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Kinematics: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A runner competes in the 400 meter dash and finishes with a time of 64 seconds. If the track is a perfect oval, with the starting line and finish line at the same point, and the runner's average speed was 6.25 meters/second, what was the total distance travelled by the runner?

Question 2 2. Which of the following would be considered a scalar quantity?

Question 3 3. What is kinematics?

Question 4 4. Velocity is a vector quantity meaning all answers must include

Question 5 5. What is the name of the force that keeps an object in circular motion?

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Question 6 6.

A marathon runner runs with an average velocity of 5.5 m/s. How long in seconds does it take for the runner to travel 158 m?

(Round to the nearest second.)

Question 7 7. If we eliminate the effects of air resistance, objects dropped from the same height

Question 8 8. An 80 lb cheetah jogging left at 15 m/s suddenly accelerates to 30 m/s. The cheetah crosses about 45 meters of savannah and needs 2 seconds to reach 30 m/s. What was the cheetah's acceleration?

Question 9 9. Given this Velocity vs. Time graph, which of the following Position vs. Time graphs represents the same type of motion?

Question 10 10. This graph represents an object that is

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Question 11 11. What does the direction of an arrow in a vector diagram represent?

Question 12 12. A cheetah running 18 m/s accelerates at a rate of 1 m/s2 = initial velocity for 5 sec. What is the final velocity of the cheetah?

Question 13 13. For this graph, calculate the average speed between 12 seconds and 20 seconds.

Question 14 14. An object falls under gravity. What kinematics quantity does that information tell you?

Question 15 15. On this graph, what is the acceleration between 5 seconds and 8 seconds?

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Question 16 16. This graph is broken up into 5 sections, labeled A-E. On this graph, what section(s) represents positive acceleration?

Question 17 17. Using the graph, calculate the displacement for the section labeled A.

Question 18 18. Which of the following objects is accelerating?

Question 19 19. Which of the following statements is TRUE?

Question 20 20. Which of the following graphs represents free fall motion on a Velocity vs. Time graph?

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Question 21 21. Given this Position vs. Time graph, which of the following Velocity vs. Time graphs represents the same type of motion?

Question 22 22. Using the graph, calculate the displacement for the section labeled B.

Question 23 23. Calculate the slope of the line on the graph.

Question 24 24. This graph represents how fast you jogged over a specific period of time. If you traveled 3 meters in 1 second, using the graph, what label should be at position B?

Question 25 25. Average speed is

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Question 26 26. Looking at this graph, what assumption can you make about the displacement of the object over the time period indicated by the letter A?

Question 27 27. Using this graph, what is the distance of the object from the start point at 15 seconds?

Question 28 28. Why do you need to include negative numbers when graphing kinematics problems?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is NOT considered a projectile motion problem?

Question 30 30. Displacement is

Kinematics: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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