# Examples Of Work Quiz

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 756  Settings  What are some examples of work? How do you calculate the amount of work? Let's check it now!

• 1.
Giovanni used the forklift to lift a pallet of red bricks 12 meters high. Is this an example of work?
• A.

YES

• B.

NO

• 2.
The formula to calculate work is   W= F x d How much work was done is 5 N of force was used to move an object 25 meters?
• A.

30 Joules

• B.

125 Joules

• C.

5 Joules

• D.

20 Joules

• 3.
The formula for calculating work = W= F x d A vehicle at the wrecking yard was pushed forward 7 meters with a force of 5000 N.  How much work was done?
• A.

5007 J

• B.

4993 J

• C.

35000 J

• D.

714.2 J

• 4.
The formula for calculating work is F x d A family car ran out of gas in the left lane of a busy street.  The father got out of the car and tried to push the car to the gas station.  He used about 600 N of force, but the car moved a distance of 0.  How much work was done?
• A.

600 J

• B.

1200 J

• C.

300 J

• D.

0 J

• 5.
The lifegaurd carried a young child to the nurse station.   Is this an example of work?
• A.

Yes

• B.

No

• 6.
An object is moved forward when kicked.  Is this an example of work?
• A.

Yes

• B.

No

• 7.
According to the definition for work, in order for work to be accomplished their must be a force exerted on an object and
• A.

The object must move in the opposite direction of the applied force

• B.

The object must move in the same direction as the applied force

• C.

The object must be lifted up

• D.

The object must move a distance less than 100 meters

• 8.
The formula for calculating work is W= F x d What do the letters W, F, and d represent in the formula?
• A.

W= width, F= force, d= density

• B.

W= work, F= force, d= direction

• C.

W= work, F= force, d= distance

• D.

W= width, F= force, d= direction

• 9.
If a force is applied, but the object does not move a distance, is work being done on the object?
• A.

Yes

• B.

No

• 10.
The formula for calculating work is W= F x d A pulley is used to lift a heavy piano 6 meters up to the second floor.  The amount of force applied upward is 700 N.  How much work was done?
• A.

706 J

• B.

4200 J

• C.

116.6 J

• D.

694 J

• 11.
A wrecking ball sways forward and knocks the wall down. Is this an example of work?
• A.

Yes

• B.

No

• 12.
The formula for calculating work is W= F x d Jerry pulled the library cart 3 meters with a force of 17 N.  How much work was done?
• A.

51 J

• B.

20 J

• C.

14 J

• D.

5.6 J

• 13.
A student's wheelchair is pushed up the ramp and unto the school bus.   Is this an example of work?
• A.

Yes

• B.

No

• 14.
When measuring the distance an object moves when a force is applied, what tool would be best?
• A.

Spring scale

• B.

Meter stick

• C.

Stopwatch

• D.

Pulley or inclined plane

• 15.
The formula for calculating work is W= F x d. A body builder lifts the barbell up 1 meter with a force of 501 N. Then He uses 501 N to hold the barbell in place for 2 minutes. How much work was done?
• A.

1002 J

• B.

501 J

• C.

500 J

• D.

250. 5 J

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