Physics 9 MeasurementKinematicsTest

Physics 9 Measurement / Kinematics Unit Test
Multiple Choice Questions:
1. Q: A car moved 80 km to the South. What is its displacement?
A: 20 km South
B: 50 km East
C: 80 km South
D: 160 km North
2. Q: A car moved 60 km East and 90 km West. What is the distance?
A: 30 km
B: 60 km
C: 90 km
D: 150 km
3. Q: A car moved 60 km East and 90 km West. What is the displacement?
A: 30 km West
B: 60 km West
C: 30 km East
D: 150 km
4. Q: Average velocity can be calculated by dividing displacement over what?
A: time
B: distance
C: mass
D: density
5. Q: What is the average velocity of a car that moved 60km in 3 hours?
A: 10 km/h
B: 20 km/h
C: 30 km/h
D: 60 km/h
6. Q: (Tricky: Pythagoras) What is the average velocity of a car that moved 40 km East and 80 km West in
2 hours?
A: 5 km/h
B: 10 km/h
C: 15 km/h
D: 20 km/h
7. Q: How far will a car travel in 25 min at 12 m/s?
A: 10 km
B: 14 km
C: 18 km
D: 24 km
8. Q: How far will a car travel in 2 hours at 20 m/s?
A: 144 km
B: 158 km
C: 168 km
D: 234 km
9. Q: If a car moves 12 km North, 19 km East, and 12 km South, what is its displacement?
A: 12 km
B: 19 km
C: 31 km
D: 43 km
10. Q: Acceleration is the measure of the change in what?
A: density
B: motion
C: velocity
D: mass
11. Q: Average acceleration is calculated by:
A: velocity change divided by the mass
B: mass change divided by elapsed time
C: velocity change divided by elapsed time
D: velocity change divided by gravity
12. Q: If a car accelerates from 3 m/s to 12 m/s in 3 seconds, what is the car's average acceleration?
A: 1 m/s2
B: 2 m/s2
C: 3 m/s2
D: 4 m/s2
13. Q: How long does it take to accelerate an object from rest to 15 m/s if the acceleration was 3 m/s2?
A: 2 s
B: 4 s
C: 5 s
D: 15 s
14. Q: Acceleration due to gravity is represented by what symbol?
A: v
B: g
C: t
D: s
15. Q: What is g?
A: 9.8 m/s2
B: 10.7 m/s2
C: 12.6 m/s2
D: 98 m/s2
Kinematics Questions:
1) What is the speed of a rocket that travels 9000 meters in 12.12 seconds?
2) What is the speed of a jet plane that travels 528 meters in 4 seconds?
3) After an impact involving a non-functioning satellite, a paint chip leaves the surface of the
satellite at a speed of 96 m/s. After 17 seconds, how far has the chip landed?
4) The space shuttle Endeavor is launched to altitude of 500,000 m above the surface of the earth.
The shuttle travels at an average rate of 700 m/s. How long will it take for Endeavor to reach its
5) How long will your trip take (in hours) if you travel 350 km at an average speed of 80 km/hr?
6) How many seconds will it take for a satellite to travel 450 km at a rate of 120 m/s?
7) How far (in meters) will you travel in 3 minutes running at a rate of 6 m/s?
8) In 0.5 seconds, a projectile goes from 0 to 300 m/s. What is the acceleration of the projectile?
9) An airplane accelerates down a runway at 3.20 m/s2 for 32.8 s until is finally lifts off the ground.
How fast is it going after 1 second? After 10 seconds?
10) A race car accelerates uniformly from 18.5 m/s to 46.1 m/s in 2.47 seconds. Determine the
acceleration of the car?
11) (Bonus) Fedi can run at about 8 m/s on a good day. If the distance to the sun is 1.49e11m, how
long will it take for Fedi to run there? Make the answer in years, but marks are awarded for
other work…
Graphing Questions:
1) Describe the motion for each of the graphs.
Measurement Question:
1) What is the measure of the following objects?
Graphing Question: Mr. Pindur was throwing the ball the other day behind the school and he wanted to
see how fast he could throw it. Using the logger pro data that we used, graph a distance vs time graph
and find the speed of his throw. Make sure you label everything. 
Answer: ______________
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