# Motions And Forces-test A

30 Questions | Total Attempts: 450  Settings Create your own Quiz • 1.
The direction and speed of a moving object
• A.

Velocity

• B.

Balanced forces

• C.

Force

• D.

Gravitational force

• 2.
A push or pull
• A.

Acceleration

• B.

Balanced forces

• C.

Force

• D.

Gravitational force

• 3.
An object's change in velocity divided by the time it takes for that change to occur
• A.

Acceleration

• B.

Balanced forces

• C.

Force

• D.

Gravitational force

• 4.
The tendency of matter to resist a change in its state of motion
• A.

Acceleration

• B.

Balanced forces

• C.

Force

• D.

Inertia

• 5.
Forces that do not cancel out one another
• A.

Unbalanced forces

• B.

Balanced forces

• C.

Force

• D.

Gravitational force

• 6.
Forces that cancel out one another
• A.

Acceleration

• B.

Balanced forces

• C.

Force

• D.

Gravitational force

• 7.
A force that acts between any two masses in the universe and pulls them toward each other
• A.

Acceleration

• B.

Balanced force

• C.

Force

• D.

Gravitational force

• 8.
A measure of the force of gravity on an object
• A.

Weight

• B.

Balanced forces

• C.

Force

• D.

Gravitational force

• 9.
A student walked three miles in one hour.  With this information, what can you compute?
• A.

Her direction

• B.

Her force

• C.

Her speed

• D.

Her velocity

• 10.
What prevents the man from moving the box?
• A.

Acceleration

• B.

Air pressure

• C.

Inertia

• D.

Velocity

• 11.
Two girls are helping each other push a cart of books down the hallway.  What is the total of their force called?
• A.

Frictional force

• B.

Gravitational force

• C.

Net force

• D.

Universal force

• 12.
Two teams are having a tug of war.  Neither team is winning.  What kind of force is acting on the rope?
• A.

Balanced force

• B.

Magnetic force

• C.

Unbalanced force

• D.

Vertical force

• 13.
Which force pulls statically charged objects?
• A.

Electrical force

• B.

Gravitational force

• C.

Magnetic force

• D.

Nuclear force

• 14.
Forces that cancel one another are
• A.

Balanced forces

• B.

Friction

• C.

Gravitational forces

• D.

Weight

• 15.
When you are measuring the force of gravity on your body, you are measuring your
• A.

Weight

• B.

Velocity

• C.

Force

• D.

Acceleration

• 16.
The force that pulls masses together is the
• A.

Gravitational force

• B.

Weight

• C.

Velocity

• D.

Force

• 17.
The force that prevents or slows motion between objects that are touching is
• A.

Friction

• B.

Gravitational force

• C.

Weight

• D.

Velocity

• 18.
Masses resist changes to their motion because they have
• A.

Inertia

• B.

Balanced forces

• C.

Friction

• D.

Gravitational force

• 19.
The speed and direction of an object's motion are its
• A.

Velocity

• B.

Force

• C.

Acceleration

• D.

Inertia

• 20.
A push or a pull is a
• A.

Force

• B.

Acceleration

• C.

Inertia

• D.

Balanced forces

• 21.
An object's change in velocity divided by the time over which the change occurred is
• A.

Acceleration

• B.

Inertia

• C.

Balanced forces

• D.

Friction

• 22.
Which two factors affect gravitational force?
• A.

Acceleration and masses

• B.

Distance and masses

• C.

Distance and sizes

• D.

Volume and masses

• 23.
Which surface would probably offer the least friction if you were to slide a box across it?
• A.

Brick

• B.

Carpet

• C.

Ice

• D.

Wood

• 24.
An object is floating in a container of water.  Which force opposes gravity?
• A.

Buoyant force

• B.

Electricity

• C.

Friction

• D.

Surface tension

• 25.
Two tug-of-war teams pull with great force on a rope, but there is no motion of the rope.  Why not?
• A.

Balanced forces act on the rope.

• B.

Gravity cancels friction on the rope.

• C.

The net force on the rope is not zero.

• D.

Unbalanced forces act on the rope.

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