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Michigan Merit Exam: Position, Velocity & Time Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Using the graph, calculate the displacement for the section labeled A.

Question 2 2. Calculate the slope of the line on the graph.

Question 3 3. 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 4 4. For this graph, calculate the average speed between 12 seconds and 20 seconds.

Question 5 5. Using the graph, calculate the displacement for the section labeled D.

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Question 6 6. Using this graph, how long did it take for the object to move its first 10 meters?

Question 7 7. This graph represents an object that is

Question 8 8. Which of these words accurately describes 'position'?

Question 9 9. Velocity is a vector quantity meaning all answers must include

Question 10 10. Average acceleration is determined by

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Question 11 11. Using this graph, at what point is there a change in direction?

Question 12 12. 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 13 13. Calculate the displacement for some object in the diagram that starts at the red circle and ends at the blue triangle.

Question 14 14. Calculate the average speed for the course, if you walked the black line in 1.7 hours.

Question 15 15. Acceleration is

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

Question 18 18. This graph represents an object that is

Question 19 19. Calculate the average velocity for the course, if you walked the black line in 1.7 hours.

Question 20 20. Distance is

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Question 21 21. What is position in physics?

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

Question 23 23. Displacement is

Question 24 24. This graph is broken up into 5 sections, labeled A-E .On this graph, what section(s) represents negative acceleration?

Question 25 25. You run around, traveling a total of 45 meters, and end up 1 meter to the right of the origin. The x-axis points left to right. The y-axis points up and down. What is your position?

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Question 26 26. What does a diagonal upwards-sloping line on a position-time graph mean?

Question 27 27. Calculate the distance travelled by the object in the diagram.

Question 28 28. On this graph, what is the acceleration between 10 seconds and 14 seconds?

Question 29 29. On this graph, what is the change in velocity between 5 seconds and 8 seconds?

Question 30 30. Using this graph, what is the distance of the object from the start point at 15 seconds?

Michigan Merit Exam: Position, Velocity & Time Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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