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Laws of Motion & Gravitation Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is the equation for momentum?

Question 2 2. Which of the following objects have the LEAST momentum?

Question 3 3. What is conservation of momentum?

Question 4 4. Car 1 weighs 150 kilograms and is moving right at 5 meters per second (m/s). Car 2 weighs 200 kilograms and is moving left at 3 m/s. They hit each other. Afterwards, car 1 is moving left at 2 m/s. How fast is car 2 moving after the collision?

Question 5 5. Which of the following does NOT affect the amount of momentum something has?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following best explains how a rocket moves in space?

Question 7 7. Compared to the force of gravity the Earth exerts on you, the force of gravity that you exert on the Earth is _____.

Question 8 8. Consider a fish swimming forward in the ocean. Which of the following describes the basic action/reaction forces between the fish and the water?

Question 9 9. Newton's third law states that for every action there is _____.

Question 10 10. Consider a bullet shot from a gun. The acceleration of the bullet is _____.

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Question 11 11. If you increase the distance between two objects by a factor of three, what happens to the force between them?

Question 12 12. Object A has a mass of 3 x 10^10 kilograms, and object B has a mass of 8 x 10^10 kilograms. If they are 8,000 meters apart, what is the gravitational attraction between them? (G = 6.67 x 10^-11)

Question 13 13. What kind of relationship does gravity follow with distance?

Question 14 14. If the distance between two objects is doubled, and the mass of one of the objects is doubled, what happens to the gravitational force?

Question 15 15. What is Newton's Law of Gravitation?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following explanations is contrary to Newton's first law of motion?

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

Question 19 19. 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 20 20. What is responsible for keeping an object at rest or maintaining an object's constant velocity?

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Question 21 21. 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?

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

Question 23 23. Which of the following are units for force?

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

Question 25 25. Consider an object at rest. Which of the following is true concerning this object?

Laws of Motion & Gravitation Chapter Exam Instructions

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