Physics Honors Test Prep

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Physics Quizzes & Trivia

Test Prep for Test 2 Physics Honors at Pine Crest School.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Suppose a 60-kg boy and a 41-kg girl use a massless rope in a tug-of-war on an icy, resistance-free surface. If the acceleration of the girl toward the boy is 3.0 m/s2, find the magnitude of the acceleration of the boy toward the girl.
    • A. 

      2.05 m/s2

    • B. 

      2 m/s2

    • C. 

      2.1 m/s2

  • 2. 
    As a baseball is being caught, its speed goes from 29.0 m/s to 0.0 m/s in about 0.0050 s. The mass of the baseball is 0.130 kg. (a) What is the baseball's acceleration?
    • A. 

      15800 m/s2

    • B. 

      16000 m/s2

    • C. 

      15800.0 m/s2

    • D. 

      -16000 m/s2

  • 3. 
    As a baseball is being caught, its speed goes from 29.0 m/s to 0.0 m/s in about 0.0050 s. The mass of the baseball is 0.130 kg. (b) What are the magnitude and direction of the force acting on it? *Pick 2 answers*
    • A. 

      754 N

    • B. 

      750 N

    • C. 

      Same direction as velocity of the ball

    • D. 

      Opposite in direction to velocity of the ball

  • 4. 
    As a baseball is being caught, its speed goes from 29.0 m/s to 0.0 m/s in about 0.0050 s. The mass of the baseball is 0.130 kg. (c) What are the magnitude and direction of the force acting on the player who caught it? *Pick 2 answers*
    • A. 

      754 N

    • B. 

      750 N

    • C. 

      Same direction as velocity of the ball

    • D. 

      Opposite in direction to the velocity of the ball

  • 5. 
    A student stands on a bathroom scale in an elevator at rest on the 64th floor of a building. The scale reads 844 N. (a) As the elevator moves up, the scale reading increases to 930 N. Find the acceleration of the elevator.
    • A. 

      1 m/s2

    • B. 

      0.999 m/s2

    • C. 

      0.99 m/s2

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      -0.720 m/s2

    • B. 

      0.720 m/s2

    • C. 

      -1 m/s2

    • D. 

      1 m/s2

  • 7. 
    (c) Using your results from parts a and b, select which change in velocity, starting or stopping, takes the longer time. Think of an explanation.
    • A. 

      Stopping

    • B. 

      Starting

    • C. 

      Neither