Section 6.5 - Describing Situations From Graphs

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Section 6.5 - Describing Situations From Graphs - Quiz

Describing situations from graphs requires analytic skills and is one of the many components of mathematics. It might not be as simple or complex as you think so just try it out and see for yourself. Enjoy


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which story matches the graph?
    • A. 

      A car pulls onto the highway and travels at a steady speed until it pulls into a gas station to refill

    • B. 

      Olivia throws a rock off a cliff into the ocean below

    • C. 

      Francine hits a home run

    • D. 

      A hang glider flies off a cliff, does one full turn and lands where he began

  • 2. 
    Which shows a non-linear relationship?
    • A. 

      Graph A

    • B. 

      Graph B

    • C. 

      Graph C

    • D. 

      Graph D

  • 3. 
    This graph shows how mountain bike travels over time. At what interval of time is the mountain bike travelling the fastest? 
    • A. 

      0s - 10s

    • B. 

      20 s - 30 s

    • C. 

      30s - 50 s

    • D. 

      50s - 60s

  • 4. 
    What is the slope of the graph between 50s and 60s
    • A. 

      1/10

    • B. 

      1/2

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      5

  • 5. 
    Susan drove to the shopping centre, stopping at 2 lights along the way.  After shopping, she retured home, driving at a steady rate.  Which graph matches the situation?
    • A. 

      Graph A

    • B. 

      Graph B

    • C. 

      Graph C

    • D. 

      Graph D

  • 6. 
    Which graph shows a negative velocity?
    • A. 

      Graph A

    • B. 

      Graph B

    • C. 

      Graph C

    • D. 

      Graph D

  • 7. 
    If you fill the pitcher with water, pouring at a steady rate, in which section will it fill the fastest?
    • A. 

      Section 1

    • B. 

      Section 2

    • C. 

      Section 3

    • D. 

      Section 4

  • 8. 
    A rocket is shot into the air.  This table shows the height of the rockets after various time intervals.  When does the rockets reach its maximum height?
    • A. 

      1.2s

    • B. 

      2.0s

    • C. 

      2.4s

    • D. 

      7.2s

  • 9. 
    Ben walks tp the bus stop.  The he realizes he has forgotten his lunch and runs back home.  The he runs back to the bus stop.  Which graph best describes the story?
    • A. 

      Graph A

    • B. 

      Graph B

    • C. 

      Graph C

    • D. 

      Graph D

  • 10. 
    This graph shows how a kayak travels over time.  Over what interval is the kayak travelling the slowest?
    • A. 

      0s - 20s

    • B. 

      20s - 40s

    • C. 

      60s - 80s

    • D. 

      80s - 100s

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