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Mechanics Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Newton's second law of motion can best be described as ...

Question 2 2. An object's resistance to change in motion is referred to as ...

Question 3 3. Which of the following formulas is used to calculate net force?

Question 4 4. Distance and speed are:

Question 5 5. The equation, Force = Mass x Acceleration, is given by:

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Question 6 6. Which of the following explanations is contrary to Newton's first law of motion?

Question 7 7. An object is said to be accelerating if ...

Question 8 8. Consider two forces both pushing an object in the same direction. Which of the following is accurate concerning these two forces?

Question 9 9. Consider a bullet shot from a gun. The acceleration of the bullet is _____.

Question 10 10. Dividing the distance traveled by the time it took to travel that distance gives:

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Question 11 11. Newton's third law of motion states that:

Question 12 12. 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?

Question 13 13. Two objects, one heavy and one light, are dropped from the same height at the same time. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 14 14. A 1000 kilogram car acted upon by a 10 Newton force accelerates twice as fast as a 2000 kilogram car acted upon by the same 10 Newton force. This is an example of:

Question 15 15. Average acceleration is calculated by:

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Question 16 16. Newton's third law states that for every action there is _____.

Question 17 17. Which of the following units would be correct for an acceleration?

Question 18 18. 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 19 19. The magnitude of velocity is:

Question 20 20. Acceleration:

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Question 21 21. 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 22 22. A ball flying through the air and then stopping when caught is an example of:

Question 23 23. 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 24 24. Acceleration is:

Question 25 25. Inertia is:

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Question 26 26. 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. How much distance did this man cover?

Question 27 27. Consider an object at rest. Which of the following is true concerning this object?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is accurate about the force of gravity?

Question 29 29. The study of moving objects is referred to as ...

Question 30 30. Which of the following best explains how a rocket moves in space?

Mechanics Chapter Exam Instructions

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