Physics Multiple Choice

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1.  Which of the following is a physical quantity that has a magnitude but no direction?
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2.  Multiplying or dividing vectors by scalars results in
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3.  Identify the following quantities as scalar or vector: the mass of an object, the number of leaves on a tree, wind velocity.
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4.  Which of the following is an example of a vector quantity?
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5.  Which of the following is a physical quantity that has both magnitude and direction?
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6.  Identify the following quantities as scalar or vector: the speed of a snail, the time it takes to run a mile, the free-fall acceleration
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7.  An ant on a picnic table travels 3.0*10^1 cm eastward, then 25 cm northward, and finally 15 cm westward. What is the magnitude  of the ant's displacement relative to its original position?
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8.  For the winter, a duck flies 10.0 m/s due south against a gust of wind with a speed of 2.5 m/s. What is the resultant velocity of the duck?
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9.  In a coordinate system, a vector is oriented at angle with respect to the x-axis. The y component of the vector equals the vector's magnitude multiplied by which trigonometric function?
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10.  In a coordinate system, a vector is oriented at angle with respet to the x-axis. The x component of the vector equals the vector's magnitude multiplied by which trigonometric function?
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11.  Which of the following is the motion of objects moving in two dimensions under the influence of gravity?
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12.  Which of the following does not exhibit  parabolic motion?
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13.  What is the path of a projectile (in the absence of friction)?
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14.  Which of the following is not an example of projectile motion?
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15.  Which of the following exhibits parabolic motion?
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16.  Which of the following is an example of projectile motion?
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17.  Which of the following is a coordinate system for specifying the precise location of objects in space?
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18.  A piece of chalk is dropped by a teacher walking at a speed of 1.5 m/s. From the teacher's perspective, the chalk appears fall
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19.  A passenger on a bus moving east sees a man standing on a curb. From the passenger's perspective, the man appears to
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