A Unique Quiz On Average Speed

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The average speed of an object or person can be calculated as the distance travel divided by the time it took to cover the said distance. In class today we have come to cover the concept of average speed. Test out what you have understood by taking the quick test below. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the fomula for finding the average speed?

    • A.

      Total distance divided by total time.

    • B.

      Total distance plus the total time.

    Correct Answer
    A. Total distance divided by total time.
    Explanation
    The formula for finding the average speed is calculated by dividing the total distance traveled by the total time taken. This formula gives the average rate at which an object has covered a certain distance over a specific period of time. By dividing the total distance by the total time, we can determine the average speed at which the object has moved.

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  • 2. 

    What is the average speed if you travel 20 miles in 4 hours?

    • A.

      5 mph.

    • B.

      50 mph.

    Correct Answer
    A. 5 mph.
    Explanation
    The average speed is calculated by dividing the total distance traveled by the total time taken. In this case, the total distance traveled is 20 miles and the total time taken is 4 hours. Therefore, the average speed is 20 miles divided by 4 hours, which equals 5 mph.

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  • 3. 

    What is the average speed if you travel 100 miles in 2 hours?

    • A.

      5 mph.

    • B.

      50 mph.

    Correct Answer
    B. 50 mph.
    Explanation
    The average speed is calculated by dividing the total distance traveled by the total time taken. In this case, the total distance traveled is 100 miles and the total time taken is 2 hours. Dividing 100 miles by 2 hours gives us an average speed of 50 mph.

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  • 4. 

    What is not the average speed if you travel 80 miles in 8 hours?

    • A.

      10 mph.

    • B.

      100 mph.

    Correct Answer
    B. 100 mph.
    Explanation
    The average speed is calculated by dividing the total distance traveled by the total time taken. In this case, if you travel 80 miles in 8 hours, the average speed would be 10 mph (80 miles / 8 hours = 10 mph). Therefore, 100 mph is not the average speed.

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  • 5. 

    What is the average speed if you travel 300 miles in 6 hours?

    • A.

      50 mph.

    • B.

      5 mph.

    Correct Answer
    A. 50 mph.
    Explanation
    The average speed is calculated by dividing the total distance traveled by the total time taken. In this case, the total distance traveled is 300 miles and the total time taken is 6 hours. Therefore, the average speed is 300 miles divided by 6 hours, which equals 50 mph.

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