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Unit 8 Forces and Motion

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27 questions
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  • Q1
    A push or pull
    force
    unbalanced forces
    friction
    balanced forces
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  • Q2
    Forces that are equal in size and opposite in direction
    unbalanced forces
    forces
    gravity
    balanced forces
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  • Q3
    A force of attraction between two objects
    forces
    balanced forces
    friction
    gravity
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  • Q4
    Forces that cause a change in motion because one force is greater than the other
    friction
    forces
    balanced forces
    unbalanced forces
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  • Q5
    The force that opposes motion
    friction
    gravity
    unbalanced forces
    force
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  • Q6
    A pencil rolls off a desk and falls to the floor. What force made it fall to the floor?
    gravity
    inertia
    friction
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  • Q7
    Two boys throw baseballs. One goes farther than the other. Why?
    One of the baseballs had more friction.
    The boys used the same force to throw the baseballs
    One of the boys used more force to throw the baseball.
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  • Q8
    Two teams playing tug-o-war. The rope is hardly moving. Are the forces balanced?
    No, because they are pulling very hard.
    Yes, because they stopped pulling the rope.
    Yes, because the rope is hardly moving.
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  • Q9
    Two students pull on a block of wood with 10 N on opposite sides. Will the block move?
    Yes, because 10 N is enough to move it.
    No, because the forces are balanced.
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  • Q10
    When forces are balanced, there is no movement.
    True
    False
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  • Q11
    When forces are unbalanced, there is movement.
    False
    True
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  • Q12
    In the picture, are the forces BALANCED?
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    Yes, because they're both pushing the cart.
    No, because the cart is moving.
    Yes, because they're pushing from the same side.
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  • Q13
    Shana is playing cornhole. Everytime she throws the bean bag, it goes past the hole. What should she do?
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    Throw the bean bag with more force.
    Throw the bean bag with less force.
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  • Q14
    Two boxes, one empty and one full. A strong wind blows on both of them. The empty box blows away and the full one doesn't. Why?
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    Gravity is pulling down on both the boxes.
    The wind's force was stronger on the empty box.
    The wind's force is strong enough to move the empty box, but not the full box.
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  • Q15
    A soccer ball and a bowling ball are kicked with the same force. What will happen?
    The bowling ball will go farther because it has more mass than the soccer ball
    The soccer ball will go farther because it has less mass than the bowling ball
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  • Q16
    What surface will have the MOST friction?
    a wooden floor
    a wet tile floor
    a thick carpet
    a concrete sidewalk
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  • Q17
    A phone has a mass of 25 grams, a video game controller has a mass of 35 grams. Which will travel the farthest when the same force is applied to the object?
    The game controller because it has more mass
    The phone because it has more mass
    The phone because it has less mass
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  • Q18
    The spring scale is holding a weight that is pulling down with 15 N. If another weight is added that has the same mass, what will the spring scale read?
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    30 g
    15 N
    30 g
    30 N
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  • Q19
    Buddy uses a spring scale to lift up his stinky shoe every day for 5 days. Which statement is true.
    The amount of Newtons needed to lift his stinky shoe will be different each day because the mass of his shoe is different
    The amount of Newtons needed to lift his stinky shoe will be the same every day because the mass of his shoe won't change
    The amount of Newtons needed to lift his stinky shoe will be different each day because the mass of his shoe is the same
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  • Q20
    Two soccer balls are hit with a baseball bat and a meter stick. What will happen and why?
    The soccer ball hit by the baseball bat will go farther because it hits with more force than the meter stick.
    The soccer ball hit by the meter stick will go farther because it hits with more force than the baseball bat.
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