Scalar and Vector quantites

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What is a scalar quantity?

Select one of the following:

  • A quantity with magnitude but no direction.

  • A quantity with magnitude and direction.

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What is a vector quantity?

Select one of the following:

  • A quantity with magnitude and direction.

  • A quantity with both magnitude and direction

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Is velocity scalar or vector?

Select one of the following:

  • Scalar

  • Vector

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How do you calculate the magnitude of a vector quantity?

Select one of the following:

  • You use a right angle triangle with the known forces and calculate the hypotenuse with pythagoras' theorem.

  • leaving it blank

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How do you calculate the direction of a vector quantity?

Select one of the following:

  • Use trigonometry.

  • Leave it blank

Question 6 of 9

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Is force a vector quantity?

Select one of the following:

  • Yes

  • No

Question 7 of 9

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Does a conker moving in a circle at a constant speed have a constant velocity?

Select one of the following:

  • No

  • Yes

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When the conker has swung round the circle once and is back at it's starting point, what is it's total displacement? The circle has a circumference of x metres.

Select one of the following:

  • x meteres

  • 0 metres

Question 9 of 9

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Is the force in the string swinging the conker round a vector quantity?

Select one of the following:

  • No

  • Yes

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Scalar and Vector quantites

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Mechanics Quiz on Scalar and Vector quantites, created by ceemo_12 on 14/05/2013.

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