# Shc Mechanics Test 1

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 44  Settings  Quiz about units used in mechanics and motion graphs and constant acceleration equations

Questions and Answers
• 1.
How many metres in one kilometre?
• A.

100

• B.

10

• C.

1000

• D.

10,000

• 2.
What is the acceleration due to gravity (in ms-2)?
• 3.
The slope of a distance time graph gives us _______________ of an object.
• A.

Speed

• B.

Acceleration

• C.

Distance

• D.

Displacement

• 4.
A car travelling at 10ms-1for 2 minutes covers a distance of _________________ metres.
• 5.
The slope a speed - time graph gives us the _______________ of the object
• A.

Distance

• B.

Speed

• C.

Acceleration

• D.

Velocity

• 6.
A mass of 3 kg is initially at rest. It accelerates at a rate of 4ms-2 . Calculate its speed after 5 seconds of acceleration.
• A.

10

• B.

15

• C.

18

• D.

20

• E.

22

• 7.
A mass of 2 kg is initially moving at a steady speed of 3 ms-1. It then accelerates at a rate of 2ms-2 . Calculate its speed after accelerating  for 4 seconds.
• A.

11

• B.

8

• C.

14

• D.

12

• 8.
A mass of 2 kg is initially moving at a steady speed of 3 ms-1. It then accelerates at a rate of 2ms-2 . Calculate the distance it covers during the first 4 seconds of its acceleration
• A.

12

• B.

16

• C.

24

• D.

26

• E.

28

• 9.
What force(s) are acting on a ball as it is moves vertically up in the air?
• A.

Force of the throw and gravity

• B.

Gravity

• C.

Force of the throw and Air Resistance

• D.

Gravity and Air Resistance

• 10.
What does the area underneath the curve of a speed - time graph represent?
• A.

Acceleration

• B.

Distance

• C.

Speed

• D.

Velocity

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