# Kinematics Test

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 972  Settings  • 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).
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