Newton's Laws in Physics Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which best describes inertia?

Question 2 2. Which equation is used to determine the normal force in any situation?

Question 3 3. What is a free-body diagram?

Question 4 4. Why do we say that force is a vector quantity?

Question 5 5. What are the two types of friction?

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Question 6 6.

Referring to its definition, which of the following can be true of acceleration?

I. The object's velocity is decreasing at some rate of m/s every second

II. The object's velocity is increasing at some rate of m/s every second

III. The object's velocity is changing at a certain rate every second

IV. The object is traveling a certain number of meters every second

Question 7 7. Which is NOT true about forces?

Question 8 8. How is it possible to be traveling at both 100,000 km/hr and be at rest at the same time?

Question 9 9. An object is on a platform. The platform and the object are dropped towards the ground. What is the normal force exerted by the platform on the object as they are falling?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is NOT a contact force?

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Question 11 11. What is another way to say 'the force due to gravity'?

Question 12 12. Which of the following below is a velocity?

Question 13 13. In which direction does the normal force always act?

Question 14 14. 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 15 15. Which of the following formulas is used to calculate net force?

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Question 16 16. Which one of the following is NOT true about free-fall?

Question 17 17. Which best describes weight?

Question 18 18. What does the amount of friction depend on?

Question 19 19. How much does a 1-kg object weigh on Earth?

Question 20 20. What will cause a change in an object's state of motion?

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Question 21 21. Which best describes friction?

Question 22 22. Which best describes air resistance?

Question 23 23. How are unbalanced forces different from balanced forces?

Question 24 24. Newton's third law states that for every action there is _____.

Question 25 25. Why would a car traveling in a circle not have a constant velocity?

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Question 26 26. Compared to Earth, about how much gravity is there on the moon?

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

Question 28 28. Which of the following best explains how a rocket moves in space?

Question 29 29. When the girl was hanging from the ropes, why did we have two arrows representing tension in the free-body diagram?

Question 30 30. If there is 10 N force acting downward on an object and 15 N force acting upward, what is the net force on the object?

Newton's Laws in Physics Chapter Exam Instructions

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