# WONDER #1109: How Fast Can a Feather Fall?

Question **1** of **3**

## Feathers fall more slowly than bricks because of what?

- gravity
- inertia
- momentum
- air resistance

Question **2** of **3**

## Dropped objects fall to the ground at what rate?

- 9.8 meters per second, squared
- 98 meters per minute, squared
- 98 miles per hour, squared
- 9.8 feet per second, squared

Question **3** of **3**

## Which Italian scientist calculated the rate at which dropped object fall?

- Benjamin Franklin
- Galileo Galilei
- Isaac Newton
- Al Dente

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