Can You Solve 12 Basic Physics Riddles?

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Question 1/12

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How is the Ideal Gas Law, which is the approximation for the behavior of many gases under many conditions, most commonly written?
T=PVRn
PV=nRT
V/P=nR/T
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Question 2/12

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What does "V" stand for in the Ideal Gas Law (PV=nRT)?
Volume
Voltage
Viscosity
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Question 3/12

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What is the standard value for the acceleration on an object caused by the force of gravitation (also known as gravitational acceleration)?
100 meters per second
6.023 * 10^23 meters per second cubed
9.8 meters per second squared
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Question 4/12

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Which of these is NOT a main part of an atom?
Neutrons
Dynatron
Electrons
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Question 5/12

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Because of gravitational differences, would a person have less mass on the moon or on Earth?
The moon
On Earth
A person has the same mass on both.
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Question 6/12

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What is the term used for when water works against gravity by moving up narrow tubes?
Osmosis
Entropy Force
Capillary Action
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Question 7/12

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The sun and stars shine, or burn, due to a process called _____.
Thermonuclear Fusion
Thermonuclear Fission
Thermonuclear Bonding
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Question 8/12

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Does a convex lens converge/focus or diverge/spread out light rays?
Converge/Focus
Diverge/Spread Out
Both
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Question 9/12

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Is the true speed of light constant?
Yes
No
It has never been scientifically studied.
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Question 10/12

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Which of Newton's laws of motion states that for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction?
1st
2nd
3rd
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Question 11/12

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Which of Newton's laws of motion state that every object in motion will remain in motion unless an external force is applied to it?
1st
2nd
3rd
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Question 12/12

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What physical theory does a GPS use to function properly?
Big Bang Theory
Quantum Field Theory
Theory of Relativity
Result
Aside from the fact that gravity keeps us anchored to this Earth, you're not too knowledgeable about physics! That's okay though - just dust off that old physics book, study up a bit, then retake this quiz, and I'm sure you'll pass with flying colors!

C+, Physics Problems

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You've got pretty good physics knowledge under your belt! Good job, the universe is proud!

B+, Physics Know-It-All

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From 9.8 meters per second squared to circuits and voltage, you're amazing at physics problems. Congratulations on an amazing score!

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1
How is the Ideal Gas Law, which is the approximation for the behavior of many gases under many conditions, most commonly written?
T=PVRn
PV=nRT
V/P=nR/T
2
What does "V" stand for in the Ideal Gas Law (PV=nRT)?
Volume
Voltage
Viscosity
3
What is the standard value for the acceleration on an object caused by the force of gravitation (also known as gravitational acceleration)?
100 meters per second
6.023 * 10^23 meters per second cubed
9.8 meters per second squared
4
Which of these is NOT a main part of an atom?
Neutrons
Dynatron
Electrons
5
Because of gravitational differences, would a person have less mass on the moon or on Earth?
The moon
On Earth
A person has the same mass on both.
6
What is the term used for when water works against gravity by moving up narrow tubes?
Osmosis
Entropy Force
Capillary Action
7
The sun and stars shine, or burn, due to a process called _____.
Thermonuclear Fusion
Thermonuclear Fission
Thermonuclear Bonding
8
Does a convex lens converge/focus or diverge/spread out light rays?
Converge/Focus
Diverge/Spread Out
Both
9
Is the true speed of light constant?
Yes
No
It has never been scientifically studied.
10
Which of Newton's laws of motion states that for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction?
1st
2nd
3rd
11
Which of Newton's laws of motion state that every object in motion will remain in motion unless an external force is applied to it?
1st
2nd
3rd
12
What physical theory does a GPS use to function properly?
Big Bang Theory
Quantum Field Theory
Theory of Relativity