Newtons & Force Quiz
Give an example an object that starts from rest and then moves in a straight line by being accelerated by a contact force.

 
 

What is the source of the force in your example?
 
 

Give an example of an object moving in a straight line and coming to a stop by being (negatively) accelerated by a field force.
 
 

What is the source of the force in your example?
 
 

Draw a free-body diagram of a chair at rest.  (Follow all the rules for drawing a free-body diagram.)  You can make up the value for the force vectors, but be reasonable.
 
 
 
 

Restate Newton’s First Law of Motion in your own words.  (Note: It must be accurate and cover all the parts of the actual law.)
 
 

Give two examples of how is inertia related to mass.
 
 
 
 

If the net external force on an object is zero, does that mean that no force is acting on it? Explain.
 
 
 
 


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