Solve This Acceleration Trivia Quiz!

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Solve this acceleration trivia and get to see just how much you have been able to understand from your physics class when it comes to this topic. There are a lot of things that one can achieve if they get to learn the secrets behind speed itself. Think you can tackle this test then give it a try and have some fun learning!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What can be calculated by finding the area under an acceleration vs. time graph for a specific amount of time?
    • A. 

      Displacement

    • B. 

      Position

    • C. 

      Velocity

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 2. 
    What is represented by the slope of a position vs. time graph?
    • A. 

      Acceleration

    • B. 

      Position

    • C. 

      Distance

    • D. 

      Velocity

  • 3. 
    When the slope of a velocity vs. time graph is zero, which of the following is true?
    • A. 

      The velocity is unchanging.

    • B. 

      The object is standing still

    • C. 

      There must be acceleration

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 4. 
    Adam is driving 70 km/hr west and passes Dana who is also traveling west, but at a rate of 55 km/hr.  From Dana's perspective, how fast does it appear that Adam is moving?
    • A. 

      +25 km/hr

    • B. 

      -15 km/hr

    • C. 

      +15 km/hr

    • D. 

      125 km/hr

  • 5. 
    A car accelerates from rest at a rate of 2.3 m/s2 for 25 seconds.  What is the final velocity of this car? 
    • A. 

      28.3 m/s

    • B. 

      57.5 m/s

    • C. 

      10.87 m/s

    • D. 

      12.01 m/s

  • 6. 
    A car accelerates from rest at a rate of 2.3 m/s2 for 25 seconds.  What distance is covered by the car during this time? 
    • A. 

      718.75 m

    • B. 

      57.50 m

    • C. 

      10.87 m

    • D. 

      212.01 m

  • 7. 
    What is the average acceleration for a train that accelerates from 20 m/s to 27.2 m/s in 3 seconds?                   _____________     
    • A. 

      2.5

    • B. 

      3.2

    • C. 

      2.0

    • D. 

      2.72

  • 8. 
    When looking at a position versus time graph, what does a upwardly curved slope suggest about the velocity?
    • A. 

      It remains constant

    • B. 

      It is decreasing

    • C. 

      It is increasing

    • D. 

      It is reversed

  • 9. 
    What is the difference between speed and velocity?
    • A. 

      Velocity has no direction, Speed does

    • B. 

      Speed has direction, velocity does not

    • C. 

      Velocity has direction, speed does too

    • D. 

      Velocity is a vector and speed is a scalar

  • 10. 
    A man walking down the street at a pace of 3 km/hr is passed by a vehicle going 15 km/hr in the opposite direction.  From his perspective, how fast did the car pass him?
    • A. 

      12 km/hr

    • B. 

      13 km/hr

    • C. 

      18 km/hr

    • D. 

      5 km/hr

  • 11. 
    With what average velocity would you need to travel to reach a landmark that is 1560 km away in 12 hours?
    • A. 

      150 km/hr

    • B. 

      130 km/hr

    • C. 

      12 km/hr

    • D. 

      18720 km/hr

  • 12. 
    Jack and Alice were working on a lab with a glass beaker when Alice dropped the beaker and was cut by the broken glass.  What should Jack do first?
    • A. 

      Try to stop the bleeding.

    • B. 

      Tell the teacher imeadiately

    • C. 

      Run around screaming, "She's a gonner"

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 13. 
    Calculate the average velocity for a boat traveling 3500 kilometers in 6 days.
    • A. 

      583.33 km/hr

    • B. 

      145.83 km/hr

    • C. 

      24.31 km/hr

    • D. 

      .58 km/hr

  • 14. 
    If Tiffany walks at a pace of 3 km/hr for 6.5 hours, how far does she go?
    • A. 

      2.17 km

    • B. 

      19.5 km

    • C. 

      .46 km

    • D. 

      12.50 km

  • 15. 
    Prince Joe and Prince Mikey ride their horse Charlie across the jousting grounds at a pace of 12.3 km/hr.  If the jousting grounds are 3.5 km wide, how long does it take for them to cross the distance?
    • A. 

      16.8 minutes

    • B. 

      .28 minutes

    • C. 

      30 minutes

    • D. 

      3.5 minutes

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