
1. Velocity is to speed as displacement is to
(1) acceleration
(2) time
(3) momentum
(4) distance 

2. The diagram below shows a resultant vector, R.
Which diagram best represents a pair of component vectors, A and B, that would combine
to form resultant vector R?


3. A person is standing on a bathroom scale in an elevator car. If the scale reads
a value greater than the weight of the person at rest, the elevator car could be
moving
(1) downward at constant speed
(2) upward at constant speed
(3) downward at increasing speed
(4) upward at increasing speed 

Note that question 4 has only three choices.
4. The diagram below represents the path of an object after it was thrown. What
happens to the object’s acceleration as it travels from A to B? [Neglect friction.]
(1) It decreases.
(2) It increases.
(3) It remains the same. 

5. A 0.2kilogram red ball is thrown horizontally at a speed of 4 meters per second
from a height of 3 meters. A 0.4kilogram green ball is thrown horizontally from
the same height at a speed of 8 meters per second. Compared to the time it takes
the red ball to reach the ground, the time it takes the green ball to reach the
ground is
(1) onehalf as great
(2) twice as great
(3) the same
(4) four times as great 

6. The acceleration due to gravity on the surface of planet X is 19.6 meters per
second2. If an object on the surface of this planet weighs 980. newtons, the mass
of the object is
(1) 50.0 kg
(2) 100. kg
(3) 490. N
(4) 908 N 

7. A basketball player jumped straight up to grab a rebound. If she was in the air
for 0.80 second, how high did she jump?
(1) 0.50 m
(2) 0.78 m
(3) 1.2 m
(4) 3.1 m 

8. The force required to start an object sliding across a uniform horizontal surface
is larger than the force required to keep the object sliding at a constant velocity.
The magnitudes of the required forces are different in these situations because
the force of kinetic friction
(1) is greater than the force of static friction
(2) is less than the force of static friction
(3) increases as the speed of the object relative to the surface increases
(4) decreases as the speed of the object relative to the surface increases 

9. A 50.kilogram student threw a 0.40kilogram ball with a speed of 20. meters
per second. What was the magnitude of the impulse that the student exerted on the
ball?
(1) 8.0 N•s
(2) 78 N•s
(3) 4.0 × 102 N•s
(4) 1.0 × 103 N•s 

10. A man is pushing a baby stroller. Compared to the magnitude of the force exerted
on the stroller by the man, the magnitude of the force exerted on the man by the
stroller is
(1) zero
(2) smaller, but greater than zero
(3) larger
(4) the same 

11 The work done in moving a block across a rough surface and the heat energy gained
by the block can both be measured in
(1) watts
(2) degrees
(3) newtons
(4) joules 

Note that question 12 has only three choices.
12 Two weightlifters, one 1.5 meters tall and one 2.0 meters tall, raise identical
50.kilogram masses above their heads. Compared to the work done by the weightlifter
who is 1.5 meters tall, the work done by the weightlifter who is 2.0 meters tall
is
(1) less
(2) greater
(3) the same 

13. A 45.0kilogram boy is riding a 15.0kilogram bicycle with a speed of 8.00 meters
per second. What is the combined kinetic energy of the boy and the bicycle?
(1) 240. J
(2) 480. J
(3) 1440 J
(4) 1920 J 

14. A 5newton force causes a spring to stretch 0.2 meter. What is the potential
energy stored in the stretched spring?
(1) 1 J
(2) 0.5 J
(3) 0.2 J
(4) 0.1 J 

15. A 40.kilogram student runs up a staircase to a floor that is 5.0 meters higher
than her starting point in 7.0 seconds. The student’s power output is
(1) 29 W
(2) 280 W
(3) 1.4 × 10^{3} W
(4) 1.4 × 10^{4}
W 

16. Which type of field is present near a moving electric charge?
(1) an electric field, only
(2) a magnetic field, only
(3) both an electric field and a magnetic field
(4) neither an electric field nor a magnetic field 

17. A negatively charged plastic comb is brought close to, but does not touch, a
small piece of paper. If the comb and the paper are attracted to each other, the
charge on the paper
(1) may be negative or neutral
(2) may be positive or neutral
(3) must be negative
(4) must be positive 

18. If a 1.5volt cell is to be completely recharged, each electron must be supplied
with a minimum energy of
(1) 1.5 eV
(2) 1.5 J
(3) 9.5 × 10^{18} eV
(4) 9.5 × 10^{18}
J 

19. The current traveling from the cathode to the screen in a television picture
tube is 5.0 × 10^{–5} ampere. How many electrons strike the screen
in 5.0 seconds?
(1) 3.1 × 10^{24}
(2) 6.3 × 10^{18 }
(3) 1.6 × 10^{15}
(4) 1.0 × 10^{5}


20. A moving electron is deflected by two oppositely charged parallel plates, as
shown in the diagram below.
The electric field between the plates is directed from
(1) A to B
(2) B to A
(3) C to D
(4) D to C 