# Quiz: Motion Graphs, Measurement And Equations

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• 1.
Which of the following is a "scalar" quantity?
• A.

Distance

• B.

Velocity

• C.

Acceleration

• D.

Displacement

• E.

None of the above

• 2.
The area under an acceleration-time graph always represents
• A.

Displacement

• B.

Distance

• C.

Velocity

• D.

Change in velocity

• E.

Jerk

• 3.
The position-time graph that depicts a ball thrown vertically upward that returns to the same position is
• A.

A

• B.

B

• C.

C

• D.

D

• E.

E

• 4.
The position-time graph pictured below represents the motions of two objects, A and B. Which of the following statements concerning the objects' motions is true?
• A.

Object B travels the greater distance.

• B.

Object A has the greater speed.

• C.

Object A leaves the reference point at an earlier time.

• D.

Both objects have the same speed at the point where the lines cross.

• E.

Object A is travelling for a longer period of time.

• 5.
Kate and Michelle run with the same constant speed but in opposite directions.  The girls have
• A.

Constant accelerations

• B.

Different speeds

• C.

Different velocities

• D.

Constant positions

• E.

The same displacement

• 6.
A ball is thrown vertically upward into the air. Which of the following acceleration-time graphs represents the ball's motion?
• A.

A

• B.

B

• C.

C

• D.

D

• E.

E

• 7.
A car drives 6.0 km [E], then 8.0 km [W] in a total time of 0.30 h. What is the car's average velocity?
• A.

6.67 km/h [W]

• B.

6.67 km/h [E]

• C.

24 m/s [W]

• D.

47 km/h [E]

• E.

47 km/h [W]

• 8.
Using a variety of stopwatches, four students reported the time for a ball to drop to the ground from the same height. The recorded times were 1.85 s, 1.8 s, 1.9 s, and 2 s. The average time, expressed in the correct manner, is
• A.

1.888 s

• B.

1.89 s

• C.

1.8 s

• D.

1.9 s

• E.

2 s

• 9.
Jose Bautista hits a home run and runs around the bases.  Which pairs of quantities concerning his motion would both have values of zero?
• A.

Displacement, average velocity

• B.

Average speed, average acceleration

• C.

Distance, average speed

• D.

Average speed, average velocity

• E.

Displacement, average speed

• 10.
An object is travelling north and slowing down. The directions associated with the object’s velocity and acceleration, respectively, are
• A.

[S], [N]

• B.

[N], [N]

• C.

[S], [S]

• D.

[N], [S]

• E.

None of the above

• 11.
Which of the following descriptions best represents the acceleration-time graph of a car that pulls away from a corner when the light turns green, reaches and maintains a constant velocity, then slows down until it stops? Assume that all accelerations are uniform.
• A.

All three sections of the graph are comprised of diagonal lines.

• B.

All three sections of the graph are comprised of curved lines.

• C.

Two sections of the graph are diagonal lines and one is horizontal.

• D.

All three sections of the graph are comprised of horizontal lines.

• E.

Two sections of the graph are horizontal lines and one is diagonal.

• 12.
Which of the following statements concerning motion graphs is NOT correct?
• A.

The slope of a position-time graph gives velocity.

• B.

The area under a velocity-time graph gives displacement.

• C.

The slope of a velocity-time graph gives acceleration.

• D.

The slope of the tangent in a position-time graph gives instantaneous velocity.

• E.

The area under an acceleration-time graph gives displacement.

• 13.
Which of the following graphs shows acceleration?
• A.

A and B

• B.

C only

• C.

D and E

• D.

B and D

• E.

A and E

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