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Which of these is a force?
a) a spring scale
b) an object's mass
c) a push upward
d) an object's matter

Anything that has mass and takes up space is
a) direction.
b) motion.
c) matter.
d) force.

A push or pull is
a) force
b) mass
c) matter
d) energy

Pieces of information, including words and numbers, are called
a) graphs
b) science
c) Data tables
d) Data

Wind pushes a toy sailboat across a pond. The boat moves in a straight path. What is changing?
a) the boat's direction.
b) the boat's path.
c) the boat's wind direction.
d) the boat's position.

A car is driven for 3 hours. What else do you need to know to describe this car's speed?
a) the road the car is driven on
b) the time of day
c) the distance the car is driven
d) the number of passengers in the car

The path that a moving object follows is
a) direction.
b) speed.
c) motion.
d) position.

Two cars are in motion for the same amount of time. What will determine which car covers more distance?
a) the starting position of each car
b) the speed of each car
c) the direction in which each car moves
d) the length of each car

A meterstick is
a) a change in an object's position.
b) the location of an object.
c) a tool used for measuring temperature.
d) a tool for measuring length or distance.

__________ is a force that acts between surfaces that touch each other. It tends to slow an object's motion.
a) air
b) gravity
c) matter
d) friction

Which of these affects the motion of an object?
a) the position of nearby objects
b) the force acting on the object
c) the object's length
d) the age of the object

__________ is a force that pulls objects toward each other.
a) mass
b) wind
c) friction
d) gravity

The location of an object is its
a) position.
b) distance.
c) motion.
d) speed.

A change in an object's position is
a) length.
b) motion.
c) speed.
d) El Nino

The length of a line between two points is
a) motion.
b) force.
c) distance.
d) position.

Information gathered with your senses is
a) speed.
b) an idea.
c) a prediction.
d) an observation.

What causes an object to fall to the ground?
a) air resistance
b) time
c) gravity
d) friction

How does air resistance affect the motion of a falling object?
a) It reduces the object's speed.
b) It increases the object's speed.
c) It reverses the object's direction.
d) It has no effect on the object's motion.

What information do you need in order to find the speed of a moving object?
a) the mass of the object and the distance it moved
b) the distance the object moved and the time it took to move that distance
c) the position of the object and the force used to move it to that position
d) the length of the object and the direction in which it moved

If you increase an object's mass, you
a) change its position.
b) change its direction.
c) decrease its force of gravity.
d) increase its force of gravity.

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