Vector Quantity in Physics: Definition & Examples


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A vector will have both a direction and _____.

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1. Magnitude refers to the _____ of a quantity, while direction indicates _____.

2. When you represent vectors in a drawing, you _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Vector quantities are quantities that are described through both magnitude and direction, and can be used for calculation. This worksheet and quiz will help test your knowledge of vectors and their applications, as well as provide practice problems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you will be tested on:

  • Vector quantities
  • Characteristics of vector quantities
  • Indicating direction in vector quantities
  • Non-vector quantities

Skills Practiced

This combination of quiz and worksheet allows students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on finding vector quantities
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve vector quantity practice problems
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding vector quantities and interpret it correctly
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as vectors and non-vectors

Additional Learning

To learn more about vector quantities, review the accompanying lesson titled Vector Quantity in Physics: Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define vector quantities
  • Differentiate between vectors and non-vectors
  • Know how to find vector quantities
  • Understand how to draw vectors