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Mini-Quiz: Confusion about Units of Mass and Weight

by Ron Kurtus (updated 29 May 2023)

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



1. If an object has a mass of 30 kg, what is its weight?

294 newtons

30 N

3.06 kg-f

2. What is the weight of an object of 2 pounds mass?

2 pounds

12 newtons

64 lb-f

3. What is a reason many people don't use newtons for weight?

Most people can't relate to the term newtons

Because newtons denote mass

Some people just want to be different

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