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2.8: Newton's 3rd Law

Quiz by Justin Viss

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16 questions
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  • Q1
    Which of the following are a Newton's 3rd Law pair?
    You hold a book against the wall. You apply a force to the book and the book applies a force on you.
    You hold a book against the wall. You apply a force to the book and the wall applies a force on you
    You hold a book against the wall. You apply a force to the book and the wall applies a force on the book
    You hold a book against the wall. You apply a force to the book and the book applies a force to the wall.
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  • Q2
    Which of the following is a Newton's 3rd Law Pair?
    The Earth pulls down on you, and you pull up on the earth.
    The Earth pulls down on you, and you push down on the Earth
    The Earth pulls down on you, and the floor pushes up on you
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  • Q3
    Is the following situation a Newton's third law pair? A small car tows a large truck and they speed up. The truck pulls back on the car and the car pulls on the truck.
    Yes, it is a third law pair
    No, it is not a third law pair
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  • Q4
    Is this a newton's third law pair? Billy pushes Johnny and causes Johnny to fall down. Johnny exerts a force on billy and billy exerts a force on Johnny.
    No
    Yes
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  • Q5
    A car is pulling on a truck. The forces between them are a Newton's third law pair. The car slows down. What can be said about the forces between the two?
    The force of the car on the truck is still the same as the force of the truck on the car
    The force of the car on the truck is now larger than the force of the truck on the car.
    The force of the car on the truck is now smaller than the force of the truck on the car
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  • Q6
    A bug hits the windshield of a car. Which force is greater?
    The force of the bug hitting the windshield
    The force of the windshield hitting a bug
    They are equal forces
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  • Q7
    When a windshield collides with a bug, the force felt by both the bug and the windshield is the same. Which experiences a greater acceleration?
    The bug
    The windshield
    They experience the same acceleration
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  • Q8
    Kent Budgett is pulling upon a rope that is attached to a wall. In the bottom picture, Kent is pulling upon a rope that is attached to an elephant. In each case, the force scale reads 500 Newton. Kent is pulling ...
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    With more force when the rope is attached to the elephant
    With more force when the rope is attached to the wall
    With the same force in each case
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  • Q9
    When a bullet is shot from a gun, the force experienced by the bullet is____________________ the force experienced by the gun
    Less than
    Equal to
    Greater than
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  • Q10
    You are pulling on a rope in a tug of war match. What is the reaction force?
    The rope pulling on you
    The other team pulling on you
    Gravity
    The other team pulling on the rope
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  • Q11
    An archer shoots an arrow. The action force is the bowstring against the arrow, the reaction force is...
    The grip of the archer's hand on the bow
    Air resistance against the bow
    The arrow's push against the bowstring
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  • Q12
    A player throws a baseball. The action force is the player's impact on the ball. The reaction force is...
    The force of the ball on the player
    The force of the grip of the ball
    The ball flying forward
    The ball hitting someone else's glove.
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  • Q13
    A baseball player bats a ball with a force of 1,000N. The ball exerts a reaction force against the bat of..
    1000N
    More than 1000 N
    Less than 1000 N
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  • Q14
    What is the reaction force of a foot pushing down on the floor?
    The floor pushing back against the foot
    The floor breaking to the foot
    The foot going through the floor.
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  • Q15
    If the force acting on two objects is the same, the acceleration of the objects will also be the same
    False
    True
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  • Q16
    When the forces acting on two objects are the same. Which object will experience the greatest acceleration?
    The one with the most mass
    They accelerate the same.
    The one with the least mass
    The one with the most Force
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