App_e - MULTIPLECHOICE. 1 Relativeto clocksina stationary reference frame clocksina moving reference framerun 1 A s ow at hesame l er t speed

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  MULTIPLE CHOICE.  Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.  1) 
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Relative to  clocks in a  stationary  reference  frame,  clocks in a  moving  reference  frame run 
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1)  _______  A)  s l ow er.  at  t he same  speed. 
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faster.    2) 
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Clocks on a  spaceship  moving very  fast relative  to the Earth  run slow  when  viewed from 
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2)  _______  A) 
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the Earth. 
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B)  the  spaceship. 
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both places. 
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D)  neither  place.    3
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Harry takes  a space  voyage and  returns to  find his twin  sister has  aged more  than he has.  This is  evidence  they have  been in  different 
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3)  _______  A)  s p a ce  tim es.  r e alms of  time. 
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frames of reference.  D) 
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all of these  E) 
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none of these    4) 
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According to  special  relativity,  one can  travel at  increased  rates 
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4)  _______  A)  o n l y   f or wa rd  in  tim e.  b a ckward  in time. 
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both forward and  backward in time.    5) 
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A woman  standing on  the ground  sees a rocket  ship move  past her at  95% the  speed of  light.  Compared to  when the  rocket is at  rest, the  woman  measures the  rocket's  length as 
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5)  _______  A)  l o ng er.  t h e same  length. 
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shorter.    6) 
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According to  Einstein's  special  theory of  relativity, 
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_______  A) 
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2011 for the course PS 300 taught by Professor Na during the Spring '11 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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App_e - MULTIPLECHOICE. 1 Relativeto clocksina stationary reference frame clocksina moving reference framerun 1 A s ow at hesame l er t speed

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