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credit exam #1

1. An object moves at a constant speed of 6 m/s. This means that the object: A. Increases its speed by 6 m/s every second B. Decreases its speed by 6 m/s every second C. Doesn't move D. Has a positive acceleration E. Moves 6 meters every second 2. A snapshot of three racing cars approaching the nish line is shown on the diagram. All three cars start the race at the same time, at the same place and move along a straight track. As they approach the nish line, which car has the lowest average speed? A. Car I B. Car II C. Car III D. All three cars have the same average speed E. More information is required 3. A car and a delivery truck both start from rest and accelerate at the same rate. However, the car accelerates for twice the amount of time as the truck. What is the nal speed of the car compared to the truck? A. Half as much B. The same C. Twice as much D. Four times as much E. One quarter as much 4. A car and a delivery truck both start from rest and accelerate at the same rate. However, the car accelerates for twice the amount of time as the truck. What is the traveled distance of the car compared to the truck? A. Half as much B. The same C. Twice as much D. Four times as much E. One quarter as much 5. A football, a hockey puck, and a tennis ball all droped and fall down in the absence of air resistance (initial velocity is zero). 1 
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A. More information is required 8. The acceleration of the hockey puck is greater than the other two C. The one thrown up moves faster because the initial velocity is up B. The acceleration of the football is greater than the other two B. one is thrown up. An archer practicing with an arrow bow shoots an arrow straight up two times. The rst time the initial speed is v and second time he increases the initial sped to 4v . Two times greater B. Compare the speeds of the balls just before they hit the ground. The one thrown down moves faster because the initial velocity is down C. The rst ball falls with a greater acceleration B. More information is required 6. The both fall with the same acceleration because they are in a free fall E. They both fall with the same acceleration because they stated from the same height D. A tennis ball is dropped from the top of a tall building. The acceleration of the tennis ball is greater than the other two D. The one thrown up moves faster because it has greater acceleration E. Two balls are thrown from the roof of a house with the same initial speed. The second ball falls with a greater acceleration C. The one thrown down moves faster because it has greater acceleration 7. How would you compare the maximum height in the second trial to that in the rst trial? 0 0 hint: use third equation (in constant acceleration motion) A. A. Four times greater 2 . They all fall down with the same constant acceleration E. and the other is down. They both move with the same speed D.Which of the following is true about their acceleration? A. A second tennis ball is thrown down from the same building. Make a statement about the acceleration of each tennis ball.

28 m E. 0 m/s2 B. 5 m/s C. Eight times greater D. 10 m/s 3 . 1 m/s2 C. 4 m B. 2 m/s2 D. What is the acceleration of the object between 0 s and 2 s? A. 36 m 12. 20 m D. The same The velocity as a function of time of a moving object is presented by the graph to the right. What is the acceleration of the object between 2 s and 6 s? A. Sixteen times greater E. 16 m C. 0 m/s B. 3 m/s2 E. 0 m/s2 B. How far from the origin does the object move in the rst 10 s? A.C. 9. 1 m/s2 C. What is the average velocity of the motorbike during rst 5 s? A. The diagram above presents the position and elapsed time of a motorbike that starts from rest and accelerates at a constant rate. 3 m/s2 E. 4m/s2 11. 4m/s2 10. 2 m/s2 D.

If the initial horizontal velocity (v ) is 326 m/s. c.D. magnitude and direction. d. a. A vector is a quantity that has a. time and direction. and they both decide simultaneously to push the passenger out the door. When representing velocity as a vector. b. A ball is thrown upwards and caught when it comes back down. the direction of the arrow shows the direction of motion. 15 m/s E. 15. At the same time a similar bullet is dropped from the same height. In the absence of air resistance. the length of the arrow represents the speed. A rocket is red at 30 dgrees above the horizon. c. c. what is the initial vertical velocity (v )? a) 188 m/s b) 330 m/s xi yi 4 . none of the above 16. The red bullet will: a) hit the ground rst c) hit at the same time as the dropped bullet b) hit the ground second d) never hit the ground 19. A bullet is red horizontally from a gun. more than the speed it had when thrown upwards. which of the passengers will hit the earth rst? (Ignore air resistance) (A) The Air France passenger (B) The United Airlines passenger (C) Neither They will both hit the ground at the same time (D) Impossible to determine The answer depends on which passenger is heavier 17. If each aircraft experiences problems with an unruly passenger. 20 m/s 13. magnitude and time. while an Air France Concord is speeding along at 1200 km/hr. the speed of the ball when caught would be a. A United Airlines jet is ying at 300 km/hr. b. 14. the same as the speed it had when thrown upwards. For a projectile. the length of the arrow is drawn to a suitable scale. b. less than the speed it had when thrown upwards. all of the above e. what is the acceleration in the x-direction? a) depends on initial velocity b) 0 m/s2 c) depends on how long it is in the air d) depends on y-acceleration 18. Both airplanes are ying at the same altitude.

A racecar is traveling in uniform circular motion around a racetrack.26 m d. If the wheel makes one rotation every 5.5 years C) 4 years D) 8 years E) 16 years 23. Consider a hypothetical planet in our solar system whose average distance from the Sun is about four time that of Earth. D) It is decreased by a factor of one-half. 4. B) It increases by a factor of 2.60 s.80 m/s.c) 380 m/s d) 250 m/s 20.77 m c. 6. what is its radius? a. 3. A plane is traveling at 200 m/s following the arc of a vertical circle of radius R.25 year B) 2. the passengers experience "weightlessness" (meaning the radial acceleration equals the free fall acceleration g) what is the value of R A) 200 m B) 1000 m C) 2000 m D) 4000 m E) 40 000 m 22. The outer edge of a water wheel has a speed of 3. 21. At the top of its path. What happens to the centripetal acceleration of the car if the speed is doubled but the radius of the circle remains constant? A) It remains the same.26 m 5 .39 m b. E) It is decreased by a factor of one-fourth. 9. C) It increases by a factor of 4. Determine the orbital period for this hypothetical planet. A) 0.

31. c.24. then drive east at 15 km/h for one hour. 35 km east. 5 km east. 5 km west. b. Vector A is directed northward and vector B is directed eastward. Which of the following vector addition diagrams best represent the addition of vectors A and B and the subsequent resultant? 25. If you drive west at 20 km/h for one hour. d. 6 . your net displacement will be a. 35 km west.