Speed And Acceleration Test! Ultimate Quiz

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Speed And Acceleration Test! Ultimate Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Does the speedometer of a car read average speed or instantaneous speed? 
    • A. 

      Average speed

    • B. 

      Instantaneous speed

  • 2. 
    What is the speed of a rocket that travels 9000 meters in 12 seconds?
  • 3. 
    What is the speed of a jet plane that travels 528 meters in 4 seconds?
  • 4. 
    After an impact involving a non-functioning satellite, a paint chip leaves the surface of the satellite at a speed of 96 m/s. After 16 seconds, how far has the chip landed?
  • 5. 
    The space shuttle Endeavor is launched to an altitude of 500,000 m above the surface of the earth. The shuttle travels at an average rate of 800 m/s. How long will it take for Endeavor to reach its orbit?
  • 6. 
    How long will your trip take (in hours) if you travel 350 km at an average speed of 70 km/hr?
  • 7. 
    What is the speed of a walking person in m/s if the person travels 1.8 km in 20 minutes?
  • 8. 
    It takes Serina 15 minutes to drive to school.  Her route is 16 km long.  What is Serina’s average speed in km/h on her drive to school?
  • 9. 
    Troy is at the drags. He accelerates from 0 m/s to 12 m/s in 5 seconds. Calculate his acceleration.
  • 10. 
    Luke is driving speed of 5 m/s and accelerates to 12 m/s. It takes him 20 seconds to accelerate. Calculate his acceleration over this time.
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