8th Grade Ch.2 pretest
 1. Which of the following is TRUE?A) Pulling an object in motion will not affect its motion.B) Pushing on an object will change how it moves.C) Most objects move at the same speed.D) All objects move in the same direction.2. The motion of an object changes when you changeA) its direction onlyB) neither its speed nor its directionC) its speed onlyD) either its speed or its direction3. Which units can be used to measure distance?A) metersB) litersC) cubic centimetersD) seconds4. Which units can be used to measure time?A) litersB) secondsC) metersD) milligrams5. Hitting a ball can change itsA) mass and sizeB) speed and massC) size and directionD) speed and direction6. A ball moves 5 meters in 10 seconds. What does this information tell you about the motion of the ball?A) distance and timeB) speed and weightC) direction and sizeD) force and direction7. Simplified, the fraction 15/5 equalsA) 5B) 65C) 1/3D) 38. Simplified, the fraction 10/15 equalsA) 1.5B) 1/3C) 3D) 2/39. Which statement about a line graph is TRUE?A) The intervals on the x-axis are usually different sizes in the same graph.B) The x-axis is vertical and the y-axis is horizontal.C) The y-axis is vertical and the x-axis is horizontalD) The scale of both axes must begin at zero.10. If you push or pull a moving object,A) its motion will changeB) its mass will changeC) it will not accelerateD) its velocity will remain the same11. Which of the following is an example of horizontal movement?A) a ball that is stillB) a ball thrown straight up into the airC) a ball rolling on a flat tableD) a ball spinning in place12. Which of the following is an example of vertical movement?A) a person walking on a sidewalkB) a person standing on one footC) a person turning in circlesD) a person jumping straight up and down
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