Force And Motion Quiz Questions: Trivia!

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Force And Motion Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Force is a push or a pull, measured in:
    • A. 

      Joules.

    • B. 

      Watts.

    • C. 

      Newtons.

    • D. 

      Kilograms.

    • E. 

      Meters.

  • 2. 
    Gravity is an attractive force, and depends on _______ and __________
    • A. 

      Weight, distance.

    • B. 

      Mass, distance.

    • C. 

      Force, mass.

    • D. 

      Distance, time.

  • 3. 
    The Law of Universal Gravitation says
    • A. 

      Objects with mass exert gravitational pull.

    • B. 

      The greater an object's mass, the greater its gravity.

    • C. 

      The closer two objects are, the greater their gravitational attraction.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 4. 
    In order to determine the force, what measurements must you make?
    • A. 

      Weight and height.

    • B. 

      Weight and distance.

    • C. 

      Distance and acceleration.

    • D. 

      Mass and acceleration.

  • 5. 
    If the mass of an object remains constant, and you increase the force applied to it, what happens to the object's acceleration?
    • A. 

      Acceleration remains constant.

    • B. 

      Acceleration increases.

    • C. 

      Acceleration decreases.

    • D. 

      There's not enough information to decide.

  • 6. 
    Newton's 1st Law describes:
    • A. 

      The relationship between mass, acceleration, and force.

    • B. 

      Balanced and unbalanced forces.

    • C. 

      The tendency of objects to resist changes in motion.

    • D. 

      Equal and opposite forces.

  • 7. 
    Newton's 2nd Law describes:
    • A. 

      The relationship between mass, acceleration, and force.

    • B. 

      Balanced and unbalanced forces.

    • C. 

      The tendency of objects to resist motion.

    • D. 

      Equal and opposite forces.

  • 8. 
    Newton's 3rd Law describes:
    • A. 

      The relationships between mass, acceleration, and force.

    • B. 

      Balanced and unbalanced forces.

    • C. 

      The tendency of objects to resist changes in motion

    • D. 

      Equal and opposite forces.

  • 9. 
    Once an object is in motion, we can determine its average speed by measuring:
    • A. 

      The distance traveled and how long it took to get there.

    • B. 

      The difference between its final speed and the initial speed.

    • C. 

      The distance traveled and its rate of acceleration.

    • D. 

      The direction it traveled and how long it took to get there.

  • 10. 
    Which of the following refers to an object's velocity?
    • A. 

      Increasing distance from a reference point over time.

    • B. 

      Decreasing distance from a reference point over time.

    • C. 

      Constantly changing the direction of travel over time.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 11. 
    You can describe an object as accelerating when:
    • A. 

      The object increases its velocity.

    • B. 

      The object decreases its velocity.

    • C. 

      The object changes direction.

    • D. 

      All of the above.