Speed, Distance, and Time: Calculations and Graphing

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Question 1 of 10

1

At what point in this distance vs. time graph is the person farthest away from his or her starting point.

Select one of the following:

A

B

C

Explanation

Question 2 of 10

1

A, B, C, and D ran a 7 meter sprint race. They started at 0 meters and finished 7 meters later. Which runner ran the race the fastest?

Select one of the following:

A

B

C

D

Explanation

Question 3 of 10

1

Marie traveled from her house to work as shown in the accompanied graph. What could be a possible conclusion to what Marie is doing from points D to E?

Select one of the following:

Marie arrived at work and stayed throughout the day.

Marie waited at a stop light before continuing her journey to work.

Marie returned home because she realized she forgot her phone.

Marie was driving through hills and finally reached level ground.

Explanation

Question 4 of 10

1

The graph shows Marie's travel as she gets to work from her house. What is one possible conclusion of what is happening from points B to C?

Select one of the following:

Marie's car is not accelerating because she is traveling down a hill.

Marie forgot her phone at home so she had to go back and get it.

Marie was sitting still and not moving because she was stuck in traffic.

Marie was already at work.

Explanation

Question 5 of 10

1

Which runner stopped for a rest?

Select one of the following:

Albert

Bob

Charlie

Explanation

Question 6 of 10

1

Fill the blank space to complete the text.

One runner stopped for a rest. The runner rested for a total of seconds.

Explanation

Question 7 of 10

1

Calculate Albert's speed for this race.

Select one of the following:

8.33 m/s

7.14 m/s

6.67 m/s

9.09 m/s

Explanation

Question 8 of 10

1

A killer shark, attacking a fishing boat, swims at a speed of 13m/s for 30 s. How far does it swim in this time?

Select one of the following:

.433 m

2.31 m

390 m

17 m

Explanation

Question 9 of 10

1

Katie swam in a 100 m race for her state championship swim meet. She knew the fastest person in the practice heats swam at a speed of 3.82 m/s. Katie’s time was 25 seconds. What was her speed?

Select one of the following:

4 m/s

3.82 m/s

26.18 m/s

Explanation

Question 10 of 10

1

Katie swam in a 100 m race for her state championship swim meet. She knew the fastest person in the practice heats swam at a speed of 3.82 m/s. Katie’s time was 25 seconds. Using the speed you got for her in the last question, Katie will win the race.