# What Is Force?

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Answer the following questions about Force. You must get at least an 80% on this test. If you do not get an 80%, retake the test.

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• 1.
Force is
• A.

A push.

• B.

A pull.

• C.

A push or a pull.

• 2.
Which of the following are all Natural Forces found in nature?
• A.

Gravity, electricity, geothermal, magnetic

• B.

Electricity, gravity, magnetic, friction

• C.

Kinetic, potential, thermal, magnetic

• D.

Gravity, momentum, weight, acceleration

• 3.
If you get a positive charge  (+)  near a negative charge  (-) you will create what type of force?
• A.

Gravity

• B.

Friction

• C.

Electric

• D.

Magnetic

• 4.
You fall slower on the moon than on earth. This is an example of what type of force?
• A.

Electric

• B.

Magnetic

• C.

Applied

• D.

Gravity

• 5.
A compass points at the North Pole of the Earth. This is what type of force?
• A.

Magnetic

• B.

Electric

• C.

Friction

• D.

Applied

• 6.
You push a box across the floor. This is what kind of force?
• A.

Friction

• B.

Magnetic

• C.

Applied

• D.

Gravity

• 7.
If a positive charge (+) and a positive charge (+) get near each other, they will:
• A.

Attract

• B.

Repel

• C.

Do Nothing

• 8.
What will happen if the following magnets are placed near each other:
• A.

Attract

• B.

Repel

• C.

Do Nothing

• 9.
You drop an elephant and a mouse from the top of a building, which will hit the ground first?
• A.

The elephant, because it is heavier.

• B.

The mouse, because it is smaller.

• C.

Both hit the ground at the same time, because gravity pulls on everything the same.

• D.

Wind resistance push the mouse up and make it float in the air.