Newton And His Laws

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Newtons Law Quizzes & Trivia

Reviews newton's three laws as well as supporting terms


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An object at rest wil _______________ if no outside forces are applied.
    • A. 

      At rest

    • B. 

      Increased velocity

    • C. 

      Decreased mass

  • 2. 
    Momentum is related to Newton’s 1st Law 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    More force is required to accelerate an object with a greater mass than a smaller mass.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Newton's second law uses the formula...
    • A. 

      E = mc2

    • B. 

      A =pr2

    • C. 

      F = ma

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Acceleration is the same thing as velocity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which of Newton's Laws states that an object in motion will stay in motion?
    • A. 

      1st

    • B. 

      2nd

    • C. 

      3rd

  • 7. 
    Gravity always changes the velocity of objects.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which of Newton's Laws is illustrated by a bicyclist riding along, hitting some sand, and flying over the handlebars?
    • A. 

      1st

    • B. 

      2nd

    • C. 

      3rd

  • 9. 
    the acceleration of gravity is ...
    • A. 

      98 m/s2

    • B. 

      9.8 m/s2

    • C. 

      0.9 m/s/s

  • 10. 
    There is always friction when an object is moving on the Earth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Which law explains how rockets are lunched into space?
    • A. 

      Newton's 1st

    • B. 

      Newton's 2nd

    • C. 

      Newton's 3rd

  • 12. 
    A person with a mass of 50 kg would weigh how much on the Earth? (hint F = ma)
    • A. 

      5.1 N

    • B. 

      490 kgm/s

    • C. 

      490 N

  • 13. 
    Air resistance is the fprce air exerts on ...
    • A. 

      Standing objects

    • B. 

      Moving objects

    • C. 

      Objects in space

  • 14. 
    Which of Newton's Laws explain why a person can not throw a softball as far as a baseball.
    • A. 

      1st

    • B. 

      2nd

    • C. 

      3rd

  • 15. 
    A weightlifter raises a 440 kg barbell with an acceleration of 2 m/s2.  How much force does he exert?
    • A. 

      220 N

    • B. 

      5200 N

    • C. 

      968 lbs.

  • 16. 
    You travel from Burlington to Hartford, a distance of 20 miles.  It takes you 40 minutes.  Compute your average speed for the trip.
    • A. 

      20 mph

    • B. 

      30 mph

    • C. 

      50 mph

  • 17. 
    Action-reaction describes which of Newton's three laws?
    • A. 

      1st

    • B. 

      2nd

    • C. 

      3rd

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is a force?
    • A. 

      Inertia

    • B. 

      Friction

    • C. 

      Acceleration

    • D. 

      Velocity

  • 19. 
    What two things determine the amount of gravitational force betwen two objects?
    • A. 

      Mass and distance

    • B. 

      Distance and acceleration

    • C. 

      Mass and inertia

  • 20. 
    The unit for _____________ is m/s2.
    • A. 

      Weight

    • B. 

      Acceleration

    • C. 

      Inertia

    • D. 

      Velocity

  • 21. 
    An object's weight is directly related to its ...
    • A. 

      Volume

    • B. 

      Velocity

    • C. 

      Mass

    • D. 

      Shape

  • 22. 
    A body accelerates if it _____________________.
    • A. 

      Speeds up

    • B. 

      Slows down

    • C. 

      Changes direction

    • D. 

      All of the above