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


1.

Which of the following Greek letters is the symbol
that means “change in”?


2.

Which of the following are important
characteristics of vectors?
I.  units  II.  direction  III.  magnitude   
a.  I. and II. only  c.  II.
and III. only  b.  I. and III.
only  d.  I., II., and III. 


3.

A robin flies 200 m [E] in 29 s, lands on
a tree branch, and rests there for 35 s. Then, the robin turns and flies 500 m [W] in 65 s.
Which of the following is the robin’s average velocity?
a.  0.43 m/s [E]  c.  2.33 m/s [E]  b.  0.43 m/s
[W]  d.  2.33 m/s [W] 


4.

A swimming pool is 50 m long. A swimmer takes 138 s
to complete 250 m. If the swimmer starts at the south end of the pool and finishes at the north end,
what was the average speed and average velocity of the swimmer?
 Average Speed  Average Velocity  a.  1.81 m/s  1.81 m/s  b.  1.81 m/s  0.36 m/s
[N]  c.  1.81 m/s
[N]  0.36 m/s  d.  1.81 m/s [N]  0.36 m/s
[N]    


5.

The graph shown below shows the motion of a person
walking along a path. During which interval does the person have the greatest velocity?
a.  interval I  c.  interval III  b.  interval
II  d.  interval IV 



Use the following positiontime graph to answer the
next two questions.


6.

Which of the following ranks the positiontime
graph shown above from greatest average velocity to least average velocity?
Greatest Average
Velocity → Least Average Velocity
a.  line C  line A  line D  line B  b.  line C  line D  line A  line B  c.  line C  line A  line B  line D  d.  line D  line B  line A  line C      



Use the following diagrams showing three different
paths taken by a student to answer the next question.


7.

Which of the following correctly lists the diagrams
shown above in order of increasing magnitude of displacement?
Least Displacement → Greatest Displacement
a.  Path X  Path Y  Path Z  b.  Path X  Path Z  Path Y  c.  Path Z  Path X  Path Y  d.  Path Z  Path Y  Path X     


8.

The below diagram shows the path taken by a
vehicle. What is the vehicle’s average velocity if the vehicle takes 10 s to get from start to
finish?
a.  +4 m/s  c.  +8
m/s  b.  +5 m/s  d.  +18
m/s 



Use the following positiontime graph showing the
motion of a ball moving east to answer the next three questions.


9.

What does the above graph show during the last 4
s?
a.  The ball is stationary.  b.  The ball is travelling east with decreasing speed.  c.  The ball is travelling east with decreasing
velocity.  d.  The ball is moving west, returning to the starting
point. 



Use the following graph and information to answer
the next two questions.
A gymnast is on a balance beam. The positiontime graph shown below
represents her motion. Assume the centre of the balance beam is the reference point
(origin).


10.

What does point A on the graph shown above
represent?
a.  The gymnast starts out with a velocity of 2 m/s to the
left.  b.  The gymnast starts out with a velocity of 2 m/s to the
right.  c.  The gymnast starts 2 m to the left of the centre of the
balance beam.  d.  The gymnast starts
2 m to the right of the centre of the balance beam. 
