TExMaT Master Science Teacher 8-12: Newton's Laws & Gravity Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. To correctly solve free fall problems, you need to

Question 2 2. Why is force a vector quantity?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is accurate of acceleration due to gravity on Earth?

Question 4 4. What is the standard unit of weight in physics?

Question 5 5. Which of the following are units for force?

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Question 6 6. Which best describes weight?

Question 7 7. Which best describes acceleration?

Question 8 8. 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 9 9. 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 10 10. A book sitting on a table is moved horizontally. Describe the relationship of unbalanced forces (the applied force and friction).

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Question 11 11. Consider an alien on a planet with an acceleration of gravity equal to 20 m/sec2. If the alien's mass is 10 kg, how much does the alien weigh?

Question 12 12. Consider an object at rest. Which of the following is true concerning this object?

Question 13 13. Who was the first to conceptualize and explain acceleration?

Question 14 14.

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 15 15. The correct magnitude, vector, and units of g is

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Question 16 16. What is responsible for keeping an object at rest or maintaining an object's constant velocity?

Question 17 17. Which best describes free-fall?

Question 18 18. Newton's second law of motion can best be described as ...

Question 19 19. Gravity is

Question 20 20. 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?

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Question 21 21. Consider a bullet shot from a gun. The acceleration of the bullet is _____.

Question 22 22. What will cause a change in an object's state of motion?

Question 23 23. 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 24 24. Compared to Earth, about how much gravity is there on the moon?

Question 25 25. Which of the following best explains how a rocket moves in space?

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Question 26 26. How much does a 1-kg object weigh on Earth?

Question 27 27. What do free-body diagrams represent?

Question 28 28. What is the significance of the value 9.8 m/s^2?

Question 29 29. Which of the following formulas is used to calculate net force?

Question 30 30. Which object will have the most mass?

TExMaT Master Science Teacher 8-12: Newton's Laws & Gravity Chapter Exam Instructions

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