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Kinematics Principles: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Using this graph, at what point is there a change in direction?

Question 2 2. An object is thrown upwards with a velocity of 3 meters per second, such that the only force acting on it is gravity (acceleration is -9.8). What will the object's velocity be after 2 seconds?

Question 3 3. 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 4 4. 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 5 5. Which of the following pieces of ticker tape represent an object that is moving slowly?

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Question 6 6. While on Mars, you drop your Martian detector while climbing out of the rover. If you're standing on a platform 8 meters from the ground and the acceleration due to gravity on Mars is -3.8 m/s^2, how long does it take for the Martian detector to hit the ground?

Question 7 7. To correctly solve free fall problems, you need to

Question 8 8. Which of the following correctly shows how to add two vectors (adding the blue vector to the red vector)?

Question 9 9. What is a vector?

Question 10 10. In Latin, the suffix -ics means

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Question 11 11. Using this graph, at what time is the object not moving?

Question 12 12. Projectiles follow a ________ path.

Question 13 13. Which of the following correctly shows how to subtract vector b from vector a?

Question 14 14. What is position in physics?

Question 15 15. What is a ticker tape diagram?

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Question 16 16. 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 17 17. If we eliminate the effects of air resistance, objects dropped from the same height

Question 18 18. 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 19 19. Calculate the distance travelled by the object in the diagram.

Question 20 20. What is a vector?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following graphs represents free fall motion on a Velocity vs. Time graph?

Question 22 22. For this graph, calculate the total average speed.

Question 23 23. On this graph, what is the change in velocity between 5 seconds and 8 seconds?

Question 24 24. On a velocity vs. time graph, an object's displacement can be determined by

Question 25 25. 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?

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Question 26 26. A car drives by at a speed of 8 m/s. Three seconds after the car passes you (t = 3 s) the driver hits the gas and the car begins to accelerate. Nine seconds after the car passes you (t = 9 s) the car has reached a speed of 40 m/s. What was the car's acceleration between t = 3 seconds and t = 9 seconds?

Question 27 27. What does the direction of an arrow in a vector diagram represent?

Question 28 28. 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 29 29. Which of the following is NOT considered a projectile motion problem?

Question 30 30. Scalar is

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