# Gravitational Potential Energy

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- Q1A 10 kg toddler climbs on top of a 1.2 meter table. How much Gravitational Energy does this toddler have?118 Joules8.3 Joules98 Joules12 Joules120s
- Q2A sedan (car) has a mass of 1520 kg and is parked in a parking tower on the 5th floor, 15 meters from the ground. What is the sedan's Gravitational Potential Energy?22,800 Joules101.33 Joules223,440 Joules14,896 Joules120s
- Q3A roofer with a weight of 1,617 Newtons is on a roof that is 4.27 meters from the ground. What is the Gravitational Potential Energy of the roofer? (Hint: Newtons or weight instead of mass is given here. Weight is a Force. W = mg)67,665 Joules379 Joules6,905 Joules612,339 Joules120s
- Q4A box has a mass of 6.5 kg. The box is lifted from the garage floor and put on a shelf. If the box gains 577 Joules of Gravitational Potential Energy, how high is the shelf?0.11 meters88.8 meters9.06 meters36,755 meters120s
- Q5A gorilla climbs up a wall that is 5.6 meters high. If he gains 6037 Joules of Gravitational Potential Energy, what is the mass of the gorilla?110 kg33,807 kg616 Joules3,450 Joules120s
- Q6One of the tallest radio towers is in Fargo, North Dakota, with a height of 629 meters. If a bird lands on the tower and then possesses a Gravitational Potential Energy of 2,466 Joules, what is the mass of the bird?0.40 kg38 kg3.9 kg0.33 kg120s
- Q7A roller coaster and two riders have a combined weight of 7,203 Newtons. If the roller coaster is sitting 135 meters off the ground, what is it's Gravitational Potential Energy? (Weight or mg is given, NOT mass)99,225 Joules972,405 Joules9,529,569 Joules523 Joules120s
- Q8A 32 kg girl walks to to the top of the stairs that are 5.4 meters high. What is her Gravitational Potential Energy?17.6 Joules1,693 Joules58.1 Joules172.8 Joules120s
- Q9With all his batgear on, Batman has a mass of 90.7 kg. If Batman is perched at the top of a tall building in Gotham, with a Gravitational Potential Energy of 392,876 Joules, what is the height of the building?42,449 meters3,636,107 meters4,332 meters442 meters120s
- Q10A 0.18 kg baseball reaches a height of 22 m when thrown. What is the Gravitational Potential Energy of the baseball at this height?38.8 Joules3.96 Joules406 Joules1.76 Joules120s