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What is the formula for calculating speed?
a) distance / time
b) distance X time
c) distance + time
d) distance - time

Movement occurs when an object moves relative to a _______________.
a) moving object
b) stationary object
c) different object
d) reference point

An object that travels 100 m in 20s has what speed?
a) 200 m/s
b) 5 m/s
c) 2,000 m/s
d) 50 m/s

The ___________ measures the speed during an entire trip
a) instantaneous speed
b) acceleration
c) average speed
d) overall speed

If a distance-time graph shows a horizontal line, the object is ________________.
a) moving at a constant speed
b) moving in a straight line
c) at rest (not moving)
d) getting faster

When you graph distance and time, distance is on the ____________.
a) x- axis
b) y-axis
c) horizontal axis
d) z-axis

When you graph speed and time, time is on the ____________.
a) x-axis
b) y-axis
c) vertical axis
d) z-axis

Which of the following is an example of a reference point?
a) Mountain
b) School
c) Restaurant
d) All of the above

A straight horizontal line on a speed-time graph means ___________________.
a) the object is at rest
b) speed is decreasing
c) the speed is constant
d) speed is increasing

An object that keeps getting faster is ________________________.
a) accelerating
b) decelerating
c) at rest
d) moving at a constant speed

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