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Measuring Motion.[print questions]

Which of the following explains the difference between speed and velocity?
a) One has motion, and the other does not.
b) One has direction, and the other does not.
c) One involves time, and the other does not.
d) One involves acceleration, and the other does not.

Which of the following are two factors that determine speed?
a) acceleration and time
b) velocity and time
c) distance and time
d) motion and time

Which of the following most closely illustrates motion by relating it to a reference point?
a) the hands of a clock relative to the numbers on a clock
b) the distance a race car traveled relative to the time of travel
c) the speed of a bicycle relative to the direction of travel
d) the velocity change of a train relative to time

Which of the following is NOT an example of acceleration?
a) a person jogging at 3 m/s along a winding path.
b) a car stopping at a stop sign
c) a cheetah running 27 m/s east
d) a plane taking off

Which of the following does NOT experience a change in velocity?
a) A motorcyclist driving down a straight street applies the brakes.
b) While maintaining the same speed and direction, an experimental car switches from gasoline to electric power.
c) A baseball player running from first base to second base at 10 m/s comes to a stop in 1.5 seconds.
d) A bus traveling at a constant speed turns a corner.

An object’s change in position over time relative to a reference point
a) speed
b) velocity
c) motion
d) accelerate

The rate at which velocity changes over time
a) speed
b) acceleration
c) velocity
d) speed up

The distance traveled by an object divided by the time taken to travel that distance
a) reference point
b) speed
c) acceleration
d) motion

The object that appears to stay in place in relation to an object moving
a) motion
b) position point
c) direction
d) reference point

The combination of velocities
a) resultant velocities
b) added velocities
c) subtracted velocities
d) positive velocities

The acceleration that occurs in circular motion
a) circular acceleration
b) centripetal acceleration
c) velocity
d) speed

The speed of an object in a particular direction
a) speed
b) reference point
c) miles per hour
d) velocity

An increase in velocity
a) negative acceleration
b) average speed
c) positive acceleration
d) acceleration

An object in motion is moving in relation to an object that appears to
a) stay in place.
b) keep moving.
c) maintain constant velocity.
d) maintain constant acceleration.

What can a mountain become for a hot air balloon flying past?
a) a reference point
b) a starting point
c) a finishing point
d) a mid-point

Your velocity changes when your speed or ____________ changes.
a) same
b) opposite
c) direction
d)

Objects moving in the _______________ direction are added together to find the velocity.
a) same
b) opposite
c)
d)

Objects moving in ________________ directions are subtracted to find the velocity.
a) same
b) opposite
c)
d)

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