ExamsF99 - PHYSICS103 First Quiz NameCode Optional 16 Sep...

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PHYSICS 103           Name                                                           Code First Quiz Optional 16 Sep 1999 Please put the letter corresponding to the best answer in the blanks at the left. Each question counts two points. 1. I am very happy that the first question is an easy one to get me off to a good start in this course. The instructor for this course is a. Kirkpatrick b. Newton c. Galileo d. Aristotle 2. In physics a world view is the a. visual stimuli physicists use to experience the microscopic world. b. set of ideas representing the current view of how the material world operates. c. idea that the Sun is at the center of the Solar System. d. unchanging rules used to predict the behavior of physical systems. 3. Bode's law giving the radii of the orbits of the planets around the Sun is no longer considered to be a physical law because it a. did not work for the data known at the time it was proposed. b. did not make any predictions that could be tested. c. was not based on accepted scientific principles. d. only gave the radii relative to the radius of Earth's orbit. 4. Which of the following lists of major countries shows those that have not accepted the metric system of units? a. only the United States b. United States and Great Britain c. United States, Great Britain, Canada, and Australia d. United States and Russia 5. If there are 8 furlongs in one mile, how fast in miles per hour can a horse run if it can complete a 12-furlong race in 2 minutes? a. h 1 min 60 mile 1 furlong 8 min 2 furlong 12     b. h 1 min 60 furlong 8 mile 1 min 2 furlong 12 c.   h 1 min 60 furlong 1 mile 8 min 2 furlong 12    d.   h 1 min 30 furlong 8 mile 1 min 2 furlong 12 6. A RV travels from milepost 113 to milepost 173 between 1:00 and 2:00 pm. A pickup travels from milepost 400 to milepost 450 during the same time. Which vehicle was traveling faster at 1:30 pm? a. RV b. pickup c. They were traveling at the same speed. d. There is not enough information to be able to say.
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First Quiz PHYSICS 103 16 Sep 1999 7. A BMW takes ten minutes to go from milepost 111 to milepost 117. A Porsche takes ten minutes to go from milepost 11 to milepost 21. Which car has the higher average speed? a. the BMW b. the Porsche c. The average speeds are the same. d. Not enough information is given to be able to say. 8. If a cheetah can run with an average speed of 30 mph, how far could the cheetah run in 3 hours? a. 90 miles
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