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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
A(n)                 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
The force that works against motion is                .
  1. friction
  2. newton
  3. direction
  4. acceleration
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
Something that makes an object start moving, stop moving, speed up, or slow down is a(n)                .
  1. load
  2. position
  3. force
  4. effort
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
Gravity and friction are examples of                .
  1. motions
  2. simple machines
  3. forces
  4. distances
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
What changes when the pull of gravity changes?
  1. mass
  2. weight
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
The force that attracts a body toward the center of Earth, or toward any other physical body having mass.
  1. orbit
  2. weightless
  3. gravity
  4. planet
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
The motion of an object is affected by friction.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
When you slide an object there is less friction than when you roll it.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
An object in motion will continue to move in a straight line at a constant speed unless a force acts on it.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
If an object is at rest, it will remain at rest until a force (a push or a pull) is applied to it.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction is which of Newton's Laws of Motion?
  1. First
  2. Second
  3. Third
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
An object in motion will stay in motion unless what happens?
  1. it will always stop
  2. it becomes frozen
  3. a force acts on it
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
The tendency of an object to stay in motion or at rest until a force acts upon it is                   .
  1. frame of reference
  2. movement
  3. relation
  4. inertia
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
What describes the speed and direction of an object's motion?
  1. velocity
  2. force
  3. magnitude
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
Why are we able to walk on Earth?
  1. Sun
  2. Magnetism
  3. Gravity
  4. Motion
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
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
The motion of an object is not always affected by gravity.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
Rollers can help reduce friction.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
Gravity does all of the following EXCEPT what?
  1. Brings a ball back to Earth.
  2. Pulls spilled liquid to the ground.
  3. Keeps you from sliding on the grass.
  4. Keeps Earth from flying off into space.
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