Physics Quiz: Force And Motion Questions!

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Physics Quiz: Force And Motion Questions!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which best describes the effect of force on the motion of an object?
    • A. 

      Force causes the object to change shape or mass.

    • B. 

      Force causes the object to change speed or direction.

    • C. 

      Force causes the object to experience gravity.

    • D. 

      Force causes the object to experience balance.

  • 2. 
    Sequence the graphs in order from least to greatest speed.   (Slowest to fastest)
    • A. 

      C, D, B, A

    • B. 

      A, B, D, C

    • C. 

      A, B, C, D

    • D. 

      C, A, B, D

  • 3. 
    Pushes and pulls are ___
    • A. 

      Weights

    • B. 

      Forces

    • C. 

      Balanced

    • D. 

      Matter

  • 4. 
    What causes an object's motion to change speed?
    • A. 

      Size and shape

    • B. 

      Volume

    • C. 

      Forces

    • D. 

      Mass

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Thermometer

    • B. 

      Triple beam balance

    • C. 

      Graduated cylinder

    • D. 

      Spring scale

  • 6. 
    Which example represents balanced forces?
    • A. 

      Ball rolling down hill

    • B. 

      Apple falling from tree

    • C. 

      When there is no changes in motion

    • D. 

      One football player is stronger than the other

  • 7. 
    Which statement(s) are true
    • A. 

      Box B is pushed a greater distance because the applied force is greater.

    • B. 

      More work is done on box B because the force and distance is greater.

    • C. 

      The greater the amount of force applied to the box, the further the distance it is pushed.

    • D. 

      All are true

  • 8. 
    When equal forces act on an object in opposite directions___
    • A. 

      The object will change its motion because the forces are unbalanced

    • B. 

      The object will stay the same because the forces are balanced

  • 9. 
    What is the advantage of using a pulley?
    • A. 

      It reduces the amount of force needed

    • B. 

      The string has to be pulled a greater distance

    • C. 

      When a pulley is used, no work is done

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 11. 
    The inclined plane (ramp) decreases the input force by increasing the ___
    • A. 

      Energy

    • B. 

      Direction

    • C. 

      Distance

    • D. 

      Work

  • 12. 
    Which portion of the graph represents the turtle stopping to rest?
    • A. 

      Q

    • B. 

      X

    • C. 

      Z

    • D. 

      Y