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Kinematics Principles: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. While climbing a tree, you pick an apple and throw it straight down. After 1 second, the apple is traveling 18 m/s. How fast will the apple be traveling 3 seconds later?

Question 2 2. This graph is broken up into 5 sections, labeled A-E. On this graph, what section(s) represents positive acceleration?

Question 3 3. On a velocity vs. time graph, an object's displacement can be determined by

Question 4 4. A vector is

Question 5 5. 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

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Question 6 6. 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 7 7. On this graph, what is the acceleration between 10 seconds and 14 seconds?

Question 8 8. Gravity is

Question 9 9. What is a ticker tape diagram?

Question 10 10. What is the horizontal acceleration in the x direction for projectile motion problems in the earth's atmosphere?

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Question 11 11. Given this Position vs. Time graph, which of the following Velocity vs. Time graphs represents the same type of motion?

Question 12 12. 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 A?

Question 13 13. The term kinematics refers to

Question 14 14. Using the graph, calculate the displacement for the section labeled A.

Question 15 15. Looking at this graph, what assumption can you make about the displacement of the object over the time period indicated by the letter A?

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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 no acceleration?

Question 17 17. If an object is 'released from rest' what kinematic quantity does that tell you the value of?

Question 18 18. This graph represents an object that is

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

Question 20 20. Given this Velocity vs. Time graph, which of these Position vs. Time graphs represents the same kind of motion?

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Question 21 21. A speed limit sign along a highway in Montana says 70 mph. This information on this sign is an example of

Question 22 22. What is a vector?

Question 23 23. What does the length of an arrow in a vector diagram represent?

Question 24 24. What is acceleration measured in?

Question 25 25. What does the direction of an arrow in a vector diagram represent?

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Question 26 26. Calculate the displacement for some object in the diagram that starts at Start and ends at Finish.

Question 27 27. On this graph, what is the change in velocity between 5 seconds and 8 seconds?

Question 28 28. On this graph, what is the acceleration between 1 seconds and 5 seconds?

Question 29 29. On a velocity vs. time graph, a line that crosses the x axis represents

Question 30 30. What is projectile motion?

Kinematics Principles: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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