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Friction and Gravity

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14 questions
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  • Q1
    What are two factors that affect FRICTION between surfaces?
    mass and distance
    mass and weight
    surface type and how hard they are pushed together
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  • Q2
    What two factors affect GRAVITY between two objects?
    mass and distance
    mass and weight
    type of surface and friction
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  • Q3
    What is mass?
    the amount of matter in an object
    how heavy something is
    how hard gravity pulls an object
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  • Q4
    What is weight?
    kilograms
    pounds
    a measure of gravity
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  • Q5
    What is friction?
    the force that pulls objects toward each other
    a measure of the force of gravity on an object
    the force that surfaces exert on each other when they rub together
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  • Q6
    Which of these is an example of rolling friction?
    a wheel rolling on the ground
    rubbing sandpaper together
    the hinge of a door that is oiled
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  • Q7
    Which of these is an example of sliding friction?
    a stationary tree
    the measure of gravity on an object
    rubbing sandpaper together
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  • Q8
    Which of these is an example of fluid friction?
    a fish in a boat
    a fish on the dinner table
    a fish swimming in a lake
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  • Q9
    Which of these is an example of static friction?
    a sleeping hippo
    a door hinge that has been oiled
    a wheel rolling on a surface
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  • Q10
    What is the law of universal gravitation?
    a law that states you should understand gravity
    a new law passed by congress
    a law that states there is gravity between all objects
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  • Q11
    What is gravity?
    the moon revolving around the Earth
    the force that pulls objects toward each other
    a pull that only the Earth has
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  • Q12
    As the DISTANCE INCREASES what happens to the gravitational force?
    it increases
    it decreases
    it stays the same
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  • Q13
    In which direction does friction act?
    the opposite direction as the object's motion
    the same direction as the object's motion
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  • Q14
    When the force required to push an object increases what happens?
    friction decreases
    friction increases
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