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Distance and time graphs - Test

1.

The graph below shows how Jan's distance from home varied with time as she walked to her friend's house, bought a magazine in a shop on the way, and walked back home again.

A line graph comparing time along the x axis with distance up the y axis. A line starts from 9am on the x axis, goes up to 9.30am and 1 mile, remaisn horizontal until 10.30am, then continues up until 11am at 2 miles. It remains horizontal until 12.30pm, then goes downwards in a straight line until 1pm and no distance.

How far is it from Jan's house to the shop?

2.

How far is it from Jan's house to her friend's?

3.

How long did Jan spend in the shop?

4.

How long did Jan spend at her friend's?

5.

How long did the trip take altogether?

6.

The Smith family are to drive 150 miles to a holiday cottage. They stopped to fill up with petrol on the way there. The graph below shows their distance from home against time for their journey.

A line graph comparing time on the x axis with distance up the y axis. A line starting at 10am and zero miles travels up to 50 miles by 11am. It stays horizontal until 11.30am, the conctinues upwards until 150 miles and 1pm. B is situated at 150 miles and 1.30pm. A is at zero miles and 1.30pm. C is at 150 miles and 2pm.

At what time did they stop for petrol?

7.

How long did the petrol stop take?

8.

Half an hour after they arrive at the cottage they discover that they have left the keys for the cottage at home. Which point on the graph shows this?

9.

Which of the following could explain the horizontal section marked A on the graph?

10.

How long did this happen for?