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Quiz: Motion Graphs, Measurement And Equations

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Quiz: Motion Graphs, Measurement And Equations

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is a "scalar" quantity?
    • A. 

      Distance

    • B. 

      Velocity

    • C. 

      Acceleration

    • D. 

      Displacement

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Displacement

    • B. 

      Distance

    • C. 

      Velocity

    • D. 

      Change in velocity

    • E. 

      Jerk

  • 3. 
    The position-time graph that depicts a ball thrown vertically upward that returns to the same position is
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

    • E. 

      E

  • 4. 
    The position-time graph pictured below represents the motions of two objects, A and B. Which of the following statements concerning the objects' motions is true?
    • A. 

      Object B travels the greater distance.

    • B. 

      Object A has the greater speed.

    • C. 

      Object A leaves the reference point at an earlier time.

    • D. 

      Both objects have the same speed at the point where the lines cross.

    • E. 

      Object A is travelling for a longer period of time.

  • 5. 
    Kate and Michelle run with the same constant speed but in opposite directions.  The girls have
    • A. 

      Constant accelerations

    • B. 

      Different speeds

    • C. 

      Different velocities

    • D. 

      Constant positions

    • E. 

      The same displacement

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

    • E. 

      E

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      6.67 km/h [W]

    • B. 

      6.67 km/h [E]

    • C. 

      24 m/s [W]

    • D. 

      47 km/h [E]

    • E. 

      47 km/h [W]

  • 8. 
    Using a variety of stopwatches, four students reported the time for a ball to drop to the ground from the same height. The recorded times were 1.85 s, 1.8 s, 1.9 s, and 2 s. The average time, expressed in the correct manner, is
    • A. 

      1.888 s

    • B. 

      1.89 s

    • C. 

      1.8 s

    • D. 

      1.9 s

    • E. 

      2 s

  • 9. 
    Jose Bautista hits a home run and runs around the bases.  Which pairs of quantities concerning his motion would both have values of zero?
    • A. 

      Displacement, average velocity

    • B. 

      Average speed, average acceleration

    • C. 

      Distance, average speed

    • D. 

      Average speed, average velocity

    • E. 

      Displacement, average speed

  • 10. 
    An object is travelling north and slowing down. The directions associated with the object’s velocity and acceleration, respectively, are
    • A. 

      [S], [N]

    • B. 

      [N], [N]

    • C. 

      [S], [S]

    • D. 

      [N], [S]

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    Which of the following descriptions best represents the acceleration-time graph of a car that pulls away from a corner when the light turns green, reaches and maintains a constant velocity, then slows down until it stops? Assume that all accelerations are uniform.
    • A. 

      All three sections of the graph are comprised of diagonal lines.

    • B. 

      All three sections of the graph are comprised of curved lines.

    • C. 

      Two sections of the graph are diagonal lines and one is horizontal.

    • D. 

      All three sections of the graph are comprised of horizontal lines.

    • E. 

      Two sections of the graph are horizontal lines and one is diagonal.

  • 12. 
    Which of the following statements concerning motion graphs is NOT correct?
    • A. 

      The slope of a position-time graph gives velocity.

    • B. 

      The area under a velocity-time graph gives displacement.

    • C. 

      The slope of a velocity-time graph gives acceleration.

    • D. 

      The slope of the tangent in a position-time graph gives instantaneous velocity.

    • E. 

      The area under an acceleration-time graph gives displacement.

  • 13. 
    Which of the following graphs shows acceleration?
    • A. 

      A and B

    • B. 

      C only

    • C. 

      D and E

    • D. 

      B and D

    • E. 

      A and E