Practice Quiz 2

1) A displacement vector D is given as 40 m long at an angle of 60 degrees EAST of NORTH.
The D x component and the D y component of the vector are,
a) D x = + 34.6 m, D y = + 20.0 m
b) D x = + 20.0 m, D y = − 34.6 m
c) D x = + 20.0 m, D y = + 34.6 m
d) D x = − 34.6 m, D y = + 20.0m
e) D x = + 34.6 m, D y = − 20.0 m
Ans: d

2) A car travels a distance of 100 km in 2 hours. It then travels an additional distance of 60 km in
1 hour. The average speed of the car for the entire trip is,
a) 80.0 km/hr
b) 60.0 km/hr
c) 53.3 km/hr
d) 50.0 km/hr
e) 46.7 km/hr
Ans: c

3) A tractor T is pulling a trailer M with a constant acceleration. If the forward acceleration is 0.5
m/s2 and M = 400 kg and T = 500 kg, then the horizontal force on the tractor due to the ground
is,
a) 450 N forward.
b) 450 N backward.
c) 250 N forward.
d) 250 N backward.
e) 200 N forward.
Ans: a

4) Two masses are suspended by cord that passes over a pulley with negligible mass. The cord
also has negligible mass. One of the masses, m1 , has a mass of 6.0 kg and the other mass, m 2 ,
has a mass of 4.0 kg. The force of the cord attached to m 1 is,
a) 47 N upward
b) 47 N downward
c) 33 N upward

He then runs from point B. B = 12.0 m and D = 6. c) 20 m toward the WEST.6° B) 22.0 m. The components of the vector sum of these four vectors are choice x-component y-component 1 1. 20 m more toward the EAST to point B.0 m and Ay = 5. a) 60 m toward the WEST b) 50 m toward the WEST. What is the angle that vector A makes with the x-axis? A) 12.d) 33 N downward e) 15 N upward Ans: a 5) A runner runs 10 m from the origin toward the WEST to point A. The runner’s total displacement from the origin to point C is.0 m 4 -2. C = 10.0 m A) Choice 1 B) Choice 2 C) Choice 3 D) Choice 4 Answer: C r r 7) A vector A has components A x = 12.6° C) 32. 30 m more toward the WEST to point C.0 m 3 3. He then runs from point A.0 m.00 m.5 m 18.9 m -18.5 m 6.5 m 20. e) 0 m Ans: c 6) The magnitudes of the four vectors shown in Figure 3-2 are given as follows: A = 14.6° D) 6. d) 10 m toward the WEST.0 m.6° Answer: B .0 m 2 13.

B) A x = A sin90° Bx = B cos60° A y = A cos90° By = B sin60°. D) Ax = A cos90° Bx = B sin60° A y = A sin90° By = B cos60°. r r 8) Refer to Figure 3-1. Answer: C . The components of vectors A and B are A) Ax= 0 Bx = B sin 30° Ay = 0 B y = B cos30°. C) A x = A cos0° Bx = -B cos60° Ay = A cos90e B y = B cos30°.