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Force and Motion Practice

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  • Q1
    Which term defines the physical influence (push or pull) on an object with mass that tends to change the position of the object?
    force
    reference point
    motion
    position
    60s
  • Q2
    What would be an example of increasing friction?
    putting sand on an icy bridge
    accumulating a layer of ice on a road
    waxing a classroom floor
    running water on a water park slide
    60s
  • Q3
    When a student applies the brakes on his bicycle, how do the pads pressing on the wheels slow the bicycle?
    the pads increase friction
    the pads increase inertia
    the pads increase gravity
    the pads increase momentum
    60s
  • Q4
    Nancy, Julia, and Jeanette were in a science group. They were to investigate how force affects the distance a ping pong ball will travel. They used this setup and applied a force to the ping pong ball by pulling the ruler back a certain distance.
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    32 m
    36 m
    35 m
    38 m
    60s
  • Q5
    The picture shows the position of a skier on the slope of a mountain over 3 seconds. Which statement describes the speed of the skier?
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    The speed of the skier is decreasing.
    The speed of the skier cannot be determined.
    The speed of the skier is constant.
    The speed of the skier is increasing.
    60s
  • Q6
    A car traveled 240 kilometers in 4 hours at 60 kph. What does the 60 kph represent about the car?
    the speed
    the friction
    the motion
    the force
    60s
  • Q7
    Rick graphed the motion of a model train on the track. The train moves at the same speed. What distance would you predict the train would move in 6 seconds?
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    12 meters
    2 meters
    6 meters
    10 meters
    60s
  • Q8
    The graph shows the motion of an object. Which part of the graph shows when the object is stationary?
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    between 2 and 4 seconds
    between 0 and 2 seconds
    between 4 and 6 seconds
    between 6 ad 10 seconds
    60s
  • Q9
    According to the graph, which car traveled at a constant speed the longest ?
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    Car B traveled at a constant speed the longest.
    Car A traveled at a constant speed the longest.
    Neither car traveled at a constant speed during the experiment.
    They both traveled at a constant speed the same amount of time.
    60s
  • Q10
    Jamal is lifting a box of P. E. equipment from the ground. Which force must Jamal overcome to lift the box?
    gravity
    inertia
    energy
    friction
    60s
  • Q11
    Which is the best example of an unbalanced force?
    a person pushing a cart of balls across the gym floor
    a person sitting in a seat in the gym watching a game
    a person pushing up against the wall of the gym
    a person standing in the middle of the gym floor
    60s
  • Q12
    Which action listed will stop an object that is in motion?
    inertia
    gravity
    momentum
    force
    60s
  • Q13
    The movement of an object can be changed by forces. What kind of forces could accomplish the change?
    resistant forces
    unbalance forces
    balanced forces
    reaction forces
    60s
  • Q14
    A student added 3 g of melted wax to a container that weighed 15 g. What is the weight of the container after the wax hardens?
    18 g
    45 g
    5
    12 g
    60s
  • Q15
    Tim made a metal object with a weight of 75g. Using the table, what metals did he use to make the object?
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    aluminum and tin
    aluminum and lead
    iron and lead
    iron and tin
    60s

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