Newton's Laws in Physics Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which best describes free-fall?

Question 2 2. What is a free-body diagram?

Question 3 3. Static friction occurs when objects are _____ while sliding friction occurs when objects are _____.

Question 4 4. Which of the following are units for force?

Question 5 5. Which statement is NOT true about action and reaction forces?

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Question 6 6. 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 7 7. How can a moving object be in equilibrium?

Question 8 8. When the girl was hanging from the ropes, why did we have two arrows representing tension in the free-body diagram?

Question 9 9. The mass in the scenario is 10 kg. What is the normal force provided by the surface, which is angled at Θ = 60°?

Question 10 10. Newton's third law states that for every action there is _____.

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Question 11 11. What is the equal and opposite action of the force that pushes you out in a curve?

Question 12 12. What is terminal velocity?

Question 13 13. What does it mean that force is a vector quantity?

Question 14 14. What is an inclined plane?

Question 15 15. What do free-body diagrams represent?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is accurate about the force of gravity?

Question 17 17. Compared to Earth, about how much gravity is there on the moon?

Question 18 18. Who was responsible for refining the idea of inertia into a scientific law?

Question 19 19. Which of the following below is a velocity?

Question 20 20.

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

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Question 21 21. How can a moving object be in equilibrium?

Question 22 22. Which best describes friction?

Question 23 23. 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 24 24. What does it mean to say that mass and acceleration are inversely proportional?

Question 25 25. What is responsible for keeping an object at rest or maintaining an object's constant velocity?

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Question 26 26. What is meant by the equation ΣF = 0?

Question 27 27. What does friction oppose?

Question 28 28. Which equation is used to determine the normal force in any situation?

Question 29 29. Which of the following best explains how a rocket moves in space?

Question 30 30. What is uniform circular motion?

Newton's Laws in Physics Chapter Exam Instructions

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