Motion And Force Basic Concepts: Quiz!

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Motion And Force Basic Concepts: Quiz!

A force is a pushing or pulling movement that can make things move or change direction. In contrast, motion is the displacement of a body from an initial point. This quiz has been created to test your knowledge about basic concepts related to force and motion. Let's try it out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which tools are needed to measure the speed of a rolling soccer ball?
    • A. 

      Thermometer, stopwatch

    • B. 

      Thermometer, balance

    • C. 

      Spring scale, ruler

    • D. 

      Stopwatch, ruler

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is most likely to increase friction?
    • A. 

      Grooved rubber soles on shoes

    • B. 

      Wheels on roller skates

    • C. 

      Snow on a roadway

    • D. 

      Wax on wood floors

  • 3. 
    The force that pulls objects to the ground on Earth is known as__.
    • A. 

      Magnetism

    • B. 

      Collision

    • C. 

      Friction

    • D. 

      Gravity

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is a non-contact force?
    • A. 

      Collision

    • B. 

      Friction

    • C. 

      Magnetism

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Without ___, we would not be able to walk or climb stairs.
    • A. 

      Collision

    • B. 

      Magnetism

    • C. 

      Friction

    • D. 

      Gravity

  • 6. 
    A push or a pull on an object is:
    • A. 

      A force

    • B. 

      Inertia

    • C. 

      Its weight

    • D. 

      Motion

  • 7. 
    Forces can change the:
    • A. 

      Slow down or speed up objects only

    • B. 

      Slow down or speed up objects only

    • C. 

      Movement of objects but only if they were already in motion

    • D. 

      None

  • 8. 
    Balanced forces act on objects that are:
    • A. 

      Stationary

    • B. 

      In motion

    • C. 

      Rising or falling

    • D. 

      None

  • 9. 
    Sir Isaac Newton stated that for every action, there was:
    • A. 

      An equal and opposite reaction

    • B. 

      Movement in a direction that was the same as the motion

    • C. 

      A force of gravity also acting

  • 10. 
    The size or magnitude of a frictional force depends on:
    • A. 

      The forces pushing the surfaces together

    • B. 

      The roughness of the contact surfaces

    • C. 

      Both of the above

    • D. 

      None