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When an obect's distance from another object is changing.
a) It is in motion.
b) It is speeding.
c) it has a high velocity.
d) it is accelerating.

The basice SI unit of length is the
a) meter.
b) floot.
c) inch.
d) mile.

Speed euqals distance divided by
a) time.
b) velocity.
c) size,
d) motion.

When you know both the speed and direction of an object's motion, you know the
a) average speed of the object.
b) acceleration of the object.
c) distance the object has traveled.
d) velocity of the objet.

The steepness of a line on a graph is called the
a) rise
b) run
c) slope
d) the verticle axis.

The upper layer of Earth consists of more than a dozen major pieces called
a) units.
b) plates.
c) continents.
d) tectonics.

The rate at which velocity changes is called
a) instantaneous speed.
b) direction.
c) acceleration.
d) motion.

If speed is measured in kilometers per hour and time is measured in hours, theunit of acceleration is
a) hours.
b) kilometers per hour.
c) kilometers per hour per hour.
d) kilometrers.

Average speed is
a) equivalent to velocity.
b) the rate at which an object is moving at a given instant.
c) the rate at which a slope changes.
d) the total distance traveled divided by the total time.

A place or object used for comparison to determine if something is in motion is called
a) a position.
b) a reference point.
c) a constant.
d) velocity.

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