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Physics Concepts Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. If the distance between two objects is doubled, and the mass of one of the objects is doubled, what happens to the gravitational force?

Question 2 2. If it wasn't for friction or air resistance, what would happen to a spinning top?

Question 3 3. Consider a ball at the end of a string. If the ball is swinging back and forth, at what point in the swing would the ball have the most potential energy?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is an example of potential mechanical energy?

Question 5 5. What is responsible for keeping an object at rest or maintaining an object's constant velocity?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT a rotational quantity used in physics?

Question 7 7. Does the Law of Energy Conservation apply to machines?

Question 8 8. What kind of relationship does gravity follow with distance?

Question 9 9. Consider a satellite orbiting the earth at 17,500 MPH. What would happen to a rock released from the satellite?

Question 10 10. Materials that are easily positively charged:

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Question 11 11. Consider a wood burning fireplace as a system in which the wood is completely burned into ash and soot. The mass and energy of the wood before burning would be equal to which of the following?

Question 12 12. Based on the Law of Energy Conservation, which of the following would best maintain a machine's ability to do work without input of additional energy?

Question 13 13. Current is equal to:

Question 14 14. All voltage sources:

Question 15 15. A baseball being hit for a home run is an example of which kind of motion?

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Question 16 16. 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)

Question 17 17. Current is:

Question 18 18. If the resistance is increased:

Question 19 19. Which of the following is an example of potential energy and not kinetic energy?

Question 20 20. In which of the following kinds of motion are the displacement, velocity and acceleration graphs sinusoidal in shape?

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Question 21 21. Consider a fish swimming forward in the ocean. Which of the following describes the basic action/reaction forces between the fish and the water?

Question 22 22. Electrons from a battery flow through an electric circuit from the _____ to the _____.

Question 23 23. Direct current:

Question 24 24. Which of the following best explains how a rocket moves in space?

Question 25 25. Generators use _____ to push electrons through a wire.

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Question 26 26. A bike resting at the top of a hill would be an example of what type of energy?

Question 27 27. To which of the following variables is kinetic energy proportional?

Question 28 28. Voltage is equal to:

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

Question 30 30. What is Newton's Law of Gravitation?

Physics Concepts Chapter Exam Instructions

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