earth at 17,500 MPH. What would happen to a rock released from the satellite?

Question 23 23. According to Newton's first law of motion, what would happen to a car traveling at a constant velocity of 55 MPH to the west in the absence of an unbalanced force?

Question 24 24. The Copernican hypothesis correctly showed that:

Question 25 25. The Copernican model was:

Chapter 3: Newton's First Law of Motion-Inertia Chapter Exam Instructions

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