Microgravity Questions: Trivia Quiz!

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Microgravity Questions: Trivia Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is Microgravity?
    • A. 

      A really really really really tiny piece of gravity

    • B. 

      An environment where weight is a lot less than what it would be in regular gravity

    • C. 

      Too tiny to know the answer

    • D. 

      No gravity at all.

  • 2. 
    You can simulate microgravity here on earth where we have regular gravity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Newton's first law says:
    • A. 

      Force = Mass X Acceleration

    • B. 

      The cowboys are the greatest football team ever!

    • C. 

      An object in motion stays in motion or at rest until acted on by another force

    • D. 

      For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction

  • 4. 
    Newton's second law says...
    • A. 

      F = Mass X Acceleration

    • B. 

      An object in motion or at rest will stay in motion or at rest, until a force acts on it.

    • C. 

      For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction

    • D. 

      YOU HAVE TO COME TO THE CUBS FIRST FOOTBALL GAME ON THE 29th! GO CUBS!

  • 5. 
    Newton's third law says... 
    • A. 

      Force = Mass X Acceleration

    • B. 

      An object at rest will stay at rest until moved by something, and an object in motion will stay in motion until stopped by something.

    • C. 

      If a tree falls in the forest and nobody is around, then it didn't make a sound anyway.

    • D. 

      For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction

  • 6. 
    What is the meaning of the word "Orbit"
    • A. 

      The curved path of an object or spacecraft around a star, planet, or moon

    • B. 

      To float near an object in space

    • C. 

      To be pulled around by the gravity of an object

    • D. 

      To get an attitude with someone you really don't like

  • 7. 
    What does "Freefall" mean in this class?
    • A. 

      What my grade will do if I don't pay attention.

    • B. 

      Letting someone get some some of your drink without touching their mouth on it.

    • C. 

      Jumping off of something without having to pay for it.

    • D. 

      Falling in a gravitational field where the acceleration is the same as that due to gravity alone.

  • 8. 
    The acceleration of Earth's gravity is...
    • A. 

      Faster than on Mars

    • B. 

      9.8 m^2

    • C. 

      28 Mph

    • D. 

      I dunno... Fast?

  • 9. 
    Gravitation is the attraction of objects due to their masses
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    YOU create an attractive force in our universe?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False