Motion Quiz: Quiz For Unit 3 Force And Motion

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Motion Quiz: Quiz For Unit 3 Force And Motion

Motion quiz: This is the first quiz for unit 3 Force and Motion, and covers the material in Chapter two of your textbook.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following do you calculate when you divide the total distance traveled by the total travel time?
    • A. 

      Average Speed

    • B. 

      Constant Speed

    • C. 

      Variable Speed

    • D. 

      Instantaneous Speed

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Inertia

    • B. 

      Balanced Forces

    • C. 

      Acceleration

    • D. 

      Unbalanced Forces

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Initial Velocity

    • B. 

      Average Speed

    • C. 

      Time Interval

    • D. 

      Final Velocity

  • 4. 
    In which of het following conditions does the car NOT accelerate?
    • A. 

      A car moves at 80 km/h on a flat, straight highway

    • B. 

      The car slows from 80 km/h to 35 km/h

    • C. 

      The car turns a corner

    • D. 

      The car speeds up from 35 km/h to 80 km/h

  • 5. 
    What is the tendency for an object to resist any change in its motion?
    • A. 

      Net Force

    • B. 

      Acceleration

    • C. 

      Balanced Force

    • D. 

      Inertia

  • 6. 
    How can speed be defined?
    • A. 

      Acceleration / Time

    • B. 

      Change in velocity / Time

    • C. 

      Distance / Time

    • D. 

      Displacement / Time

  • 7. 
    Which of the following represents the greatest speed?
    • A. 

      20 m/s

    • B. 

      200 cm/s

    • C. 

      0.2 km/s

  • 8. 
    Sound travels at a speed of 330 m/s. How long does it take the sound of thunder to travel 1485 m?
    • A. 

      45 s

    • B. 

      4.5 s

    • C. 

      4,900 s

    • D. 

      0.22 s

  • 9. 
    Which to the following best describes an object with constant velocity?
    • A. 

      It is changing direction

    • B. 

      Its acceleration is increasing

    • C. 

      Its acceleration is zero

    • D. 

      Its acceleration is negative

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Increases

    • B. 

      Decreases

    • C. 

      Remains the same

  • 11. 
    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

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 13. 
    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

  • 14. 
    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

  • 15. 
    Which graph best represents the motion of an object initially at rest and accelerating uniformly?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4