Motion & Forces Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. 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 2 2. Which of the following is accurate of acceleration due to gravity on Earth?

Question 3 3. 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 4 4. Consider a satellite orbiting the earth at 17,500 MPH. What would happen to a rock released from the satellite?

Question 5 5. 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?

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Question 6 6. 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 7 7. Newton's third law states that for every action there is _____.

Question 8 8. Which of the following is accurate about the force of gravity?

Question 9 9. 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 10 10. Which of the following is the best definition of velocity?

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Question 11 11. Consider a 10 kg object free-falling from a cliff with an initial velocity of 0 m/sec. How fast will the object be traveling after 1 sec and after 2 sec?

Question 12 12. Which of the following explanations is contrary to Newton's first law of motion?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is a vector quantity?

Question 14 14. 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 15 15. Consider a bullet shot from a gun. The acceleration of the bullet is _____.

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Question 16 16. 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 17 17. Why don't we notice the ground moving backwards when we walk forward?

Question 18 18. Consider an object at rest. Which of the following is true concerning this object?

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

Question 20 20. Newton's second law of motion can best be described as ...

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Question 21 21. Which of the following best explains how a rocket moves in space?

Question 22 22. 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 23 23. Which of the following formulas is used to calculate net force?

Question 24 24. Which of the following are units for force?

Question 25 25. Consider a fish swimming forward in the ocean. Which of the following describes the basic action/reaction forces between the fish and the water?

Motion & Forces Chapter Exam Instructions

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