Physics Trivia Exam: MCQ Quiz!

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Physics Trivia Exam: MCQ Quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A car travels a distance of 90 km at an average speed of 5 m/s.  How many hours were required for the trip?
    • A. 

      18 hours

    • B. 

      1800 seconds

    • C. 

      5 hours

    • D. 

      0.5 hours

  • 2. 
    On the moon, a feather is dropped from a height of 1.40 m. The acceleration of gravity on the moon is -1.67 m/s2. Determine the time it takes for the feather to fall to the surface of the moon.
    • A. 

      1.29 seconds

    • B. 

      -1.29 seconds

    • C. 

      0.53 seconds

    • D. 

      -0.53 seconds

  • 3. 
    An arrow accelerates from zero to 45 m/s in the 0.45 s it is in contact with the bowstring.  What is the average acceleration (in m/s2)?
    • A. 

      20.25 m/s^2

    • B. 

      0.01 m/s^2

    • C. 

      100 m/s^2

    • D. 

      -20.25 m/s^2

  • 4. 
    If Lebron James has a vertical leap of 1.29 m, what is his take-off speed?
    • A. 

      5 m/s

    • B. 

      25 m/s

    • C. 

      - 5 m/s

    • D. 

      - 25 m/s

  • 5. 
    Rex Things throws his mother's crystal vase vertically upwards with an initial velocity of 26.2 m/s. Determine the height to which the vase will rise above its initial height.
    • A. 

      -34.99 m

    • B. 

      34.99 m

    • C. 

      -1.33 m

    • D. 

      1.33 m

  • 6. 
    In a diagram, the length of a vector arrow represents the?
    • A. 

      Type of vector

    • B. 

      Direction of the vector

    • C. 

      Magnitude of the vector

    • D. 

      Cause of the vector

  • 7. 
    If vectors are solved algebraically, then the resultant vector is drawn.
    • A. 

      From the tail of the first vector to the tail of the last vector.

    • B. 

      From the tail of the first vector to the tip of the last vector.

    • C. 

      From the tip of the first vector to the tail of the last vector.

    • D. 

      From the tip of the first vector to the tip of the last vector.

  • 8. 
    What is the acceleration of a car that maintains a constant velocity of 10 m/s for 2 s?
    • A. 

      0 m/s^2

    • B. 

      20 m/s^2

    • C. 

      5 m/s^2

    • D. 

      8 m/s^2

  • 9. 
    The two measurements necessary for calculating average speed are:
    • A. 

      Velocity and time

    • B. 

      Distance and time

    • C. 

      Acceleration and time

    • D. 

      Displacement and time

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is an example of a vector quantity?
    • A. 

      Temperature

    • B. 

      Velocity

    • C. 

      Time

    • D. 

      Volume

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