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The force that resists the motion of objects due to contact between their surfaces is called ____ force.
a) inertial b) frictional c) normal d) net
When you are seated in a chair, the force exerted on you by the chair is called the:
a) normal force b) gravitational force c) weight d) mass
A dictionary whose mass is 1.0 kilograms lying on a stationary table exerts a force of 9.8 newtons on the table. The force exerted on the dictionary by the table is ____ newtons.
a) 1 b) 8.8 c) 9.8 d) 10.8
Sam pushes on a rock with 7 newtons of force toward west. Buck pushes on the rock with 8 newtons of force toward east. The rock rolls _____ with resultant force of ____ newton(s).
a) east, 1 b) east, 15 c) east,8 d) west, 7
A scalar is a quantity that can be completely described using:
a) direction only b) magnitude only c) both magnitude and direction d) either magnitude or direction
Jade pulls on a sled with 3 newtons of force toward north. Lara pulls on the sled with 4 newtons of force toward east. The magnitude of the wagon’s resultant force is ____ newton(s).
a) 1 b) 5 c) 7 d) 25
Vector quantities include all of the following EXCEPT:
a) velocity b) force c) speed d) acceleration
If a force vector acting in a northeast direction is resolved into its components, any vector acting in the north-south direction would be called a(n):
a) hypotenuse b) x-component c) y-component d) resultant
A word meaning “size”often used to describe scalar quantities is
a) magma b) magenta c) vector d) magnitude
A measured quantity that is described by stating a size and a direction is called a:
a) scalar b) magnitude c) vector d) victim
Of the following, the statement about friction which is NOT true is:
a) friction can be useful b) friction can be harmful c) friction is always present d) friction can be eliminated
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