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Which of the following would best represent the forward movement of a marching band?
The band marched in place.
The band marched 2.1 miles.
The band marched -2.1 miles.
The band marched for 10 minutes.
How can you tell motion occurs?
The object's speed decreases in regards to the reference point.
The object and the reference point both move at the same speed.
The object's speed increases in regards to a reference point.
The object's position changes in regards to a reference point.
Rachel walks 12 feet from her locker to her class, remembers that she forgot her calculator and walks back to her locker. Then she walks back to class. What was her displacement?
36 feet
24 feet
0 feet
12 feet
You walk from your science classroom to the office. Which of the following could be considered a reference point?
another student walking in the hall
the water fountain
a mousetrap car's motion being tested in the hallway
the calculator in your hand
This is how far you are from your starting point.
displacement
distance
length
meters
If you travel 1.7 km north from your house at noon and then at 6:00 pm you travel 5.4 km south, what is your displacement?
3.7 km south
7.1 km north
7.1 km south
3.7 km north
0 km
A softball player leaves the batter's box, overruns first base by 3.0 meters, and then returns to first base. Compared to the total distance traveled by the player, the player's displacement from the batter's box is:
smaller
larger
the same as
Which of the following is correct?
Initial Position = 0 m
Final Position = 6 m
Distance = 6 m
Displacement = 6 m
Initial Position = 6 m
Final Position = 0 m
Distance = 6 m
Displacement = 6 m
Initial Position = 6 m
Final Position = 6 m
Distance = 6 m
Displacement = 6 m
Initial Position = 0 m
Final Position = 6 m
Distance = 0 m
Displacement = 6 m
None are correct.
Which of the following is correct?
Initial Position = -2 m
Final Position = 0 m
Distance = 14 m
Displacement = 2 m
Initial Position = 0 m
Final Position = -2 m
Distance = 14 m
Displacement = -2 m
Initial Position = -2 m
Final Position = 0 m
Distance = -2 m
Displacement = -2 m
Initial Position = -2 m
Final Position = 0 m
Distance = 14 m
Displacement = 14 m
None are correct.
Which of the following is correct?
Initial Position = -5 m
Final Position = -5 m
Distance = 22 m
Displacement = 0 m
Initial Position = -5 m
Final Position = -5 m
Distance = 0 m
Displacement = 22 m
Initial Position = -5 m
Final Position = 6 m
Distance = 22 m
Displacement = 0 m
Initial Position = -5 m
Final Position = 6 m
Distance = 0 m
Displacement = 22 m
An arrow represents a ______ quantity.
scalar
vector
magnitude only
direction only
To tell that motion takes place, you must have a(n):
reference point
direction
position
speed
velocity
Which of the following is correct?
Initial Position = 5 m
Final Position = -5 m
Distance = 10 m
Displacement = -10 m
Initial Position = 5 m
Final Position = -5 m
Distance = -10 m
Displacement = -10 m
Initial Position = 5 m
Final Position = 5 m
Distance = 10 m
Displacement = 10 m
Initial Position = -5 m
Final Position = 5 m
Distance = 10 m
Displacement = -10 m
None are correct.
If you walk 5 meters south, 5 meters west, 5 meters north, and then 5 meters east, what is your displacement?
0 m
20 m
15 m
10 m
5 m
You walk outside and see a dog sitting next to a tree. You go inside to grab a jacket and when you return the dog is now standing at a mailbox 10 meters down the road from the tree and a bird is flying by. What is the reference point?
your jacket
the dog
the bird
you are the reference point
the tree
Which color path represents the distance the blue bumper car will take to hit to other bumper car?
purple
red
both red and purple
neither red or purple
Which of the following is correct based on the following information?
A Canadian goose flew due north with its flock for 0.45 hr at a velocity of 70 mi/hr. The group then flew due west 7 mi for 0.5 hr.
The goose flew a distance of around 38.5 miles and a displacement of 32.3 miles.
The goose flew a distance of around 33.2 miles and a displacement of 38.5 miles.
The goose flew a distance of around 77.5 miles and a displacement of 32.3 miles.
The goose flew a distance of around 77.5 miles and a displacement of 64 miles.
None are correct.
Where would the chicken end up if the chicken has a +2 displacement?
+5 m
+2 m
0 m
+3 m
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