Physics Homework 01

# Physics Homework 01 - dixon(and837 – HW1 – trappe...

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Unformatted text preview: dixon (and837) – HW1 – trappe – (25385) 1 This print-out should have 24 questions. Multiple-choice questions may continue on the next column or page – find all choices before answering. 001 10.0 points The kilogram is a unit of 1. volume. 2. temperature. 3. mass. correct 4. length. Explanation: 002 10.0 points The prefix that means 1 1000 is 1. kilo. 2. centi. 3. milli. correct 4. micro. Explanation: 003 10.0 points Length is to meter as 1. liter is to distance. 2. weight is to mass. 3. mass is to kilogram. correct 4. density is to volume. Explanation: The standard metric unit for length is the meter, and the standard metric unit for mass is the kilogram. 004 10.0 points One tenth (0.1) of a meter is called a 1. centimeter. 2. dekameter. 3. millimeter. 4. decimeter. correct Explanation: 005 10.0 points A gram is what part of a kilogram? 1. 0.001 correct 2. 0.1 3. 0.01 4. 0.5 Explanation: 006 10.0 points What would equal 10 km? 1. 100,000 m 2. 1000 m 3. 100 m 4. 10,000 m correct Explanation: (10 km) · 1000 m 1 km = 10000 m 007 10.0 points What unit of measure would you use for vol- ume? 1. square centimeters 2. liters correct 3. None of these 4. grams Explanation: dixon (and837) – HW1 – trappe – (25385) 2 Grams is a unit of measure for mass and square centimeters for area. 008 10.0 points The standard of time is based on 1. the frequency of light emitted by 86 Kr. 2. a precision pendulum clock. 3. the yearly revolution of the earth about the sun. 4. None of these correct 5. the daily rotation of the earth. Explanation: The second is defined from oscillations of cesium-133 atoms....
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## This note was uploaded on 01/24/2012 for the course PHY 1653 taught by Professor Trappe during the Spring '11 term at Austin Community College.

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