PhysSci5: Force and Motion Reading Questions
 1. When you throw a football, you are -A) changing the form of the footballB) changing the type of matter that the football is made ofC) applying force to the footballD) applying heat to the football2. A push or pull is a -A) forceB) footballC) objectD) organism3. What must be applied to an object in order to move it?A) a forceB) a throwC) many different soundsD) a beam of light4. A force can do all of the following EXCEPT -A) cause an object to slow downB) cause an object to change formC) make an object moveD) change the direction of a moving object5. According to the concept of inertia, an object will continue to move until -A) it changes shapeB) a force acts upon itC) it changes formD) it produces energy6. Forces act upon you -A) only a few times a yearB) all the timeC) only when you are awakeD) only when you are moving7. Which of the following is NOT a type of force?A) magnetismB) sunlightC) frictionD) gravity8. The force that causes objects to be pulled toward the EArth is known as -A) windB) gravityC) magnetismD) friction9. The force that works against motion is called -A) frictionB) magnetismC) gravityD) speed10. The force that attracts iron is -A) gravitational pullB) solar windC) magnetic forceD) friction11. The word "force" in paragraph 1 means -A) movementB) the tendency of an object to resist a change in motionC) the pull of objects toward one anotherD) a push or pull12. The word "motion" in paragraph 2 means -A) the tendency of an object to resist a change in motionB) a push or pullC) movementD) the pull of jects toward one another13. What does the word "friction" mean in paragraph 3?A) the pull of objects toward one anotherB) movementC) a force that works against motionD) the tendency of an object to resist a change in motion14. What does the word "gravity" mean in paragraph 3?A) the tendency of an object to resist motionB) a force that pulls objects toward one anotherC) a push or pullD) movement
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