Newton's Laws of Motion

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16 questions
• Q1
Which statement illustrates Newton’s first law?
A ball rolling across the floor eventually slows down.
All of these
A stone will not move unless something pushes or pulls it.
As a car comes to a stop, the passengers continue to move forward.
30s
• Q2
Which object has the greatest inertia?
a beach ball
a volleyball
a tennis ball
a bowling ball
30s
• Q3
What force causes a skater sliding on the ice to gradually slow down?
inertia
friction
acceleration
a balanced force
30s
• Q4
A seat belt helps you when your car stops suddenly by providing a(n)
balanced forward force.
unbalanced forward force.
balanced backward force.
unbalanced backward force.
30s
• Q5
One newton is the force that can give a mass of 1 kg an acceleration of
1 m/s
1 m/s/s.
9.8 m/s/s
9.8 m/s
30s
• Q6
Which of the following will result in the greatest acceleration?
23 N acting on a 2-kg box
56 N acting on a 2-kg box
23 N acting on a 5-kg box
56 N acting on a 1-kg box
30s
• Q7
Whenever a force is exerted, another force occurs that is in size, and in direction.
equal, same
smaller, same
smaller, opposite
equal, opposite
30s
• Q8
An object’s momentum is determined by the object’s
mass and acceleration.
weight and acceleration.
mass and velocity.
weight and velocity.
30s
• Q9
Which of the following has a momentum of zero?
a plane flying through the air
a leaf falling to the ground
All of the above
a newspaper lying on a table
30s
• Q10
How does the total momentum of two objects before a collision compare with the total momentum after the collision?
It is equal to zero.
It is less.
It is the same.
It is greater.
30s
• Q11
The force exerted on the racket by a hit tennis ball is the
action force.
acceleration
reaction force.
gravitational force.
30s
• Q12
Which statement about action-reaction force pairs is incorrect?
They always occur in pairs.
They occur at the same time.
They act on the same object.
They are equal and opposite.
30s
• Q13
Two identical cars are traveling at equal speeds. One is going north and the other south. If they collide head-on and stick together, what will happen to the motion of the cars?
Both cars will move north.
Both cars will move south.
Both cars will move east.
Both cars will stop.
30s
• Q14
What is the momentum of a 0.255 g apple falling at 16.0 m/s?
4.08 kg • m/s downward
15.9 m/s/s downward
15.9 kg • m/s downward
4.08 m/s/s downward
30s
• Q15
When a moving bowling ball hits a pin, the ball’s momentum
is transferred to the pin.
doubles in force.
increases the pin’s mass.
decreases the pin's velocity
30s

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