# Chapter 2: Describing Motion: Kinematics In One Dimension

4 Questions | Total Attempts: 1433  Settings  • 1.
Suppose that an object travels from one point in space to another. Make a comparison between the displacement and the distance traveled.
• A.

The displacement is either greater than or equal to the distance traveled.

• B.

The displacement is always equal to the distance traveled.

• C.

The displacement is either less than or equal to the distance traveled.

• D.

The displacement can be either greater than, smaller than, or equal to the distance traveled.

• 2.
When is the average velocity of an object equal to the instantaneous velocity?
• A.

Always

• B.

Never

• C.

Only when the velocity is constant

• D.

Only when the velocity is increasing at a constant rate

• 3.
A new car manufacturer advertises that their car can go "from zero to sixty in 8 s". This is a description of
• A.

Average speed.

• B.

Instantaneous speed.

• C.

Average acceleration.

• D.

Instantaneous acceleration.

• 4.
An object moving in the +x axis experiences an acceleration of 2.0 m/s^2. This means the object is
• A.

Traveling at 2.0 m in every second.

• B.

Traveling at 2.0 m/s in every second.

• C.

Changing its velocity by 2.0 m/s.

• D.

Increasing its velocity by 2.0 m/s in every second.

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