Mr W's Online Physics Quiz 1

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This is the first online quiz over Physics vocabulary. You can also visit http://www. Studystack. Com/menu-206750 for additional help with this vocabulary. It looks to be fun! Be sure to put your FIRST and LAST name in when you take the quiz. . .


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Any change in your position is called ?
    • A. 

      Animation

    • B. 

      Motion

    • C. 

      Relative velocity

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Any object used to help determine your position, location, or motion is called a(n)
    • A. 

      Focus

    • B. 

      Epicenter

    • C. 

      Reference point

    • D. 

      Datum

  • 3. 
    How far you travel along a path is called your?
    • A. 

      Displacement

    • B. 

      Distance

    • C. 

      Central tendency

    • D. 

      Velocity

  • 4. 
    How far you travel in a certain amount of time is called?
    • A. 

      Distance

    • B. 

      Velocity

    • C. 

      Speed

    • D. 

      Displacement

  • 5. 
    Speed and direction are both needed to determine this...
    • A. 

      Relative Speed

    • B. 

      Velocity

    • C. 

      Acceleration

    • D. 

      Displacement

  • 6. 
    TOTAL distance travelled divided by the TOTAL time travelled is called?
    • A. 

      Velocity

    • B. 

      Acceleration

    • C. 

      Average Speed

    • D. 

      Instantaneous Speed

  • 7. 
    The basic metric (SI) unit to measure length or distance is called the? 
    • A. 

      Mile

    • B. 

      Yard

    • C. 

      Meter

    • D. 

      Gram

  • 8. 
    How fast you change your speed AND/OR direction is called?
    • A. 

      Velocity

    • B. 

      Momentum

    • C. 

      Acceleration

    • D. 

      Instantaneous Speed

  • 9. 
    The metric unit of time used in many of our experiments is the?
    • A. 

      Kilogram

    • B. 

      Hectare

    • C. 

      Second

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    Velocity is both your speed and ____________.
    • A. 

      Timing

    • B. 

      Distance

    • C. 

      Displacement

    • D. 

      Direction