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Mini-Quiz: Potential Energy

by Ron Kurtus (revised 3 August 2010)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.

1. If it took a force of 2 newtons to compress a spring, what acceleration would it give to a 1 kg mass?

2 m/s²

2 m/s

The spring would not have the strength to accelerate 1 kg

2. If a 2 kilogram object was 10 meters above the ground, what would its potential energy be?

It would only have kinetic energy

196 J

1960 kg-m/s²

3. What is the unit of electrical potential energy?




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