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Grade 5 Forces and Motion
The force that pulls objects toward each other is           gravity          .
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
Average speed equals:
  1. Distance/Time
  2. Time/Distance
  3. Distance + Time
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
Solids are the only materials that can cause friction.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
Gravity, magnetism, and friction are all          forces         .
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
Forces are measured in units called          newtons          .
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
A force called friction keeps                                                                   objects that are touching from sliding past each other easily                                                                 .
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
If you are measuring how fast a car is going your are measuring the car's         Speed        .
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
The measure of the force that gravity exerts on an object is called         weight         and can be measured with a spring scale.
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
Air has weight.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
Most structures must be able to withstand two common types of forces. They are               compression               and           tension          .
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
Every object in the universe attracts every other object. This is know as the                                Law of Universal Gravitation                               .
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