Scalars and Vectors: Definition and Difference


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Scalar is

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1. A vector is

2. Which of the following would be considered a scalar quantity?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can help you assess your understanding of the differences between vectors and scalars. You will be quizzed on vector and scalar quantities.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your understanding o

  • Differences between vectors and scalars
  • Scalar quantities
  • Vector quantities

Skills Practiced

Use this worksheet and quiz to practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding scalars
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast main topics, such as vectors
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about scalar and vector quantities

Additional Learning

To learn more about scalars and vectors, review the corresponding lesson Scalars and Vectors: Definition and Difference. This lesson will help you:

  • Explore the physics pie
  • Identify scalar quantities
  • Determine what vector quantities are