Physics Chapter Quiz Questions

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  • 1. 
    Who was the Clark University physicist responsible for "A Method of Reaching Extreme Altitudes"?
    • A. 

      Enrico Fermi

    • B. 

      Jules Verne

    • C. 

      Robert Oppenheimer

    • D. 

      Robert Goddard

  • 2. 
    What is the rate of descent of a falling object due to gravity?
    • A. 

      3 Yards Per Second Every Second

    • B. 

      10 Meters Per Second Every Second

    • C. 

      9.8 Meters Per Second Every Second

    • D. 

      1 Foot Per Second Every Second

  • 3. 
    What does the "Uncertainty Principle" state about any particle?
    • A. 

      Space Time Relationship Uncertain

    • B. 

      Earth's Troposphere Is Uncertain

    • C. 

      Position, Momentum Cannot Be Known

    • D. 

      Unknown Beyond The Solar System

  • 4. 
    The earth rotates about its axis at what angle of tilt?
    • A. 

      45 Degrees

    • B. 

      9 Degrees

    • C. 

      2.5 Degrees

    • D. 

      23.5 Degrees

  • 5. 
    What is the anti-matter equivalent of an electron?
    • A. 

      Positron

    • B. 

      Antitron

    • C. 

      Negatron

    • D. 

      Microtron

  • 6. 
    Who oversaw Hitler's rocket program?
    • A. 

      Rommel

    • B. 

      Von Trapp

    • C. 

      Oberst

    • D. 

      Von Braun

  • 7. 
    Who was known for his famous "oil-drop" experiments to determine the charge of the electron?
    • A. 

      Ernst Rutherford

    • B. 

      Max Plank

    • C. 

      Robert Millikan

    • D. 

      J.J. Thompson

  • 8. 
    What constant is equivalent to 96,485 coulombs per mole of electrons?
    • A. 

      Volt

    • B. 

      Curie

    • C. 

      Faraday

    • D. 

      Becquerel

  • 9. 
    Who discovered that a moving magnet generates electric current known as electromagnetic induction?
    • A. 

      J. J. Thompson

    • B. 

      Michael Faraday

    • C. 

      Alessandro Volta

    • D. 

      Sir Humphrey Davy

  • 10. 
    One kilogram is equal to how many pounds?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4.4

    • C. 

      0.8

    • D. 

      2.2

  • 11. 
    What is the speed of sound called?
    • A. 

      Speed Level 1

    • B. 

      Mach 1

    • C. 

      Sonic Minimum Speed

    • D. 

      Mach 10

  • 12. 
    What famous scientist introduced the concept of "space-time"?
    • A. 

      Alexander Graham Bell

    • B. 

      Stephen Hawking

    • C. 

      Thomas Edison

    • D. 

      Albert Einstein

  • 13. 
    If a jet cruises at 575 mph, how far will it go in 12 hours?
    • A. 

      575 Miles

    • B. 

      6900 Miles

    • C. 

      82800 Miles

    • D. 

      7000 Miles

  • 14. 
    The physicist Marie Curie was awarded the Nobel Prize in which year?
    • A. 

      1903

    • B. 

      1979

    • C. 

      1814

    • D. 

      1972

  • 15. 
    Which of the following terms is not related to thermodynamics?
    • A. 

      Empathy

    • B. 

      Energy

    • C. 

      Enthalpy

    • D. 

      Entropy

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