SAT Subject Physics Practice Question 394: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 394

15. A professional golfer drives a golf ball 230 meters down the fairway. When the club head strikes the golf ball

A. the impact force on the golf ball is greatest
B. the impact force on the club head is greatest
C. the impact force is the same for both.
D. the impact force has no effect on the club
E. the impact force has no effect on the ball

Correct Answer: C

Explanation:

The correct answer is (C). The contact between the golf club and the ball constitutes an equal and opposite force pair.

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