SPH4U Sample Test Dynamics
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True/False
Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true or false.
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1. The normal force
itational force
that acts on an object is always equal in magnitude and opposite in direction to the gravthat is acting on it.
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SPH4U - Kinematics
Multiple Choice (1 mark each)
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
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1. A football player successfully kicks a field goal through the uprights situated at the south end of
SPH4U Sample Test - Kinematics
Modified True/False
Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true or false. If false, change the identified word or phrase to make the
sentence or statement true.
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1. The slopes of position-time, velocity-time, and acc
SPH4U Sample Test - Momentum and Energy
Modified True/False
Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true or false. If false, change the identified word or phrase to make the
sentence or statement true.
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1. The maximum work a force can do on an obje
SPH4U Sample Test - Electric & Magnetic Fields
Modified True/False
Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true or false. If false, change the identified word or phrase to make the
sentence or statement true.
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1. By convention, in electrostatic rep
SPH4U Sample Test - Optics
Modified True/False
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sentence or statement true.
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1. The angle of incidence can be measured between the inci
SPH4U Sample Test - Modern Physics
Modified True/False
Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true or false. If false, change the identified word or phrase to make the
sentence or statement true.
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1. Newtonian mechanics apply equally in all inerti
SPH4U - Dynamics
October 2002
Multiple Choice
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
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1. Which of the following is NOT considered to be one of the fundamental forces?
a. gravity
d. weak nuclear
b.
SPH4U - Energy and Momentum
Multiple Choice (1 mark each)
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
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1. Which of the following is not a unit of energy?
a. J
d. Ws
b.
e.
c. Nm
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2. In the picture of a
SPH4U1 - Electric and Gravitational Fields
Multiple Choice (1 mark each)
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
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1. The electrostatic force between two point charges is
. If the distance between the
SPH4U1 - Waves and Light
Multiple Choice (1 mark each)
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
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1. Consider the following wave properties with regard to diffraction:
I. amplitude
II. frequency
Middlefield Collegiate Institute
SPH4U PHYSICS FINAL EXAMINATION
2003
Mr. Blanchard
NAME:_
MARK:
NOTES AND INSTRUCTIONS
1.
This examination has 8 pages. The approximate mark value for each question is given in the margin.
2.
Answer each question on the ex
Unit 1 Forces and Motion: Dynamics
ARE YOU READY?
(Pages 23)
Knowledge and Understanding
1.
Scalar quantities include distance (metre, 5.0 m), time (second, 15 s), mass (kilogram, 65 kg), and frequency (hertz,
60 Hz). Vector quantities include velocity (m
Unit 2 Energy and Momentum
ARE YOU READY?
(Pages 174175)
Knowledge and Understanding
1.
Some forms of energy are the chemical potential energy stored in the gasoline, kinetic energy, gravitational potential
energy, thermal energy (heat from the motor), an
Unit 3 Electric, Gravitational, and Magnetic Fields
ARE YOU READY?
(Pages 314315)
Knowledge and Understanding
1. (a)
Particle
electron
proton
neutron
Mass
31
9.11 10 kg
27
1.67 10 kg
27
1.67 10 kg
Charge
e
+e
0
Force
weak
strong
strong
(b) Electrons are r
Unit 4 The Wave Nature of Light
ARE YOU READY?
(Pages 440441)
Knowledge and Understanding
1.
2.
3.
The rays are reflected so that if normals are drawn in, the angle of incidence equals the angle of reflection for each ray.
Rays of light travelling from ai
Eighth pages
Chapter
1
Rates of Change
Our world is in a constant state of change. Understanding the
nature of change and the rate at which it takes place enables
us to make important predictions and decisions. For example,
climatologists monitoring a hur
Sixth pages
Chapter
2
Derivatives
In Chapter 1, you learned that instantaneous
rate of change is represented by the slope of the
tangent at a point on a curve. You also learned
that you can determine this value by taking
the derivative of the function usi
seventh pages
Chapter
3
Curve Sketching
How much metal would be required to make a 400-mL
soup can? What is the least amount of cardboard needed
to build a box that holds 3000 cm3 of cereal? The answers
to questions like these are of great interest to cor
Final pages
Chapter
4
Derivatives of Sinusoidal Functions
The passengers in the photo are experiencing
a phenomenon that can be modelled as
periodic motion, or motion that repeats
itself on a regular interval. The world
around us is filled with phenomena
Chapter
5
Exponential and Logarithmic
Functions
In this chapter, you will investigate the rate of change of exponential
functions and discover some interesting properties of the numerical
value e. You will find that this value frequently appears in the
na
Eighth pages
Chapter
6
Geometric Vectors
In physics, the effects of a variety of forces
acting in a given situation must be considered.
For example, according to Newtons second
law of motion, force mass acceleration.
If all forces act in the same directio
Chapter
7
Cartesian Vectors
Simple vector quantities can be expressed
geometrically. However, as the applications
become more complex, or involve a third
dimension, you will need to be able to express
vectors in Cartesian coordinates, that is,
x-, y-, and
sixth pages
Chapter
8
Lines and Planes
In this chapter, you will revisit your knowledge of intersecting
lines in two dimensions and extend those ideas into three
dimensions. You will investigate the nature of planes and
intersections of planes and lines,
C hapter
2
Polynomial Equations
and Inequalities
Many real-life problems can be modelled
by equations or inequalities. For instance, a
manufacturer of electronic games models the
prot on its latest device using a polynomial
function in one variable. How m
C hapter
8
Combining Functions
Throughout this course, you have learned advanced techniques
for interpreting a variety of functions. Understanding
functional relationships between variables is a cornerstone
to further study at the university level in disc
C hapter
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Polynomial Functions
Linear and quadratic functions are members of a larger
group of functions known as polynomial functions.
In business, the revenue, prot, and demand can be
modelled by polynomial functions. An architect may
design bridges or
Chapter Trigonometry
You may be surprised to learn that scientists, engineers, designers, and other professionals who use angles in their daily work generally do not measure the angles in degrees. In this chapter, you will investigate another method of me