Speed, Distance, Time, Velocity, and Acceleration Quiz Review

Speed, Distance, Time, Velocity, and Acceleration Quiz Review



Distance an object moves in a certain amount of time d=s x t d=40 meters

s=d/t s= 60 m/s t=d/s t= 25 seconds

Velocity A speed in a direction Acceleration = ending speed starting speed time

QUESTION #1 Write down the equations for: Speed Distance

Time ANSWER Formulas

Speed=Distance/Time Distance=Speed x Time Time= Distance/speed QUESTION 2

Define: Motion ANSWER Motion- A change in position, over time,

relative to a reference point. QUESTION 3 Define: Speed

ANSWER The distance an object moves in an amount of time.

QUESTION 4 Define: Velocity ANSWER

Speed in a Direction QUESTION 5 Define: Acceleration

ANSWER Acceleration: Change in Velocity/ Speed over time.

QUESTION 6 Calculate the speed of Charlie who runs to the store 4 Km away in 30 minutes? ANSWER

.13 km/min QUESTION 7

A bicycle rider travels 50.0 Km in 2.5 hours. What is the cyclists speed? ANSWER

20 km/hr QUESTION 8 An ant traveled 30 seconds at a speed of .5 ft./s. How far did the ant travel?

ANSWER 15 feet

QUESTION 9 How much time would it take for an airplane to reach its destination if it traveled at an average speed of 790 Km/hr for a distance of 5000 kilometers?

ANSWER 6.33 Hours

QUESTION 10 A student rides her bike to school. Her school is 5 miles from home. She travels at an average rate of 15 miles per hour. How much time does she need?

ANSWER .33 hour or 19.8 minutes

QUESTION 11 A rocket can travel at an average rate of 18,000 miles per hour. How far will the rocket travel in 4.5 hours?

ANSWER 81,000 miles QUESTION 12

A man rode on his motorcycle for 162 miles. His average speed was 45 miles per hour. How long did his trip take? ANSWER

3.6 hours QUESTION 13 A trains average speed is 120km per hour. Its

elapsed time is 2 hr. How far did it travel? ANSWER 240 km

QUESTION 14 Suppose it takes a plane 5 hours to travel from Philadelphia to San Francisco. It travels at an average speed of 500 miles per hour. What is

the distance between the two cities? ANSWER 2,500 miles

QUESTION 15 Write the equation for acceleration: ANSWER

Acceleration Formula: Ending Velocity (speed) Starting Velocity (speed) Time

QUESTION 16 A car is moving from rest and attained a velocity of 80 m/s. Calculate the acceleration of the car after 5 s?


Determine the acceleration of a coaster which moves with a velocity of 10 m/s, after 2s its velocity is increases to 26 m/s. ANSWER

8 m/s QUESTION 18 A roller coaster car rapidly picks up speed as it

rolls down a slope. As it starts down the slope, its speed is 4 m/s. But 3 seconds later, at the bottom of the slope, its speed is 22 m/s. What is its average acceleration?


A lizard accelerates from 2 m/s to 10 m/s in 4 seconds. What is the lizards acceleration? ANSWER

2 m/s QUESTION 20 A ball is dropped from the top of a building. After 2 seconds, its velocity is measured to be

19.6 m/s. Calculate the acceleration for the dropped ball. ANSWER

9.8 m/s

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