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Grade 5 Forces and Motion
A one cubic foot of iron weighs 80 pounds. Will it float in 1 cubic foot of water?
  1. yes
  2. no
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
A force that occurs when an object rubs against another object.
  1. thermometer
  2. conduction
  3. friction
  4. radiation
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
Jasmyn can run 50 yards in 10 seconds and Jaylah can run 100 yards in 20 seconds. Who has a faster speed? (Speed equals distance divided by time.)
  1. Jasmyn has a faster speed.
  2. Jaylah has a faster speed.
  3. They both have the same speed.
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
No change in force is necessary to
  1. start an object moving.
  2. stop an object from moving.
  3. cause a change in the motion of an object.
  4. keep an object doing what it is already doing.
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
Once something is still, it tends to
  1. start moving by itself
  2. start moving easily
  3. stay still even when forces are applied to it
  4. stay still until a force is applied to it
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
Which of the following is true when you take an object to the moon?
  1. The object will have more mass.
  2. The object will have less mass.
  3. The object will weigh less.
  4. The object will weigh more.
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
How is velocity different from speed?
  1. Velocity is when an object goes in reverse
  2. Velocity is speed and direction together
  3. Velocity is not different from speed
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
The greater the mass of an object, the greater the gravitational pull of that object.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
Air has weight.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
You and your family go to the park. If your mom and your younger brother take turns pushing you on the swing, most likely, your acceleration
  1. will be the same regardless of who pushes you.
  2. will be greater when your little brother pushes you.
  3. will be greater when your mom pushes you.
  4. will be less when your mom pushes you.
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
An object that has kinetic energy must be
  1. lifted above earth's surface.
  2. in motion.
  3. at rest.
  4. None of the above.
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
A builder is designing a wheelchair ramp for a portable classroom. The BEST choice of building materials to reduce friction is
  1. a wooden ramp covered with carpet
  2. a wooden ramp covered in sandpaper
  3. a wooden ramp with a smooth plywood surface
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
A and B are two objects with masses 125 kg and 180 kg respectively, then
  1. both will have the same inertia.
  2. B will have more inertia.
  3. A will have more inertia.
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
Momentum is equal to
  1. the force exerted by a moving object.
  2. gravity.
  3. the inertia of a moving object.
  4. mass times the velocity of an object.
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
An object traveling at a constant 20 m/sec in a circular path is changing its
  1. speed.
  2. momentum.
  3. velocity.
  4. mass.
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
Two structural features that make bridges stronger are:
  1. Triangles
  2. Wide-base and Narrow top
  3. Narrow-base and a wide top
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
A                 is a push or pull and can make an object stop, speed up, slow down, or change direction.
  1. gravitation
  2. work
  3. force
  4. inertia
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
Adding or subtracting individual forces gives a combined force called a                
  1. net force
  2. acceleration
  3. friction
  4. machine
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
If gravitation suddenly stopped, Earth would move                          .
  1. in orbit with the sun
  2. in the opposite direction
  3. nowhere
  4. in a straight line
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
Why are we able to walk on Earth?
  1. Sun
  2. force
  3. gravity
  4. motion
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