  Newton's Laws Example & Free Body Diagrams

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• Q1
The tendency of an object to keep doing what its doing is called
force
free body diagram
acceleration
inertia
120s
• Q2
An object in motion will stay in motion and an object at rest will stay at rest unless acted on by an outside force.
Newton's 2nd Law
Newton's 1st Law
Newton's 3rd Law
Newton's 4th Law
120s
• Q3
Net force is equal to mass times acceleration.
Newton's 4th Law
Newton's 1st Law
Newton's 2nd Law
Newton's 3rd Law
120s
• Q4
For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction.
Newton's 3rd Law
Newton's 1st Law
Newton's 3rd Law
Newton's 2nd Law
120s
• Q5
In a free body diagram, which force always points downward?
friction
gravity
normal
applied
120s
• Q6
In a free body diagram, which force always points upward?
gravity
applied
normal
friction
120s
• Q7
In a free body diagram, which force always acts in the opposite direction of the motion of the object?
gravity
applied
friction
normal
120s
• Q8
In a free body diagram, which force is usually in the same direction as the motion of the object?
normal
friction
gravity
applied
120s
• Q9
When an object is in free fall and we ignore air resistance, what is the only force acting on the object?
gravity
normal
applied
normal
120s
• Q10
A rhinoceros sits in a field and won't move until acted on by an outside force. Which law does this show?
Newton's 4th Law
Newton's 3rd Law
Newton's 1st Law
Newton's 2nd Law
120s
• Q11
A boy kicks a ball with half the force and it has half the acceleration as a result. Which law does this show?
Newton's 1st Law
Newton's 3rd Law
Newton's 2nd Law
Newton's 4th Law
120s
• Q12
As someone is walking, their foot pushes against the ground and the ground pushes back against their foot.
Newton's 3rd Law
Newton's 2nd Law
Newton's 4th Law
Newton's 1st Law
120s
• Q13
A bus driver slams on the brakes and the students on the bus all lurch forward. Which law does this show?
Newton's 2nd Law
Newton's 3rd Law
Newton's 1st Law
Newton's 4th Law
120s
• Q14
A quarterback throws the ball harder and the ball moves faster as a result. Which law does this show?
Newton's 2nd Law
Newton's 1st Law
Newton's 4th Law
Newton's 3rd Law
120s
• Q15
You are paddling a canoe down a river. The oar pushes backward against the water and the water pushes forward on the oar. Which law does this show?
Newton's 3rd Law
Newton's 2nd Law
Newton's 4th Law
Newton's 1st Law
120s

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