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Unformatted text preview: Seat # Physics P201 D. Baxter/R. Heinz EXAM #1 September 20, 2001 7:009:00 PM INSTRUCTIONS 1. Sit in SEAT # given above. 2. DO NOT OPEN THE EXAM UNTIL YOU ARE TOLD TO DO SO. 3. Print your name (last name first) and blacken in the letters on the answer sheet with a #2 pencil. 4. Print your student number (identification number) and blacken in the numbers on the answer sheet with a #2 pencil. 5. Use the fronts and backs of the question sheets for scratch work. Do not use any other scratch sheets. 6. This is a multiple choice exam. Blacken in the answer to each question on the answer sheet. Fill in one and only one answer to each question. 7. Keep your eyes on your own work. 8. You have two hours to complete the exam. When you finish, please show your picture ID as you turn in your answer sheet. Please leave quietly so others are not disturbed. 9. THERE ARE 24 QUESTIONS PLEASE ANSWER ALL OF THEM. THERE IS NO PENALTY FOR GUESSING! This is a closed book, closed note exam! You may use only a calculator and one self-prepared sheet of formulas. 1. A book rests on a table, exerting a downward force on the table. The reaction to this force is: a. the force of the Earth on the book b. the force of the table on the book c. the force of the Earth on the table d. the force of the book on the Earth e. The inertia of the book 2. When we subtract a velocity vector from another velocity vector, the result is: a. another velocity b. an acceleration c. a displacement d. a scalar e. a time interval 3. Note the expression: y = x 2 . Which statement is most consistent with this expression? a. y is less than x b. if y doubles, then x quadruples c. y is greater than x d. if x doubles, then y doubles e. if x doubles, then y quadruples 4. A rock is thrown straight up with an initial velocity of 19.6 m/s. What time interval elapses between the rocks release and its return to the original launch point?...
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