Vector Quiz

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Vector Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these express a vector quantity?
    • A. 

      10kg

    • B. 

      10kg to the north

    • C. 

      10 m/s

    • D. 

      10 m/s to the east

  • 2. 
    1)  Which one of the following is an example of a vector quantity?
    • A. 

      Area

    • B. 

      Mass

    • C. 

      Velocity

    • D. 

      Distance

  • 3. 
    The order in which vectors is added will effect the end result.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Vector A is directed northward and vector B is directed eastward. Which of the following vector addition diagrams best represent the addition of vectors A and B and the subsequent resultant?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

    • E. 

      E

    • F. 

      F

  • 5. 
    Consider the magnitude and direction of vectors A and B as shown in Diagram 1 above. Which one of the following diagrams would represent B - A = R?
    • A. 

      Diagram A

    • B. 

      Diagram B

    • C. 

      Diagram C

    • D. 

      Diagram D

  • 6. 
    The vector sum (magnitude only) of 25.0 m, north + 18.0 m, East is ___ m.
    • A. 

      7.00

    • B. 

      21.5

    • C. 

      30.8

    • D. 

      35.8

    • E. 

      43.0

    • F. 

      54.2

    • G. 

      949

    • H. 

      None of these

  • 7. 
     When adding vector B to vector A geometrically (or graphically) using the head to tail method, the resultant is drawn from ____ to the ____.  
    • A. 

      Head of A, tail of B

    • B. 

      Head of B, tail of A

    • C. 

      Tail of A, head of B a. head of A, tail of B b. tail of A, head of B c. head of B, tail of A tail of A, head of B

    • D. 

      Tail of B, head of A

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