  Name:    9th Grade Physics- Speed & Velocity Practice Test 2

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

v = d/t, d = vt, t = d/v

1. The graph above shows the speed of a motorcycle over time.  How far did the motorcycle travel during the first 4 seconds?
 a. 8 meters c. 32 meters b. 16  meters d. 20 meters

2.

The treasure map illustrated a path 100 meters from the old oak tree directly north to the skull shaped rock.  If the pirates walk an average speed of 2 meters per second, how long will it take to reach the skull shaped rock?
 a. 200 seconds c. 100 seconds b. 50 seconds d. 0.02 seconds

3.

Meters per second (m/s ) represents
 a. constant speed c. constant velocity b. average velocity d. average speed

4.

Given: distance = 200 meters, average speed = 20 m/s.  Find time.
 a. 10 seconds c. 100 seconds b. 20 seconds d. 200 seconds

5.

Given: distance = 10 meters, time = 2 seconds.  Find average speed.
 a. 0.2 m/s c. 2 m/s b. 20 m/s d. 5 m/s

6. Use the graph above to find the average speed.
 a. 4 m/s c. 1 m/s b. 3 m/s d. 2 m/s

7. The graph above shows the position of an objects changes over time.  What is the speed of the object during the time interval from 5 seconds to 8 seconds?
 a. 5 m/s c. 2 m/s b. 3 m/s d. 4 m/s

8.

The winning boat finished the 100 kilometer race in 5 hours, find the average speed.
 a. 0.05 km/hr c. 20 km/hr b. 500 km/hr d. 100 km /hr

9.

A steel ball is dropped from rest from a height of 40 meters above the ground.  The steel ball free falls and reaches the ground 2 seconds later.  What was the average speed of the steel ball?
 a. 20 m/s c. 40 m/s b. 0.05 m/s d. 80 m/s

10. The slope of the graph illustrates which characteristic of an object in motion?
 a. force c. inertia b. speed d. acceleration

11.

Given: time= 10 seconds, 5 meters/second.  Find distance.
 a. 0.5 meters c. 5 meters b. 50 meters d. 2 meters

12.

How much time is required for a bike to travel a distance of 200 m at an average speed of 4 m/s?
 a. 50 s c. 800 s b. 200 s d. 0.02 s

13. A ball moves away from a motion detector at a constant speed.  Which graph above best represents the motion of the ball?
 a. A c. C b. B d. D

14.

It takes an airplane two hours to travel two hundred miles, find the average speed
 a. 100 miles/hour c. 200 miles/hour b. 400 miles/hour d. 100 hours/mile

15.

Miles per hour (mph or miles/hour) represents
 a. average speed c. average velocity b. constant velocity d. constant speed  