ExamsF02 - PHYSICS103 First Quiz 24 September 2002 Please...

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PHYSICS 103 First Quiz 24 September 2002 Please put the letter corresponding to the best answer in the blanks at the left. Each question counts two points. 1. Let’s begin with a question that everyone should get correct. The subject matter of this course is a. psychics b. physics c. fysix. d. phonics 2. Which of the following is not a valid criterion for the acceptance of a physical law or theory? a. agreement with past data b. based on scientific principles c. ability to predict future results d. prestige of the scientist proposing it 3. An operational definition is a 4. Bode's law giving the sizes of the orbits of the planets is no longer considered to be a physical law because it 5. Which of the following expressions gives the number of seconds in one week?  ÷ ÷ ÷    ÷ ÷ ÷    ÷ ÷ ÷  ÷ ÷ ÷ 6. Besides the United States, which of the following major countries has not adopted the metric system of units? a. No other b. Great Britain c. Australia d. Soviet Union 7. The height of the ceiling in this room is approximately 8. The average speed of an object is defined to be the
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9. A train covers 60 miles between 8 and 9 p.m. How fast was it going at 8:20 p.m.?
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