Test: Momentum Questions! Physics Trivia Quiz

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Test: Momentum Questions! Physics Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Calculate the momentum of a 6160 kg truck moving at 3.00 m/s.
    • A. 

      2054 kg*m/s

    • B. 

      55,440 kg*m/s

    • C. 

      18,480 kg*m/s

    • D. 

      181,289 kg*m/s

  • 2. 
    Calculate the momentum of a 1540 kg car moving at 12.0 m/s.
    • A. 

      128 kg*m/s

    • B. 

      18,480 kg*m/s

    • C. 

      221,760 kg*m/s

    • D. 

      181,289 kg*m/s

  • 3. 
    A student with a mass of 55 kg rides a bicycle with a mass of 11 kg. A net force of 125 N to the east accelerates the bicycle and student during a time interval of 3.0 s. What is the final velocity of the bicycle and student? Assume the student and bicycle are initially at rest.
    • A. 

      6.82 m/s

    • B. 

      0.62 m/s

    • C. 

      34.09 m/s

    • D. 

      5.68 m/s

  • 4. 
    A net force of 10.0 N to the right pushes a 3.0 kg book across a table. If the force acts on the book for 5.0 s, what is the book’s final velocity? Assume the book to be initially at rest.
    • A. 

      16.67 m/s

    • B. 

      6 m/s

    • C. 

      150 m/s

    • D. 

      13.67 m/s

  • 5. 
    Calculate the momentum of a ball with a mass of 0.15 kg and a velocity of 5.0 m/s.
    • A. 

      5.15 kg*m/s

    • B. 

      0.03 kg*m/s

    • C. 

      0.75 kg*m/s

    • D. 

      33.3 kg*m/s

  • 6. 
    A 60.0 g egg dropped from a window is caught by a student. If the student exerts a net force of -1.5 N over a period of 0.25 s to bring the egg to a stop, what is the egg’s initial speed?
    • A. 

      0.006 m/s

    • B. 

      6.25 m/s

    • C. 

      6.25 x 10^-6 m/s

    • D. 

      0.0625 m/s

  • 7. 
    A child riding a sled is pulled down a snowy hill by a force of 75 N. If the child and sled have a combined mass of 55 kg, what is their speed after 7.5 s? Assume the child and sled are initially at rest.
    • A. 

      550 m/s

    • B. 

      30,937.5 m/s

    • C. 

      10.2 m/s

    • D. 

      5.5 m/s

  • 8. 
    A 21 kg child on a 5.9 kg bike is riding with a velocity of 4.5 m/s to the northwest What are the total momentum of the child and the bike together?
    • A. 

      121 kg*m/s

    • B. 

      95 kg*m/s

    • C. 

      558 kg*m/s

    • D. 

      27 kg*m/s

  • 9. 
    A 21 kg child on a 5.9 kg bike is riding with a velocity of 4.5 m/s to the northwest What is the momentum of the child?
    • A. 

      121 kg*m/s

    • B. 

      95 kg*m/s

    • C. 

      558 kg*m/s

    • D. 

      27 kg*m/s

  • 10. 
       A 21 kg child on a 5.9 kg bike is riding with a velocity of 4.5 m/s to the northwest. What is the momentum of the bike?
    • A. 

      121 kg*m/s

    • B. 

      95 kg*m/s

    • C. 

      558 kg*m/s

    • D. 

      27 kg*m/s

  • 11. 
     A 2500 kg car traveling to the north is slowed down uniformly from an initial velocity of 20.0 m/s by a 6250 N braking force acting opposite the car’s motion.  Use the impulse-momentum theorem to answer the following questions What is the car’s velocity after 2.5 s?
    • A. 

      26.25 m/s

    • B. 

      13.75 m/s

    • C. 

      0.31 m/s

    • D. 

      185.41 m/s

  • 12. 
    A 2500 kg car traveling to the north is slowed down uniformly from an initial velocity of 20.0 m/s by a 6250 N braking force acting opposite the car’s motion.  Use the impulse-momentum theorem to answer the following questions   How far does the car move during 2.5 s?
    • A. 

      42 m

    • B. 

      58 m

    • C. 

      35 m

    • D. 

      65 m

  • 13. 
    A 2500 kg car traveling to the north is slowed down uniformly from an initial velocity of 20.0 m/s by a 6250 N braking force acting opposite the car’s motion.  Use the impulse-momentum theorem to answer the following questions How long does it take the car to come to a complete stop?
    • A. 

      3 sec

    • B. 

      7 sec

    • C. 

      4 sec

    • D. 

      8 sec

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