MCAT - Physical Science Practice

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third year university student, University of Toronto MCAT Prep Quiz on MCAT - Physical Science Practice, created by toronto416 on 05/20/2014.

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Question 1

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A hockey puck of mass 0.16 kg is slapped so that its velocity is 50 m/sec. It slides 40 meters across the ice before coming to rest. How much work is done by friction on the puck?
Answer
  • +4 J
  • –60 J
  • –200 J
  • –340 J

Question 2

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What is the name for motion without rotation?
Answer
  • transitional motion
  • translational motion
  • non-rotational motion
  • ambiguous motion

Question 3

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Name this formula: ΔV = βVΔT
Answer
  • formula for change in velocity
  • formula for defining vectors
  • formula for change in valence
  • formula for volume expansion of solids and liquids

Question 4

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What is the common name for the point at which the total force due to gravity can be said to be acting?
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  • center of motion
  • gravitational resistance
  • center of gravity
  • center of resistance

Question 5

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What is resistivity?
Answer
  • intrinsic resistance to current flow in a material
  • intrinsic acceleration of current flow in a material
  • intrinsic indifference to current flow in a material
  • intrinsic amplification of current flow in a material

Question 6

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What is it called when waves are in phase and their amplitudes add together?
Answer
  • occlusion
  • constructive interference
  • collusion
  • destructive interference

Question 7

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What is another name for the ratio of an image’s height to the height of the object it represents?
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  • ramification
  • magnification
  • nullification
  • resolution

Question 8

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In regard to a string, what is the fundamental frequency?
Answer
  • the highest frequency the string can support
  • the median frequency the string can support
  • the best frequency the string can support
  • the lowest frequency the string can support

Question 9

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What kind of oscillation occurs when particles move in the direction of the wave motion?
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  • latitudinal
  • unusual
  • longitudinal
  • atypical

Question 10

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Which law states that the voltage drop across a resistor is proportional to the current carried?
Answer
  • Mimm’s law
  • Ohm’s law
  • Planck’s law
  • Heisenberg’s law

Question 11

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What is electrostatic force?
Answer
  • static electricity
  • the force that exists between stationary charges
  • the force that exists between moving charges
  • the force that exists when one charge is moving and the other is stationary