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Physics 060 Test #4
March 11, 2008
Instructor: Julie Alexander
Multiple Choice: 3 marks each
Put your answers on the answer sheets provided
1) An object moving in the +x axis experiences an acceleration of 2.0 m/s2. This means the object is 1)
A) increasing its velocity by 2.0 m/s in every second.
B) changing its velocity by 2.0 m/s.
C) traveling at 2.0 m in every second.
D) traveling at 2.0 m/s in every second.

2) Suppose a ball is thrown straight up, reaches a maximum height, then falls to its initial height. Make a
statement about the direction of the velocity and acceleration as the ball is going up. 2) _______
A) Its velocity points upward and its acceleration points downward.
B) Its velocity points downward and its acceleration points upward.
C) Both its velocity and its acceleration point upward.
D) Both its velocity and its acceleration points downward.

3) The slope of a velocity versus time graph gives 3) _______
A) acceleration. B) displacement.
C) velocity. D) position.

4) A motorist travels for 3.0 h at 80 km/h and 2.0 h at 100 km/h. What is her average speed for the trip? 4)
A) 90 km/h B) 92 km/h C) 85 km/h D) 88 km/h

5) A car goes from 40 m/s to 80 m/s in a distance of 200 m. What is its average acceleration? 5) _______
A) 9.6 m/s2 B) 12 m/s2 C) 24 m/s2 D) 8.0 m/s2

FIGURE 2-1

6) In Fig. 2-1, what is the velocity at t = 1.0 s? 6) _______
A) 0 B) -40 m/s C) 20 m/s D) 10 m/s

7) If you exert a force F on an object, the force which the object exerts on you will 7) _______
A) depend on whether or not you are moving.

5 kg 12) A person on a scale rides in an elevator. the net force acting on it is 10) ______ A) greater than its weight. 10) A stone is thrown straight up. 15) The quantity 1/2 mv2 is 15) ______ A) the work done on the object by the force. what is the reading on the scale? 12) ______ A) 882 N B) 294 N C) 588 N D) 147 N 13) What is the correct unit of work expressed in SI units? 13) ______ A) kg m2/s2 B) kg m2/s C) kg m/s2 D) kg2 m/s2 14) You throw a ball straight up.on the way up and .5 kg C) 2. . 14) ______ A) Work is . The Earth pulls on this object with force mg. but less than its weight.on the way up and + on the way down. C) instantaneously equal to zero. At the top of its path.450 kg D) 25. If the mass of the person is 60. Compare the sign of the work done by gravity while the ball goes up with the sign of the work done by gravity while it goes down. D) always be F. which we will call the action force. 9) An object of mass m sits on a flat table. D) The table pushing up on the object with force mg.90 m/s2. B) The table pushing down on the floor with force mg. 11) What is the mass of an object that weighs 250 N on the surface of the Earth where the acceleration due to gravity is 9. D) the potential energy of the object. 8) A 20-ton truck collides with a 1500-lb car and causes a lot of damage to the car. C) depend on whether or not the object is moving. C) The object pulling upward on the Earth with force mg. B) Work is . B) the truck did not slow down during the collision. C) the force on the truck is equal to the force on the car.on the way down. C) Work is + on the way up and + on the way down. D) the force on the truck is greater then the force on the car. D) Work is + on the way up and .0 kg and the elevator accelerates upward with an acceleration of 4. What is the reaction force? 9) _______ A) The object pushing down on the table with force mg. Since a lot of damage is done on the car 8) _______ A) the force on the truck is smaller than the force on the car. B) the kinetic energy of the object. D) greater than zero.80 m/s2? 11) ______ A) 250 kg B) 24.on the way down. 2 B) depend on the relative masses of you and the object. B) equal to its weight. C) the power supplied to the object by the force.

___________ 3. How much potential energy does it store. ___________ 11.0 m.30 J Answer Sheet for Physics 060 Test #4 Total marks = 42 Multiple Choice (2 marks each) Name ________________________ 1. ___________ 7.45 × 105 J B) 3. ___________ 14. ___________ 9. ___________ 13. ___________ . ___________ 12. What is the work done by the weight of the elevator? 16) ______ A) -2. ___________ 5.00 × 104 J C) 2. ___________ 6. ___________ 16. ___________ 10.0 × 10-3 J B) 600 J C) 60 J D) 0.75 × 105 J D) -5. ___________ 2. ___________ 4. when stretched by 1.0 cm? 17) ______ A) 3. ___________ 8. ___________ 15. 3 16) A 500-kg elevator is pulled upward with a constant force of 5500 N for a distance of 50.20 × 105 J 17) A spring is characterized by a spring constant of 60 N/m.

___________ . 4 17.

How fast is the jumper moving at this point? Fill in the boxes below. (gravity) (elastic) E (total) Initial + + = Positiion ' ' ' ║ Final + + = Position ' ' ' Velocity of jumper when 30 m above water __________________________(4 marks) 19) Tarzan leaves a tree branch 16 m above ground moving at 2 m/s. P. P. K. He swings down on a vine to a branch 3 m above ground. P. 5 18) A 75 kg bungee jumper starts at rest at the top of a 100 m cliff. The spring constant of the bungee cord is 110N/m. P.E.E. How fast is he going when he hits the lower branch? Fill in the boxes below.E.E.E. When the jumper is 30m above the water the cord is stretched 18m. K.E. (gravity) (elastic) E (total) Initial + + = Positiion ' ' ' ║ Final + + = Position ' ' ' Velocity of Tarzan when he hits the lower branch ______________________(4 marks) .

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