Examples Of Work Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 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