Newton's 2nd And 3rd Laws

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Newtons Second Law Quizzes & Trivia

Remember F = ma and F1 = F2 (action = reaction)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Suppose a cart is being moved by a certain net force. If the net force is doubled, by how much does its acceleration change?
    • A. 

      Acceleration stays the same.

    • B. 

      Acceleration is reduced by half.

    • C. 

      Acceleration doubles.

    • D. 

      Acceleration is squared.

  • 2. 
    Suppose a cart is being moved by a certain net force. If a load is dumped into the cart so its mass is doubled, by how much does its acceleration change?
    • A. 

      Acceleration stays the same.

    • B. 

      Acceleration is reduced by half.

    • C. 

      Acceleration doubles.

    • D. 

      Acceleration is squared.

  • 3. 
    Which produces more pressure on the ground: a person standing up or a person lying down?
    • A. 

      A person standing up

    • B. 

      A person lying down

    • C. 

      They are equal

    • D. 

      It depends on the time of day

  • 4. 
    Which weighs more: a person standing up or a person lying down?
    • A. 

      A person standing up

    • B. 

      A person lying down

    • C. 

      They are equal

    • D. 

      It depends on the time of day

  • 5. 
    A 1.0 kilogram ball accelerates at a rate of -24 meters per second squared when it hits a 5.0 kilogram table. Calculate the acceleration of the table. (Write your answer with the unit m/ss.)
  • 6. 
    In example # 5, what force does the ball exert upon the table?
  • 7. 
    In example #5, what force does the table exert upon the ball?
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