Shc Mechanics Test 1

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 43

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Mechanics Quizzes & Trivia

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