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Part A: Multiple TRUE/FALSE:
1. Which of the following statements about vectors and scalars are TRUE? List all that apply.
2. Which of the following statements about distance and/or displacement are TRUE? List all that apply.
3. Which of the following statements about velocity and/or speed are TRUE? List all that apply.
4. Which of the following statements about acceleration are TRUE? List all that apply.
5. Which of the following statements about positiontime graphs are TRUE? List all that apply.
6. Which of the following statements about velocitytime graphs are TRUE? List all that apply.
7. Which of the following statements about free fall and the acceleration of gravity are TRUE? List all that apply.
Part B: Multiple Choice:
8. If an object has an acceleration of 0 m/s^{2}, then one can be sure that the object is not ____.
a. moving 
b. changing position 
c. changing velocity 
9. If car A passes car B, then car A must be ____.
10. Which one of the following is NOT consistent with a car which is accelerating?
11. A fullback is running down the football field in a straight line. He starts at the 0yard line at 0 seconds. At 1 second, he is on the 10yard line; at 2 seconds, he is on the 20yard line; at 3 seconds, he is on the 30yard line; and at 4 seconds, he is on the 40yard line. This is evidence that
12. A fullback is running down the football field in a straight line. He starts at the 0yard line at 0 seconds. At 1 second, he is on the 10yard line; at 2 seconds, he is on the 20yard line; at 3 seconds, he is on the 30yard line; and at 4 seconds, he is on the 40yard line. What is the player's acceleration?
13. Olympic gold medalist Michael Johnson runs one time around the track  400 meters  in 38 seconds. What is his displacement? ___________ What is his average velocity? ___________
14. If an object is moving eastward and slowing down, then the direction of its velocity vector is ____.
a. eastward 
b. westward 
c. neither 
d. not enough info to tell 
15. If an object is moving eastward and slowing down, then the direction of its acceleration vector is ____.
a. eastward 
b. westward 
c. neither 
d. not enough info to tell 
16. Which one of the following quantities is NOT a vector?
a. 10 mi/hr, east 
b. 10 mi/hr/sec, west 
c. 35 m/s, north 
d. 20 m/s 
17. Which one of the following quantities is NOT a speed?
a. 10 mi/hr 
b. 10 mi/hr/sec 
c. 35 m/s 
d. 20 m/s 
18. Which one of the following statements is NOT true of a freefalling object? An object in a state of free fall ____.
19. The average speed of an object which moves 10 kilometers (km) in 30 minutes is ____.
a. 10 km/hr 
b. 20 km/hr 
c. 30 km/hr 
d. more than 30 km/hr 
20. What is the acceleration of a car that maintains a constant velocity of 55 mi/hr for 10.0 seconds?
a. 0 
b. 5.5 mi /hr/s 
c. 5.5 mi /s/s 
d. 550 mi/hr/s 
21. As an object freely falls, its ____.
a. speed increases 
b. acceleration increases 
c. both of these 
d. none of these 
22. A speedometer is placed upon a freefalling object in order to measure its instantaneous speed during the course of its fall. Its speed reading (neglecting air resistance) would increase each second by ____.
a. about 5 m/s 
b. about 10 m/s 
c. about 15 m/s 
d. a variable amount  e. depends on its initial speed. 
23. Ten seconds after being dropped from rest, a freefalling object will be moving with a speed of ____.
a. about 10 m/s. 
b. about 50 m/s. 
c. about 100 m/s. 
d. more than 100 m/s. 
24. A baseball pitcher delivers a fast ball. During the throw, the speed of the ball increases from 0 to 30.0 m/s over a time of 0.100 seconds. The average acceleration of the baseball is ____ m/s^{2}.
a. 3.00 
b. 30.0 
c. 300. 
d. 3000 
e. none of these 
25. On takeoff, a rocket accelerates from rest at a rate of 50.0 m/s^{2} for exactly 1 minute. The rocket's speed after this minute of steady acceleration will be ____ m/s.
a. 50.0 
b. 500. 
c. 3.00 x 10^{3} 
d. 3.60 x 10^{3} 
e. none of these 
26. When a rock is dropped, it will accelerate downward at a rate of 9.8 m/s^{2}. If the same rock is thrown downward (instead of being dropped from rest), it acceleration will be ____. (Ignore air resistance effects.)
a. less than 9.8 m/s^{2} 
b. 9.8 m/s^{2} 
c. more than 9.8 m/s^{2} 
27. Consider drops of water that leak from a dripping faucet at a constant rate. As the drops fall they ____.
a. get closer together 
b. get farther apart 

c. remain at a relatively fixed distance from one another 
28. Renatta Oyle is again found driving her '86 Yugo down Lake Avenue, leaving the following trail of oil drops on the pavement.
If her car is moving from right to left, then ...
Part C: Diagramming:
29. On the diagrams below, construct a dot diagram representing the motion of an object with a ... .
30. On a dot diagram, how does the motion of an object moving to the right and slowing down differ from an object moving to the left and speeding up? Explain.
Part D: Kinematic Graphing:
31. On the positiontime graph below, sketch a plot representing the motion of an object which is ... . Label each line with the corresponding letter (e.g., "a", "b", "c", etc.)
32. On the velocitytime graph below, sketch a plot representing the motion of an object which is ... . Label each line with the corresponding letter (e.g., "a", "b", "c", etc.)
33. Consider the positiontime plots below. Sketch the shape of the corresponding velocitytime graphs.
34. Consider the velocitytime plots below. Sketch the shape of the corresponding positiontime graphs.
The velocitytime graph below depicts the motion of an automobile as it moves through Glenview during rush hour traffic. Use the graph to answer questions #35  #39.
35. Determine the displacement of the automobile during the following intervals of time. PSYW




36. Determine the velocity of the automobile at the following instant(s) in time.




37. Determine the acceleration of the automobile during the following intervals of time.




38. Using complete sentences and the language of physics, describe the motion of the automobile during the entire 20.0 seconds. Explicitly describe any changes in speed or direction which might occur; identify intervals of time for which the automobile is at rest, the automobile is moving with constant speed, or the automobile is accelerating.
39. Supposing the automobile has an oil leak, demonstrate your understanding of its motion by drawing an oil drop diagram for the 20.0 seconds of motion. Divide the diagram into three distinct time intervals (0.0  5.0 seconds, 5.0  15.0 seconds, 15.0  20.0 seconds).
40. For the plots below, determine the velocity of the object ... .






41. For the plots below, determine the acceleration of the object ... .






42. For the plots below, determine the displacement of the object ... .






Part E: Computational Problems:
43. Determine the acceleration (in m/s^{2}) of an object which ... .
44. Determine the magnitude of the displacement (in meters) of an object which ... .
45. The hare is sleeping at a location that is 1200 m from the finish line. The tortoise passes him at a steady speed of 5.0 cm/s. If the hare finally wakes up 6.5 hours later, then what minimum acceleration (assumed constant) must he have in order to pass the tortoise before the finish line.
46. A Gold Car moving at 12.0 m/s/s passes a Green Car while the Green Car is at rest at a stoplight. The Green Car immediately accelerates at a rate of +1.80 m/s for 11.0 seconds. After how much time (relative to the initial starting time) must the Green Car drive before catching up with the Gold Car.
47. Ima Rilla Saari is cruising at 28.0 m/s down Lake Avenue and through the forest preserve. She notices a deer jump into the road at a location 62.0 m in front of her. Ima first reacts to the event, then slams on her brakes and decelerates at 8.10 m/s^{2}, and ultimately stops a picometer in front of the frozen deer. What is Ima's reaction time? (i.e., how long did it take Ima to react to the event prior to decelerating?)
48. A twostage rocket accelerates from rest at +3.57 m/s/s for 6.82 seconds. It then accelerates at +2.98 m/s/s for another 5.90 seconds. After the second stage, it enters into a state of free fall. Determine:
49. In a 200.0m relay race (each leg of the race is 50.0 m long), one swimmer has a 0.450 second lead and is swimming at a constant speed of 3.90 m/s towards the opposite end of the pool. What minimum speed must the second swimmer have in order to catch up with the first swimmer by the end of the pool?
50. A drag racer accelerates from rest at an average rate of +13.2 m/s^{2} for a distance of 100. m. The driver coasts for 0.500 seconds and then uses the brakes and parachute to decelerate until the end of the track. If the total length of the track is 180. m, what minimum deceleration rate must the racer have in order to stop prior to the end of the track?
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