Newton's Laws And Applications

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Newtons Law Quizzes & Trivia

Newton's 3rd law of motion and applications.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The change of velocity over time is called ___________.
    • A. 

      Acceleration

    • B. 

      Speed

    • C. 

      Distance

  • 2. 
    Change in position is called ____________.
    • A. 

      Velocity

    • B. 

      Displacement

    • C. 

      Rate

  • 3. 
    If a mass is at rest, what must be applied to cause it to move?
    • A. 

      Kilograms

    • B. 

      Speed

    • C. 

      Vectors

    • D. 

      Force

  • 4. 
    The property of mass that resists changes in velocity is called ___________________.
    • A. 

      Inertia

    • B. 

      Weight

    • C. 

      Acceleration

    • D. 

      Kilograms

  • 5. 
    The SI units of force are called _____________.
    • A. 

      Newtons

    • B. 

      Kilograms

    • C. 

      Pounds

    • D. 

      Meters squared

  • 6. 
    If you push on a wall with a force of 30 N, then ______________.
    • A. 

      The wall pushes on you with a force of 30 N.

    • B. 

      The wall moves back 3 cm.

    • C. 

      The wall cannot be forced.

    • D. 

      You are pulled towards the wall.

  • 7. 
    When you jump into the air, what is actually pushing you up?
    • A. 

      The floor pushes back on you as a reaction to you pushing down on the floor.

    • B. 

      You are pushed up by your own muscles.

    • C. 

      The air pushes up on you.

    • D. 

      You are pulled up by gravity.

  • 8. 
    If gravity is pulling you down, why don't you sink to the middle of the earth?
    • A. 

      Gravity only works at the surface of the earth.

    • B. 

      The ground applies an upward force on you equal to the downward force of gravity.

    • C. 

      The spinning of the earth pushes you up.

    • D. 

      The gravity of the moon pulls up on you.

  • 9. 
    If you have to push a car forward, what are the forces acting on you?
    • A. 

      The car pushes back on you, gravity pulls you down, the ground pushes up on you, and friction on your shoes pushes forward on you.

    • B. 

      Only gravity.

    • C. 

      Your own muscles push you down.

    • D. 

      No forces act on you.

  • 10. 
    If you are traveling at constant speed in one direction, what is true about the forces acting on you?
    • A. 

      There are no forces acting on you.

    • B. 

      All forces acting on you are balanced by equal forces from the opposite direction.

    • C. 

      Force is only acting on you in one direction.

    • D. 

      Your acceleration must be greater than 0.