# Kinematics MCQs with Answers

A car travels at a constant velocity of 60 km/h for 2 hours. How far does it travel?

a) 60 km

b) 120 km

c) 30 km

d) 90 km

**Answer: ** b) 120 km

A stone is thrown vertically upward. Which of the following statements is true?

a) The stone’s acceleration is zero at the highest point.

b) The stone’s velocity is zero at the highest point.

c) The stone’s displacement is zero at the highest point.

d) All of the above.

**Answer: ** d) All of the above.

A ball rolls down a hill with an initial velocity of 4 m/s. If it accelerates at a rate of 2 m/s², how far does it travel in 5 seconds?

a) 12.5 m

b) 20 m

c) 27.5 m

d) 35 m

**Answer: ** c) 27.5 m

Which of the following is an example of uniform circular motion?

a) A car accelerating on a straight road.

b) A pendulum swinging back and forth.

c) A ball rolling down a hill.

d) A satellite orbiting the Earth.

**Answer: ** d) A satellite orbiting the Earth.

An object is thrown horizontally with an initial velocity of 20 m/s from a height of 10 meters. How long does it take for the object to hit the ground?

a) 1 s

b) 2 s

c) 3 s

d) 4 s

**Answer: ** b) 2 s

A car accelerates uniformly from rest to a speed of 30 m/s in 10 seconds. What is its acceleration?

a) 3 m/s²

b) 10 m/s²

c) 30 m/s²

d) 300 m/s²

**Answer: ** a) 3 m/s²

A body is in motion when it experiences zero acceleration. Which of the following statements is true?

a) The body is moving with a constant velocity.

b) The body has come to a stop.

c) The body is moving with increasing speed.

d) None of the above.

**Answer: ** a) The body is moving with a constant velocity.

A cyclist travels 100 meters east and then turns around and travels 50 meters west. What is the total displacement of the cyclist?

a) 50 meters west

b) 50 meters east

c) 150 meters west

d) 150 meters east

**Answer: ** c) 150 meters west

A train travels at a constant speed of 80 km/h for 2 hours. What is its total displacement?

a) 40 km

b) 80 km

c) 160 km

d) 320 km

**Answer: ** c) 160 km

An object is dropped from a height of 45 meters. How long does it take to reach the ground?

a) 2.1 s

b) 3 s

c) 4.2 s

d) 6 s

**Answer: ** b) 3 s

A car accelerates from 10 m/s to 30 m/s in 5 seconds. What is its acceleration?

a) 2 m/s²

b) 4 m/s²

c) 6 m/s²

d) 8 m/s²

**Answer: ** b) 4 m/s²

A projectile is launched at an angle of 30 degrees with the horizontal. At the highest point of its trajectory, what is the angle between its velocity and acceleration?

a) 0 degrees

b) 30 degrees

c) 45 degrees

d) 90 degrees

**Answer: ** d) 90 degrees

A car travels at a constant speed of 80 km/h for 4 hours. How far does it travel?

a) 80 km

b) 160 km

c) 240 km

d) 320 km

**Answer: ** c) 240 km

Which of the following equations represents uniformly accelerated motion?

a) v = u + at

b) v = u + 2as

c) v = u + at²

d) v = u + as²

**Answer: ** a) v = u + at

An object is thrown vertically upward. Which of the following statements is true about its velocity and acceleration at the highest point?

a) Velocity is zero, acceleration is zero.

b) Velocity is zero, acceleration is positive.

c) Velocity is positive, acceleration is zero.

d) Velocity is positive, acceleration is positive.

**Answer: ** a) Velocity is zero, acceleration is zero.

A car travels at a constant speed of 60 km/h for 3 hours. What is its total distance traveled?

a) 20 km

b) 60 km

c) 120 km

d) 180 km

**Answer: ** d) 180 km

A ball is thrown horizontally from a height of 2 meters. If it lands 10 meters away, how long does it take to reach the ground?

a) 0.2 s

b) 0.4 s

c) 0.6 s

d) 0.8 s

**Answer: ** c) 0.6 s

A car accelerates uniformly from rest to a speed of 20 m/s in 5 seconds. What is its acceleration?

a) 2 m/s²

b) 4 m/s²

c) 6 m/s²

d) 8 m/s²

**Answer: ** a) 2 m/s²

Which of the following is an example of non-uniform circular motion?

a) A car moving along a straight road.

b) A pendulum swinging back and forth.

c) A ball rolling down a hill.

d) A car turning around a curved track.

**Answer: ** d) A car turning around a curved track.

A body is thrown vertically upward. Which of the following statements is true about its acceleration?

a) Acceleration is positive throughout its motion.

b) Acceleration is zero at the highest point.

c) Acceleration is negative throughout its motion.

d) Acceleration is positive during upward motion and negative during downward motion.

**Answer: ** d) Acceleration is positive during upward motion and negative during downward motion.

A stone is thrown vertically upward. What happens to its acceleration as it reaches its highest point?

a) It increases.

b) It decreases.

c) It remains constant.

d) It becomes zero.

**Answer: ** d) It becomes zero.

A cyclist travels 100 meters north and then turns around and travels 50 meters south. What is the total displacement of the cyclist?

a) 50 meters south

b) 50 meters north

c) 150 meters south

d) 150 meters north

**Answer: ** c) 150 meters south

An object is dropped from a height of 20 meters. How long does it take to reach the ground?

a) 1 s

b) 2 s

c) 3 s

d) 4 s

**Answer: ** b) 2 s

A car accelerates from rest to a speed of 20 m/s in 10 seconds. What is its acceleration?

a) 2 m/s²

b) 4 m/s²

c) 6 m/s²

d) 8 m/s²

**Answer: ** a) 2 m/s²

A projectile is launched at an angle of 45 degrees with the horizontal. At the highest point of its trajectory, what is the angle between its velocity and acceleration?

a) 0 degrees

b) 45 degrees

c) 90 degrees

d) It varies depending on the initial velocity.

**Answer: ** c) 90 degrees

A car travels at a constant speed of 40 km/h for 2 hours. What is its total distance traveled?

a) 20 km

b) 40 km

c) 80 km

d) 160 km

**Answer: ** c) 80 km

An object is thrown horizontally with an initial velocity of 10 m/s from a height of 5 meters. How long does it take for the object to hit the ground?

a) 0.5 s

b) 1 s

c) 1.5 s

d) 2 s

**Answer: ** b) 1 s

A body is in motion when it experiences zero acceleration. Which of the following statements is true?

a) The body is moving with a constant velocity.

b) The body has come to a stop.

c) The body is moving with increasing speed.

d) None of the above.

**Answer: ** a) The body is moving with a constant velocity.

A train travels at a constant velocity of 100 km/h for 2 hours. How far does it travel?

a) 100 km

b) 200 km

c) 300 km

d) 400 km

**Answer: ** b) 200 km

A ball rolls down a hill with an initial velocity of 2 m/s. If it accelerates at a rate of 1 m/s², how far does it travel in 3 seconds?

a) 2 m

b) 5 m

c) 8 m

d) 11 m

**Answer: ** c) 8 m

Which of the following is an example of uniform circular motion?

a) A car accelerating on a straight road.

b) A pendulum swinging back and forth.

c) A ball rolling down a hill.

d) A satellite orbiting the Earth.

**Answer: ** d) A satellite orbiting the Earth.

An object is thrown vertically upward. Which of the following statements is true?

a) The object’s acceleration is zero at the highest point.

b) The object’s velocity is zero at the highest point.

c) The object’s displacement is zero at the highest point.

d) All of the above.

**Answer: ** d) All of the above.

A car accelerates uniformly from rest to a speed of 40 m/s in 8 seconds. What is its acceleration?

a) 4 m/s²

b) 5 m/s²

c) 6 m/s²

d) 8 m/s²

**Answer: ** a) 4 m/s²

A cyclist travels 200 meters east and then turns around and travels 100 meters west. What is the total displacement of the cyclist?

a) 100 meters west

b) 100 meters east

c) 300 meters west

d) 300 meters east

**Answer: ** c) 300 meters west

A car travels at a constant speed of 80 km/h for 5 hours. What is its total distance traveled?

a) 20 km

b) 80 km

c) 160 km

d) 400 km

**Answer: ** d) 400 km

An object is dropped from a height of 30 meters. How long does it take to reach the ground?

a) 1.5 s

b) 2 s

c) 3 s

d) 4.5 s

**Answer: ** c) 3 s

A car accelerates from rest to a speed of 25 m/s in 6 seconds. What is its acceleration?

a) 2.08 m/s²

b) 4.17 m/s²

c) 6.25 m/s²

d) 8.33 m/s²

**Answer: ** a) 2.08 m/s²

A projectile is launched at an angle of 60 degrees with the horizontal. At the highest point of its trajectory, what is the angle between its velocity and acceleration?

a) 0 degrees

b) 30 degrees

c) 45 degrees

d) 90 degrees

**Answer: ** d) 90 degrees

A ball is thrown horizontally from a height of 5 meters. If it lands 15 meters away, how long does it take to reach the ground?

a) 0.5 s

b) 1 s

c) 1.5 s

d) 2 s

**Answer: ** c) 1.5 s

A car travels at a constant speed of 50 km/h for 4 hours. What is its total distance traveled?

a) 50 km

b) 100 km

c) 150 km

d) 200 km

**Answer: ** d) 200 km

An object is thrown vertically upward. What happens to its acceleration as it reaches its highest point?

a) It increases.

b) It decreases.

c) It remains constant.

d) It becomes zero.

**Answer: ** d) It becomes zero.

A stone is thrown vertically upward. Which of the following statements is true about its velocity and acceleration at the highest point?

a) Velocity is zero, acceleration is zero.

b) Velocity is zero, acceleration is positive.

c) Velocity is positive, acceleration is zero.

d) Velocity is positive, acceleration is positive.

**Answer: ** a) Velocity is zero, acceleration is zero.

A cyclist travels 150 meters north and then turns around and travels 75 meters south. What is the total displacement of the cyclist?

a) 75 meters south

b) 75 meters north

c) 225 meters south

d) 225 meters north

**Answer: ** c) 225 meters south

An object is dropped from a height of 15 meters. How long does it take to reach the ground?

a) 1 s

b) 1.5 s

c) 2 s

d) 2.5 s

**Answer: ** b) 1.5 s

A car accelerates from rest to a speed of 15 m/s in 3 seconds. What is its acceleration?

a) 2.5 m/s²

b) 5 m/s²

c) 7.5 m/s²

d) 10 m/s²

**Answer: ** b) 5 m/s²

A projectile is launched at an angle of 75 degrees with the horizontal. At the highest point of its trajectory, what is the angle between its velocity and acceleration?

a) 0 degrees

b) 15 degrees

c) 30 degrees

d) 90 degrees

**Answer: ** d) 90 degrees

A car travels at a constant speed of 70 km/h for 6 hours. What is its total distance traveled?

a) 70 km

b) 140 km

c) 210 km

d) 420 km

**Answer: ** d) 420 km

A ball is thrown horizontally from a height of 3 meters. If it lands 12 meters away, how long does it take to reach the ground?

a) 0.5 s

b) 1 s

c) 1.5 s

d) 2 s

**Answer: ** c) 1.5 s

A body is in motion when it experiences zero acceleration. Which of the following statements is true?

a) The body is moving with a constant velocity.

b) The body has come to a stop.

c) The body is moving with increasing speed.

d) None of the above.

**Answer: ** a) The body is moving with a constant velocity.

A train travels at a constant velocity of 120 km/h for 3 hours. What is its total displacement?

a) 60 km

b) 120 km

c) 240 km

d) 360 km

**Answer: ** c) 240 km

A car accelerates uniformly from rest to a speed of 25 m/s in 5 seconds. What is its acceleration?

a) 2.5 m/s²

b) 5 m/s²

c) 7.5 m/s²

d) 10 m/s²

**Answer: ** b) 5 m/s²

A cyclist travels 300 meters east and then turns around and travels 150 meters west. What is the total displacement of the cyclist?

a) 150 meters west

b) 150 meters east

c) 450 meters west

d) 450 meters east

**Answer: ** c) 450 meters west

A car travels at a constant speed of 90 km/h for 4 hours. What is its total distance traveled?

a) 90 km

b) 180 km

c) 270 km

d) 360 km

**Answer: ** c) 270 km

An object is dropped from a height of 40 meters. How long does it take to reach the ground?

a) 2 s

b) 2.5 s

c) 3 s

d) 3.5 s

**Answer: ** c) 3 s

A car accelerates from rest to a speed of 30 m/s in 6 seconds. What is its acceleration?

a) 2.5 m/s²

b) 5 m/s²

c) 7.5 m/s²

d) 10 m/s²

**Answer: ** b) 5 m/s²

A projectile is launched at an angle of 90 degrees with the horizontal. At the highest point of its trajectory, what is the angle between its velocity and acceleration?

a) 0 degrees

b) 45 degrees

c) 90 degrees

d) It varies depending on the initial velocity.

**Answer: ** c) 90 degrees

A ball is thrown horizontally from a height of 4 meters. If it lands 8 meters away, how long does it take to reach the ground?

a) 0.5 s

b) 1 s

c) 1.5 s

d) 2 s

**Answer: ** a) 0.5 s

a) The body is moving with a constant velocity.

b) The body has come to a stop.

c) The body is moving with increasing speed.

d) None of the above.

**Answer: ** a) The body is moving with a constant velocity.

A train travels at a constant velocity of 150 km/h for 2 hours. What is its total displacement?

a) 75 km

b) 150 km

c) 300 km

d) 600 km

**Answer: ** c) 300 km

A car accelerates uniformly from rest to a speed of 40 m/s in 10 seconds. What is its acceleration?

a) 4 m/s²

b) 8 m/s²

c) 16 m/s²

d) 32 m/s²

**Answer: ** a) 4 m/s²

An object is thrown vertically upward. Which of the following statements is true?

a) The object’s acceleration is zero at the highest point.

b) The object’s velocity is zero at the highest point.

c) The object’s displacement is zero at the highest point.

d) All of the above.

**Answer: ** d) All of the above.

A stone is thrown vertically upward. What happens to its acceleration as it reaches its highest point?

a) It increases.

b) It decreases.

c) It remains constant.

d) It becomes zero.

**Answer: ** d) It becomes zero.

A cyclist travels 250 meters north and then turns around and travels 125 meters south. What is the total displacement of the cyclist?

a) 125 meters south

b) 125 meters north

c) 375 meters south

d) 375 meters north

**Answer: ** c) 375 meters south

An object is dropped from a height of 25 meters. How long does it take to reach the ground?

a) 1.25 s

b) 2 s

c) 2.5 s

d) 3.75 s

**Answer: ** b) 2 s

A car accelerates from rest to a speed of 35 m/s in 7 seconds. What is its acceleration?

a) 5 m/s²

b) 7 m/s²

c) 10 m/s²

d) 15 m/s²

**Answer: ** a) 5 m/s²

A projectile is launched at an angle of 45 degrees with the horizontal. At the highest point of its trajectory, what is the angle between its velocity and acceleration?

a) 0 degrees

b) 45 degrees

c) 90 degrees

d) It varies depending on the initial velocity.

**Answer: ** d) It varies depending on the initial velocity.

A car travels at a constant speed of 60 km/h for 5 hours. What is its total distance traveled?

a) 60 km

b) 120 km

c) 300 km

d) 600 km

**Answer: ** c) 300 km

A ball is thrown horizontally from a height of 6 meters. If it lands 18 meters away, how long does it take to reach the ground?

a) 1 s

b) 1.5 s

c) 2 s

d) 2.5 s

**Answer: ** a) 1 s

a) The body is moving with a constant velocity.

b) The body has come to a stop.

c) The body is moving with increasing speed.

d) None of the above.

**Answer: ** a) The body is moving with a constant velocity.

A train travels at a constant velocity of 180 km/h for 4 hours. What is its total displacement?

a) 90 km

b) 180 km

c) 720 km

d) 1440 km

**Answer: ** c) 720 km