Force Vocabulary Quiz

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Force Vocabulary Quiz
Please match the vocabulary term to the correct definition, write the correct letter on your own
sheet of paper.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
Balanced Force
Unbalanced Force
Friction
Net Force
Force
Gravity
Mass
Energy
Weight
Work
A. the force that opposes the relative motion or tendency of such motion of two surfaces in
contact
B. two forces acting on an object are not equal in size
C. two forces acting in opposite directions on an object, and equal in size
D. the overall force acting on an object; the amount of force that is making the object change
direction or motion
E. the ability to do work (or to produce change)
F. the amount of matter an object contains
G. a push or a pull; something that pushes or pulls on an object in a certain direction
H. the transfer of energy resulting from a force acting to move an object over a distance
I. the strength of the gravitational force pulling down on an object
J. the force of attraction between masses
© Copyright 2014 – all rights reserved www.cpalms.org authored by Erica Babcock
Answer Key
Please match the vocabulary term to the correct definition, write the correct letter on your own
sheet of paper.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
Balanced Force - C
Unbalanced Force - B
Friction - A
Net Force - D
Force - G
Gravity - J
Mass - F
Energy - E
Weight - I
Work – H
A. the force that opposes the relative motion or tendency of such motion of two surfaces in
contact
B. two forces acting on an object are not equal in size
C. two forces acting in opposite directions on an object, and equal in size
D. the overall force acting on an object; the amount of force that is making the object change
direction or motion
E. the ability to do work (or to produce change)
F. the amount of matter an object contains
G. a push or a pull; something that pushes or pulls on an object in a certain direction
H. the transfer of energy resulting from a force acting to move an object over a distance
I. the strength of the gravitational force pulling down on an object
J. the force of attraction between masses
© Copyright 2014 – all rights reserved www.cpalms.org authored by Erica Babcock
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