Eighth Grade Science Unit 2 Quiz 5 S8P5.a Weight vs. Mass
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by julius smith
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S8P5.a Mass vs Weight
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What will happen to the mass of a ball if it is moved from Earth to the Moon?
A. The mass will increase.
B. The mass will decrease.
C. The mass will not exist.
D. The mass will remain the same.
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What is the measure of the gravitational force on Earth?
A. mass
B. weight
C. energy
D. inertia
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What is the difference between mass and weight?
A. Mass is the amount of matter in an object, and weight is the pull of gravity on an object.
B. Weight is the amount of matter in an object, and mass is the pull of gravity on an object.
C. Mass is always more than weight.
D. Weight is always more than mass.
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If Malik weighs 100 N on Earth, and Alexander weighs 100 N on the Moon, how do their masses compare to one another?
A. Malik's mass is greater than Alexander's.
B. Alexander's mass is greater than Malik's.
C. Malik and Alexander have the same mass.
D. Alexander's and Malik's masses cannot be compared.
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A rock is taken from the Moon back to Earth. Which of the following correctly
describes the changes to its mass and weight?
A. Its mass increases, and its weight increases.
B. Its mass has no change, and its weight decreases.
C. Its mass decreases, and its weight has no change.
D. Its mass has no change, and its weight increases.
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