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? If you are a thrill-seeker, free fall is something you should check out. Not only do you get to fall from high places and feel the cold air on your cheeks, but you also get your adrenaline pumping. Do you know some of the safety measures when attempting a free fall? Take the quiz and see what you can learn about it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A stone is thrown straight up.  What is it's acceleration on the way up?
    • A. 

      +9.8 m/s2

    • B. 

      -9.8 m/s2

  • 2. 
    A stone is thrown straight up.  When it reaches it's highest point,
    • A. 

      Both it's velocity and it's acceleration are zero

    • B. 

      It's velocity is zero and it's acceleration is not zero

    • C. 

      It's velocity is not zero and it's acceleration is zero

    • D. 

      Neither it's velocity nor it's acceleration is zero

  • 3. 
    An object is thrown upwards with a speed of 14 m/s.  How high above the projection point does it reach? 
    • A. 

      5.0 m

    • B. 

      10 m

    • C. 

      15 m

    • D. 

      20 m

    • E. 

      25 m

  • 4. 
    To determine the height of a bridge above the water, a person drops a stone and measures the time it takes for it to hit the water.  If the time is 2.3 s, what is the height of the bridge?
    • A. 

      10 m

    • B. 

      14 m

    • C. 

      26 m

    • D. 

      32 m

    • E. 

      52 m

  • 5. 
    An astronaut stands by the rim of a crater on the moon, where the acceleration of gravity is 1.62 m/s2.  To determine the depth of the crater, she drops a rock and measures the time it takes for it to hit the bottom.  If the time is 6.3 s, what is the depth of the crater?
    • A. 

      10 m

    • B. 

      14 m

    • C. 

      26 m

    • D. 

      32 m

    • E. 

      38 m

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