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Mechanics: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. An object's resistance to change in motion is referred to as ...

Question 2 2. Which of the following is accurate of acceleration due to gravity on Earth?

Question 3 3. Consider an object at rest. Which of the following is true concerning this object?

Question 4 4. Consider a man walking around a house in a rectangle pattern. He walks 70 feet across the front, 30 feet along the side, 70 feet along the back, and 30 feet along the other side to bring him back to where he began. What is the displacement of the man walking around the house?

Question 5 5. Consider an alien on a planet with an acceleration of gravity equal to 20 m/sec2. If the alien's mass is 10 kg, how much does the alien weigh?

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Question 6 6. Consider a 10 kg object free-falling from a cliff with an initial speed of 0 m/sec. What will the speed of the object be after 1 sec and after 2 sec?

Question 7 7. Consider a man walking around a house in a rectangle pattern. He walks 70 feet across the front, 30 feet along the side, 70 feet along the back, and 30 feet along the other side to bring him back to where he began. If it took the man 2 minutes to complete the walk, what was his speed?

Question 8 8. Acceleration is:

Question 9 9. 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 10 10. Consider an object that has a constant velocity of 1,000 miles per hour to the west. Which of the following is true concerning this object?

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Question 11 11. Consider two forces both pushing an object in the same direction. Which of the following is accurate concerning these two forces?

Question 12 12. Newton's second law of motion can best be described as ...

Question 13 13. Consider a satellite orbiting the earth at 17,500 MPH. What would happen to a rock released from the satellite?

Question 14 14. 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 15 15. Consider two planets. Planet X has a mass of 100 Units while Planet Y has a mass of 1,000 Units. Which of the following is NOT true concerning these planets?

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

Question 17 17. Why don't we notice the ground moving backwards when we walk forward?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is a vector quantity?

Question 19 19. Which of the following formulas is used to calculate net force?

Question 20 20. At 4 seconds after starting, a cyclist is traveling 10 m/sec. At 6 seconds, he is traveling 20 m/sec. What is his average acceleration from 4 seconds to 6 seconds?

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Question 21 21. Newton's third law states that for every action there is _____.

Question 22 22. Which of the following are units for force?

Question 23 23. 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 24 24. 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 25 25. The study of moving objects is referred to as ...

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is the best definition of velocity?

Question 27 27. An object is said to be accelerating if ...

Question 28 28. Average acceleration is calculated by:

Question 29 29. Which of the following is accurate about the force of gravity?

Question 30 30. An object will experience an acceleration if:

Mechanics: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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