Dr. Bullock
General Physics 1 – Exam 1
Each question is worth 5 points distribute each point on one line of the scantron.
Question 1-5
The SI standard of length is based on:
A.
the distance from the north pole to the equator along a meridian passing through
Paris
B.
wavelength of light emitted by Hg
198
C.
wavelength of light emitted by Kr
86
D.
a precision meter stick in Paris
E.
the speed of light
Question 6-10
1 mi is equivalent to 1609 m so 55 mph is:
A.
15 m/s
B.
25 m/s
C.
66 m/s
D.
88 m/s
E.
1500 m/s
Question 11-15
Which of the following is closest to a yard in length?
A.
0.01m
B.
0.1m
C.
1m
D.
100m
E.
1000m
Question 16-20
A cubic box with an edge of exactly 1 cm has a volume of:
A.
10
- 9
m
3
B.
10
- 6
m
3
C.
10
- 3
m
3
D.
10
3
m
3
E.
10
6
m
3
Question 21-25
During a short interval of time the speed v in m/s of an automobile is given by v = at
2
+
bt
3
, where the time t is in seconds. The units of a and b are respectively:
A.
m · s
2
; m· s
4
B.
s
3
/m; s
4
/m
C.
m/s
2
; m/s
3
D.
m/s
3
; m/s
4
E.
m/s
4
; m/s
5

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