Science Test Preparation Quiz

9 Questions  Settings  Motion is mathematically described in terms of displacement, distance, velocity, acceleration, time, and speed. In science class, we learnt how to measure this and how to measure speed. Take up the quiz below and test your understanding of this topic. All the best and keep studying for the upcoming exams!

• 1.
A posistion describes an object's location compared to..
• A.

Its motion

• B.

A reference point

• C.

Its speed

• D.

A vector

• 2.
Maria walked 2 km in half an hour. What was her average speed during her walk?
• A.

1 km/h

• B.

2 km/h

• C.

4 km/h

• D.

6 km/h

• 3.
Mary and Keisha run with the same constant speed but in opposite directions. The girls have
• A.

The same position

• B.

Diffrent accelerations

• C.

Diffrent speeds

• D.

Diffrent velocities

• 4.
A swimmer increases her speed as she approaches the end of the pool. Her acceleration is
• A.

In the same direction as her motion

• B.

In the opposite direction of her motion

• C.

At right angles to her motion

• D.

Zero

• 5.
A cheetah can go from 0 m/s to 20 m/s in  2 s. What was the cheetah's acceleration?
• A.

5 m/s

• B.

10 m/s

• C.

20 m/s

• D.

40 m/s

• 6.
A car traveling at 40 m/s slows down to 20 m/s. During this time, the car has
• A.

No acceleration

• B.

Posistive acceleration

• C.

Negative acceleration

• D.

Constant velocity

• 7.
• 8.
Speed = ________/ time
• 9.
Is speed in a specific direction.
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