Chapter 3: Kinematics In Two Dimensions; Vectors

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Kinematics Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Which one of the following is an example of a vector quantity?
    • A. 

      Distance

    • B. 

      Velocity

    • C. 

      Mass

    • D. 

      Area

  • 2. 
    Which of the following operations will not change a vector?
    • A. 

      Translate it parallel to itself.

    • B. 

      Rotate it.

    • C. 

      Multiply it by a constant factor.

    • D. 

      Add a constant vector to it.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is an accurate statement?
    • A. 

      A vector cannot have zero magnitude if one of its components is not zero.

    • B. 

      The magnitude of a vector can be less than the magnitude of one of its components.

    • C. 

      If the magnitude of vector A is less than the magnitude of vector B, then the x-component

    • D. 

      The magnitude of a vector can be positive or negative.

  • 4. 
    The resultant of two vectors is the smallest when the angle between them is
    • A. 

      0°.

    • B. 

      45°.

    • C. 

      90°.

    • D. 

      180°.