**Physics questions to help you revise.
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What does the N stand for on a magnet? | Answer |

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Name is the metric unit for MASS? |
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Name the third planet from the sun? |
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Is the moon a satellite, planet or star? |
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What is your approximate height: A: 1500mm, B: 15m, C: 500cm or D: 0.1km ? | Answer |

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What is the normal melting point of water? | Answer |

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Name an instrument you would use to measure temperature: | Answer |

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What is your approximate mass: A: 4.5kg, B: 45 000g, C: 0.01tonne or D: 150kg ? | Answer |

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How many planets are there in our solar system? A: 5, B: 7, C: 8, D: 12, E: 15 | Answer |

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What force holds a planet in orbit around the sun | Answer |

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What is the unit for force |
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In what unit is volume measured? |
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What is the unit for current? | Answer |

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What is the normal boiling point of water? | Answer |

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Name an instrument you would use to measure the volume of a liquid: | Answer |

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Two magnets, when brought together, repel. If the pole of one magnet is NORTH what is the other pole? | Answer |

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Do magnetic field lines run from North to South or South to North? |
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18 |
Which planet is nearest to the sun? |
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19 |
What happens to the current through a component if the voltage is increased? (INCREASE, DECREASE or NOT CHANGE) | Answer |

20 |
What happens to the current in a circuit if the resistance is increased? A: increase, B: decease or C: stay the same | Answer |

21 |
What form of energy is stored in a battery? | Answer |

22 |
What form of energy is in a stretched elastic band |
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What form of energy is stored in a spinning disk? | Answer |

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During an eclipse of the sun: A: the Earth is between the Sun and the Moon, B: the Moon is between the Sun and the Earth | Answer |

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Name the metric unit for ENERGY |
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Name an instrument you would use to help measure the thickness of a hair: | Answer |

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Name an instrument used for measuring CURRENT in a circuit: | Answer |

28 |
A bike waiting at the top of a hill would have what sort of energy |
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The tilt of the Earth is responsible for: A: the length of the day/night B: the length of the year or C:the change in seasons (you may pick more than one) |
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30 |
What energy change takes place when coal burns |
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There are two forces on a floating boat. Which force pushes up and helps the boat float? |
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An electric torch is switched on. What energy change takes place in the battery? | Answer |

33 |
What name is given to the bending of light. | Answer |

34 |
What name is given to the kind of switch that can be closed using a magnet. | Answer |

35 |
If a guitar string is plucked harder what would happen: A: pitch increase, B:pitch decrease, C: amplitude increase | Answer |

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If a guitar string is made tighter what would happen: A: pitch increase, B: pitch decrease, C: amplitude increase | Answer |

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What is the unit for voltage ? | Answer |

38 |
You hold a mass of 100g in the palm of your out-stretched hand. With what force does the mass press on your hand? | Answer |

39 |
Use your knowledge of particles moving to explain why a liquid evaporates quicker when it is warm. |
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40 |
When levering a top from a paint can which is easier to use: a screwdriver with a short handle or one with a long handle (explain) |
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41 |
Which would stretch the least A) a single spring B) two springs in parallel. C) two springs in series? | Answer |

42 |
Which would stretch more A) a single spring B) two springs in parallel. C) two springs in series? | Answer |

43 |
Which would have the greater volume, 1kg of water, 1kg of wood or 1kg of aluminium?. | Answer |

44 |
A brick measures 5cm x 5cm x 20cm. What is the volume of the brick? |
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45 |
What is a galaxy and to which galaxy does our Sun belong? |
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46 |
A brick rests on a table. You push the brick so that it starts to slide. How many forces act on the brick? | Answer |

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A brick measures 5cm x 5cm x 20cm and has a mass of 1000g. What is the DENSITY of the brick? | Answer |

48 |
A force can make an object do four things: slow down and change shape are two of them. What are the other two? | Answer |

49 |
A man on a parachute is falling at a steady speed. There are two forces on him: Gravity (pulling down) and air resistance (pushing up). Which force (if either) is the greater? |
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50 |
What is the usual unit of pressure? | Answer |

51 |
The Moon and planets do not give out any light so how are they visible to us on Earth? |
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What is the unit for density? | Answer |

53 |
What is the normal density of water? | Answer |

54 |
Which will have more resistance, a single light bulb, or two bulbs in series or two in parallel? | Answer |

55 |
What formula is used to calculate density? | Answer |

56 |
What formula is used to calculate pressure? | Answer |

57 |
You make an electromagnet by wrapping some wire around an iron nail. How could the strength of the magnet be made stronger? |
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58 |
How can one test to show that an object is a magnet? |
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59 |
What force causes a moving car to slow down? | Answer |

60 |
If a 600 grams of butter were taken to the moon would its weight GET LESS, INCREASE, or STAY THE SAME? | Answer |

61 |
A block of butter has a mass of 600g on the Earth. What would be the mass of the butter on the Moon? | Answer |

62 |
Name the force that causes a tyres to grip the road | Answer |

63 |
What formula is used to calculate speed? |
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64 |
A car takes 2 hours to travel 120km What is the average speed of the car? |
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65 |
If a road is wet why are we meant to reduce our speed when driving or leave a graeter distnce between us and the car in front? | Answer |

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A prism is a block of glass (or plastic) that will cause white light to split up into a rainbow of colours. What do we call this process and what is the name given to the rainbow of colours? |
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