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Physics Quiz - Motion
1. The tendency for a stationary object to remain at rest, and for a moving object to continue at the same speed is called:
A momentum
B friction
C inertia
2. Which vehicle - a motorbike or a truck - would have the greatest inertia?
A they are the same
B the motorbike
C the truck
3. If a car brakes suddenly, the first movement of the passengers is to:
A continue to move forward at the same speed
B be thrown back into the seat
C move backwards as the seat belt tightens
4. Rate of movement in a particular direction is called:
A momentum
B speed
C velocity
5. An example of velocity is:
A 100 km/h
B 100 m/s
C 100 m/s up
6. If a skateboarder travels 100 metres in 20 seconds, what is his speed?
A 50 km/h
B 5 m/s
C 2000 m/s
7. A rocket is launched at a speed of 10 kilometres per second. How far will it travel in 1/2 minute?
A 300 km
B 5 km
C 3000 m
8. The rate of change of speed is called:
A velocity
B acceleration
C friction
9. What is the speed of a car that is stationary?
Azero
Bit has no speed, only velocity
Cinsufficient information given
10. Gravitational acceleration is:
Aonly able to calculated on earth
Brate of change of speed of falling objects
Cis the same on all planets
11. If a car speeds up from a standing start to 100 m/s in 5 seconds, what is its acceleration (in m/s/s)?
A500
B4
C20
12. The rule to calculate momentum is:
Amass X velocity
Bacceleration / speed
Cmass X acceleration
13. BAC stands for:
ABlood Alcohol Concentration
BBlood Alcohol Content
CBody Alcohol Concentration
14. Factors which affect the reaction time of the driver are:
Aengine power and brake condition
Bdriver's age and alcohol consumption
Ctyre and road conditions
15. Factors that affect the braking distance of the vehicle are:
Aexperience and age of the driver
Bage of the engine and suspension
Ctyre and road conditions

 

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