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Mechanics: Newton's Laws, Motion & Forces Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. 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?

Question 2 2. 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?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is accurate of acceleration due to gravity on Earth?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is accurate about the force of gravity?

Question 5 5. 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?

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Question 6 6. A baseball being hit for a home run is an example of which kind of motion?

Question 7 7. In which of the following kinds of motion are the displacement, velocity and acceleration graphs sinusoidal in shape?

Question 8 8. What is motion?

Question 9 9. In which of the following kinds of motion can an object have a constant speed and still be accelerating?

Question 10 10. A car moving on a perfectly straight road is an example of which kind of motion?

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Question 11 11. Which is NOT true about forces?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is a fully described force?

Question 13 13. What is another way to say 'the force due to gravity'?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is NOT a contact force?

Question 15 15. What does it mean that force is a vector quantity?

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Question 16 16. If you push a shopping cart in a supermarket carpark, and then let go, why does it eventually stop?

Question 17 17. Which of Newton's laws reads, 'an object in motion will remain in motion, at a constant velocity, and in a straight line, unless acted upon by an unbalanced (or net) force?'

Question 18 18. Which of Newton's laws is summarized by the equation F = ma?

Question 19 19. Which of Newton's laws reads, 'If body A applies a force to body B, body B applies an equal but opposite force back on body A?'

Question 20 20. If you apply a 300 Newton force to a bowling ball, to send it rolling down towards the pins, and that bowling ball weighs 20 kg, what acceleration will the bowling ball feel at the moment it is released from your hand?

Mechanics: Newton's Laws, Motion & Forces Chapter Exam Instructions

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