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# tolley (knt427) Quiz 1: Units, Conversions, Dimensions balasubramanya (1401211) This print-out should have 15 questions.

ns. Multiple-choice questions may continue on the next column or page nd all choices before answering. 001 10.0 points Convert an acceleration of 5 mi/h/s to m/s2 . Answer in units of m/s2 . 002 10.0 points The mass of a solid cube is 877 g, and each edge has a length of 6.47 cm. Find the density of the cube. Answer in units of kg/m3 . 003 10.0 points The volume of an object is given as a function B of time by V = A + + C t4 . t Find the dimension of the constant C. 1. L4 /T3 2. L/T4 3. L/T 4. L3 /T4 5. L2 /T4 004 (part 1 of 2) 10.0 points The elevators in the John Hancock building in Chicago move 783 ft in 41 s. What is their speed? Answer in units of m/s. 005 (part 2 of 2) 10.0 points What is this speed in miles per hour? Answer in units of mi/h. 006 10.0 points A sherman catches two sturgeons. The smaller of the two has a measured length of 94.42 cm (two decimal places and four significant gures), and the larger sh has a measured length of 133.4 cm (one decimal place and four signicant gures). What rule must be used on the sum to nd the total length of the two sh? 1. Three signicant gures (228 cm) 2. Whole number (228 cm) 3. Hundreds (230 cm) 4. Hundredths (227.82 cm) 5. Four signicant gures (227.8 cm) 6. Two signicant gures (230 cm) 7. Five signicant gures (227.82 cm) 8. None of these 9. Tenths (227.8 cm)

007 10.0 points One cubic centimeter 1.0 cm3 of mercury has a mass of 0.014 kg at 25 C. Find the mass of 1.3 m3 of mercury at 25 C. Answer in units of kg. 008 10.0 points Needing help, the secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture asked your teacher, If a chicken-and-a-half can lay an egg-and-a-half in a day-and-a-half, how many days will it take one chicken to lay a dozen eggs?

What is the correct answer to the secretarys question? Assume one month has thirty days. 1. A chicken will lay a dozen eggs in twelve days. 2. A chicken will lay a dozen eggs in sixteen days.

tolley (knt427) Quiz 1: Units, Conversions, Dimensions balasubramanya (1401211) Answer in units of lightyears2 . 3. A chicken will lay a dozen eggs in eight days. 4. A chicken will lay a dozen eggs in eighteen days. 5. A chicken will lay a dozen eggs in onethird of a month. 6. A chicken will lay a dozen eggs in nine days. 7. A chicken will lay a dozen eggs in twothirds of a month. 8. A chicken will lay a dozen eggs in twentyfour days. 9. A chicken will lay a dozen eggs in six days. 009 10.0 points Two I-beams are to be joined end to end. One has been measured to be 2.628 m long; the other, 4.8 m. When they are bolted together, what value can you accurately give for the total length? 1. Tenths (7.4 m) 2. Hundredths (7.43 m) 3. None of these 4. Three signicant gures (7.43 m) 5. Whole number (7 m) 6. Two signicant gures (7.4 m) 7. Four signicant gures (7.428 m) 010 10.0 points A light year is the unit of distance that light, with a speed of 2.99792 108 m/s, travels in one year. What is the surface area of a planet whose radius is 4800 km? 1. v 2. v 3. v 4. v 5. v T R RT P T R PT R RT

011 10.0 points A rope has a cross section A = 11 m2 and density = 2270 kg/m3 . The linear density of the rope , is dened to be the mass per unit length, in the form = x Ay . Based on dimensional analysis, nd the powers x and y. 1. x = 1, y = 2 2. x = 1, y = 1 3. x = 2, y = 2 4. x = 2, y = 1 5. x = 1, y = 1 6. x = 1, y = 1 7. x = 1, y = 1 8. x = 2, y = 1 9. x = 1, y = 2 012 10.0 points Consider the units for the gas constant kg m2 kg , air pressure [P ] = , tem[R] = 2 s K m s2 perature [T ] = K, molar mass [] = kg, and volume density [] = kg/m3 . Assuming the speed of sound depends only on R, P , T and , nd the correct relationship.

tolley (knt427) Quiz 1: Units, Conversions, Dimensions balasubramanya (1401211) What is the dimension of the constant B? 6. v 7. v 8. v 9. v 10. v PT P RP T RT T RP T RP 013 1. L2 T 2. L2 /T2 3. L/T 4. L T2 5. L3 /T 6. L3 T 7. L3 T3 8. L T 9. L2 T2 10. L3 /T3

10.0 points Consider the expression 2 , where is g length and g is gravitational acceleration in units of length divided by time squared. Evaluate its units. 1. m 2. m 3. s2 s m m 5. s s 6. m 4. 7. s 8. m s
2 2

014 10.0 points An electron travels 2.4 m in 5.48 108 s. How fast is it traveling? Answer in units of m/s. 015 10.0 points Suppose the volume V of some object happens to depend on time t according to the equation B V (t) = A t3 + , where A and B are some t constants. Let L and T denote dimensions of length and time, respectively.