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  • 1. 
    What does the "m" stand for in maser, the predecessor of the laser?
    • A. 

      Microwave

    • B. 

      Moving

    • C. 

      Mass

    • D. 

      Multiple

  • 2. 
    The Bernoulli Effect concerns what physical system?
    • A. 

      A Rotating Frame Of Reference

    • B. 

      A Distribution Of Charges

    • C. 

      A Moving Fluid

    • D. 

      An Anti-Ferro Magnet

  • 3. 
    Masses are to Newton's Gravitational Law as charges are to what?
    • A. 

      Faraday's Law

    • B. 

      Coulomb's Law

    • C. 

      Fermat's Law

    • D. 

      Henry's Law

  • 4. 
    What does the word "quantum" mean?
    • A. 

      Wave

    • B. 

      Portion

    • C. 

      Electron

    • D. 

      Uncertainty

  • 5. 
    How many quarks are in an electron?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      Two

    • D. 

      None

  • 6. 
    What word describes a material which maintains a magnetic field after an external field is removed?
    • A. 

      Isomagnetic

    • B. 

      Diamagnetic

    • C. 

      Paramagnetic

    • D. 

      Ferromagnetic

  • 7. 
    What physical constant did Henry Cavendish first determine using two weights and a cantilever?
    • A. 

      Charge Of The Electron

    • B. 

      Speed Of Light

    • C. 

      Rest-Mass Energy

    • D. 

      Gravitational Constant

  • 8. 
    What Scottish physicist's name adorns both a set of electromagnetic equations, and the distribution of velocities within a gas at equilibrium?
    • A. 

      William Moseley

    • B. 

      Paul Dirac

    • C. 

      James Clerk Maxwell

    • D. 

      Michael Faraday

  • 9. 
    What measure is used to express reactance in conductors and capacitors?
    • A. 

      Ohms

    • B. 

      Henrys

    • C. 

      Farads

    • D. 

      Siemens

  • 10. 
    What form of spectroscopy is concerned with the strength of the magnetic field surrounding atoms?
    • A. 

      NMR

    • B. 

      UV-VIS

    • C. 

      MS

    • D. 

      IR

  • 11. 
    How much would a 150-pound person weigh at the center of the earth?
    • A. 

      300 Pounds

    • B. 

      Infinite Amount

    • C. 

      150 Pounds

    • D. 

      Nothing

  • 12. 
    What is the force of gravity on the moon compared to that of the Earth?
    • A. 

      There Is No Gravitational Force On Our Moon

    • B. 

      It's Equal To That Of The Earth

    • C. 

      1/8 That Of The Earth

    • D. 

      1/6 That Of The Earth

  • 13. 
    Who discovered the neutron and in what year?
    • A. 

      Albert Einstein In 1910

    • B. 

      John Dunning In 1935

    • C. 

      Al Gore In 1922

    • D. 

      James Chadwick In 1932

  • 14. 
    What is a Beta particle?
    • A. 

      Pion

    • B. 

      Electron

    • C. 

      Lepton

    • D. 

      Neutron

  • 15. 
    What physical laws states that no two particles may occupy the same quantum state simultaneously?
    • A. 

      Warner's Spatial Theory

    • B. 

      Einstein's Theory Of Relativity

    • C. 

      The Aufbau Principle

    • D. 

      The Pauli Exclusion Principle