# AQA GCSE Physics Unit 2.1

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## Twenty questions on the first section of Unit 2 in AQA GCSE Physics: Motion.

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### Question 1

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In a distance-time graph, what is represented on the horizontal axis?
• Speed
• Distance
• Time

### Question 2

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In a distance-time graph, what is represented on the vertical axis?
• Speed
• Distance
• Time

### Question 3

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In a distance-time graph, what is represented by the gradient of the graph?
• Speed
• Distance
• Time

### Question 4

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True or false? The formula for calculating speed is time/distance.
• True
• False

### Question 5

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True or false? Vehicles that have to drive for long distances are fitted with devices called tachographs to ensure they do not drive for too long.
• True
• False

### Question 6

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What type of quantity is velocity?
• Scalar (magnitude)
• Vector (magnitude and direction)

### Question 7

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True or false? A body which changes direction is accelerating.
• True
• False

### Question 8

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Which of these is the correct formula for working out acceleration?
• a = (v-u)/t
• a = (u-v)/t
• a = t/(v-u)
• a = t/(u-v)

### Question 9

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True or false? The unit of acceleration is metres per second.
• True
• False

### Question 10

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True or false? Deceleration is simply negative acceleration.
• True
• False

### Question 11

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In a velocity-time graph, what is represented by the horizontal axis?
• Velocity
• Acceleration
• Time
• Distance

### Question 12

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In a velocity-time graph, what is represented by the vertical axis?
• Velocity
• Acceleration
• Time
• Distance

### Question 13

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In a velocity-time graph, what is represented by the gradient of the line?
• Velocity
• Acceleration
• Time
• Distance

### Question 14

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In a velocity-time graph, what is represented by the area under the line?
• Velocity
• Acceleration
• Time
• Distance

### Question 15

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True or false? Applying brakes causes negative acceleration.
• True
• False

### Question 16

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What is the velocity of the body between 3 seconds and 11 seconds in this distance-time graph?
• 8 m/s
• 4 m/s
• 2 m/s
• 1 m/s

### Question 17

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Between the person leaving the house and arriving in this distance-time graph, for how long was the person stationary?
• 1 second
• 3 seconds
• 7 seconds
• 5 seconds

### Question 18

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What can you say about the motion of this person between 2 and 10 seconds in this velocity-time graph?
• Accelerating
• Decelerating
• Stationary
• Constant velocity

### Question 19

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What is this person's acceleration in this velocity-time graph between 0 and 2 seconds?
• 8 m/s^2
• 4 m/s^2
• 2 m/s^2
• 1 m/s^2

### Question 20

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How far did this person in this velocity-time graph travel between 0 and 10 seconds?