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Kinematics in Physics Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A speed limit sign along a highway in Montana says 70 mph. This information on this sign is an example of

Question 2 2. 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 3 3. In Latin, the suffix -ics means

Question 4 4. A car driving on a straight track accelerates at a rate of 3.2 m/s^2 for 14 sec. If the initial velocity of the car was 5.1 m/s, and its initial position was 0 m, what is its final position?

Question 5 5. Distance is

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Question 6 6. If we eliminate the effects of air resistance, objects dropped from the same height

Question 7 7. Which of the following graphs represents free fall motion on a Velocity vs. Time graph?

Question 8 8. For this graph, calculate the average velocity between 0 seconds and 3 seconds.

Question 9 9. Which of the following correctly shows how to subtract vector b from vector a?

Question 10 10. Calculate the average speed for the course, if you walked the black line in 1.7 hours.

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Question 11 11. Projectiles follow a ________ path.

Question 12 12. Using the graph, calculate the displacement for the section labeled B.

Question 13 13. What does a diagonal upwards-sloping line on a position-time graph mean?

Question 14 14. A baseball is thrown straight up into the air with an initial velocity of 8 m/s from a height of 0.8 m. How much time does it take the baseball to hit the ground again?

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

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Question 16 16. An object falls under gravity. What kinematics quantity does that information tell you?

Question 17 17. This graph represents an object that is

Question 18 18. Which kinematic values can be represented graphically?

Question 19 19. Which of the following pieces of ticker tape represent an object that is slowing down? (Assuming the ticker tape was pulled to the LEFT, though the device.)

Question 20 20. A hotdog cannon shoots a hotdog straight up in the air with an initial velocity of 30 m/s. How high will the hotdog fly?

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Question 21 21. This graph is broken up into 5 sections, labeled A-E. On this graph, what section(s) represents no acceleration?

Question 22 22. On a position vs. time graph, with position on the y-axis and time on the x-axis, a change in direction is represented by

Question 23 23. Scalar is

Question 24 24. A ball traveling at 3 m/s East hits a wall and bounces off heading West traveling at 2 m/s . If the change in direction took 0.4 second, what is the average acceleration of the ball?

Question 25 25. In Greek, Kinemat- means

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Question 26 26. A fighter jet accelerates at an average rate of 10.43 m/s^2 and takes 6.9 sec to take off. If the jet takes off after 250 m, what was its final takeoff velocity?

Question 27 27. Calculate the displacement for the object in the diagram.

Question 28 28. To correctly solve free fall problems, you need to

Question 29 29. Given this Velocity vs. Time graph, which of these Position vs. Time graphs represents the same kind of motion?

Question 30 30. For this graph, calculate the total average velocity.

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