# Speed = Distance/Time Question Preview (ID: 18432)

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6.8 C Calculate Average Speed Using Distance And Time Measurement.[print questions]

**If a person wants to know the speed of an object, what information could be used?**

a) The distance the object moved from its original position in a certain amount of time

b) The distance the object moved after changing its direction in a certain amount of time

c) The distance the object traveled in a certain amount of time

d) Any of the above

**Javelinas need strong leg muscles to help provide enough force for them to accelerate to high speeds. This fast movement can help Javelinas escape from predators. If a Javelina runs 42 meters in 6 seconds, what is its speed?**

a) 6 m/s

b) 7 m/s

c) 48 m/s

d) 252 m/s

**Which of the statements below has been proven to be true about speed?**

a) Speed can be expressed as a ratio.

b) Speed describes how fast an object is moving.

c) To calculate speed, a person needs the distance traveled and the time it took to travel that distance.

d) All of the above

**It took John 5 hours to drive from Fort Worth to Midland, which is a distance of 300 miles. What was his average speed for the trip?**

a) 16.7 miles per hour

b) 1500 miles per hour

c) 60 miles per hour

d) none of the above

**A motorcycle traveled 250 kilometers in 5 hours. What was its average speed?**

a) 50 kilometers per hour

b) 20 kilometers per hour

c) 5 kilmeters per hour

d) 200 kilometers per hour

**If a car travels 400m in 20 seconds how fast is it going?**

a) 20 meters per second

b) 5 meters per second

c) 60 meters per second

d) 80 meters per second

**If you move 50 meters in 10 seconds, what is your speed?**

a) 5 meters per second

b) 5 kilometers per second

c) 20 meters per second

d) 20 kilometers per second

**You arrive in my class 45 seconds after leaving math which is 90 meters away. How fast did you travel?**

a) 2 meters per second

b) 20 meters per second

c) 51.1 meters per second

d) 5.1 meters per second

**You need to get to class, 200 meters away, and you can only walk in the hallways at about 1.5 m/s. (if you run any faster, youâ€™ll be caught for running). How much time will it take to get to your class?**

a) 133 seconds

b) 500 seconds

c) 300 seconds

d) none of the above

**How far can you get away from your little brother with the squirt gun filled with paint if you can travel at 3 m/s and you have 15s before he sees you?**

a) 45 meters

b) 5 meters

c) 20 meters

d) none of the above

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