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Mechanics Quizzes & Trivia

Mechanics is the science of how things function physically and react to their environment. Did you know that the 14th century theory of impetus later developed into the theories of inertia, velocity, acceleration and momentum? Can you name the scientist who developed the theory of impetus?
 
Newton’s work Principia Mathematica introduced his laws of motion to the world, signaling the beginnings of classical mechanics. Do you know the difference between classical and quantum mechanics? There were three early scientists who really laid the foundation for the modern understanding of mechanics. Can you name them? If you guessed Galileo, Kepler, and Newton, then you might be ready to take one of our quizzes. See how many answers you can get right!
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Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 1261   |  Last updated: Apr 9, 2020
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    What type of gear is illustrated here?

This quiz tests your understanding of 1D kinematics.

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    As an object falls freely in vacuum, its

This quiz checks on your understanding on the topic of vector.

Questions: 5  |  Attempts: 631   |  Last updated: Jan 2, 2013
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    A vector is a quantity that has


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    What do auto mechanics work on?

This quiz checks on your understanding of resolving vectors into its components.

Questions: 5  |  Attempts: 276   |  Last updated: Jan 2, 2013
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