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Causality (physics): Quiz


Question 1: This is equivalent to the statement that the cause and its effect are separated by a ________ interval, and the effect belongs to the future of its cause.
T-symmetrySpacetimeTime dilationProper time

Question 2: It is also studied from the perspectives of philosophy, ________, and statistics.
Programming paradigmComputer scienceSoftware engineeringComputer programming

Question 3: In the general theory of relativity, too, acceleration is not an effect (since it is not a generally relativistic vector); the general relativistic effects comparable to those of Newtonian mechanics are the deviations from geodesic motion in curved ________[4].
T-symmetryProper timeSpacetimeTime dilation

Question 4: Causality[1][2] describes the relationship between ________ and effects, is fundamental to all natural science, especially physics, and has an analog in logic.
AristotleCausalityImmanuel KantDeterminism

Question 5: Thus, in classical (Newtonian) mechanics a cause may be represented by a ________ acting on a body, and an effect by the acceleration which follows as quantitatively explained by Newton's second law.
PhysicsEnergyClassical mechanicsForce

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