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University of Santo Tomas
Online Exam for

Physics 202

Part 1: (Concept part)


1. A projectile is fired horizontally in a region of no air resistance. The projectile
maintains its horizontal component of velocity because
a. it is acted upon by any force
b. it is not acted upon by any
horizontal force
e.

c. it has no vertical component of


velocity to begin with
d. none of these

2. A 100-N force vector, acting at an angle of 45 0 to the horizontal, has


a. a greater magnitude of vertical
component
b. a greater magnitude of
horizontal component

c. the same magnitude of vertical


and horizontal components
d. no vertical and horizontal
components

e.
3. A car travels 120 km east and then 50 km north. What distance should the
car travel in order to return to its origin in a straight path?
a. 70km
b. 120km

c. 130 km
d. 170 km

e. 4. At what angle should the car in preceding item head in order to return to
its origin in a straight path?
a. 22.60 north of east
b. 22.60 south of west

c. 67.40 north of east


d. 67.40 south of west

e. 5. What can be said when a net force acts on a body?


a. the body is at rest
b. the body is in uniform motion
c. the body has no acceleration

d. the body has a constant


acceleration

e. 6. What is the acceleration of a car that maintains a constant velocity of 60


km/h for 2 hrs
a. 0
b. 3600 km/ s2

c. 60 km/s2
d. 120 km / s2

e. 7. A ball is thrown upward and caught when it comes back down. Neglecting
air resistance, the speed with which the ball is caught is
a. less than the speed it had when
thrown upward
b. more than the speed it had
when thrown upward

c. the same speed it had when


thrown upward
d. zero

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e. 8. A stone is thrown at an
angle of
it rises, its vertical component of velocity
a. increases
b. decreases
c. remains unchanged

300 above the horizontal. As


d. exceeds its horizontal
component of velocity

e. 9. If you drop an object, it will accelerate downward at a rate of 9.8 m/s 2. If


you instead throw it upward, its acceleration (in the absence of air resistance)
will be
a. less than 9.8 m/s2
b. greater than 9.8 m/s2
c. 9.8 m/s2

d. dependent on the weight of the


object

e. 10. You stand at the top of a cliff and throw a rock downward, and another
rock horizontally at the same speed. The rock that stays in the air for the
longer time is the one thrown
a. downward
b. horizontally

c. both take the same speed


d. not enough information given

e. 11. Races are timed to 1/1000 of a second. What distance could skater
moving at a speed of 10 m/s travel in that period of time?
a. 10 mm
b. 10 cm

c. 1 mm
d. 1 m

e. Part 2:
I.

A, B and C are coplanar, concurrent forces. If A= 100 dyn, 35 o N of W; B= 150


dyn, 25o W of S; and A+B+C = 200 dyn, E:
1. What is the magnitude of C?
a. 78.689 dyn
b. 200 dyn

c. 354.138 dyn
d. 345.308 dyn

2. What is the direction of C?


a. 12.8220 N of E
b. 12.8220 S of W

c. 77.1780 N of E
d. 77.1780 S of W

3. What is the magnitude of A-B-2C?


a. -709.138 dyn
b. 710.058 dyn

c. 709.138 dyn
d. -710.058 dyn

4. What is the direction of A-B-2C?


a. 87.08370 S of E
b. 87.08370 N of W

c. 2.9160 S of E
d. 2.9160 N of W

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e.
f.
II.

From the top of a 100-m cliff overlooking the sea, a physics student throws,
stones A and B. The stones have identical initial speeds of V o =13 m/s and are
thrown at the same angle of = 30o, stone A above the horizontal and stone
B below the horizontal. Neglecting air resistance:
5. What is the velocity of stone A just before it hits the lake?
a. 46.139 m/s
b. 44.744 m/s

c. 11.258 m/s
d. 12.354 m/s

6. What is the velocity of stone B just before it hits the lake?


a. 44.75 m/s
b. 14.121 m/s

c. 11.258 m/s
d. 46.144 m/s

7. What is the distance between the points where the stones hit the lake?
a. 15.643 m
b. 58.87 m

c. 14.929 m
d. 43.941 m

8. How long after stone B hits the lake does stone A hit the lake?
a. 5.229 sec
b. 2.303 sec

c. 1.326 sec
d. 3.629 sec

e.
f.
III.
A car and a truck start from rest at the same instant, with the car initially at
some distance behind the truck. The truck has a constant acceleration of 3
ft/s2 while the car has a constant acceleration 4 ft/s 2. The car overtakes the
truck after the truck has moved 60ft.
9. How long did it take the car to overtake the truck?
a. 6.325 sec
b. 1.785 sec

c. 8.110 sec
d. 12 sec

10.How far was the car behind the truck initially?


a. 80.011 m
b. 20.011 m

c. 80.011 ft
d. 20.011 ft

11.What was the velocity of the car when they were abreast?
a. 18.975 m/s
b. 18.975 ft/s

c. 25.3 m/s
d. 25.3 ft/s

12.What was the velocity of the truck when they were abreast?
a. 18.975 m/s
b. 18.975 ft/s

c. 25.3 m/s
d. 25.3 ft/s

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e.
f.

IV.

The system shown is in equilibrium.


13.What is the tension T3 in cord 3?
a. 1003.820 N
b. 819.615 N

c. 300 N
d. 956.712 N

e.
14.What is the tension T4 in cord 4?
a. 163.3824 N
b. 819.615 N

c. 1005.407
d. 926.5878 N

15.What is the tension T5 in cord 5?


a. 1005.4066 N
b. 163.3824 N

c. 940.8819 N
d. 819.34N

e.
16.What is the weight of block B?
a. 163.3824 N
b. 819.615 N

V.

c. 1005.407 N
d. 926.5878 N

f.
g.
In the figure below, the pulleys are light and frictionless, and the coefficients
of friction between the blocks and the surfaces are k = 0.10 and s = 0.30. If

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the hanging block X
0.5s starting from rest:

moves

down a distance of 0.5m in

17.What is the constant acceleration of the system?


a. 4 m/s2
b. 8 m/s2

c. 2 m/s2
d. 0

18.What is the tension in the cord connecting the 40-kg block and the 10-kg
block?
a. 200 N
b. 199.2 N

c. 236.657 N
d. 45.257 N

19.What is the tension in the cord connecting the 10-kg block and the 20-kg
block?
a. 84.87 N
b. 199.23 N

c. 980 N
d. 296.687 N

20.What is the mass of the hanging block X?


a. 68.325 kg
b. 68.325 N

c. 669.585 kg
d. 669.585 N

e.
f.