See how many questions you can get correct on this high school physics test…




1.Physics explores Newton’s Three Laws of Motion. What is the first law?

a. Acceleration is directly proportional to magnitude
b. Law of Inertia
c. Theory of Relativity
d. For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction



2. This pencil looks broken, but is not. This is an example of …

a. Diffraction
b. Momentum
c. Reflection
d. Refraction


3. When solving for/finding force, what two components are always needed?

a. Momentum and Velocity
b. Speed and Friction
c. Mass and Acceleration
d. Mass and Displacement



4. As a police car gets closer to you, the sound coming from the siren appears more high-pitched. This phenomena is referred to as …

a. Elastic collision
b. Lenz’s Law
c. The Doppler Effect
d. Coulumb’s Law



5. How fast,approximately, is the speed of light?

a. 3 x 10^ 8 m/s
b. 6 x 10^3 m/s
c. 10 x 10^6 m/s
d. 1 x 10^-38 m/s



6. The “frequency” of a wave measures what?

a. Time it takes to complete one revolution
b. How high the wave is
c. Number of revolutions per second
d. Number of revolutions per minute



7. In what unit is “work” measured in physics?

a. m/s (meters per second)
b. g (grams)
c. J (Joules)
d. kg (kilograms)



8. Why don’t you fall out of a roller coaster when it goes upside down/through a loop?

a. Mass
b. Gravity
c. Centripetal Force
d. Centrifugal Force



  1. B
  2. D
  3. C
  4. C
  5. A
  6. C
  7. C
  8. C



Contributed by Emma Guerena, Marketing Intern Steadfast Management