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Regents June 2015 Exam


Formats Worksheet / Test Paper Quiz Review
: Multiple choice

Your Performance  

1.

                                                   Part A
                                     Answer all questions in this part.
   Directions (1–35): For each statement or question, choose the word or expression that, of those given, best
completes the statement or answers the question. Some questions may require the use of the 2006 Edition
Reference Tables for Physical Setting/Physics. Record your answers on your separate answer sheet.
1 Which quantities are scalar?
  (1) speed and work
  (2) velocity and force
  (3) distance and acceleration
  (4) momentum and power

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2 A 3.00-kilogram mass is thrown vertically upward
  with an initial speed of 9.80 meters per second.
  What is the maximum height this object will
  reach? [Neglect friction.]
  (1) 1.00 m                 (3) 9.80 m
  (2) 4.90 m                 (4) 19.6 m

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3 An airplane traveling north at 220. meters per
  second encounters a 50.0-meters-per-second
  crosswind from west to east, as represented in
  the diagram below.
What is the resultant speed of the plane?
(1) 170. m/s              (3) 226 m/s
(2) 214 m/s               (4) 270. m/s

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4 A 160.-kilogram space vehicle is traveling along a
  straight line at a constant speed of 800. meters
  per second. The magnitude of the net force on
  the space vehicle is

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5 A student throws a 5.0-newton ball straight up.
  What is the net force on the ball at its maximum
  height?
  (1) 0.0 N                 (3) 5.0 N, down
  (2) 5.0 N, up             (4) 9.8 N, down

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6 A vertical spring has a spring constant of
  100. newtons per meter. When an object is
  attached to the bottom of the spring, the spring
  changes from its unstretched length of 0.50 meter
  to a length of 0.65 meter. The magnitude of the
  weight of the attached object is
  (1) 1.1 N                 (3) 50. N
  (2) 15 N                  (4) 65 N

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7 A 1.5-kilogram cart initially moves at 2.0 meters
  per second. It is brought to rest by a constant net
  force in 0.30 second. What is the magnitude of
  the net force?
  (1) 0.40 N                 (3) 10. N
  (2) 0.90 N                 (4) 15 N

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8 Which characteristic of a light wave must increase
  as the light wave passes from glass into air?
  (1) amplitude               (3) period
  (2) frequency               (4) wavelength

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9 As a 5.0 × 102-newton basketball player jumps
  from the floor up toward the basket, the
  magnitude of the force of her feet on the floor is
  1.0 × 103 newtons. As she jumps, the magnitude
  of the force of the floor on her feet is
  (1) 5.0 × 102 N            (3) 1.5 × 103 N
  (2) 1.0 × 103 N            (4) 5.0 × 105 N

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10 A 0.0600-kilogram ball traveling at 60.0 meters
   per second hits a concrete wall. What speed
   must a 0.0100-kilogram bullet have in order to
   hit the wall with the same magnitude of
   momentum as the ball?
   (1) 3.60 m/s             (3) 360. m/s
   (2) 6.00 m/s             (4) 600. m/s

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11 The Hubble telescope’s orbit is 5.6 × 105 meters
   above Earth’s surface. The telescope has a mass
   of 1.1 × 104 kilograms. Earth exerts a gravitational
   force of 9.1 × 104 newtons on the telescope. The
   magnitude of Earth’s gravitational field strength
   at this location is
   (1) 1.5 × 10−20 N/kg       (3) 8.3 N/kg
   (2) 0.12 N/kg              (4) 9.8 N/kg

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12 When two point charges are a distance d apart,
   the magnitude of the electrostatic force between
   them is F. If the distance between the point
   charges is increased to 3d, the magnitude of the
   electrostatic force between the two charges will be

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13 A radio operating at 3.0 volts and a constant
   temperature draws a current of 1.8 × 10−4 ampere.
   What is the resistance of the radio circuit?
   (1) 1.7 × 104 Ω           (3) 5.4 × 10−4 Ω
   (2) 3.0 × 101 Ω           (4) 6.0 × 10−5 Ω

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14 Which energy transformation occurs in an
   operating electric motor?
   (1) electrical → mechanical
   (2) mechanical → electrical
   (3) chemical → electrical
   (4) electrical → chemical

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15 A block slides across a rough, horizontal tabletop.
   As the block comes to rest, there is an increase in
   the block-tabletop system’s
   (1) gravitational potential energy
   (2) elastic potential energy
   (3) kinetic energy
   (4) internal (thermal) energy

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