Physical Science - Force, Motion, and Newton's Laws: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which best describes inertia?

Question 2 2. Why is force a vector quantity?

Question 3 3. Compared to Earth, about how much gravity is there on the moon?

Question 4 4. What will cause a change in an object's state of motion?

Question 5 5. When no friction acts, what is the net force equal to?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is a fully described force?

Question 7 7. 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 8 8. Which best describes friction?

Question 9 9. Which best describes equilibrium?

Question 10 10. What does friction oppose?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following explanations is contrary to Newton's first law of motion?

Question 12 12. What is needed to change an object's state of motion?

Question 13 13. Which types of objects have forces acting on them?

Question 14 14. How much does a 1-kg object weigh on Earth?

Question 15 15. A ball is moving at 5 m/s with a momentum of 12 kg m/s. What is the mass of the ball?

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Question 16 16. Who discovered acceleration?

Question 17 17. What is another way to say 'the force due to gravity'?

Question 18 18. What is net force?

Question 19 19. What is meant by the equation ΣF = 0?

Question 20 20. What are the two types of friction?

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Question 21 21. 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 22 22. Which equation is used to determine the normal force in any situation?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is accurate of acceleration due to gravity on Earth?

Question 24 24. 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 25 25. When the girl was hanging from the ropes, why did we have two arrows representing tension in the free-body diagram?

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Question 26 26. A 20 kg mass is on a flat surface. What is the normal force provided by the surface on the mass?

Question 27 27. Consider a 10 kg object free-falling from a cliff with an initial speed of 0 m/sec. What will the speed of the object be after 1 sec and after 2 sec?

Question 28 28. Which one of the following is NOT true about acceleration?

Question 29 29. Why don't we notice the ground moving backwards when we walk forward?

Question 30 30. What is Archimedes' Principle?

Physical Science - Force, Motion, and Newton's Laws: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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