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Newton's laws

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  • Q1
    According to Newton's second law of motion, what is the relationship between force, mass, and acceleration?
    The force applied to an object is directly proportional to its mass and inversely proportional to its acceleration.
    The force applied to an object is directly proportional to its acceleration and inversely proportional to its mass.
    The acceleration of an object is directly proportional to the net force applied to it and inversely proportional to its mass.
    The acceleration of an object is directly proportional to its mass and inversely proportional to the net force applied to it.
    30s
  • Q2
    Newton's first law of motion is also known as the law of _____?
    force
    inertia
    gravity
    acceleration
    30s
  • Q3
    Which of Newton's laws of motion states that every action has an equal and opposite reaction?
    Newton's second law of motion
    Newton's third law of motion
    Newton's first law of motion
    Newton's law of universal gravitation
    30s
  • Q4
    According to Newton's second law of motion, what is the formula that relates force, mass, and acceleration?
    F = m + a
    F = a/m
    F = am
    F = ma
    30s
  • Q5
    Which of Newton's laws of motion states that an object at rest will stay at rest, and an object in motion will stay in motion with the same speed and in the same direction, unless acted on by an external force?
    Newton's first law of motion
    Newton's third law of motion
    Newton's law of universal gravitation
    Newton's second law of motion
    30s
  • Q6
    According to Newton's third law of motion, when you push against a wall, the wall pushes _____?
    aside from you
    back against you
    with you
    nowhere
    30s
  • Q7
    What is the net force acting on an object when all the forces are balanced?
    15 Newtons
    5 Newtons
    10 Newtons
    0 Newtons
    30s
  • Q8
    Which of the following best describes an unbalanced force?
    A force that only changes the direction of an object.
    A force that cancels out all other forces.
    A force that keeps an object at rest.
    A force that causes an object to move or change its motion.
    30s
  • Q9
    A box with a mass of 5 kg is pushed with a force of 10 N to the right, while another force of 5 N is pushing it to the left. What is the net force acting on the box?
    20
    15
    0
    5
    30s
  • Q10
    A 2 kg book is resting on a table. What is the net force acting on the book?
    10
    0.5
    2
    0
    30s
  • Q11
    What is the formula to calculate speed?
    Speed = Distance * Time
    Speed = Time / Distance
    Speed = Distance + Time
    Speed = Distance / Time
    30s
  • Q12
    A car travels a distance of 300 kilometers in 5 hours. What is the speed of the car?
    200 km/h
    60 km/h
    30 km/h
    100 km/h
    30s
  • Q13
    What is the difference between speed and velocity?
    Speed is the rate of change of position, while velocity is the rate of change of time.
    Speed is the rate of change of time, while velocity is the rate of change of position.
    Velocity includes direction, while speed does not.
    Velocity depends on mass, while speed does not.
    30s
  • Q14
    Which of the following is an example of velocity?
    A boat moving north at 15 kilometers per hour
    A car traveling at 60 miles per hour
    A person running at 10 kilometers per hour
    A plane flying at 500 miles per hour
    30s
  • Q15

    Group into Speed, Velocity, or Acceleration 

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