Period 3 Kinematics Review

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Period 3 Kinematics Review

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is a distance?
    • A. 

      2.65 m east

    • B. 

      9.8 m down

    • C. 

      11 m

    • D. 

      -3.4 m

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is a velocity?
    • A. 

      3.5 m/s

    • B. 

      .04 m/s

    • C. 

      -5.0 m/s

    • D. 

      -9.8 m/s/s

  • 3. 
    What is the acceleration due gravity?
    • A. 

      -9.8 m/s/s

    • B. 

      -9.8 m/s

    • C. 

      +9.8 m/s

    • D. 

      +9.8 m/s/s

  • 4. 
    You drive 100 mi North and then 20 mi south. What is your distance?
    • A. 

      80 mi North

    • B. 

      80 mi

    • C. 

      120 mi North

    • D. 

      120 mi

  • 5. 
    You drive 100 mi North. You then drive 20 miles south. What was your displacement?
    • A. 

      80 m North

    • B. 

      80 m South

    • C. 

      120 m

    • D. 

      120 m North

  • 6. 
    Chose all the the scenarios where you are accelerating:
    • A. 

      You are standing still, watching your crush walk away from you.

    • B. 

      You are running away at a constant velocity.

    • C. 

      You are rounding a corner going a constant 20 m/s.

    • D. 

      You see a beautiful, new, smiling stranger, who makes you slow to a stop.

  • 7. 
    Choose the situations where the object is speeding up:
    • A. 

      Positive velocity, positive acceleration

    • B. 

      Positive velocity, negative acceleation

    • C. 

      Negative velocity, positive acceleration

    • D. 

      Negative velocity, negative acceleration

  • 8. 
    Choose the situations where the object is slowing down:
    • A. 

      Positive velocity, positive acceleration

    • B. 

      Positive velocity, negative acceleation

    • C. 

      Negative velocity, positive acceleration

    • D. 

      Negative velocity, negative acceleration

  • 9. 
    You stand at the top of the highest building in the world, the Burj Kalifa, which is about 818 m tall. Imagine there is no air to get in the way. You drop a penny. How long would it take the penny to hit the ground? 
    • A. 

      166.9 s

    • B. 

      41.7 s

    • C. 

      12.9 s

    • D. 

      20.4 s

  • 10. 
    The object in the graph on the left is:
    • A. 

      Speeding up in the positive direction

    • B. 

      Slowing down in the positive direction

    • C. 

      Speeding up in the negative direction

    • D. 

      Slowing down in the negative direction

  • 11. 
    The object in the graph on the right
    • A. 

      Speeding up in the positive direction

    • B. 

      Slowing down in the positive direction

    • C. 

      Speeding up in the negative direction

    • D. 

      Slowing down in the negative direction

  • 12. 
        Describe the motion of the object in this graph.
    • A. 

      It is stopped, then moving at a steady constant velocity.

    • B. 

      It is moving at a constant velocity, then going a faster constant velocity

    • C. 

      If is moving at a constant velocity, then accelerating.

    • D. 

      It is stopped, then slowing down.

  • 13. 
        During the first 4 seconds, what is the acceleration of the object?
    • A. 

      2 m/s/s

    • B. 

      2 m/s

    • C. 

      0 m/s/s

    • D. 

      It is impossible to tell without more information.

  • 14. 
        During the last 4 seconds, what is the acceleration of the object?
    • A. 

      2 m/s/s

    • B. 

      2 m/s

    • C. 

      0 m/s/s

    • D. 

      It is impossible to tell without more information.

  • 15. 
        What was the total displacement of the object in this graph?
    • A. 

      48 m

    • B. 

      2 m

    • C. 

      24 m

    • D. 

      It is impossible to tell without more information.

  • 16. 
    Match the velocity graph to its acceleration graph.
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 17. 
    A zebra is being chased by a lion. It is running constantly at its top velocity +22 m/s. How long will it take the zebra to run 68 m?
    • A. 

      46

    • B. 

      0.32 s

    • C. 

      1496 s

    • D. 

      3.1 s

  • 18. 
    A plane goes from flying 220 m/s to stop while experiancing an acceleration of -16 m/s/s. How far does the plane travel before it comes to a stop?
    • A. 

      13.75 m

    • B. 

      24200 m

    • C. 

      27.5

    • D. 

      1512.5 m

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