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Force & Newton's Laws of Motion Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is another way to say 'the force due to gravity'?

Question 2 2. Which is NOT true about forces?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT a contact force?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is a fully described force?

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

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Question 6 6. Consider a bullet shot from a gun. The acceleration of the bullet is _____.

Question 7 7. Which of the following best explains how a rocket moves in space?

Question 8 8. Newton's third law states that for every action there is _____.

Question 9 9. Compared to the force of gravity the Earth exerts on you, the force of gravity that you exert on the Earth is _____.

Question 10 10. Consider a fish swimming forward in the ocean. Which of the following describes the basic action/reaction forces between the fish and the water?

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Question 11 11. 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 12 12. Consider a satellite orbiting the earth at 17,500 MPH. What would happen to a rock released from the satellite?

Question 13 13. 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 14 14. What is responsible for keeping an object at rest or maintaining an object's constant velocity?

Question 15 15. Which of the following explanations is contrary to Newton's first law of motion?

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Question 16 16. Balanced forces are _____ in size but opposite in direction.

Question 17 17. Balanced forces cannot change an object's _____.

Question 18 18. To describe a force, you must know its size and _____.

Question 19 19. Unbalanced forces cause moving objects to change their _____.

Question 20 20. A _____ is a push or a pull.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following are units for force?

Question 22 22. Which of the following formulas is used to calculate net force?

Question 23 23. Consider an object at rest. Which of the following is true concerning this object?

Question 24 24. Newton's second law of motion can best be described as ...

Question 25 25. 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?

Force & Newton's Laws of Motion Chapter Exam Instructions

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