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NextTime Questions

Mrs. Colwell and Paul Hewitt
This group of conceptual questions has been extracted from Paul Hewitt's enormous collection that is published to accompany his Conceptual Physics textbooks.

To obtain the greatest benefit from these questions, you must first read through a question and then ponder its answer. Only then should you click on the answer button and access Hewitt's answer.

Many questions are counter-intuitive. All are thought provoking!

Paul Hewitt's videos and other support materials can be found at

Dynamics #1

Dynamics #2

Light and Optics


Thermal Physics

Electrostatics and Potential

DC Circuits

Magnetism and Induction


Work and Energy



Waves and Sound

Refraction and Lenses

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