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?
Answer
  • Speed
  • Distance
  • Time

Question 2

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

Question 3

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

Question 4

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

Question 6

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

Question 7

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

Question 8

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Which of these is the correct formula for working out acceleration?
Answer
  • 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.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 10

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

Question 11

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

Question 12

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

Question 13

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

Question 14

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

Question 15

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True or false? Applying brakes causes negative acceleration.
Answer
  • 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?
Answer
  • 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?
Answer
  • 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?
Answer
  • 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?
Answer
  • 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?
Answer
  • 32m
  • 40m
  • 64m
  • 72m
  • 48m
  • 56m