Physics: The Study of Matter and Energy

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What directly led to the development of new products like television and computers?

Advances in electromagnetism, solid-state physics, and nuclear physics

What is the origin of the word 'physics'?

Latin physica ('study of nature')

Which ancient civilization is mentioned as having knowledge of natural sciences before 3000 BCE?

Sumerians

What inspired the development of calculus?

Advances in mechanics

What led to the development of industrialization?

Advances in thermodynamics

In physics, work is said to be positive when?

The force applied has a component in the direction of the displacement

What is the formula for work when the force F and the displacement s are constant and the angle θ between them is also constant?

$W = |F||s|\cos(\theta)$

What kind of quantity is work?

Scalar

What SI unit is used to measure work?

Joule (J)

How is work related to energy?

Work transfers energy from one place to another, or one form to another

Explore the fundamental concepts and principles of physics in this quiz. Test your knowledge of matter, energy, motion, and the behavior of the universe through space and time.

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