# Newton's 1st Law of Motion

## Quiz by Matt Winick

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8 questions
• Q1
According to Newton's 1st Law of Motion, what happens to the motion of an object when the net force acting on it is zero?
The object starts increasing its speed.
The object changes its direction of motion.
The object starts accelerating in the opposite direction.
The object comes to a complete stop.
The object continues to move with a constant velocity.
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• Q2
Which of the following best describes Newton's 1st Law of Motion?
An object at rest tends to stay at rest and an object in motion tends to stay in motion unless acted upon by an external force.
An object in motion tends to change direction unless an external force acts upon it.
An object at rest tends to slow down and stop unless an external force acts upon it.
An object in motion always slows down and stops unless an external force acts upon it.
An object at rest tends to speed up and move forward unless an external force acts upon it.
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• Q3
Which statement accurately describes Newton's 1st Law of Motion?
An object at rest will always remain at rest regardless of any external force acting upon it.
An object at rest tends to speed up and move forward unless acted upon by an unbalanced force.
An object in motion will always change its direction of motion regardless of any external force acting upon it.
An object in motion tends to slow down and stop unless acted upon by an unbalanced force.
An object at rest tends to stay at rest and an object in motion tends to stay in motion unless acted upon by an unbalanced force.
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• Q4
Which of the following situations explains Newton's 1st Law of Motion?
A car comes to a stop when the brakes are applied.
A rocket launches into space by expelling gases in the opposite direction.
A ball rolls down a hill and gains speed as it descends.
A person swims upstream against a river current.
A soccer ball remains at rest on the field until a player kicks it.
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• Q5
Which of the following scenarios demonstrates Newton's 1st Law of Motion?
A person jumps off a diving board and enters the water.
A person skiing down a hill gains speed as they descend.
A ball rolling on a flat surface gradually slows down and stops due to friction.
A rocket launches into space by expelling gases in the opposite direction.
A car accelerates forward when the driver presses the gas pedal.
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• Q6
Which statement best represents Newton's 1st Law of Motion?
An object in motion tends to change direction without any external force.
An object in motion always slows down and stops unless a force is applied.
An object at rest tends to stay at rest and an object in motion tends to stay in motion with the same speed and in the same direction unless acted upon by an unbalanced force.
An object at rest tends to speed up and move forward without any external force.
An object at rest is always in motion unless a force is applied.
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• Q7
Which of the following scenarios best describes Newton's 1st Law of Motion?
A soccer ball slows down and stops rolling due to friction with the ground.
A book on a table remains at rest until a force is applied to move it.
A person jumps off a diving board and descends into a swimming pool.
A rocket propels itself into space by expelling gas in the opposite direction.
A car accelerates forward when the driver presses the gas pedal.
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• Q8
What is Newton's 1st Law of Motion?
An object at rest tends to slow down and stop and an object in motion tends to stay in motion with the same speed and in the same direction.
An object at rest tends to stay at rest and an object in motion tends to slow down and stop.
An object at rest tends to stay at rest and an object in motion tends to speed up and move forward.
An object at rest tends to speed up and move forward and an object in motion tends to slow down and stop.
An object at rest tends to stay at rest and an object in motion tends to stay in motion with the same speed and in the same direction unless acted upon by an unbalanced force.
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