Characteristics of Motion

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14 questions
• Q1
What does speed measure?
The rate at which an object speeds up
The distance an object has traveled
The rate at which an object slows down
How fast an object is moving
20s
• Q2
What is the formula to calculate speed?
S=D/T
S=T/D
S = Final Velocity-Initial Velocity/time
S=D x T
20s
• Q3
If a total distance of 750 m is covered in a time interval of 25 s, the average speed is ______?
18,750 m/s
30 m/s
33 m/s
30 mph
20s
• Q4
______describes how fast something is going, whereas, __________ describes how fast something is going and in a certain direction
speed, velocity
rate, acceleration
speed, acceleration
rate, speed
20s
• Q5
Which of the following is a measure of velocity?
30s
30 m/s
30 South
30 m/s South
20s
• Q6
Which of the following does NOT change acceleration?
speeding up
changing direction
slowing down
constant velocity
20s
• Q7
A small child spins around and around on a merry-go-round. Is the child accelerating?
Yes
20s
• Q8
A sailboat sails down the James River due South at exactly 15 mph for 1 hour. Is the sailboat accelerating?
No
20s
• Q9
The fastest car on Earth, a German-made Thrust SSC, would win every Nascar Race in America. If it takes 30 minutes to travel 380 miles, what is its speed?
.42 m/s
20s
• Q10
Which is NOT true about a reference point?
It is used as a comparison
It lets you see if something has moved
It should be a moving object
It should be a stationary object
20s
• Q11
What is the formula for acceleration?
A= (Final Velocity - Initial Velocity)
A= D/T
A= (Initial Velocity- Final Velocity)/Time
A= (Final Velocity- Initial Velocity)/Time
20s
• Q12
If a car is going 100 m/s and slows down to 50 m/s in 20 s, what is the rate of acceleration?
-5m
25 m/s/s
-2.5 m/s/s
50 m/s
20s
• Q13
An object in free fall has a constant acceleration of approximately:
25 m/s
9.8 m/s
-10 m/s
0 m/s
20s
• Q14
A car can move from rest to 35 m/s in 5.0 seconds. It's acceleration is _________.