Momentum & Impulse

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Momentum Quizzes & Trivia

Short quiz on momentum and impulse.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Momentum
    • A. 

      Is the inertia of objects in motion

    • B. 

      Depends on an object's velocity

    • C. 

      Is a vector quantity

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Which of the following probably has the largest momentum?
    • A. 

      SUV speeding down the highway

    • B. 

      Santa sliding slowly down the chimney

    • C. 

      Centennial gym

    • D. 

      Mack truck parked on the side of the road

  • 3. 
    It is correct ot say that impulse is equal to
    • A. 

      Momentum

    • B. 

      The force multiplied by the distance the force acts

    • C. 

      The change in momentum

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 4. 
    When a gun is fired the momentum of the the bullet
    • A. 

      Is less than the momentum of the gun and in the same direction

    • B. 

      Is greater than the momentum of the gun and in the opposite direction

    • C. 

      Is equal to the momentum of the gun and in the opposite direction

    • D. 

      Is equal to the momentum of the gun and in the same direction

  • 5. 
    Padded dash boards in cars are safer in an accident than non padded ones because an occupant hitting the dash has (CHECK ALL THAT APPLY)
    • A. 

      Increased time of impact

    • B. 

      Decreased impulse

    • C. 

      Decreased impulse force

    • D. 

      Decreased change in momentum

    • E. 

      Decreased acceleration

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