Force and Motion Practice Quiz 3

Force and Motion Practice Quiz


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  1. A soccer ball takes 20 s to roll 10 m. What is the average speed of the soccer ball?
  2. Your answer:
    2 m/s
    5 m/s
    0.5 m/s
    200 m/s


  3. When an object is at rest, what is its speed?
  4. Your answer:
    3 m/s
    1 m/s
    0 m/s
    2 m/s


  5. Which describes how velocity changes with time?
  6. Your answer:
    average speed
    inertia
    acceleration
    gravity


  7. A person in a head-on car collision who is not wearing a seat belt continues to move forward at the original speed of the car because of ____.
  8. Your answer:
    gravity
    friction
    inertia
    weight


  9. If you want to calculate the acceleration of a car, you should ____ the change in speed of the car by the time interval.
  10. Your answer:
    add
    subrtact
    divide
    multiply


  11. What is the term for speed at any instant in time?
  12. Your answer:
    average speed
    instantaneous speed
    constant speed
    variable speed


  13. Newton’s first law of motion states that an object stays at rest unless a(n) ____ acts on it.
  14. Your answer:
    strong force
    balanced force
    gravitational force
    unbalanced force


  15. Which one of the following objects has the greatest inertia?
  16. Your answer:
    golf ball
    bowling ball
    tennis ball
    ping pong ball


  17. A force is which one of these?
  18. Your answer:
    a push
    a pull
    a push or pull
    neither of these


  19. Force is measured in which units?
  20. Your answer:
    degrees
    meters
    grams
    newtons


  21. A force is exerted on a box and an equal and opposite force is exerted by the box. What explains this?
  22. Your answer:
    Newton’s third law of motion
    Newton’s first law of motion
    Newton’s second law of motion
    conservation of energy



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