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Introduction to Physics Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is SI units shorthand for?

Question 2 2. In the SI units, what makes the base units special?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is an example of a unit?

Question 4 4. If you are driving at a speed of 55.0 miles per hour, then what is your speed in meters per second? (Hint: 1 mile = 1,600 meters.)

Question 5 5. Which of the following is a conversion factor?

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Question 6 6. One mole of aluminum atoms has a mass of 27 grams. How many grams are in 9.0 moles of aluminum?

Question 7 7. What is the mass of a liquid with a density of 2.12 g/mL and a volume of 53.0 mL?

Question 8 8. What is the density of a solid that has a mass of 9.2 grams and a volume of 12.3 cm^3? Would this object float or sink in water?

Question 9 9. How many mL are in 3.4 L?

Question 10 10. Which of the following graphs shows a directly proportional relationship?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is the formula for slope?

Question 12 12. Say you create 4 graphs of distance vs. time for 4 different cars in a race. Which of the graphs shows the car with the highest overall velocity?

Question 13 13. Which of the following graphs shows an inversely proportional relationship?

Question 14 14. Which of the following shows the correct form of the equation for an inversely proportional relationship? Remember that 'k' is a constant.

Question 15 15. Which of the following graphs shows a quadratic relationship?

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Question 16 16. If you add 50.0 mL of water to a beaker containing 22 mL of water, then how much water do you have in the beaker?

Question 17 17.

The area of a rectangle can be found by multiplying its length by its width. What is the area of a rectangle that is 5.6 cm in length and 9.24 cm wide?

Report your answer with the correct number of significant figures.

Question 18 18. Simge's guinea pig weighs exactly 560. grams. Which of the following accurately expresses the weight of Simge's guinea pig (in grams) in scientific notation?

Question 19 19. What do we use when we know the side lengths of a right triangle but want to find the various angles inside the triangle?

Question 20 20. In what way are cosecant and sine related to each other?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is the formula for the Pythagorean Theorem?

Question 22 22. Which is NOT a major branch of physics?

Question 23 23. Which best describes the field of physics?

Question 24 24. Physics-wise, what was significant about the 16th and 17th centuries?

Question 25 25. Using the power rule for exponents what does (x^2)^5 simplify to?

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Question 26 26. What do we get when we multiply the following two polynomials together: (a - 2)(b + 7)

Question 27 27. What is the answer to the following math equation. x^0 = ?

Question 28 28. What is the point of having units in the sciences?

Question 29 29. The density of mercury is 13.6 g/mL. What is its density in lbs/L? (Hint: 1 lb = 0.454 kg)

Question 30 30. Which of the following is the closest to the mass of 500 mL of water?

Introduction to Physics Chapter Exam Instructions

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