AQA GCSE Physics Unit 2.2

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Twenty questions on the second section of Unit 2 in AQA GCSE Physics: Forces.
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Question 1

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What can a force do?
Answer
  • Change the shape of an object
  • Make an object disappear
  • Change an object's state of rest or motion
  • Create energy

Question 2

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What is the unit of force?
Answer
  • Pascal, Pa
  • Newton, N
  • Siemens, S
  • Becquerel, Bq

Question 3

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True or false? Every force has an equal and opposite force.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 4

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True or false? The resultant force is the product of all forces acting upon an object.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 5

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Which of these situations could occur if the resultant force was zero?
Answer
  • The object would remain stationary
  • The object would accelerate
  • The object would decelerate
  • The object would move at constant speed

Question 6

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Which of these situations could occur if the resultant force was not zero?
Answer
  • The object would remain stationary
  • The object would accelerate
  • The object would decelerate
  • The object would move at constant speed

Question 7

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How many laws of motion did Newton create?
Answer
  • One
  • Two
  • Three

Question 8

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True or false? Force, mass and acceleration are linked by the equation F = ma.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 9

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What could you do to increase the acceleration of an object?
Answer
  • Increase the force
  • Decrease the force
  • Increase the mass
  • Decrease the mass

Question 10

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True or false? The thinking distance is the sum of the stopping distance and the braking distance.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 11

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Which factors increase thinking distance?
Answer
  • Adverse road conditions
  • Tiredness
  • Speed
  • Poorly maintained vehicle
  • Influence of alcohol or drugs

Question 12

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Which factors increase braking distance?
Answer
  • Adverse road conditions
  • Tiredness
  • Speed
  • Poorly maintained vehicle
  • Influence of alcohol or drugs

Question 13

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True or false? The gravitational field strength on Earth is roughly 100N/kg.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 14

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What force is exerted on objects falling in a fluid?
Answer
  • Fluid force
  • Friction
  • Drag force

Question 15

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What is the terminal velocity of an object?
Answer
  • The speed of an object just before it lands on the ground
  • The speed of an object which is guaranteed to damage it or kill it (if it is alive)
  • The speed of an object at which weight and drag force are balanced

Question 16

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True or false? An elastic object stays permanently deformed, even when the forces deforming it are removed.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 17

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True or false? Hooke's law states that the extension of a spring is directly proportional to the force applied, providing that the limit of proportionality is not exceeded.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 18

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What does k stand for in F = ke?
Answer
  • Force applied, N
  • Extension, m
  • Spring constant, N/m

Question 19

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True or false? Using a wind deflector increases the amount of fuel needed.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 20

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True or false? Speed cameras measure the time it takes for a car to travel over a set distance and then the speed is calculated.
Answer
  • True
  • False
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