Escape Velocity Quiz

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What happens when an object is thrown vertically up with increasing speed?

It reaches greater heights before falling back to Earth

What is the escape velocity of a body?

The minimum velocity to escape Earth's gravitational field

Why does an object need to reach infinite distance to escape Earth's gravitational field?

Gravitational force due to Earth becomes zero only at infinite distance

What happens to the kinetic and potential energies of an object thrown vertically upwards with escape velocity ve?

Kinetic energy increases and potential energy decreases

What is the relationship between the initial velocity and the height reached by an object thrown vertically up?

Higher initial velocity leads to greater height reached

Test your knowledge of escape velocity with this quiz! Explore the concept of how the speed of an object determines whether it will escape the Earth's gravitational pull or fall back down.

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