Thermal Physics Exam Trivia Quiz!

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Thermal Physics Exam Trivia Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A train begins a journey from a station and travels 60km in a time of 20 minutes. What is the average speed of the train? 
    • A. 

      3.0 m/s

    • B. 

      5.0 m/s

    • C. 

      50 m/s

    • D. 

      60 m/s

  • 2. 
    Two runners take part in a race. The graph below shows how the speed of each runner changes with time. What does the graph show about the runners at time t? 
    • A. 

      Both runners are moving at the same speed.

    • B. 

      Runner 1 has zero acceleration.

    • C. 

      Runner 1 is overtaking runner 2.

    • D. 

      Runner 2 is slowing down.

  • 3. 
    A large stone is dropped from a bridge into a river. Air resistance can be ignored. Which row describes the acceleration and the speed of the stone as it falls? 
    • A. 

      Constant acceleration of stone

    • B. 

      Increasing acceleration of stone

    • C. 

      Constant speed of stone

    • D. 

      Increasing speed of stone

  • 4. 
    An object moves at a constant speed for some time, then begins to accelerate. Which distance-time graph shows this motion? 
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 5. 
    The diagram shows the speed-time graph for a car. Which area represents the distance traveled while the car is accelerating? 
    • A. 

      X

    • B. 

      X +Y

    • C. 

      Y

    • D. 

      Y-X

  • 6. 
    Two distance-time graphs and two speed-time graphs are shown. Which graph represents an object that is at rest? 
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 7. 
    A car travels 100km. The journey takes two hours. The highest speed of the car is 80km/ h, and the lowest speed is 40km/ h. What is the average speed for the journey? 
    • A. 

      40km/h

    • B. 

      50km/h

    • C. 

      60km/h

    • D. 

      120km/h

  • 8. 
    A car travels along the route PQRST in 30 minutes. What is the average speed of the car? 
    • A. 

      10km/hr

    • B. 

      20km/hr

    • C. 

      30km/hr

    • D. 

      60km/hr

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