Gravity Practice Quiz

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15 questions
• Q1
What is gravity an example of?
motion
a force
matter
energy
30s
• Q2
Does gravity push, pull or both?
pull
push
both
30s
• Q3
What word describes gravity as a force that acts anywhere?
universal
applicable
unlimited
infinite
30s
• Q4
If planet Xarnon and planet Aether are moved closer toward each other, what will be the result?
the force of gravity between them decreases
Not enough information; need the masses to determine the result
the force of gravity between them increases
there is no change in the force of gravity between them
30s
• Q5
Which pair of these four items(a bowling ball, beach ball, toaster, and paperclip) would have the greatest gravitational attraction between them, assuming distance remains constant?
bowling ball and beach ball
paperclip and beach ball
bowling ball and toaster
toaster and paperclip
30s
• Q6
Which would hit the ground with the greatest force if all are dropped from the same height?
feather
school desk
penny
piano
30s
• Q7
Which of the following is NOT a factor needed to determine an object's weight?
acceleration due to gravity
which planet it's on
mass
velocity
30s
• Q8
Identify which number represents the acceleration due to gravity on Earth.
8.8 m/s/s
24.79 m/s
9.8 m/s/s
9.8 m/s
30s
• Q9
What would you do to find the speed of a falling object after 7 seconds?
subtract 7 from 9.8
square 9.8
divide 9.8 by 7
30s
• Q10
Which item would hit the ground fastest after being dropped from the same height: a bowling ball or golf ball?
bowling ball
both hit at the same time
golf ball
Can't tell without knowing their weight!
30s
• Q11
What will happen if this skydiver spreads out his arms and legs?
his terminal velocity will increase
he will fall faster
air resistance will increase
air resistance will decrease
30s
• Q12
Which picture shows the skydivers with a higher terminal velocity?
both pics show divers with the same terminal velocity
Top picture
bottom picture
You can't tell just from the picture!
30s
• Q13
Weightlessness in space is best described by which term?
free fall
terminal velocity
acceleration due to gravity
air resistance
30s
• Q14
Which is an example of projectile motion?
a dog drops a bone onto the ground
a car backs down a hill
a bowling bowl rolls down the lane
the star quarterback throws the ball toward his receiver but has to aim above him
30s
• Q15
Orbits are another example of:
projectile motion
air resistance
free fall
terminal velocity
30s

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