The Ultimate Physics Preparation Test On Impulse And Momentum!

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This is the Ultimate Physics Preparation Test on Impulse and Momentum! Momentum is essentially mass in motion, and impulse and momentum are interconnected. Take up this interesting quiz and get to see what you know about the connection between momentums and impulse. Keep a lookout for other quizzes like it so as to perfect what you know about it. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following involves a change in momentum?
    • A. 

      An ice skater moves down the rink at a constant speed.

    • B. 

      A newspaper delivery boy travels at a constant speed while “losing” mass by throwing his newspapers on porches.

    • C. 

      A car coasts down a hill at a constant speed.

    • D. 

      A child rides a tricycle at a constant speed.

  • 2. 
    A cannon fires a cannonball. Immediately after the cannonball is fired, which of the following is NOT true?
    • A. 

      The cannon and the cannonball have the same magnitude of momentum.

    • B. 

      The cannon and the cannonball have the same kinetic energy.

    • C. 

      The force on the cannon due to the cannonball and the force on the cannonball due to the cannon have the same magnitude.

    • D. 

      The impulse on the cannon due to the cannonball and the impulse on the cannonball due to the cannon has the same magnitude.

  • 3. 
    When a baseball bat hits a baseball, the change in momentum of the bat is_______the change in momentum of the ball.
    • A. 

      Less than

    • B. 

      Greater than

    • C. 

      Equal to

    • D. 

      None of the answers

  • 4. 
    A person rolls off of a raft while in the pool, which causes the raft to float away from the person. The momentum of the raft:
    • A. 

      Remained the same.

    • B. 

      Was zero while stationary and increased when the person got off.

    • C. 

      Was greatest while the person laid on it.

    • D. 

      Was zero when the person got off of the raft and increased while the person was on the raft.

  • 5. 
    Two hockey players skate directly towards each other at the same velocity trying to get to the hockey puck. One of the skater’s mass is 82 kg, and the other’s mass is 75 kg. The hockey players crash into each other without spinning. Which of the following statements is true BEFORE the collision?
    • A. 

      The lighter skater has less momentum.

    • B. 

      Their momenta are equal but opposite.

    • C. 

      The lighter skater has half of the momentum that the heavier skater has.

    • D. 

      Their total momentum increases after the crash.

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