Chapter 4: Newton's Second Law Of Motion, Force And Acceleration

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  • 1. 
    Which has the greater mass?
    • A. 

      A king-size pillow

    • B. 

      An automobile battery

    • C. 

      ) neither – both have the same

  • 2. 
    A kilogram is a measure of an object's
    • A. 

      Weight

    • B. 

      Force

    • C. 

      Mass

    • D. 

      Size

  • 3. 
    Compared to a 1-kg block of solid iron, a 2-kg block of solid iron has twice as much
    • A. 

      Inertia

    • B. 

      Mass

    • C. 

      Volume

    • D. 

      All of these

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 4. 
    Compared to a 1-kg block of solid iron, a 2-kg block of solid iron has the same
    • A. 

      Mass

    • B. 

      Volume

    • C. 

      Weight

    • D. 

      All of these

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 5. 
    Your weight is
    • A. 

      Equal to your mass

    • B. 

      The gravitational attraction force between you and the Earth

    • C. 

      A property of mechanical equilibrium

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 6. 
    If one object has twice as much mass as another object, it also has twice as much
    • A. 

      Inertia

    • B. 

      Velocity

    • C. 

      Acceleration due to gravity

    • D. 

      Volume

    • E. 

      All of these

  • 7. 
    Compared to the mass of a certain object on Earth, the mass of the same object on the moon is
    • A. 

      One sixth as much

    • B. 

      The same

    • C. 

      Six times as much

    • D. 

      Zero

  • 8. 
    Strange as it may seem, it is just as hard to accelerate a car on a level surface on the moon as it is here on the Earth. This is because
    • A. 

      The mass of the car is independent of gravity

    • B. 

      The weight of the car is independent of gravity

    • C. 

      Nonsense! A car is much more easily accelerated on the moon than on the Earth

  • 9. 
    A ride on a roller-coaster car containing 6 passengers takes 3 minutes. Neglecting friction, a similar ride with 12 passengers aboard would take
    • A. 

      1.5 minutes

    • B. 

      3 minutes

    • C. 

      6 minutes

    • D. 

      18 minutes

  • 10. 
    The newton is a unit of
    • A. 

      Force

    • B. 

      Mass

    • C. 

      Density

    • D. 

      Inertia

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