quiz2 - Quiz 2 1)In which of the following cases would you...

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Quiz 2 1)In which of the following cases would you feel weightless? A)while falling from an airplane with your parachute open B)while walking on the Moon * C)while falling from a roof D)while traveling through space in an accelerating rocket E)none of the above 2)What would happen if the Space Shuttle were launched with a speed greater than the earth’s escape velocity? A)It would take less time to reach its bound orbit. B)It would travel in a higher orbit around the earth. C)It would orbit the earth at a faster velocity. D)It would be in an unstable orbit. * E)It would travel away from the earth into the solar system. 3)According to the universal law of gravitation, the force due to gravity is A)directly proportional to the square of the distance between objects. B)not dependent on the distance between objects. C)inversely proportional to the distance between objects. * D)inversely proportional to the square of the distance between objects. E)directly proportional to the distance between objects.
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course AST 201 taught by Professor Abraham during the Spring '08 term at University of Toronto.

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