Physics: Graphing Motion Quiz!

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Physics: Graphing Motion Quiz!

In this physics quiz, we will focus on graphing motion. Motion is a change in the position of an object over time. We have learned more about movement and how to measure it and calculate its estimates. How well did you understand all the topics covered? Take up the quiz below and get to have a clear indication of what the upcoming test on graphing motion may entail. All the best and keep on revising!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The graph below represents the motion of an object. According to the graph, as time increases, the velocity of the object:
    • A. 

      Increases

    • B. 

      Decreases

    • C. 

      Remains the same

  • 2. 
    The displacement-time graph below represents the motion of a cart initially moving forward along a straight line. During which interval is the cart moving forward at constant speed?
    • A. 

      AB

    • B. 

      CD

    • C. 

      BC

    • D. 

      DE

  • 3. 
    Which graph best represents the motion of an object whose speed is increasing?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 4. 
    The graph below shows the velocity of a race car moving along a straight line as a function of time. What is the magnitude of the displacement of the car from t = 2.0 seconds to t = 4.0 seconds?
    • A. 

      80. m

    • B. 

      20. m

    • C. 

      60. m

    • D. 

      40. m

  • 5. 
    The distance-time graph below represents the position of an object moving in a straight line. What is the speed of the object during the time interval t = 2.0 seconds to t = 4.0 seconds?
    • A. 

      10. m/s

    • B. 

      5.0 m/s

    • C. 

      0.0 m/s

    • D. 

      7.5 m/s

  • 6. 
    Which graph best represents the motion of an object initially at rest and accelerating uniformly?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 7. 
    The graph below shows the relationship between speed and time for two objects, A and B. Compared with the acceleration of object B, the acceleration of object A is
    • A. 

      Three times as great

    • B. 

      The same

    • C. 

      One-third as great

    • D. 

      Twice as great

  • 8. 
    Which pair of graphs represents the same motion?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 9. 
    The graph below represents the relationship between distance and time for an object in motion. During which interval is the speed of the object changing?
    • A. 

      CD

    • B. 

      AB

    • C. 

      BC

    • D. 

      DE

  • 10. 
    Which graph best represents the relationship between velocity and time for an object which accelerates uniformly for 2 seconds, then moves at a constant velocity for 1 second, and finally decelerates for 3 seconds?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 11. 
    What is the meaning of the slope on a distance versus time graph?
    • A. 

      Acceleration

    • B. 

      Displacement

    • C. 

      Speed

    • D. 

      Momentum

  • 12. 
    What does the slope of an object accelerating uniformly (at a constant rate) look like on an acceleration vs. time graph? Hint: Draw these to see what they look like.
    • A. 

      Straight and sloping up to the right

    • B. 

      Straight and sloping down to the right

    • C. 

      Straight and horizontal

    • D. 

      Curved up to the right

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