# Physics: Laws of Motion

## Test Quiz

Questions on this quiz are based on information from
Physics: Laws of Motion.

1. A ______ is anything that can change the state of motion of an object.
a. Mass
b. Force
c. Weight
d. Velocity
e. Temperature

2. What scientist came up with the Three Laws of Motion?
a. Thomas Edison
b. Alexander Graham Bell
c. Isaac Newton
d. Bill Gates
e. Leonardo da Vinci

3. Which of the following is an example of a force in physics?
a. Gravity
b. Kicking a ball
c. Pushing a key on a keyboard
d. All of the above
e. None of the Above

4. Which of the following is the First Law of Motion?
a. The greater the mass of an object, the more force it will take to accelerate the object
b. Any object in motion will continue to move in the same direction and speed unless forces act on it
c. For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction
d.
e.

5. Which of the following is the Second Law of Motion?
a. The greater the mass of an object, the more force it will take to accelerate the object
b. Any object in motion will continue to move in the same direction and speed unless forces act on it
c. For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction
d.
e.

6. Which of the following is the Third Law of Motion?
a. The greater the mass of an object, the more force it will take to accelerate the object
b. Any object in motion will continue to move in the same direction and speed unless forces act on it
c. For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction
d.
e.

7. Which law of motion says that the harder you kick a ball, the farther it will go?
a. First Law of Motion
b. Second Law of Motion
c. Third Law of Motion
d.
e.

8. Which law of motion says that when you kick a ball, there is an equal force on your foot as there is on the ball?
a. First Law of Motion
b. Second Law of Motion
c. Third Law of Motion
d.
e.

9. Which law of motion says that a kicked ball would fly forever if it wasn't for forces like air friction and gravity?
a. First Law of Motion
b. Second Law of Motion
c. Third Law of Motion
d.
e.

10. What is the unit of measurement used in physics for force?
a. Liters
b. Kilograms
c. Meters
d. Kelvins
e. Newtons

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