PHYS2001_Practice_Final_Exam_-_Summer_2010

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PHYS2001 Practice Final Exam – Summer 2010 1. During a hard sneeze, your eyes will shut for 0.5 s. If you are driving a car at 90 km/h during such a sneeze, how far does the car move during that time? A. 45 m B. 180 m C. 13 m D. 50 m E. None of these. 2. An LSU football defender is 6 m behind a Georgia Tech receiver who has the football and is d meters from making a touchdown. If the LSU player is running at 5 m/s and the receiver is running at 4 m/s, what is the furthest distance, d , that the Tech player can be from the goal line and still make a touchdown? A. 20 m B. 24 m C. 10 m D. 30 m E. 12 m 3. Two golf balls are thrown with the same speed off the top of a large bridge at the same time. Ball A is thrown straight downward, and Ball B is thrown horizontally off the bridge. Which ball hits the ground first? A. Ball A B. Ball B C. Both balls hit at the same time. D. We would need to know the speed. LSU player GA Tech player End zone d 6 m

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PHYS2001 Practice Final Exam – Summer 2010 4. As an apple tree is transported by a truck moving left to right with a constant velocity, one of its apples shakes loose and falls toward the bed of the truck. Of the curves shown below, which best describes the path followed by the apple as seen by a stationary observer on the ground? A. 5. A diver springs vertically upward with an initial speed of 1.7 m/s from a diving board that is 3.2 m above the water. Find the speed with which she enters the water, assuming completely vertical motion. A. 5.6 m/s B. 7.7 m/s C. 8.0 m/s D. 7.9 m/s E. 8.1 m/s 6. A 2.0-m-tall basketball player is standing on the floor a distance d from the basket, as shown in the figure below. He shoots the ball at an angle of 40.0 o above the horizontal with a speed of 10.67 m/s and makes the shot. The height of the basket is 3.05 m. What is d ? A. 4.67 m B. 13.1 m C. 7.55 m D. 10.0 m E. None of these. 7. Which of the following pertains to Newton’s 3 rd law? A. F = ma B. Law of Inertia C. Action = Reaction D. Robots must protect their own existence. E. None of these. d
PHYS2001 Practice Final Exam – Summer 2010 8. A ball is tied to the end of a string and whirled in a horizontal circle at constant speed.

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## This note was uploaded on 09/25/2011 for the course PHYS 2002 taught by Professor Blackmon during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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