Newton's Toy Box - Chapter Test Question Preview (ID: 28532)

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An objects place or location
a) position
b) reference point
c) delta
d) planets

how far an object moves from one point to another
a) rate
b) velocity
c) distance
d) location

change in position or place
a) relocation
b) jump
c) osmosis
d) motion

rate at which an object moves in a certain direction
a) rapid
b) velocity
c) distance
d) position

stationary object used to determine the motion of another nearby object
a) position
b) force
c) reference point
d) mass

rate at which the position of an object changes
a) motion
b) point
c) distance
d) speed

A moving bicycle changes ___________ compared with the nonmoving reference points
a) size
b) position
c) state
d) mass

Buildings, trees, and other stationary objects are used as _______. These objects show that you are in motion.
a) motion
b) position
c) reference points
d) speed

Science measurements are different than the measurements used in the US. In science, the basic units of distance or length follow the International System of Units (SI). Which is NOT usually measured in science?
a) centimeters
b) kilometers
c) meters
d) feet

The proper way to find speed (equation) is....
a) Speed =Distance/Time
b) Time=Speed/Distance
c) Speed=Time/Distance
d) Distance=Time/Speed

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