Physical Science Motion Quiz PRACTICE
For each problem involving math, YOU MUST:
1.
SHOW YOUR WORK AND
2.
INCLUDE THE CORRECT UNITS with your answer
1.
Label each term as a vector or scalar:
a.
Distance
b.
Displacement
c.
Speed
d.
Velocity
e.
Acceleration
2.What is the difference between a vector and a scalar?
3.You throw a paper airplane to your friend, who is standing 100 meters away from you. The ball reaches his hand in 30 seconds. What is the average speed of the ball?
4.A car drives east for 10 miles, then turns and drives south for 30 miles before coming to a stop. What is the direction of the car’s displacement vector (magnitude not needed)?
5.
You drop a rock from a 500-meter building. The ball takes 60 seconds to hit the ground,

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