Table Of Contents / Chapter 3 Text

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1. What force overcomes momentum and allows you to turn your car?

Centrifugal Force.

2. As you increase your speed you increase your ....


3. Which vehicle has the lower center of gravity?

A sport utility vehicle.
A Ferrari.
A station-wagon.

4. When approaching a curve you should .....

Brake hard just after entering the curve, then accelerate.
Brake gradually entering the curve, then gently accelerate out of the curve.
Brake hard and continue braking through the curve.

5. Because of inertia ...

Moving objects continue to move in a straight line.
Moving objects continue moving along a curved path.
Objects at rest move in a straight line.

6. The friction between your tires and the road is called ......

Gravity or inertia.
Momentum or kinetic energy.
Traction or adhesion.

7. A driver can make a turn as long as there is enough ......

Centrifugal force to overcome friction.
Friction to overcome centrifugal force.
Adhesion to overcome friction.

8. A power skid occurs when you .....

Apply the brakes too hard.
Press the accelerator too hard.
Downshift too fast.

9. A vehicle's momentum depends on it's ......

Speed and weight.
Center of gravity.
Kinetic energy.

10. In a head-on collision, seat belts counteract which force?

Centrifugal force.