Unit 2 A Motion

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Unit 2 A Motion

Learning Goal: I can describe and calculate velocity. I know the difference between scalar and vector. I know the difference between distance and displacement.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Refers to a quantity or an amount.
    • A. 

      Vector

    • B. 

      Velocity

    • C. 

      Speed

    • D. 

      Scalar

  • 2. 
    Refers to a quantity or an amount and direction.
    • A. 

      Scalar

    • B. 

      Vector

    • C. 

      Velocity

    • D. 

      Speed

  • 3. 
    The length between two points.
    • A. 

      Displacement

    • B. 

      Distance

    • C. 

      Velocity

    • D. 

      Vector

  • 4. 
    When an object changes its speed and or direction.
    • A. 

      Acceleration

    • B. 

      Speed

    • C. 

      Velocity

    • D. 

      Displacement

  • 5. 
    The distance and direction of an object's change in position from the starting point.
    • A. 

      Distance

    • B. 

      Acceleration

    • C. 

      Displacement

    • D. 

      Velocity

  • 6. 
    A speed with a direction, such as 70 mph southbound.
    • A. 

      Vector

    • B. 

      Acceleration

    • C. 

      Velocity

    • D. 

      Displacement

  • 7. 
    Choose the correct answer 50 miles
    • A. 

      Scalar

    • B. 

      Vector

  • 8. 
    Choose the correct answer          75 miles northeast
    • A. 

      Scalar

    • B. 

      Vector

  • 9. 
    Choose the correct answer    16 GB
    • A. 

      Scalar

    • B. 

      Vector

  • 10. 
    If Joe traveled 75 miles east, the distance he traveled would be ________________.
    • A. 

      75 feet

    • B. 

      75 miles

  • 11. 
    If James traveled 50 miles from his house, what would his displacement be?
    • A. 

      25 miles

    • B. 

      50 miles

    • C. 

      0 miles

  • 12. 
    If Kara walked 10 blocks to visit her friend, then headed back home and stopped after walking 6 blocks, the total distance she walked would be __________________
    • A. 

      10 blocks

    • B. 

      6 blocks

    • C. 

      16 blocks

  • 13. 
    If Justis walked 12 blocks to his Grandma's house and then started walking towards home, but he stopped after walking 4 blocks he stopped at a friends house.  What is Justis displacement?
    • A. 

      12 blocks

    • B. 

      8 blocks

    • C. 

      16 blocks

  • 14. 
    If Sara left her house and drove 25 miles to town and then came back home on the same route, what would her displacement be?
    • A. 

      25 miles

    • B. 

      50 miles

    • C. 

      0 miles

  • 15. 
     A train travels 200 miles in 4 hours.  Calculate the train’s average velocity.  
    • A. 

      60 mph

    • B. 

      50 miles

    • C. 

      50 mph

    • D. 

      60 miles

  • 16. 
    How long does it take a cheetah to run 180 meters, if its speed is 60 m/s?
    • A. 

      3 m/s

    • B. 

      3 seconds

    • C. 

      3 meters

  • 17. 
    How far, in meters, will a bus travel in 200 seconds at an average speed of 15 m/s?
    • A. 

      3000 miles

    • B. 

      3000 seconds

    • C. 

      40 minutes

    • D. 

      3000 minutes

  • 18. 
    Calculate the average speed of a bus that travels 60 km in 5 hours?
    • A. 

      300 km/h

    • B. 

      300 km

    • C. 

      12 h

    • D. 

      12 km/h

  • 19. 
    A car travels at a constant speed of 50 mph and goes in the same direction is an example of acceleration.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    A young boy ramps his skateboard off the ramp.  This is an example of acceleration.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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