# Laws Of Motion Quiz

18 Questions  I  By Tirpak
Quiz yourself on how well you understand Newton's Laws of Motion

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 1 A person is measured on the moon and on Earth.  Which statement would be true?
 A. The mass would be the same on the moon as it is on Earth, but the weight would be more on the moon than it is on Earth.
 B. The weight would be the same on the moon as it is on Earth, and the mass would be more on the moon than it is on Earth.
 C. The mass and weight would be the same on the moon as it is on Earth, because mass is another name for weight.
 D. The mass would be the same on the moon as it is on Earth, but the weight would be more on Earth than it is on the moon.
 2 How can you tell if an object is in motion?
 A. The object will look different.
 B. I'll be able to see the forces.
 C. It will remain in the same position.
 D. Its position will change in relation to other objects.
 3 A plane flew from NY to California in 4 hours.  It took 4 1/2 hours to return to NY.  Which of the following is true:
 A. The plane flew faster to NY than it flew to California.
 B. The plane flew faster to California than it flew to NY.
 C. The plane flew the same speed in both directions.
 D. The plane had fewer passengers going to NY than it did to California.
 4 Blue bumper car, traveling east with a force of 100 N, runs into a yellow bumper car traveling west with a force of 300 N.  Because the net force will be -200 N. one of the cars will be pushed backwards.  Which one?
 5 The amount of force needed to move an object is measured in...
 A. Newtons
 B. Kilometers
 C. Seconds
 D. Grams
 6 Gravity and magnetism are examples of what kind of forces?
 A. Frictional
 B. Non-contact
 C. Contact
 D. Momentum
 7 What is inertia?
 A. The opposing force of gravity.
 B. Another name for unbalanced forces.
 C. The mass of an object.
 D. The tendency of an object to continue doing what it is currently doing.
 8 How could you tell if a moving object is receiving an unbalanced force?
 A. It might speed up.
 B. It might slow down.
 C. It might change direction.
 D. It might do any of the three things mentioned above.
 9 Why is it difficult to scoot a bed from one end of the room to the other?
 A. Momentum
 B. Gravity
 C. Friction
 D. Deceleration
 10 Which of Newton's Laws is demonstrated by a ball rolling to a wall then stopping?
 A. Newton's First Law
 B. Newton's Second Law
 C. Newton's Third Law
 D. Newton's Law of Acceleration
 11 Why do you lean towards the left when a car turns right?
 A. Because of inertia
 B. Because of gravity
 C. Because of buoyancy
 D. Because of velocity
 12 How long will an object remain at rest, according to Newton's First Law of Motion?
 A. It can't rest.
 B. Until noon.
 C. Until an unbalanced force occurs.
 D. As long as there are unbalanced forces acting on it.
 13 What is "position"?
 A. A type of contact force.
 B. A specific location
 C. A type of motion
 D. Another name for friction
 14 A person is measured on the moon, and on Earth.  Which statement would be true?
 A. The person's mass on Earth would be double on the moon.
 B. The person's mass on the the moon, would be twice that on Earth.
 C. The person would have mass on Earth but not on the moon.
 D. The mass would be the same on the moon as it is on Earth.
 15 Which of Newton's Laws describes the amount of force applied to accelerate an object's mass?
 A. Newton's First Law
 B. Newton's Second Law
 C. Newton's Third Law
 D. Newton's Fourth Law
 16 Why is it harder to push a van filled with bowling balls than it is to push van filled with basketballs?
 A. The mass of the car is greater than the mass of the basketball.
 B. The mass of the bowling balls is greater than the mass of the basketballs.
 C. The van with the basketballs is bigger than the van with the bowling balls.
 D. It should be equally as hard to push the two vans.
 17 For every ________ there is an equal and opposite _____________.
 A. Reaction, action
 B. Action, action
 C. Reaction, reaction
 D. Action, reaction
 18 The amount of force that gravity has on an object is affected by what factors?
 A. The object's mass.
 B. The object's distance from the gravitational force.
 C. The object's height.
 D. Both A and B.
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