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Overview of Force & Motion Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Calculate the displacement for some object in the diagram that starts at the red circle and ends at the blue triangle.

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Question 2 2. Distance is

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Question 3 3. A runner competes in the 400 meter dash and finishes with a time of 64 seconds. If the track is a perfect oval, with the starting line and finish line at the same point, and the runner's average speed was 6.25 meters/second, what was the total distance travelled by the runner?

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Question 4 4. If you double the force on an object but the distance remains the same, how much work is done on that object?

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Question 5 5. Which best describes 'work?'

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Question 6 6. What is a joule?

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Question 7 7. What kind of relationship does gravity follow with distance?

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Question 8 8. If you increase the distance between two objects by a factor of three, what happens to the force between them?

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Question 9 9. If the distance between two objects is doubled, and the mass of one of the objects is doubled, what happens to the gravitational force?

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Question 10 10. Which scenario shows a force arrangement that will definitely cause an acceleration?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following should you not include in a free-body diagram?

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Question 12 12. A coordinate system should be oriented such that _____.

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Question 13 13. Which of Newton's laws is summarized by the equation F = ma?

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Question 14 14. If you push a shopping cart in a supermarket carpark, and then let go, why does it eventually stop?

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Question 15 15. 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?'

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Question 16 16. A speed limit sign along a highway in Montana says 70 mph. This information on this sign is an example of

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Question 17 17. Scalar is

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Question 18 18. A vector is

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Question 19 19. Which of the following is a vector quantity?

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Question 20 20. 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 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 his displacement?

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Question 22 22. Which of the following objects is accelerating?

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Question 23 23. Average acceleration is determined by which of the following?

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Question 24 24. Acceleration can be defined as _____.

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Question 25 25. Which best describes a simple machine?

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Question 26 26. How does a lever make work seem 'easier'?

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Question 27 27. What is work?

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Question 28 28. Calculate the distance travelled by the object in the diagram.

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Question 29 29. Which is NOT a component of work done on an object?

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Question 30 30. Object A has a mass of 3 x 10^10 kilograms, and object B has a mass of 8 x 10^10 kilograms. If they are 8,000 meters apart, what is the gravitational attraction between them? (G = 6.67 x 10^-11)

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Overview of Force & Motion Chapter Exam Instructions

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