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AP Physics

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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Force in terms of pressure






2. Formula for work as a charged particle travels across two charged plates






3. What is the relationship that describes the rate that work is done - or that energy is used?






4. What forces charges to move?






5. What is force times the parallel diplacement?






6. Buoyancy






7. Work is the area under which curve?






8. What is the area under any PV curve?






9. What comprises beta radiation?






10. S.I. unit of centripetal force






11. What is the order of the electromagnetic spectrum?






12. What is the difference between emf and voltage?






13. What is an object placed when the distance between it and the mirror is positive?






14. What is meant by the terms system and environment?






15. Formula for the potential difference of a point charge as compared to infinity.






16. Which kind of lens always has a virtual image?






17. What shape is a converging mirrors?






18. What quantity is calculated from slope of the displacement versus time graph?






19. What is the area under the velocity time graph?






20. What do batteries and generators produce?






21. What equation describes the speed in the y-direction of a projectile 't' seconds after it started moving?






22. What is the direction of the centripetal acceleration?






23. What is Kinetic Energy lost and how is it calculated?






24. Unit that means the same thing as Nm






25. What is the energy equation for the change in temperature if it results from a loss in KE?






26. Formula for work by a car that changes speed on a horizontal road.






27. Average kinetic energy of an ideal gas's SINGLE molecule.






28. What do the period of pendulums and springs each depend on?






29. How is the direction of the force on a current carrying wire calculated?






30. Condition for no rotation






31. Define mass in terms of density.






32. How do you find the number of neutrons in an atom?






33. How is the magnitude of the force on a current carrying wire calculated?






34. Unit of energy for electricity.






35. What is electromagnetic induction?






36. What stays the same for capacitors in series?






37. What equation describes the distance that a horizontally launched projectile falls t seconds after it started moving?






38. S.I. unit of torque






39. How is sum of force (net force) depicted in a free body diagram?






40. Define Snell's law.






41. S.I. unit of momentum






42. What is the second law of thermodynamics?






43. S.I. unit of every kind of energy






44. When is sum of force (net force) zero?






45. What is force times time?






46. What is the derived equation for the ACCELERATION of gravity in terms of m and 'r' squared?






47. This is used to determine the speed of a fluid when the pipe slopes up or down.






48. What is the general equation for motion down a slope and how does it change if the object is going up the slope?






49. What is the horizontal acceleration of projectiles?






50. When is a normal force present - what is its direction?