Momentum Quiz Secondary Level Physics

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Momentum Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Momentum has
    • A. 

      Magnitude only

    • B. 

      Direction only

    • C. 

      Magnitude and direction

    • D. 

      Force and Velocity

  • 2. 
    Momentum = mass x force
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    When objects become tangled or stick together it is called an __________________collision.
  • 4. 
    Elastic collision is
    • A. 

      Objects that collide and stick together

    • B. 

      Objects that collide and bounce off of each other

    • C. 

      Objects that collide and decrease their velocity

  • 5. 
    What is the momentum of a 15-kg rock rolling at 3 m/s?
    • A. 

      18 kg m/s

    • B. 

      5 kg m/s

    • C. 

      45 kg m/s

  • 6. 
    A 50 kg Corvette (car) has a momentum of 500 kg m/s.  How fast is the car going?
    • A. 

      25,000 m/s

    • B. 

      10 m/s

    • C. 

      250 m/s

  • 7. 
    A bowling ball has 9 kg m/s of momentum when it is rolled 6 m/s.  What is the mass of the bowling ball?
    • A. 

      54 kg

    • B. 

      15 kg

    • C. 

      3 kg

    • D. 

      1.5 kg

  • 8. 
    If your dog pulls the rope with 15 N force to the right and you pull the rope 5 N force to the left.  What is the force and direction in Newtons of the final motion?
    • A. 

      10 Newtons to the left

    • B. 

      10 Newtons to the right

    • C. 

      15 Newtons to the left

    • D. 

      15 Newtons to the right

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is a way to decrease momentum?
    • A. 

      Increase force

    • B. 

      Increase friction

    • C. 

      Increase velocity

    • D. 

      Increase impulse

  • 10. 
    What is the momentum of a Hummer with a mass of 2000 kg traveling at a velocity of 20 km/h?
    • A. 

      40,000 kg km/h

    • B. 

      1000 kg km/h

    • C. 

      100 kg km/h

    • D. 

      .01 kg km/h

  • 11. 
    How does wearing a seatbelt reduce your chance of getting hurt during an accident?
    • A. 

      Seatbelts increase momentum before collision

    • B. 

      Seatbelts reduce momentum during a collision

    • C. 

      Seatbelts decrease the time it takes a person to stop moving

    • D. 

      Seatbelts cause friction

  • 12. 
    When objects collide, some momentum is lost
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    When an object speeds up, it increases it's momentum
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Momentum can be transferred from one object to another
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Objects with different masses can't have the same momentum.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Direction does not matter when you are measuring momentum.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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