Velocity And Acceleration Test! Physics Trivia Questions Quiz

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Velocity And Acceleration Test! Physics Trivia Questions Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    While a car travels around a circular track at a constant speed, its
    • A. 

      Acceleration is zero

    • B. 

      Velocity is zero

    • C. 

      Both a and b

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    Acceleration is defined as
    • A. 

      Rate of displacement.

    • B. 

      The rate of change of displacement.

    • C. 

      The change in velocity.

    • D. 

      The rate of change of velocity.

  • 3. 
    If you know a car’s acceleration, the information you must have to determine if the car’s velocity is increasing is the
    • A. 

      Direction of the car’s initial velocity.

    • B. 

      Direction of the car’s acceleration.

    • C. 

      Initial speed of the car.

    • D. 

      Final velocity of the car.

  • 4. 
    If you know the acceleration of a car and its initial velocity, you can predict which of the following?
    • A. 

      The direction of the car’s final velocity

    • B. 

      The magnitude of the car’s final velocity

    • C. 

      The displacement of the car

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    When a car’s velocity is positive and its acceleration is negative, what is happening to the car’s motion?
    • A. 

      The car slows down.

    • B. 

      The car speeds up.

    • C. 

      The car travels at constant speed.

    • D. 

      The car remains at rest.