Survey of Physics
H. E. Smith
Physics 11 - Reading Quiz #1
You throw a ball up in the air; at its highest point
A. velocity and acceleration are zero.
B. acceleration is zero but velocity is not zero.
C. velocity is zero but acceleration is not zero.
D. neither velocity nor acceleration is zero.
Below is a plot of the displacement vs. time for two trains running on straight tracks. Which of the following is true?
A. Train A has a greater acceleration than train B, reaches a greater velocity and goes a greater distance.
B. Train A has a the same acceleration as train B, but accelerates longer, reaches a greater velocity and goes a greater distance.
C. Train A has a the same acceleration as train B, achieves the same velocity, but travels longer and goes a greater distance.
D. Train A starts out with a higher velocity than train B.
E. Both trains travel the same distance.