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Linear Momentum, Impulse & Energy Conservation

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What is a collision?

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1. Which of the following physics concepts is not important for understanding collisions?

2. Which of the following quantities is not conserved in collisions?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

To see how well you remember the lesson on energy conservation, impulse and linear momentum, take a few minutes to answer the multiple-choice questions on this quiz. Verify your knowledge of the physics concept that is not important when understanding collisions and the object likely to have the most momentum.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Our quiz will ask you about:

  • The definition of a collision
  • Which physics concept is not important for understanding collisions
  • The quantity that is not conserved in collisions
  • The object likely to have the most momentum
  • How two cars have greater amount of energy before a collision than they do after a collision

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the quantity that is not conserved in collisions
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the definition of a collision and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about energy conservation, impulse and linear momentum

Additional Learning

For more information about this subject, take a look at Linear Momentum, Impulse & Energy Conservation. Once you complete this lesson, you should be ready to:

  • Give an example of a collision that happens in the universe
  • Define linear momentum and its mathematical equation
  • Explain conservation of momentum
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