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Overview of Kinematics Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A car accelerates from 40 m/s to 70 m/s in 4 seconds. What was the car's rate of acceleration?

Question 2 2. A cannonball is shot at 60 degrees above the horizontal. If its horizontal velocity at the top of its arc is 22.5 m/s north, at what velocity was it shot?

Question 3 3. Distance is a scalar, while displacement/position is a vector. What does this mean?

Question 4 4. What is the graphical representation of an object passing the starting point?

Question 5 5. How is acceleration calculated using a graph?

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Question 6 6. What is the meaning of a velocity vs. time graph showing a straight horizontal line at 4 m/s?

Question 7 7.

Complete the following equation:

_____ = (v f - v i)/(t f - t i)

Question 8 8. The change in position as a function of time is known as _____.

Question 9 9. How is instantaneous velocity calculated?

Question 10 10. A ball is shot horizontally from a height of 2 meters with a velocity of 5 m/s. How long does it take before the paintball reaches the floor?

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Question 11 11. Speed is a _____, while velocity is a _____.

Question 12 12. Find the velocity of an object that moved from 6 meters to 10 meters in 2 seconds.

Question 13 13. Which of these is TRUE about the velocity vs. time graph of an object that has a constant, positive acceleration?

Question 14 14. Using the following graph, calculate the average velocity from 0 to 4 seconds.

Question 15 15. What is the meaning of a negative position?

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Question 16 16.

Calculate the angular acceleration using the following data:

Initial velocity: 10 radians per second

Final velocity: 20 radians per second

Time: 5 seconds

Question 17 17. Where in the graph of the motion of a projectile do we see an acceleration of 9.8 m/s2 downward ?

Question 18 18. What is the change in velocity as a function of time?

Question 19 19. The following graph represents the movement of a bicycle. How far and in what direction did the bicycle location change in the first three seconds? (Assume away from us is the positive direction.)

Question 20 20. What is the instantaneous velocity from seconds 6 to 10?

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Question 21 21. A cannonball is shot with a velocity of 90 m/s. If its vertical velocity at the top of its arc is 0 m/s and the horizontal velocity at the top of its arc is 45 m/s, at what angle was it shot?

Question 22 22. How long would it take an object to move from of 10 meters to 15 meters if it has an average velocity of 1.2 m/s?

Question 23 23. A moving object accelerates at 4 m/sˆ2 until it reaches a velocity of 32 m/s. It took the object 3 seconds to reach this velocity. What was the object's initial velocity?

Question 24 24. A car accelerates at 20 m/sˆ2 to a velocity of 70 m/s. It covers 30 m in the process. What was its initial velocity?

Question 25 25. In Greek, Kinemat- means

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Question 26 26. On this graph, what is the acceleration between 5 seconds and 8 seconds?

Question 27 27. Consider a man walking around a house in a rectangle pattern. He walks 70 feet across the front, 30 feet along the side, 70 feet along the back, and 30 feet along the other side to bring him back to where he began. What is the displacement of the man walking around the house?

Question 28 28. Using this graph, how long did it take for the object to move its first 10 meters?

Question 29 29. What is a vector?

Question 30 30. How far can a bug crawl in 20 seconds if it is moving at 0.1 m/s?

Overview of Kinematics Chapter Exam Instructions

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