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Quiz 1: What do you know about Physics?


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Physics is the science of:

A science that deals with living organisms and vital processes.
A science that deals with matter and energy and their interactions.
A science that deals with the composition, structure, and properties of substances and with the transformations that they undergo.
A science that deals with the interactions of airborne particles and climatatological change.


In Einstein's famous equation: E=mc^2, the variable "c" is:

The speed of light.
The speed of sound.
Specific heat.
The size of a black hole.


Newton's First law of motion states:

Force = mass x acceleration.
An object in motion will remain in motion unless acted upon by an outside force.
Every action has an equal and opposite reaction.
Water will drain counterclockwise in the Northern Hemisphere.


The transfer of heat through direct contact between two objects is called:

Radiation.
Convection.
Conduction.
Latent heat.


The period of a pendulum is affected by which of the following?:

The mass of the bob.
The angle of release.
The time of year.
The length of the string.


Which law states: "Two electrical charges experience a force between them which is inversely dependent upon the square of the distance between them?":

Faraday's law.
Newton's law.
Coulomb's law.
Archimede's principle.


Which of the following terms describes the bending of light as it passes through a sheet of glass?

Diffraction.
Refraction.
Interference.
Dispersion.


Which of the following equations represents Ohm's Law?:

Voltage = Current x Resistance.
Force = Mass x Acceleration.
Momentum = Mass x Velocity.
Velocity = Wavelength x Frequency.


A vector variable has both:

Length and width.
3 and 4 dimensions.
Direction and magnitude.
Time and space.


Which of the following is a physical constant?:

The speed of sound.
The resistance of a metal.
The capacitance of a material.
The speed of light.