Chapter 10 Quiz Motion

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Chapter 10 Quiz Motion

This is the chapter 10 test.   You may not use any items except for a calculator and a sheet of paper for working problems.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Speed in a specific direction is
    • A. 

      Motion

    • B. 

      Position

    • C. 

      Locatoin

    • D. 

      Velocity

    • E. 

      Accleration

  • 2. 
    A change of position.
    • A. 

      Motion

    • B. 

      Location

    • C. 

      Speed

    • D. 

      Velocity

    • E. 

      Acceleration

  • 3. 
    A change in position over time is....
    • A. 

      Location

    • B. 

      Position

    • C. 

      Motion

    • D. 

      Velocity

    • E. 

      Acceleration

  • 4. 
    An object's location is
    • A. 

      Motion

    • B. 

      Position

    • C. 

      Speed

    • D. 

      Velocity

    • E. 

      Acceleration

  • 5. 
    The location from where you measure the change in position is
    • A. 

      Reference point

    • B. 

      Position

    • C. 

      Speed

    • D. 

      Velocity

    • E. 

      Acceleration

  • 6. 
    The rate at which velocity changes over time is
    • A. 

      Motion

    • B. 

      Location

    • C. 

      Speed

    • D. 

      Velocity

    • E. 

      Acceleration

  • 7. 
    A quantity with both size and direction is
    • A. 

      Speed

    • B. 

      Velocity

    • C. 

      Vector

    • D. 

      Acceleration

    • E. 

      Noodles

  • 8. 
    A position describes an object's location compared to
    • A. 

      Its motion

    • B. 

      A reference point

    • C. 

      Its speed

    • D. 

      A vector

  • 9. 
    Maria walked 2km in half an hour.  What was her average speed during her walk?
    • A. 

      0.5 km/hr

    • B. 

      1 km/hr

    • C. 

      2 km/hr

    • D. 

      4 km/hr

    • E. 

      60 km/hr

  • 10. 
    A vector is a quality that has
    • A. 

      Speed

    • B. 

      Acceleration

    • C. 

      Size and direction

    • D. 

      Position and distance

  • 11. 
    Mary and Keisha run with the same constant speed but in opposite directions.  The girls have
    • A. 

      The same position

    • B. 

      Different accelerations

    • C. 

      Different speeds

    • D. 

      Different velocities

  • 12. 
    A swimmer increases her speed as she approaches the end of the pool.  Her acceleration is
    • A. 

      In the same direction as her motion

    • B. 

      In the opposite direction of her motion

    • C. 

      At right angles to her motion

    • D. 

      Zero

  • 13. 
    A cheetah can go from 0 m/s to 20 m/s in 2 s.  What is the cheetah's acceleration?
    • A. 

      0.1 m/s2

    • B. 

      2 m/s2

    • C. 

      10 m/s2

    • D. 

      20 m/s2

    • E. 

      40 m/s2

  • 14. 
    Jon walks for a few minutes, then runs for a few minutes.  During this time, his average speed is
    • A. 

      The same as his final speed

    • B. 

      Greater than his final speed

    • C. 

      Less than his final speed

    • D. 

      Constant velocity

  • 15. 
    Suppose you are biking with a friend.  How would your friend describe your relative motion as he passes you?
    • A. 

      You are moving backward

    • B. 

      You are moving forward

    • C. 

      You are not moving

    • D. 

      You are speeding up

  • 16. 
    A person sitting in a chair gets up and runs to the door at 10m/s in 2 seconds.  What is their acceleration?
    • A. 

      10 m/s2

    • B. 

      -10 m/s2

    • C. 

      20 m/s2

    • D. 

      -20 m/s2

    • E. 

      5 m/s2

  • 17. 
    An object traveling at 20 m/s2 experiences no acceleration.  Which one of these is true for the object.
    • A. 

      The object gets faster

    • B. 

      The object slows down

    • C. 

      The object stops when it has no acceleration

    • D. 

      The object keeps moving at the same speed

  • 18. 
    An object speeds up to 100 m/s over the course of 10 seconds.  In order to calculate acceleration what other information do you need.
    • A. 

      The objects initial speed

    • B. 

      The objects final speed

    • C. 

      The objects initial velocity

    • D. 

      The objects final velocity

    • E. 

      Nothing. You have all the necessary information

  • 19. 
    A car goes from 20m/s to 30m/s in 10 seconds.  What is the acceleration?
    • A. 

      600 m/s2

    • B. 

      60 m/s2

    • C. 

      30 m/s2

    • D. 

      6 m/s2

    • E. 

      1 m/s2

  • 20. 
    A penguin going 10 m/s after 5 seconds is going 5 m/s.  What is the penguins acceleration
    • A. 

      1 m/s2

    • B. 

      -1 m/s2

    • C. 

      10 m/s2

    • D. 

      -10 m/s2

    • E. 

      50 m/s2

  • 21. 
    The space shuttle travels at 15,000 m/s in order to enter earth atmosphere it changes it's speed to 10,000 m/s over 100 seconds.  What is the space shuttles acceleration?
    • A. 

      150 m/s2

    • B. 

      -150 m/s2

    • C. 

      50 m/s2

    • D. 

      -50 m/s2

    • E. 

      15,000 m/s

  • 22. 
    Force has size and direction making it a
    • A. 

      Velocity

    • B. 

      Speed

    • C. 

      Energy

    • D. 

      Vector

    • E. 

      Acceleration

  • 23. 
    When you change direction you change
    • A. 

      Speed and velocity

    • B. 

      Vector and acceleration

    • C. 

      Velocity and vector

    • D. 

      Vector and speed

    • E. 

      Veloctiy and acceleration

  • 24. 
    A person traveling north 20 m/s would have what velocity south?
    • A. 

      20 m/s

    • B. 

      -20 m/s

    • C. 

      20 m/s2

    • D. 

      -20 m/s2

    • E. 

      0 m/s

  • 25. 
    A person changes their velocity south of - 10 m/s to 20 m/s in one second.  What is their acceleration?
    • A. 

      -10 m/s2

    • B. 

      0 m/s2

    • C. 

      10 m/s2

    • D. 

      20 m/s2

    • E. 

      30 m/s2

  • 26. 
    If Tampa is south of Spring Hill.  Spring Hill is the
    • A. 

      Location

    • B. 

      Position

    • C. 

      Reference point

    • D. 

      Object

    • E. 

      Map

  • 27. 
    The location of A is...
    • A. 

      South of B

    • B. 

      North of B

    • C. 

      East of B

    • D. 

      North of A

  • 28. 
    Which of the following will take the longest time to walk (assuming if all speeds are the same).
    • A. 

      Going from C to B to C

    • B. 

      Going from A to C to A

    • C. 

      Going from B to C to A

    • D. 

      Going from A to B to A

  • 29. 
    Johnny goes from A to B at a speed of 0.5 m/s.  How long does it take him get from A to B?
    • A. 

      0.5 seconds

    • B. 

      1 second

    • C. 

      5 seconds

    • D. 

      8 seconds

    • E. 

      25 seconds

  • 30. 
    Which runner reached the finish line first?
    • A. 

      Ashok

    • B. 

      Angela

    • C. 

      Juanita

    • D. 

      Cameron

  • 31. 
    How far did Juanita run in the first 4 seconds of the race?
    • A. 

      5m

    • B. 

      15m

    • C. 

      25m

    • D. 

      35m

  • 32. 
    How much time passed between the time Angela finished the race and Cameron finished the race?
    • A. 

      1 second

    • B. 

      2 seconds

    • C. 

      3 seconds

    • D. 

      4 seconds

  • 33. 
    Which of the following setups would you use to calculate angela's average speed during the race?
    • A. 

      7/50 m/s

    • B. 

      7/50 s/m

    • C. 

      50/6 m/s

    • D. 

      50/7 m/s

  • 34. 
    • A. 

      They ran at the same speed.

    • B. 

      They ran at a constant pace but at different speeds.

    • C. 

      They sped up as they reached the finish line.

    • D. 

      They slowed down as they reached the finish line.

  • 35. 
    A person walks to C from B in 30 seconds.
    • A. 

      They have 30 m/s speed

    • B. 

      They have 10 m/s speed

    • C. 

      They have 3 m/s speed

    • D. 

      They have 0.1 m/s speed