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Name _______________________ Section: ______

____ 9. A car accelerates at 3.6 m/s2. Assuming the

Uniformly Accelerated Motion car starts from rest, how much time does it need to accelerate
Multiple Choice to a speed of 42.8 m/s?
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or a. 3.6 seconds
answers the question. Write your answer in one whole sheet of b. 23.2 seconds
paper. Unless you are instructed otherwise, assume that all c. 39.2 seconds
situations are on Earth at sea level. d. 11.8 seconds

____ 1. Speed is ____ 10. Suppose you take a trip that covers 240 km
a. a measure of how fast something is accelerating. and takes 3 hours to make. Your average speed is
b. always measured in terms of a unit of time divided by a a. 40 km/h.
unit of distance. b. 60 km/h.
c. the distance covered per unit time. c. 80 km/h.
d. all of the above. d. 100 km/h.
e. 120 km/h.
____ 2. One possible unit of speed is
a. kilometers per minute Projectile Motion:
b. light-years per parsec. ____ 11. A soccer player kicks a ball with an initial velocity
c. hours per kilometer. of 10. meters per second at an angle of 30.° above the
d. all of the above. horizontal. The magnitude of the horizontal component of the
ball’s initial velocity is
____ 3. Acceleration is defined as the CHANGE in (A) 5.0 m/s (B) 8.7 m/s (C) 9.8 m/s (D) 10. m/s
a. time it takes to move from one place to another place.
b. velocity of an object. ____ 12. A golf ball is propelled with an initial velocity of 60.
c. distance divided by the time interval. m/s at 37° above the horizontal. The horizontal component of
d. velocity divided by the time interval. the golf ball’s initial velocity is
e. time it takes to move from one speed to another speed. (A) 30. m/s (B) 36 m/s (C) 40. m/s (D) 48 m/s
____ 4. A train travels 6 meters in the first second of travel,
6 meters again during the second second of travel, and 6 ____ 13. A projectile is fired with an initial velocity of 120.0
meters again during the third second. Its acceleration is m/s at an angle, θ, above the horizontal. If the projectile’s
a. 0 m/s2. initial horizontal speed is 55 meters per second, then angle θ
b. 6 m/s2. measures approximately
c. 12 m/s2. (A) 13° (B) 27° (C) 63° (D) 75°
d. 18 m/s2.
____ 14. A golf ball is hit at an angle of 45° above the
____ 5. In the absence of air resistance, objects fall horizontal. What is the acceleration of the golf ball at the
at constant highest point in its trajectory? [Neglect friction.]
a. speed. (A) 9.8 m/s2 upward (B) 9.8 m/s2 downward
b. velocity. (C) 6.9 m/s2 horizontal (D) 0.0 m/s2
c. acceleration.
d. distances each successive second. ____ 15. A ball is thrown horizontally at a speed of 24 meters
____ 6. A ball is thrown upwards and caught when it per second from the top of a cliff. If the ball hits the ground
comes back down. In the absence of air resistance, the speed 4.0 seconds later, approximately how high is the cliff?
of the ball when caught would be (A) 6.0 m (B) 39 m (C) 78 m (D) 96 m
a. less than the speed it had when thrown upwards.
b. more than the speed it had when thrown upwards. ____ 16. A scalar is a quantity that has _____.
c. the same as the speed it had when thrown upwards. a. magnitude and time c. time a direction
____ 7. Suppose an object is in free fall. Each b. magnitude and direction d. only a magnitude
second the object falls
a. the same distance as in the second before. ____ 17. In order to find the components of a vector, you
b. a larger distance than in the second before. should _____.
c. with the same instantaneous speed. a. draw the vector with the correct magnitude and orientation
d. with the same average speed. b. measure the sides of the right triangle
e. none of the above c. draw a right triangle so that the vector is the hypotenuse
____ 8. If a freely falling object were somehow d. all of the above
equipped with a speedometer, its speed reading would increase
each second by ____ 18. In the absence of air resistance, the angle at which a
a. about 5 m/s. thrown ball will go the farthest is _____.
b. about 10 m/s. a. 15° c. 45°
c. about 15 m/s. b. 30° d. 60°
d. a variable amount.
____ 19. A ball thrown in the air will never go as far as
physics ideally would predict because _____. Solve the following Problems:
a. the ball would never land c. air resistance slows the ball 31. A bowling ball has a mass of 7 kg and a velocity of 3
b. gravity is acting on it d. all of the above m/s.
(A) What is the ball’s momentum?
_____ 20. A cannonball is launched from the ground at 30 m/s (B) Calculate the force needed to stop the ball in 1.0 s.
at an angle of 30° above the horizontal. Ignoring air
resistance, the ball with hit the ground with a speed of _____.
a. 0 m/s c. 30 m/s
b. 20 m/s d. 9.8 m/s2
32. An 80 kg hockey player skates at 6 m/s.
Impulse and Momentum (A) Calculate the momentum of the hockey player.
____ 21.Which of the following is most closely related to (B) If the hockey player experiences an inelastic collision
mass? with another player of the same mass, how fast does the pair
a. inertia in motion c. momentum move off together?
b. inertia d. change in momentum
33. A cue ball with a mass of 0.25 kg rolling at 1.0 m/s
____ 22.Which of the following is most closely related to collides with the 8-ball and stops. If the mass of the 8-ball is
momentum? 0.2 kg, how fast does it move away from the cue ball?
a. inertia in motion c. impulse .
b. inertia d. mass time acceleration
Short Answer
___ 23. Which has the most momentum? Respond to each of the following items using complete
a. 10 kg at 5 m/s c. 100 kg at rest sentences and appropriate grammar. Be sure to address all
b. 20 kg at 2 m/s d. 5 kg at 50 m/s parts of each problem. Use additional paper if necessary.

___ 24. Which has the most mass? 34-37. Describe the difference between momentum and
a. 10 kg at 5 m/s c. 100 kg at rest impulse in terms of mathematical products. What relationship
b. 20 kg at 2 m/s d. 5 kg at 50 m/s exists between these two quantities?

___ 25. When the force of impact is extended over a longer 38-41. Explain why an impulse is greater when bouncing
period of time, _____. occurs.
a. the impulse decreases c. the momentum increases
b. the impulse increases d. the collision is inelastic 42-45. Explain why the Pelton Wheel creates a greater
impulse than the flat paddle wheel.
____ 26.Impulse _____.
a. is the change in momentum c. is measured in Newton- 46-50. What is the difference between an elastic and an
seconds inelastic collision? Give an example of each.
b. equals force multiplied by d. all of the above
‘’ Exams test your memory, life tests your learning; others
____ 27.Given a constant force, tripling the duration of impact will test your patience’’
will also _____. Fennel Hudson
a. triple the force c. triple the mass
b. triple the impulse d. reduce the velocity by to
___ 28. Given a constant force, tripling the duration of impact
will also _____. Prepared by:
a. triple the force c. triple the mass JOHN MARK A. CANTILA
b. triple the change in d. reduce the mass Subject Teacher

____ 29. You experience an impulse every time you__

a. catch a ball c. catch, then throw a ball
b. throw a ball d. all of the above

____ 30.Which of the following situations most closely

resembles an inelastic collision?
a. a tennis racquet striking a c. a player kicking a soccer
tennis ball ball
b. a baseball being struck by d. a linebacker tackling a
a bat running back