Newton’s 2nd Law – Chapter 12 – Quiz Questions #2

pp. 400 - 402 

  1. State and give an example of Newton’s second Law of Motion.

  2. From the picture of the football players on page 400, explain why the two players in the picture on the right get less acceleration.

  3. What is the formula for force?

  4. What is the unit of measurement for force?

  5. What are balanced forces?

  6. What are unbalanced forces?

  7. Describe Newton’s 2nd Law in terms of acceleration.

  8. Why does a small sports car have better acceleration than an 18-wheel truck?


  1. Why does a small car have better fuel economy than a large SUV?


  1. Explain how Newton’s 2nd Law is responsible for space travel.