10.2 Speed Measures How Fast Position Changes.

19 Questions | Total Attempts: 161

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Physics Quizzes & Trivia

In the previous class you had studied how Speed measures the change of positions. The quiz below is set up in a way that you and your lab partner can test out some experiments that will help you better understand this concept. Give it a try and best of luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Write the definition for speed.
  • 2. 
    How are speed and position related.
  • 3. 
    (321) using the picture, how far will each rider travel in five seconds?
  • 4. 
    (322)  Write the formula for speed.  Write the formula for distance.  Write the formula for time.
  • 5. 
    A car travels 100 meters in 10 seconds.  What is the speed of the car.
  • 6. 
    A horse can cover 300m in 50 seconds.  How fast is the horse?
  • 7. 
    How long does it take a man traveling at 2m/s to cover 50 meters?
  • 8. 
    How far will a swimmer travel in 10s at 3m/s?
  • 9. 
    (325)  Distance time graph.  The red line represents.
  • 10. 
    The blue line represents
  • 11. 
    The green line represents
  • 12. 
    Velocity includes speed and .......
  • 13. 
    What is the different in speed and velocity?
  • 14. 
    A vector can represent...
    • A. 

      Speed

    • B. 

      Velocity

    • C. 

      Distance

    • D. 

      Time

  • 15. 
    Why can speed not be recognized with a vector?
  • 16. 
    You are in a car going 30 m/s south a car is heading towards you going north at 20 m/s.  From your reference point how fast is the car heading towards you going?   _____ m/s
  • 17. 
    What are the two things you need to deterine velocity?   _____ and _____
  • 18. 
    Create a ramp out of a couple of books.Marked will be finish lines.Use the balls provided and measure their speed.Record your results below.
  • 19. 
    Write out your speed between two cities and your velocity to those cities.