Ultimate Physics Problem Solving Test! Trivia Quiz

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Ultimate Physics Problem Solving Test! Trivia Quiz

Welcome to the ultimate physics problem-solving test that is designed to test out just how much you use the basic physics knowledge you acquire in class to solve your everyday problems. Think you can be one of the top scorers in this test, do take it up and don’t forget to share your score to see where your application-level stands.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the approximate period of oscillation when the ride is swinging to its full extent? (How long does it take for 1 complete cycle?)
    • A. 

      3.25 seconds

    • B. 

      15.0 seconds

    • C. 

      7.50 seconds

    • D. 

      11.35 seconds

  • 2. 
    Calculate the frequency for the ride if the period of oscillation is 9 seconds.
    • A. 

      9.00 Hz

    • B. 

      0.111 Hz

    • C. 

      0.222 Hz

    • D. 

      4.50 Hz

  • 3. 
    Where would you sit to attain the most potential energy on the ride?
    • A. 

      In the middle of the boat

    • B. 

      Close to the middle of the boat

    • C. 

      Near the end of the boat

    • D. 

      At the end of the boat

  • 4. 
    If the arm of the ride (length of the pendulum) is 14 m, what would be the period of oscillation on the Moon (gravity = 1.63 m/s/s)
    • A. 

      7.51 seconds

    • B. 

      18.4 seconds

    • C. 

      14 seconds

    • D. 

      53.9 seconds