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Which of the Following Statement is Correct Regarding Velocity and Speed of a Moving Body? - Science

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MCQ

Which of the following statement is correct regarding velocity and speed of a moving body?

Options

  • velocity of a moving body is always higher than its speed

  • speed of a moving body is always higher than its velocity

  • speed of a moving body is its velocity in a given direction

  • velocity of a moving body is its speed in a given direction

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Solution

velocity of a moving body is its speed in a given direction

Velocity is a vector quantity having a magnitude and a specific direction. So, velocity is nothing but speed in a particular direction.

Concept: Measuring the Rate of Motion - Speed with Direction
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Lakhmir Singh Science Class 9 Physics
Chapter 1 Motion
MCQ | Q 49 | Page 22

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