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# Physics Fun-sics! Trivia Quiz

### Here's one that I hope will be a bit more fun.

A multiple-choice quiz by Aznboy. Estimated time: 5 mins.

Author
Time
5 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
159,283
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Tough
Avg Score
5 / 10
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4131
Last 3 plays: Guest 112 (6/10), Guest 172 (5/10), PurpleComet (6/10).
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Question 1 of 10
1. Sir Isaac Newton, hmm . . . I've heard of him. Oh yeah, he's that guy who did which of these? Hint

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Question 2 of 10
2. Now it gets a bit tougher. When dealing with magnetic fields, what does the A stand for in the equation Torque = NIAB sin 90 ? Hint

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Question 3 of 10
3. Who won a Nobel Prize in 1918 for his work in quantum physics? Hint

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Question 4 of 10
4. In what way is force directly related to potential energy? Hint

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Question 5 of 10
5. In an RLC circuit, what does the L stand for? Hint

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Question 6 of 10
6. The speed of light is approximately 300,000,000 m/s. Approximately how long does it take for light to travel from the Sun to the Earth? Hint

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Question 7 of 10
7. Using the following prefixes, which is the correct order, smallest to largest? Hint

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Question 8 of 10
8. Internal energy (E) is equal to the difference of the heat transfer (Q) into a system and the work (W) done by the system. This is the first law of?

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Question 9 of 10
9. Which of these is a name for a unit of mass? Hint

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Question 10 of 10
10. Which physicist stated the following: "My goal is simple, it is a complete understanding of the universe, why it is as it is and why it exists at all". Hint

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Sir Isaac Newton, hmm . . . I've heard of him. Oh yeah, he's that guy who did which of these?

Answer: Came up with the Universal Law of Gravitation

Newton was born on Christmas Day.
2. Now it gets a bit tougher. When dealing with magnetic fields, what does the A stand for in the equation { Torque = NIAB sin 90 }?

N = number of turns, I = current, B = Magnitude of the magnetic field.
3. Who won a Nobel Prize in 1918 for his work in quantum physics?

Einstein won the nobel prize in 1921 for his theory of the Photoeletric Effect.
4. In what way is force directly related to potential energy?

Answer: The derivative of potential energy is force

Potential energy is also equal to mgh.
5. In an RLC circuit, what does the L stand for?

The RLC circut is used with AC (alternating current) electricity.
6. The speed of light is approximately 300,000,000 m/s. Approximately how long does it take for light to travel from the Sun to the Earth?

The light takes about 8.5 minutes to get to Earth, and about 5.4 hours to get to Pluto.
7. Using the following prefixes, which is the correct order, smallest to largest?

Zepto = 10^-21, Femto = 10^-15, Peta = 10^15, Yotta = 10^24
8. Internal energy (E) is equal to the difference of the heat transfer (Q) into a system and the work (W) done by the system. This is the first law of?

There is also a zeroth law of Thermodynamics. I wonder which came first?
9. Which of these is a name for a unit of mass?