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00 check up tests

  1. 1. Check-Up Tests for Physics
  2. 2. Check-Up Test 1.1 07-16-2013 1. Why is there a need for science to be systematic? 2. Give one example topic, the study of which is beyond the scope of science. 3. Enumerate the three branches of science. 4. Which is more important – biological or physical science? Defend your answer. 5. What is physics? 6. Differentiate between classical and modern physics.
  3. 3. Check-Up Test 1.1 07-16-2013 7. Draw two inventions that were brought about by advancements in each of the following branches of classical physics: – – – – – mechanics optics acoustics thermodynamics electromagnetism 8. Give two specific advantages physics brings. 9. Give two specific disadvantages physics brings.
  4. 4. Check-up Test 1.3 7-25-2013 1. What is measurement? 2. Give two advantages of the English system of measurements. 3. Give two advantages of the International System of measurements. 4. Why are significant figures important? 5. How are 2.38 grams and 2.3800 grams different? 6. Can you draw a line that is 7.80000 cm using a regular ruler? Explain.
  5. 5. Check-up Test 1.3 7-25-2013 7. How many sf’s does 0.000160 N have? 8. How many sf’s does 12,500 s have? 9. In terms of sf, what is the rule to be followed when adding/subtracting measurements? 10. In terms of sf, what is the rule to be followed when multiplying/dividing measurements?
  6. 6. Check-up Test 1.4 8-1-2013 1. What is a wave? 2. Differentiate mechanical waves and electromagnetic waves. 5. 3. Describe transverse waves, longitudinal waves and surface waves. 4. Draw a transverse wave and label the following 6. a. crest b. trough c. equilibrium position d. amplitude e. wavelength Draw a longitudinal wave and label the following a. compression b. rarefaction c. wavelength What is the unit for frequency? 7. What is wave speed?
  7. 7. Check-up Test 1.5 8-15-2013 1. What is the name of the imaginary substance permeating all matter and space in Christian Huygens’s wave theory of light? 2. Explain how Isaac Newton cited the formation of shadows as proof for his corpuscular theory of light. 3. How does James Clark Maxwell’s theory of light improve on Huygens’s theory? 4. Who is the proponent of the quantum theory of light? 5. Albert Einstein called each particle of light as ________. 6. Give the two statements on the dual nature of light?
  8. 8. Check-up Test 1.5 8-15-2013 7. Differentiate luminous and illuminated objects. 8. Identify the type of luminosity is represented by the following pictures: a. b. c. d. e.
  9. 9. Check-up Test 1.5 8-15-2013 9. Draw a diagram showing the formation of an umbra and a penumbra. 10. What is the currently accepted value for the speed of light? 11. The measure of the brightness of a light source is called _____________. 12. The rate at which light is emitted from a source is called _____________. 13. What happens to the illumination falling on the object as its distance from the light source increases?
  10. 10. Check-up Test 2.1 10-3-2013
  11. 11. Check-up Test 2.2 10-11-2013 1. Define current. 2.Give the two types of current. 3-4. Differentiate open and closed circuits. 5. The “electric pressure” that causes charges to flow is called _________. 6. The unit of resistance is _________. 7-10. Enumerate the factors that affect resistance.
  12. 12. Check-up Test 2.2 10-11-2013 11-12. How many minutes does it take for 1.00 C of charge to flow in a circuit with 4.60 mA of current? 13-15. What is the resistance of a silver wire that is 12.50 cm long and 3.80 mm thick? (ρAg=1.59×10-8)