State of Motion and Velocity


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What is the difference between speed and velocity?

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1. Which of the following below is a velocity?

2. Why would a car traveling in a circle not have a constant velocity?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and attached worksheet will help gauge your understanding of describing motion with speed and velocity. Topics you will need to know in order to pass the quiz include constant velocity and the law of inertia.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to measure your knowledge of:

  • Difference between speed and velocity
  • Velocity
  • Constant velocity
  • The law of inertia

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related describing motion with speed and velocity lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the law of inertia and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the difference between speed and velocity

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the lesson called State of Motion and Velocity, which covers the following topics:

  • Inertia and the law of inertia
  • Speed
  • Velocity