What Do You Know About Free Fall? Trivia Quiz

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What Do You Know About Free Fall? Trivia Quiz

What Do You Know About Free Fall? There are a lot of thrill seekers that desire to fall from heights; some of us would pass out just thinking about. Do you know some of the basics surrounding free fall? The quiz below is designed to see how true that is and if you should try it out. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Free falling objects are objects falling only by the influence of...
    • A. 

      Air resistance

    • B. 

      Gravity

    • C. 

      Force

    • D. 

      Acceleration

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    On earth, all free falling objects accelerate downward at a rate of...m/s/s(meters per second squared)
    • A. 

      9.6m/s/s

    • B. 

      9.7m/s/s

    • C. 

      9.8m/s/s

    • D. 

      9.9m/s/s

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    The maximum speed an object can reach during free fall is...
    • A. 

      None of the above

    • B. 

      Final velocity

    • C. 

      Terminal velocity

    • D. 

      Free fall velocity

    • E. 

      Ending velocity

  • 4. 
    What is the acceleration of an object traveling upward during free fall?
    • A. 

      +9.8m/s2

    • B. 

      -9.8m/s2

    • C. 

      9.8 m/s

    • D. 

      -9.8m/s

  • 5. 
    What is terminal velocity?
    • A. 

      The highest speed an object reaches because of unbalanced forces

    • B. 

      The highest speed an object reaches because air resistance offsets gravity in the real world

    • C. 

      When an object reaches its final velocity of zero

    • D. 

      Only happens in physics world