What is Position in Physics? - Definition & Examples


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What is position in physics?

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1. What is a vector?

2. Which of these words accurately describes 'position'?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Position is a topic of significance in physics, and this quiz and worksheet will help you test your understanding of the topic. Quiz questions will require familiarity with related terminology and mathematical formulas.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test your knowledge and understanding of:

  • Position in physics
  • Mathematical applications
  • Position-time graphs
  • Vector

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding position and interpret it correctly
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as position and vector
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge about position to answer questions regarding position-time graphs

Additional Learning

For addition information on position, view the related lesson called What is Position in Physics? Definition & Examples. This lesson will discuss:

  • Difference between scalar and vector
  • Distance
  • Position-time graphs