# Diagnostic

10 Questions

Check your readiness to start learning about distance-time graphs.

Questions and Answers
• 1.
Which of the following statements are correct?
• A.

The x-axis is normally the vertical axis (up and down axis).

• B.

The y-axis is normally the horizontal axis (side to side axis).

• C.

The x-axis is normally the horizontal axis (side to side axis).

• D.

The x-axis and y-axis are both along the vertical axis.

• 2.
The red dot at the centre of the graph represents the "origin."
• A.

True

• B.

False

• 3.
The maximum position of the object is ________ metres.  Position-Time Graph
• 4.
How long does the position of the object stay at 60 metres?
• A.

1 second

• B.

5 seconds

• C.

10 seconds

• D.

20 seconds

• 5.
What is the location of the point on the graph (the ordered pair (x,y))?
• A.

(2, 3)

• B.

(3, 2)

• C.

(2, 2)

• D.

None of the above

• 6.
What should be labelled on a graph?
• A.

Title

• B.

Horizontal and Vertical Axis

• C.

Units

• D.

All of the above

• 7.
Which of the following represent units of time and distance?
• A.

Km

• B.

ML

• C.

Metres

• D.

Cm/s

• 8.
Hayden lives 500 metres from school and Hawkins lives 2 kilometres from the school.  It takes Hayden 5 minutes to walk to school and it takes Hawkins 19 minutes to walk to school.  Which student walks to school at a faster pace?
• A.

Hayden

• B.

Hawkins

• 9.
Units of time are normally labelled on the x-axis (horizontal axis).
• A.

True

• B.

False

• 10.
Match the units with the most correct choice.
• A. Person jogging
• A.
• B. Train
• B.
• C. Person walking
• C.
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