4.2 Vocabulary Quiz
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by Lacey Whetsel
| 15 Questions
Note from the author:
Force, Motion and Energy Vocab
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1
Which word means a push or pull that causes an object to move, stop or change speed or position?
A speed
B push
C gravity
D force
2
1
Which word means how fast an object is moving?
A speed
B push
C gravity
D force
3
1
Which word means energy in motion?
A kinetic energy
B potential energy
C friction
D gravity
4
1
Which word means stored energy an object has because of its position ?
A kinetic energy
B potential energy
C friction
D gravity
5
1
Which word means force that pulls objects to Earth ?
A kinetic energy
B potential energy
C friction
D gravity
6
1
Gravity is the force that pushes objects away from Earth
True
False
7
1
The force between surfaces that resists the motion of one surface past another surface; friction creates heat is motion
True
False
8
1
What is friction?
A the ability to do work, either to make an object move or to change matter
B force between surfaces that resists the motion of one surface past another surface; friction creates heat
C an object’s direction and speed
D Scientist who came up with 3 laws of motion; also the unit used to measure the amount of force applied
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1
What is energy?
A the ability to do work, either to make an object move or to change matter
B force between surfaces that resists the motion of one surface past another surface; friction creates heat
C an object’s direction and speed
D Scientist who came up with 3 laws of motion; also the unit used to measure the amount of force applied
10
1
Who is Newton?
A the ability to do work, either to make an object move or to change matter
B force between surfaces that resists the motion of one surface past another surface; friction creates heat
C an object’s direction and speed
D Scientist who came up with 3 laws of motion; also the unit used to measure the amount of force applied
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1
What is motion?
A the ability to do work, either to make an object move or to change matter
B force between surfaces that resists the motion of one surface past another surface; friction creates heat
C an object’s direction and speed
D Scientist who came up with 3 laws of motion; also the unit used to measure the amount of force applied
12
1
Which word means the tendency of an object to remain in motion or to stay at rest unless acted upon by an outside force?
A inertia
B speed
C push
D relative location
13
1
Which word means describing the location of an object in relation to another object; next to, near, beside, in front of ?
A inertia
B speed
C push
D relative location
14
1
Direction means the position in which an object moves; forward, backward, up, or down
True
False
15
1
What does resistance mean?
A an object’s direction and speed
B how fast an object is going
C stored energy an object has because of its position
D anything that slows something down