Physics Quiz: Introduction To Motion! Trivia Questions

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Physics Quiz: Introduction To Motion! Trivia Questions

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  • 1. 
    Motion
    • A. 

      Path along which an object moves; straight or curve

    • B. 

      Motion of an object by displaying its location at various equally spaced times on the same diagram

    • C. 

      Change of an objects position with time

    • D. 

      Motion of an object along a trajectory

  • 2. 
    Trajectory
    • A. 

      Path along which an object moves; straight or curve

    • B. 

      An arrow drawn from the origin to an objects position

    • C. 

      Motion of an object along a trajectory

    • D. 

      Motion of an object by displaying its location at various equally spaced times on the same diagram

    • E. 

      Change of an objects position with time

  • 3. 
    Motion diagram
    • A. 

      Motion of an object along a trajectory

    • B. 

      An arrow drawn from the origin to an objects position

    • C. 

      Change of position

    • D. 

      An object represented as a mass at a single point

    • E. 

      Motion of an object by displaying its location at various equally spaced times on the same diagram

  • 4. 
    Translational motion
    • A. 

      Motion of an object by displaying its location at various equally spaced times on the same diagram

    • B. 

      Motion of an object along a trajectory

    • C. 

      Motion of an object represented as a mass concentrated at a single point

    • D. 

      Path along which an object moves; straight or curve

    • E. 

      An arrow drawn from the origin to an objects position.

  • 5. 
    Particle
    • A. 

      An object represented as a mass at a single point

    • B. 

      Physical quantity described by a single number (with unit).

    • C. 

      Motion of an object along a trajectory

    • D. 

      Motion of an object by displaying its location at various equally spaced times on the same diagram

    • E. 

      An arrow drawn from the origin to an objects position

  • 6. 
    Particle model
    • A. 

      Motion of an object along a trajectory

    • B. 

      An object represented as a mass at a single point

    • C. 

      Change of position

    • D. 

      Motion of an object represented as a mass concentrated at a single point

    • E. 

      An arrow drawn from the origin to an objects position

  • 7. 
    Position Vector
    • A. 

      Change of an objects position with time

    • B. 

      Change of position

    • C. 

      An arrow drawn from the origin to an objects position.

    • D. 

      An object represented as a mass at a single point

    • E. 

      Motion of an object along a trajectory

  • 8. 
    Scalar Quantity
    • A. 

      Motion of an object along a trajectory

    • B. 

      Physical quantity described by a single number (with unit).

    • C. 

      Quantity having both a size (far, fast) and a direction (left or right, north or south ext).

    • D. 

      An arrow drawn from the origin to an objects position

    • E. 

      A continuous line or curve showing an objects position as a function of time

  • 9. 
    Vector Quantity
    • A. 

      Quantity having both a size (far, fast) and a direction (left or right, north or south ext).

    • B. 

      Motion of an object along a trajectory

    • C. 

      Physical quantity described by a single number (with unit).

    • D. 

      An arrow drawn from the origin to an objects position

    • E. 

      A continuous line or curve showing an objects position as a function of time

  • 10. 
    Displacement
    • A. 

      A continuous line or curve showing an objects position as a function of time

    • B. 

      An arrow drawn from the origin to an objects position

    • C. 

      Change of position

    • D. 

      Motion of an object along a trajectory

    • E. 

      Motion of an object by displaying its location at various equally spaced times on the same diagram

  • 11. 
    Position vs Time graph
    • A. 

      Has a continuous line or curve showing an objects position as a function of time

    • B. 

      Has a continuous line or curve showing the objects time as a function of position

  • 12. 
    Average Acceleration can be calculated as...
    • A. 

      (distance)/ (time interval)

    • B. 

      (change of velocity)/ (time interval)

    • C. 

      (time interval)/ ( change of velocity)

    • D. 

      (time interval)/ (distance)

  • 13. 
    Average Velocity can be calculated as ...
    • A. 

      (change of velocity)/ (time interval)

    • B. 

      (time interval)/ ( change of velocity)

    • C. 

      (time interval)/ (distance)

    • D. 

      (distance)/ (time interval)

  • 14. 
    How to do a Pictorial representation. choose all that apply
    • A. 

      Draw Motion Diagram

    • B. 

      Establish coordinate system

    • C. 

      Sketch the situation

    • D. 

      Define Symbols

    • E. 

      List known information and Identify the desired Unknowns

  • 15. 
    Significant figures. choose the correct answers
    • A. 

      .0020 has two significant figures

    • B. 

      6.20 has three significant figures

    • C. 

      10.020 has four significant figures

    • D. 

      0.0 has two significant figures

    • E. 

      .00001 has 5 significant figures

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