# Mass vs Weight

## Quiz by Shanna Moss

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12 questions
• Q1
Which of the following is the measure of the amount of matter in an object?
weight
gravity
mass
force
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• Q2
Which of the following is a measure of the pull of gravity?
all of the above
force
mass
weight
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• Q3
Which of the following changes on different celestial objects due to the force of gravity?
mass
all of the above
how much matter an object is made up of
weight
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• Q4
Why is the force of gravity on Earth stronger than on the moon?
The Earth has more mass.
The moon has more mass.
The Earth is bigger.
The moon is bigger.
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• Q5
We can jump higher on the moon than on Earth because
The Earth has less mass.
The moon's gravitational pull is weaker.
The moon's gravitational pull is stronger.
The Earth's gravitational pull is weaker.
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• Q6
True or False: You have more mass on Earth than on the moon.
True
False
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• Q7
Weight is different from mass because weight depends on the
energy of the sun
force of gravity
force moving an object
rotation of the Earth
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• Q8
As an astronaut goes out into space (not on another planet but in space), her mass _______________ and her weight ____________________.
stays the same, increases
stays the same, decreases
increases, decreases
decreases, increases
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• Q9
Which of these is NOT true about weight?
It is always the same as mass, regardless of gravity.
It is affected by an object's mass and the force of gravity.
It is a measurement of how heavy an object is.
It is commonly measured in pounds.
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• Q10
Which of these would best describe why the weight of an object on the sun would be more that the weight of the same object on any of the planets in our solar system?
An objects mass on the sun is greater than anywhere else in the solar system.
The pull of gravity by the sun is less than all of the other planets.
The pull of gravity by the sun is greater than all of the other planets.
An object's mass on the sun is less than anywhere in the solar system.
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• Q11
You would have less mass on the moon.
You would have less mass on the Earth.
You would have the same mass on the Earth and moon.
You would have more mass on the Earth.
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• Q12
Astronauts appear weightless while working in the International Space Station because
they have gravitational attractions to the sun and moon.
they have very little mass when in outer space.
they are in a state of free fall.
there isn't any gravity in outer space.
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