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Review game for 1st semester high school physics covering circular motion, free fall, and projectile motion.

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1. 1. 2 pt 3 pt 4 pt 5pt 1 pt 2 pt 3 pt 4 pt 5 pt 1 pt 2pt 3 pt 4pt 5 pt 1pt 2pt 3 pt 4 pt 5 pt 1 pt 2 pt 3 pt 4pt 5 pt 1pt Circular Motion Free Fall Newton’s Laws Projectile Motion Misc.
2. 2. “ Centripetal” Acceleration means…? Answer
3. 3. Centripetal acceleration means…? “ center-seeking”
4. 4. All circular motion has acceleration directed towards…? Answer
5. 5. All circular motion has acceleration directed towards…? The center of motion
6. 6. The acceleration of an object in circular motion does not depend on…? Answer
7. 7. The acceleration of an object in circular motion does not depend on…? mass
8. 8. All objects in circular motion move faster on the edge of the circle or in the middle? Answer
9. 9. All objects in circular motion move faster on the edge of the circle or in the middle? The edge
10. 10. The equation for centripetal force is just which equation re-written? Answer
11. 11. The equation for centripetal force is just which equation re-written? Newton’s Second Law
12. 12. This is the only force acting on objects in freefall? Answer
13. 13. This is the only force acting on objects in freefall? Gravity
14. 14. Freefall is the same as floating. T or F. Answer
15. 15. Freefall is the same as floating. T or F. False.
16. 16. Astronauts in space are freefalling constantly. T or F. Answer
17. 17. Astronauts in space are freefalling constantly. T or F. True
18. 18. Weightlessness is another form of freefall. Answer
19. 19. Weightlessness is another form of freefall. True.
20. 20. All objects in freefall have the same speed. T or F. Answer
21. 21. All objects in freefall have the same speed. T or F. It depends on if there is air resistance or not.
22. 22. In 10 words or less, list the three laws of motion. Answer
23. 23. In 10 words or less, list the three laws of motion. 1st: objects in motion, stay in motion, etc.
24. 24. Inertia is a property of mass. T or F. Answer
25. 25. Inertia is a property of mass. T or F. True.
26. 26. The equation for weight is a rearranged form of Newton’s First Law. Answer
27. 27. The equation for weight is a rearranged form of Newton’s First Law. No, 2 nd Law.
28. 28. Daily Double
29. 29. Explain Newton’s 2 nd Law in words. Answer
30. 30. Explain Newton’s 2nd Law in words. A net force on a mass causes and acceleration.
31. 31. The recoil of gun is explained by Newton’s 1 st Law. T or F. Answer
32. 32. The recoil of gun is explained by Newton’s 1st Law. T or F. F, Newton’s 3 rd Law.
33. 33. The vertical speed of a projectile never changes. Answer
34. 34. The vertical speed of a projectile never changes. False, it is always accelerating.
35. 35. What is the equation for the horizontal component of a projectile? Answer
36. 36. What is the equation for the horizontal component of a projectile? V x = v 0 cos θ
37. 37. The shape of the trajectory of a projectile is a…? Answer
38. 38. The shape of the trajectory of a projectile is a…? Parabola
39. 39. What is the definition of a projectile? Answer
40. 40. What is the definition of a projectile? Any object that is kicked, shot, or thrown and acted upon by gravity.
41. 41. What is the relationship between vertical velocity and horizontal velocity of a projectile? Answer
42. 42. What is the relationship between vertical velocity and horizontal velocity of a projectile? They are independent of each other
43. 43. Which is bigger: a mile or a kilometer? Answer
44. 44. Which is bigger: a mile or a kilometer? A kilometer
45. 45. What charge does a proton have? Answer
46. 46. What charge does a proton have? Positive
47. 47. Why is the sky blue? Answer
48. 48. Why is the sky blue? Because of the diffraction of sunlight through the atmosphere.
49. 49. What element do all living things have in common? Answer
50. 50. What element do all living things have in common? Carbon
51. 51. What is the difference between speed and velocity? Answer
52. 52. What is the difference between speed and velocity? Velocity is speed in a particular direction