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What is gravitational acceleration?
1. acceleration due to gravity
2. acceleration due to air resistance
3. acceleration due to velocity
4. acceleration due to speed
How was Neptune mathematically discovered?
1. due to the gravitational pull on Uranus
2. due to the tilt of Uranus
3. due to the gravitational forces on and tilt on Uranus
4. due to gravitational pull on Pluto
The gravitational force of the Moon on Earth's oceans is stronger than the gravitational force of the Sun because the
1. Moon is smaller than the Sun.
2. Sun is made of only gas.
3. Moon is closer to Earth than the Sun.
4. Moon's craters attract water.
The universal law of gravitation applies to                                     .
1. for solar system only
2. small bodies only
3. all bodies regardless of their sizes
4. non-livings
What effect does distance have on the strength of the force of gravity?
1. Smaller the distance, the weaker the gravitational pull
2. distance and force are not related
3. greater the distance, the weaker the gravitational pull
4. greater the distance, the stronger the gravitational pull
Gravitational potential energy increases as                   .
1. mass decreases
2. distance decreases
3. height increases
4. velocity increases
Gravitational potential energy increases as                   .
1. mass decreases
2. distance decreases
3. height increases
4. velocity increases
According to Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation, the gravitational force between two objects is directly proportional to:
1. The product of their masses.
2. The square of the distance between their centers.
3. The difference in their masses.
4. The cube of the distance between their centers.
Grade 11 Motion in Two- and Three-Dimensions
Why does the gravitational force of the Moon on Earth’s oceans is stronger than the gravitational force of the Sun?
1. Moon’s air resistance keeps it from moving.
2. Moon is smaller than the Sun.
3. the Sun is made only of gas.
4. Moon is closer to Earth than the Sun.