Multiple Choice Identify the
choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.


1.

Which of the following is NOT an example of a force?
a.  A push on the pedals of a bike causing it to move forward.  c.  A fisherman pulling
up an anchor from the bottom of the sea.  b.  An arrow that keeps moving once it is set in
motion.  d.  A push that causes
a skateboard to move. 


2.

Inertia
a.  two surfaces with opposing motion  c.  push or pull  b.  the tendency of an
object to resist being moved or change in speed  d.  the product of the mass and
velocity 


3.

Find the force applied to the object
above.


4.

Find the force applied to the object
above.
a.  20 N  c.  4 N  b.  1/4 N  d.  100 N 


5.

An acorn falls from an oak tree branch and hits the
ground. As it falls to the ground, identify at which point(s) the force of gravity acts on the
acorn.


6.

A player runs to first base, if the student does 1000 joules of work in 4
seconds it took him to reach first from home plate, how much power did the player use?
a.  1004 watts  c.  250 watts  b.  0.004 watts  d.  4000 watts 


7.

An ice skater is able to skate on ice due to the pressure placed on the ice by
the thin blade melting the ice creating a thin layer of water on the sheet of ice. This creates
less ____________ allowing the skater to glide across the ice very easily.
a.  torque  c.  inertia  b.  momentum  d.  friction 


8.

Four different students, student A, B,C, and D,
pull from four different directions. Which student will end up pulling the blue square in their
direction?
a.  Student A  c.  Student C  b.  Student B  d.  Student D 


9.

A student balances his bike at a stoplight, completely stopped. The
student will roll forward when
a.  an unbalanced force with a net force on the pedals in a forward
direction.  c.  the balanced force acts on the pedals.  b.  two opposing forces act on the pedals, so that
the net force is zero.  d.  the
inertia pushes the bike forward 


10.

Find the mass of the object above.
a.  25 m/s/s  c.  5 m/s/s  b.  1/5 m/s/s  d.  125 m/s/s 


11.

A girl is riding her bike on a flat road when her boy friend on another bike
comes up behind her and pushes, or adds an unbalanced force in the same direction as the girl riding
the bike. The girl’s speed will
a.  decrease  c.  stay the same  b.  increase 


12.

A student pushes her little brother in a wagon with a force of 20 Newton’s
for about 200 meters, Calculate the amount of work.
a.  400 joules  c.  1/10 joule  b.  10 joules  d.  4000 joules 


13.

A student pushes a box across the floor with a force of 20 Newton’s, and
in doing so does 1000 joules of work. How far did the student push the box?
a.  20,000 meters  c.  1020 meters  b.  0.02 meters  d.  50 meters 


14.

Car  Mass (kg)  Force (N)  A  2  20  B  4  20  C  6  20  D  8  20    
Analyze the table above to determine the car with the LEAST
amount of acceleration.


15.

Determine the resulting force from the diagram
above.
a.  50 N net force to the right  c.  5 N net force to the
right  b.  2 N net force to the right  d.  15 N net force to the right 


16.

Force
a.  product of mass and velocity  c.  tendency to resist
motion  b.  push or pull  d.  two surfaces with opposing motion 


17.

Find the mass of the object above.
a.  2 kg  c.  1/2 kg  b.  72 kg  d.  12 kg 


18.

Car  Mass (kg)  Force (N)  A  10  10  B  10  20  C  10  30  D  10  40    
Analyze the table above to determine the car with the MOST
amount of acceleration.


19.

Find the mass of the object above.
a.  1/2 m/s/s  c.  242 m/s/s  b.  2 m/s/s  d.  22 m/s/s 


20.

Momentum
a.  the product of the mass and velocity  c.  two surfaces with opposing
motion  b.  the tendency of an object to resist motion  d.  push or pull 


21.

Work done in a given amount of time is called
a.  Force  c.  Mass  b.  Power  d.  Volume 


22.

Find the mass of the object above.
a.  5 kg  c.  20 kg  b.  1/5 kg  d.  10 kg 


23.

Find the force applied to the object
above.


24.

Find the mass of the object above.
a.  98 m/s/s  c.  2 m/s/s  b.  14 m/s/s  d.  1/2 m/s/s 
