Motion: Quiz On Distance, Displacement, Speed And Velocity! Trivia Questions

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Motion: Quiz On Distance, Displacement, Speed And Velocity! Trivia Questions

This motion quiz tests your understanding on distance, displacement, speed and velocity! If you want to understand motion, you need to know how to calculate these three elements and this quiz will give you an idea of how much practice you will need to say you have enough knowledge on the subject. Be sure to try it out and keep a look out for other quizzes like it!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The difference between velocity and speed is that .....
    • A. 

      Speed is a scalar, velocity is a vector

    • B. 

      Speed is a vector, velocity is a scalar

    • C. 

      Speed with a particular force

    • D. 

      Speed after a certain distance

  • 2. 
    A vector quantity differs from a scalar in that a vector always includes..
    • A. 

      Magnitude of distance

    • B. 

      Time

    • C. 

      Magnitude and direction

    • D. 

      Size and unit of measurement

    • E. 

      Speed

  • 3. 
    A cyclist travels 125km in 5hours. How fast is the cyclist moving?
    • A. 

      25 mph

    • B. 

      25km/h

    • C. 

      0.04mph

    • D. 

      0.04km/h

    • E. 

      625km/h

  • 4. 
    A plane travels at 600km/h. How far will it travel in 3hr 15min?
    • A. 

      185km

    • B. 

      190km

    • C. 

      1950km

    • D. 

      1890km

  • 5. 
    A snail is crawling for 45s at a speed of 0.1cm/s. How far does it travel?
    • A. 

      1.286m

    • B. 

      450cm

    • C. 

      4.5cm

    • D. 

      45.35cm

    • E. 

      1.575m

  • 6. 
    The journey from Winnipeg to Austin is 200km. If the train travels at 100km/h, how long will journey take?
    • A. 

      20,000hrs

    • B. 

      0.5 hrs

    • C. 

      1.0 hrs

    • D. 

      2.0 hrs

  • 7. 
    A sprinter runs the 200m at 8.6m/s. How long does she take to complete the race?
    • A. 

      23.3s

    • B. 

      23.3min

    • C. 

      23.3hrs

    • D. 

      0.043s

    • E. 

      1720s

  • 8. 
    An upward, straight sloping line (left to right) on a distance time graph means:-
    • A. 

      Speeding Up

    • B. 

      Constant Speed

    • C. 

      Slowing Down

    • D. 

      Going Up hill

  • 9. 
    A flat, non-sloping line on a distance time graph means:-
    • A. 

      No Speed

    • B. 

      Slowing Down

    • C. 

      Going Down Hill

    • D. 

      Acceleration

  • 10. 
    On a distance time graph if Line A has a steeper slope than Line B, then Object A has a__________ than Object B:-
    • A. 

      Lesser Speed

    • B. 

      Greater Speed

    • C. 

      Same Speed

  • 11. 
    A curved line which is getting steeper on a Distance-Time graph represents:-
    • A. 

      Deceleration

    • B. 

      Constant Speed

    • C. 

      Acceleration

    • D. 

      A Stationary Object

  • 12. 
    A flat, non-sloped line on a Velocity-Time graph represents
    • A. 

      Constant Speed

    • B. 

      No Speed

    • C. 

      Constant Acceleration