# Physics

## Physics

PHY-111 Topic 1 Multiple-Choice Practice Test
Instructions:
For each question, select the best answer. When you are done, open the Topic 1 Multiple-Choice
Topic 1, Question 1:
A car travels 30 miles in 1 hour on a winding mountain road. Which of the following is a true
statement?
A. The magnitude of the total displacement is larger than the distance traveled.
B. The magnitude of the average velocity is greater than 30 m.p.h.
C. The magnitude of the average velocity is equal to 30 m.p.h.
D. The magnitude of the average velocity is less than to 30 m.p.h.
E. The car traveled with a constant speed of 30 m.p.h.
Topic 1, Question 2:
When velocity is negative and acceleration is positive, what happens to the object’s motion?
A. The object speeds up.
B. The object remains at rest.
C. The object slows down.
D. The object first speeds up, then slows down.
E. Nothing happens to the object.
Topic 1, Question 3:
When velocity and the acceleration of an object are both negative, what happens to the
object’s motion?
A. The object speeds up.
B. The object remains at rest.
C. The object slows down.
D. The object first speeds up, then slows down.
E. Nothing happens to the object.
Topic 1, Question 4:
A sports car accelerates at a constant rate from rest to a speed of 27.8 m/s in 8.00 s. What is
the displacement of the sports car in this time interval?
A. 77.0 m
B. 222 m
C. 55.0 m
D. 111 m
E. 13.9 m

Topic 1, Question 5:
A race car accelerates from 0 m/s to 30.0 m/s with a displacement of 90.0 m. What is the
vehicle's acceleration?
A. 15.0 m/s2
B. 10.0 m/s2
C. 5.00 m/s2
D. 3.00 m/s2
E. 2.00 m/s2
Topic 1, Question 6:
On which of these hills does the ball roll down with increasing speed and decreasing
acceleration along the path?

A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

The hill on the left.
The hill in the middle.
The hill on the right
All three hills will...