# Solve This Acceleration Trivia Quiz!

15 Questions | Attempts: 818  Settings  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!

• 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.

• 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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