MCQ Exam On Force And Motion! Quiz

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  • 1. 
    A book is at rest on top of a table. Which of the following is correct?
    • A. 

      There is no force acting on the book.

    • B. 

      The book has no inertia.

    • C. 

      There is no force acting on the table.

    • D. 

      The book is in equilibrium

  • 2. 
    Which of the following situations involves friction?
    • A. 

      A bicycle rolling down a hill

    • B. 

      A baseball player sliding into 2nd base

    • C. 

      A diver falling through the air to a pool

    • D. 

      All of the above experience some friction.

  • 3. 
    What is gravity?
    • A. 

      Newton’s first law

    • B. 

      The force that objects exert on each other because of their masses

    • C. 

      The downward pull on the Earth

    • D. 

      The friction that an object has put on it

  • 4. 
    Which is the best example of gravity?
    • A. 

      A car hits a tree, and its motion stops

    • B. 

      A breeze blows, and a sailboat moves

    • C. 

      A book is pushed, and it moves across the table

    • D. 

      A person drops a ball, and it falls to the ground

  • 5. 
    How does Earth ‘s gravity affect objects near  Earth?
    • A. 

      It pushes them away.

    • B. 

      It pulls them in

    • C. 

      It makes them larger.

    • D. 

      It makes them move faster.

  • 6. 
    ______________ refers to when a force is equal and opposite.
    • A. 

      Balanced force

    • B. 

      Unbalanced force

    • C. 

      Magnitude

    • D. 

      Friction

  • 7. 
    When one force in a pair is greater than the other, we call this:
    • A. 

      Balanced force

    • B. 

      Unbalanced force

    • C. 

      Magnitude

    • D. 

      Friction

  • 8. 
    If two forces are acting on an object they are equal in magnitude.
    • A. 

      And equal in direction

    • B. 

      And in opposite direction

    • C. 

      Cancel each other

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Which best describes the effect of force on the motion of an object?
    • A. 

      Force causes the object to change speed or direction.

    • B. 

      Force causes the object to experience gravity.

    • C. 

      Force causes the object to experience balance.

    • D. 

      Force causes the object to change shape or mass.

  • 10. 
    What causes an object's motion to change the speed?
    • A. 

      Forces

    • B. 

      Volume

    • C. 

      Mass

    • D. 

      Shape and size

  • 11. 
    Which example represents balanced forces?
    • A. 

      Ball rolling down hill

    • B. 

      Apple falling from tree

    • C. 

      One football player is stronger than the other

    • D. 

      When there is no changes in motion

  • 12. 
    A type of force that pulls you towards the center of Earth is called         
    • A. 

      Friction

    • B. 

      Push

    • C. 

      Shove

    • D. 

      Gravity

  • 13. 
    A force that occurs when an object rubs against another object.
    • A. 

      Thermometer

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Friction

    • D. 

      Radiation

  • 14. 
    Motion is
    • A. 

      The push or pull of an object.

    • B. 

      A force that works against motion.

    • C. 

      A model built by an engineer.

    • D. 

      When an object changes position.

  • 15. 
    The resistance caused when one object is moved in contact with another:
    • A. 

      Force

    • B. 

      Gravity

    • C. 

      Friction

    • D. 

      Wave

  • 16. 
    When a force acts on an object, the object will usually -
    • A. 

      Stop, move, change speed, or change direction.

    • B. 

      Melt into a liquid and move.

    • C. 

      Create nuclear energy.

    • D. 

      Evaporate into air.

  • 17. 
    Which of the following CANNOT occur as a result of unbalanced forces?
    • A. 

      The object's motion can speed up

    • B. 

      The object's motion can slow down

    • C. 

      The object's motion can stay the same

    • D. 

      The object's motion can stop

  • 18. 
     What force causes a teardrop to roll down someone's cheek?
    • A. 

      Friction

    • B. 

      Magnetism

    • C. 

      Gravity

    • D. 

      Acceleration 

  • 19. 
    If two arm wrestlers exert a force on each other's hands and the hands don't move, what can we say about the force between the two hands?
    • A. 

      The forces must be weak

    • B. 

      The forces must be unbalanced

    • C. 

      The forces must be strong

    • D. 

      The forces must be balanced