Reference Points

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This quiz tests students' knowledge of reference points/ frame of reference.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You are riding on a bus going 40 miles/hour.  Are you moving?
    • A. 

      No, not if the reference point is the bus.

    • B. 

      Yes, if the reference point is someone standing on the sidewalk.

    • C. 

      No, not if the reference point is the bus driver.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 2. 
    A mother is riding a bike, pulling her children in a cart behind the bike.  Is the mother moving relative to the cart?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 3. 
    A mother is riding a bike, pulling her children in a cart behind the bike.  Is the mother moving relative to a crack in the sidewalk?  
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 4. 
    You are sleeping in class.  Are you moving?  
    • A. 

      Yes, if your reference point is the chair.

    • B. 

      Yes, if your reference point is the table.

    • C. 

      Yes, if your reference point is the Sun.

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