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Henderson's Regular Physics Quizzes

(2000-2001 School Year)


Suggestions for this week's quiz (Unit 1, Quiz#1):

If are reading this page, you are at the right spot. The Studying Suggestions page should be your starting point for quiz preparation. The Studying Suggestions will often provide more specific information about your upcoming quiz than merely looking at a quiz from the 1994 or 1997 school year. It is recommended that you always start the review process by reading this page.

This week's quiz is tentatively scheduled for Friday, September 1. The quiz will be a one-page quiz, covering both sides of a single sheet of paper. The equation for average speed, average velocity, and average acceleration will be provided. Other than a calculator, no other helps will be provided nor allowed. Students can expect the following concepts, skills, and problem-types to be assessed on this quiz:

  1. An understanding of average speed and average velocity and the ability to carry out an average speed or average velocity calculation.
  2. An understanding of the terms scalars and vectors, displacement and distance, speed and velocity, and acceleration and an ability to apply such terms to the motion of objects.
  3. An ability to use the equation for acceleration to arrive at a solution to a simple problem.
  4. An ability to use conversion factors to convert a specific quantity in one set of units to the same quantity in a different set of units.
  5. An ability to associate verbal descriptions of motion with pictorial representations and numerical representations.

Sample Quizzes:

The following two quizzes are samples of the types of quizzes given in the past. While this year's quiz might be similar to these or even contain identical questions, a student should not expect that this year's quiz will be exactly the same as those from the past.

Quiz#1 (1994)

Quiz#1 (1998)



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