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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Forces and Motion Questions

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Grade 5 :: Forces and Motion by cindikg
Grade 5 :: Forces and Motion by ashmarie
Grade 5 :: Forces and Motion by tawauna
The force that works against motion is
  1. friction
  2. newton
  3. direction
  4. acceleration
Grade 5 :: Forces and Motion by tawauna
An example of balanced forces is
  1. a person skating back and forth on an ice rink.
  2. a tire with treads gaining speed on an icy road.
  3. two soccer players running in opposite directions.
  4. a book resting on a desk.
Grade 5 :: Forces and Motion by tawauna
The first law of motion states
  1. that an object at rest will remain at rest.
  2. that an object in motion will remain in motion.
  3. that an unbalanced force can change the velocity of an object.
  4. all of the above.
Grade 5 :: Forces and Motion by tawauna
Which of the following is not used to reduce friction?
  1. wheels
  2. ball bearings
  3. oil
  4. rough surfaces
Grade 5 :: Forces and Motion by tawauna
A stand-off in an arm wrestling match is due to
  1. sliding frictional forces.
  2. rolling frictional forces.
  3. fluid frictional forces.
  4. balanced forces.
Grade 5 :: Forces and Motion by tawauna
Acceleration is the
  1. rate of change in momentum.
  2. rate of change in speed.
  3. rate of change in velocity.
  4. amount of time needed for an object to reach its destination.
Grade 5 :: Forces and Motion by tawauna
Grade 5 :: Forces and Motion by tawauna
A force that sets an object into motion is
  1. balanced.
  2. friction.
  3. unbalanced.
  4. inertia.
Grade 5 :: Forces and Motion by tawauna
Forces can cause objects to
  1. stop moving only.
  2. change direction only.
  3. start moving only.
  4. start moving, change direction, or stop moving.
Grade 5 :: Forces and Motion by tawauna
According to Newton's third law of motion, when a hammer strikes and exerts force
on a nail, the nail
  1. creates a friction with the hammer.
  2. disappears into the wood.
  3. exerts an equal force back on the hammer.
Grade 5 :: Forces and Motion by tawauna
No 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 by tawauna
Newton's law of motion that describes action-reaction pairs is the
  1. first law
  2. second law
  3. third law
  4. law of gravity
Grade 5 :: Forces and Motion by tawauna
To calculate velocity, you need to know the total
  1. distance of the motion.
  2. time of the motion
  3. distance and time of the motion.
  4. distance, time, and direction of the motion.
Grade 5 :: Forces and Motion by tawauna
Speed that does not change is
  1. velocity.
  2. terminal velocity.
  3. constant speed.
  4. average speed.
Grade 5 :: Forces and Motion by tawauna
If you were on the moon, there would be a change in your
  1. weight and mass.
  2. weight.
  3. mass.
  4. volume.
Grade 5 :: Forces and Motion by tawauna
The direction of the frictional force on a moving object is
  1. opposite to the motion of the moving object.
  2. the same as the motion of the moving object.
  3. not going to alter the acceleration of the moving object.
  4. never responsible for stopping the motion of the object.
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