# Displacement and Velocity

## Quiz by Mr. Holmes

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11 questions
• Q1
A car travels 10 km north, 20 km east and then 10 km south. What is the total distance and displacement the car traveled?
Distance is 20 km and displacement is 10 km to the east
Distance is 40 km and displacement is 40 km to the east
Distance is 40 km and displacement is 20 km to the east
Distance is 30 km and displacement is 20 km to the south
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• Q2
A person moves in a straight line for 5km east, then returns 2km west. What is the total distance and displacement of the person's travel?
Distance is 7km and displacement is 3km to the east
Distance is 3km and displacement is 3km to the east
Distance is 7km and displacement is 7km to the east
Distance is 3km and displacement is 7km to the west
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• Q3
Lara walked 4km south, then 3km east, and finally 4km north. What is the total distance and displacement she covered?
Distance is 11km and displacement is 1km to the north
Distance is 9km and displacement is 3km to the north
Distance is 11km and displacement is 3km to the east
Distance is 9km and displacement is 3km to the west
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• Q4
What's the difference between speed and velocity?
Velocity is always faster than speed
There is no difference
Speed includes direction
Velocity includes direction
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• Q5
If a car is moving in a circular track, which statement is true?
The car has neither constant speed nor constant velocity
The car has a constant velocity
The car has variable speed and constant velocity
The car has a constant speed but changing velocity
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• Q6
In which case does an object have zero velocity?
When the object is moving at a constant speed in a straight line
When the object is accelerating
When the object is at rest
When the object's speed is increasing
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• Q7
A person walks 3 km to the East, then turns and walks 4 km to the North. Which statement about the person's motion is true?
The person's speed is less than their velocity
The person's total distance is greater than their displacement
The person's displacement is greater than their total distance
The person's total distance is equal to their displacement
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• Q8
A train moves 60 meters in 2 seconds in a linear track. What is the train's speed and velocity?
The speed is 30 m/s and the velocity is -30 m/s
Both the speed and velocity are 30 m/s
Both the speed and velocity are -30 m/s
The velocity is 30 m/s and the speed is -30 m/s
30s
• Q9
A car moves in a straight line and covers 60 km in 2 hours. Then, the car returns using the same route and arrives at the initial point in 3 hours. What is the car's average speed and average velocity for the whole trip?
Both average speed and average velocity are 20 km/hr
Average speed is 0 km/hr and average velocity is 20 km/hr
Average speed is 20 km/hr and average velocity is 30 km/hr
Average speed is 20 km/hr and average velocity is 0 km/hr
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• Q10
A man runs along the perimeter of a square field of side 60m in 40 seconds. What is the man's speed and velocity?
Both speed and velocity are 0 m/s
Speed is 6 m/s and velocity is 0 m/s
Speed is 0 m/s and velocity is 6 m/s
Speed is 6 m/s and velocity is 6 m/s
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• Q11
Which of the following accurately defines velocity?
The rate of change of displacement
The rate of change of time
The total distance travelled
The rate of change of speed
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