Multiple choice quiz of 20 questions. Try it as often as you like. You will get a different set of questions each time.

- Which one of the following statements is correct?
- speed = distance travelled ÷ time taken
- speed = distance travelled × time taken
- speed = time × distance travelled
- speed = distance travelled + time taken

- The speed of a car is
- the distance it travels in unit time
- how far it has travelled during a journey
- the same as its acceleration
- measured in kilometres

- Which one of the following is NOT a unit of speed?
- m/s
^{2} - m/s
- km/h
- miles per hour

- m/s
- The unit of speed is
- metre per second
- second per metre
- metre per second squared
- metre squared

- An athlete can run 100 m in 10 seconds. What is her average speed?
- 10 m/s
- 100 m/s
- 0.1 m/s
- 110 m/s

- How long will it take an athlete whose average speed is 7.5 m/s to run 1500 metres?
- 200 seconds
- 500 seconds
- 1507.5 seconds
- 100 seconds

- A cyclist travels 20 metres each second along a track for 4 seconds.

Which one of the following statements is correct?- His speed is 20 m/s and his distance travelled is 80 metres.
- His speed is 5 m/s and his distance travelled is 5 metres.
- His speed is 24 m/s and his distance travelled is 5 metres.
- His speed is 80 m/s and his distance travelled is 80 metres.

- A truck has an average speed of 80 km/h. How far will it travel in 4 hours?
- 320 km
- 20 km
- 84 km
- 5 km

- Which one of the following is NOT a unit for measuring speed?
- Grams per centimetre cubed
- Metres per second
- Kilometres per hour
- Miles per hour

- An athlete can run 200 m in 25 seconds. What is her average speed?
- 8 m/s
- 225 m/s
- 0.125 m/s
- 50 m/s

- A car travels 120 kilometres in 45 minutes. What is its average speed?
- 160 km/h
- 120 km/h
- 2.67 km/h
- 90 km/h

- An aircraft travelling at 800 km/h takes 4 hours to make a journey. How far has it travelled?
- 3,200 km
- 200 km
- 800 km
- 4,000 km

- The motion of a cyclist is represented by the distance-time graph shown. Using the graph, how far has the cyclist travelled in 7 seconds?
- 35 metres
- 1.5 metres
- 30 metres
- 40 metres

- In 2009, Usain Bolt set a new world record for the 100 metres race with a time of 9.58 seconds. What was his average speed?
- 10.40 m/s
- 109.58 m/s
- 0.0958 m/s
- 20 m/s

- Using the distance-time graph shown, what is the distance travelled after 5 seconds?
- 10 metres
- 2.25 metres
- 20 metres
- 15 metres

- The graph shows the motion for a walker. How far has she travelled after 40 seconds?
- 160 metres
- 10 metres
- 30 metres
- 5 metres

- The speed of an object may be determined from its distance-time graph.

Using the graph shown, what is the speed of this object?- 5 m/s
- 0.2 m/s
- 20 m/s
- 2 m/s

- Using the distance-time graph shown, what time does it take to travel 100 metres?
- 25 seconds
- 40 seconds
- 15 seconds
- 60 seconds

- Study the distance-time graph shown.

Which one of the following statements about this graph is true?- The speed of the object is increasing.
- The speed of the object is decreasing.
- The speed of the object remains constant.
- The object is not moving.

- Which one of the following distance-time graphs represents an object moving at a steady speed?
- When an object is slowing down, it is said to be
- decelerating
- accelerating
- moving at a steady speed
- stationary

- If the speed of a car is not changing, then it is
- travelling at a constant speed
- slowing down
- accelerating
- increasing its speed

- The unit of acceleration is
- m/s
^{2} - m/s
- m
- sec

- m/s
- Which one of the following diagrams represents a car travelling at a constant speed?
- A cyclist travelled along a straight track and its distance travelled was measured at different times.

A graph of its motion was then drawn.

What distance had it travelled after 5 seconds?- 25 metres
- 1 metre
- 20 metres
- 30 metres

- A cyclist travelled along a straight track and its distance travelled was measured at different times.

A graph of its motion was then drawn.

What was the speed of the cyclist?- 5 m/s
- 40 m/s
- 0.2 m/s
- 10 m/s

- True or False?

This graph is that of an accelerating object.- True
- False

- A cyclist moves 20 metres along a track in 4 seconds.

What is his speed?- 5 m/s
- 80 m/s
- 10 m/s
- 40 m/s

- A cyclist moves uniformly 20 metres along a track in 4 seconds.

What distance did he travel in the first second?- 5 metres
- 15 metres
- 10 metres
- 20 metres

- The graph shows the distance travelled by a cyclist in a time interval of 8 seconds.

What is the average speed of the cyclist?- 5 m/s
- 0.2 m/s
- 10 m/s
- 20 m/s

- The graph shows the distance travelled by a cyclist in a time interval of 8 seconds.

How far has he travelled in the first five seconds?- 25 metres
- 1 metre
- 40 metres
- 10 metres

- The speed of a car is 15 m/s. How far will it travel in 5 seconds?
- 75 metres
- 3 metres
- 45 metres
- 20 metres

- A cyclist travels 100 metres in 20 seconds. What is the average speed of the cyclist?
- 5 m/s
- 2,000 m/s
- 0.2 m/s
- 120 m/s

- A boy cycles to school each day. His home is 6 km from his school and it takes him on average 30 minutes to get there. What is the boy’s average speed in km/h.
- 12 km/h
- 36 km/h
- 5 km/h
- 10 km/h