Basic Concepts About Motion And Force! Quiz

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Motion And Forces Quizzes & Trivia

A force is pushing or pulling movement that can make things move or change direction. Whereas motion is the displacement of a body from an initial point. This quiz has been created for students to test their knowledge about basic concepts related to force and motion. Read the questions carefully and answer. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


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