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- 1.In the study of motion, the definition of displacement is:
- A.
How far a body travels

- B.
The change in position of a body in a given direction

- C.
The location of an object as taken from a certain direction

- D.
The distance travelled by an object that is moving in a straight line

- 2.The graph shows the displacement of a farmer on a motorcycle, riding to and fro along a boundary of his property whilst counting his livestock. How far did the farmer travel during the first minute?
- A.
60 m

- B.
9000 m

- C.
200 m

- D.
6.7 m

- 3.The graph shows the displacement of a farmer on a motorcycle, riding to and fro along a boundary of his property whilst counting his livestock. At
*t*= 120 s the farmer was:- A.
Stationary

- B.
Heading south with a speed of 17 m/s

- C.
Decelerating

- D.
Heading north with a speed of 17 m/s

- 4.The graph shows the displacement of a farmer on a motorcycle, riding to and fro along a boundary of his property whilst counting his livestock. In the entire time period what total distance was travelled by the farmer?
- A.
500 m

- B.
300 m

- C.
700 m

- D.
1200 m

- 5.The graph shows the displacement of a farmer on a motorcycle, riding to and fro along a boundary of his property whilst counting his livestock. What was the average velocity of the farmer during the last 60 seconds of his journey?
- A.
-3.3 m/s

- B.
-4.0 m/s

- C.
0 m/s

- D.
-18 m/s

- 6.Convert 60 km h
^{–1}into metres per second.- A.
1.7 m/s

- B.
17 m/s

- C.
216 m/s

- D.
21.6 m/s

- 7.Which of the following is a correct definition of average acceleration?
- A.
- B.
- C.
- D.

- 8.The diagram below shows the variation with time
*t*of the velocity*v*of an object. Which one of the following graphs shows the variation with time*t*of the acceleration*a*of the object?- A.
- B.
- C.
- D.

- 9.A car starts from rest and accelerates at a constant rate in a straight line. In the first second the car covers a distance of 2.0 meters. How much additional distance will the car cover during the second second of its motion?
- A.
6.0 m

- B.
13 m

- C.
4.0 m

- D.
2.0 m

- 10.A racecar has a speed of 80 m/s when the driver releases a drag parachute. If the parachute causes a deceleration of -4 , how far will the car travel before it stops?
- A.
1000

- B.
800

- C.
200

- D.
20

- 11.Acceleration is defined as a change in ________________ divided by time
- 12.Stopping distances increase rapidly as you go faster because the initial velocity is proportional to the ______________ of the distance.
- 13.If the driver of a car travelling at 63 km/hr has a reaction time of 0.8 seconds, he will travel ____________ metres before he even applies the brakes.
- 14.A car that is braking has a deceleration of . If it's initial velocity is 65 km/hr, its stopping distance will be ________________ metres (
*answer to 2 decimal places*). - 15.A car with a braking deceleration of that is travelling at 55 km/hr takes 29.18 metres to stop. If the car's initial velocity was 60 km/hr rather than 55 km/hr, after 29.18 metres its final velocity would be ______________________km/hr (
*answer to 2 decimal places*).

Chapter 2: Describing Motion: Kinematics In One Dimension
Chapter 2: Describing Motion: Kinematics In One Dimension

Kinematics Trivia Quiz: Speed,Velocity, And Acceleration!
Kinematics Trivia Quiz: Speed,Velocity, And Acceleration!