Chapter27ReadingQuiz

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Chapter 27
Reading Quiz
Dr. Harold Williams
Reading Quiz
1. In relativity, the Galilean velocity transformations are replaced by
the __________ velocity transformations.
A.
B.
C.
D.
Lorentz
Einstein
Newton
Poincaré
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Answer
1. In relativity, the Galilean velocity transformations are replaced by
the __________ velocity transformations.
A.
B.
C.
D.
Lorentz
Einstein
Newton
Poincaré
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Reading Quiz
2. A physical activity that takes place at a definite point in space and time
is called a(n) ______
A.
B.
C.
D.
moment.
instant.
event.
incident.
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Answer
2. A physical activity that takes place at a definite point in space and time
is called a(n) ______
A.
B.
C.
D.
moment.
instant.
event.
incident.
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Reading Quiz
3. Which of these topics was not discussed in this chapter?
A.
B.
C.
D.
Teleportation
Simultaneity
Time dilation
Length contraction
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Answer
3. Which of these topics was not discussed in this chapter?
A.
B.
C.
D.
Teleportation
Simultaneity
Time dilation
Length contraction
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Reading Quiz
4. Proper time is
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
the time calculated with the correct relativistic expression.
the longest possible time interval between two events.
a time interval that can be measured by a single clock.
the time measured by a light clock.
not discussed in Chapter 27.
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Answer
4. Proper time is
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
the time calculated with the correct relativistic expression.
the longest possible time interval between two events.
a time interval that can be measured by a single clock.
the time measured by a light clock.
not discussed in Chapter 27.
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