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Introduction to Relativity Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following would travel with the greatest velocity?

Question 2 2. Consider a jet traveling at 1000 km/hr. If the jet shoots a laser in the same direction it is traveling, how fast will the laser be traveling relative to the jet?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is the speed of light?

Question 4 4. Consider a car traveling west at 60 MPH. The passenger throws a ball in the same direction the car is traveling. If the passenger clocks the speed of the ball at 40 MPH, what is the speed of the ball relative to the road?

Question 5 5. Which of the following accounts for the key difference between Special and General Relativity?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following best describes an inertial frame of reference?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is accurate?

Question 8 8. According to Einstein's theory of relativity, which of the following is the fourth dimension in space-time?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is an exception to classical relativity of motion?

Question 10 10. What letter is used to symbolize the speed of light?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following statements best describes gravity?

Question 12 12. Consider driving in a car at 65 MPH while drinking a cup of coffee. Which of the following would be traveling at the greatest speed?

Question 13 13. Which of the following theories accounts for the constant speed of light in an inertial frame of reference?

Question 14 14. Consider a plane flying due West at 200 MPH. The co-pilot is firing a gun in the opposite direction the plane is flying - due East. If the co-pilot clocks the bullets at 500 MPH, how fast would the bullets be clocked from the ground?

Question 15 15. Consider a jet traveling at 1000 km/hr. If the jet shoots a laser in the same direction it is traveling, how fast will the laser be traveling relative to the ground?

Introduction to Relativity Chapter Exam Instructions

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