(1.) Physics Hl/Sl. Physical Measurement And Kinetics

30 Questions | Total Attempts: 37

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Measurement Quizzes & Trivia

Quiz on physics sections 1 and 2, focusing on definitions. Don't screw up the definition questions! You get free points if you just learn them.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A derived unit is a unit derived from the combination of [...] units
  • 2. 
    An accurate experiment is one that has a small [...] error
    • A. 

      Percentage

    • B. 

      Systematic

    • C. 

      Random

  • 3. 
    A graph is extended in order for an intercept to be found. This process is known as ...
    • A. 

      Integration

    • B. 

      Interpolation

    • C. 

      Extrapolation

  • 4. 
    The process of assuming that the trend line applies between two points is known as [...]
  • 5. 
    Displacement (as a kinematic concept) can be defined as "the distance moved in a particular direction"
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Velocity is the rate of change of [...]
  • 7. 
    Speed is the rate of change of [...]
  • 8. 
    Acceleration is the rate of change of [...]
  • 9. 
    Out of the concepts just defined (displacement, velocity, speed, and acceleration), two are scalars and two are vectors.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The [...] velocity of an object is its velocity at a specific instant of time
    • A. 

      Average

    • B. 

      Constant

    • C. 

      Terminal

    • D. 

      Instantaneous

  • 11. 
    An object is in a uniform gravitational field, accelerating vertically. Air resistance may be neglected. The object is thus in [...]
  • 12. 
    A free-falling object has a net force on it that is equal to zero. The downward force of gravity has come to equal the upward force of drag. What has the object achieved?
    • A. 

      Constant acceleration

    • B. 

      Terminal velocity

    • C. 

      Strobe photography

  • 13. 
    The origin of all everyday forces is either gravitational or [...]
  • 14. 
    Up to an elastic limit, the extension, x, of a spring is proportional to the tension force, F. Who's the guy behind this law?
    • A. 

      Newton

    • B. 

      Rutherford

    • C. 

      Peter StrĂ¥e

    • D. 

      Hooke

  • 15. 
    If the resultant force on an object is zero, then it is said to be in [...]
  • 16. 
    Correct statement of Newton's second law: The resultant force is proportional to the rate of change of [...]
  • 17. 
    "The force that opposes the relative motion of two surfaces and acts along the surfaces" Which force is being defined?
    • A. 

      Tension

    • B. 

      Friction

    • C. 

      Compression

    • D. 

      Lift

  • 18. 
    Air resistance and drag are frictional forces
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The opposite of the tension force is the [...] force.
  • 20. 
    Graviational force is the force between objects as a result of their ...
    • A. 

      Inertia

    • B. 

      Momentum

    • C. 

      Weights

    • D. 

      Masses

  • 21. 
    The amount of matter contained in an object is the object's [...]
  • 22. 
    The impulse can be defined as ...
    • A. 

      The change in kinetic energy

    • B. 

      The result of an inelastic collision

    • C. 

      The change of momentum

    • D. 

      The change of weight

  • 23. 
    A collision in which no mechanical energy is lost is known as [...]
  • 24. 
    Momentum is conserved in a totally inelastic collision
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Kinetic energy is conserved in an inelastic collision
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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