PS.6 Energy Quiz
 1. Kinetic energy depends on two things. What are they?A) weight & heightB) elasticity & speedC) mass & velocityD) force & shape2. Which of the following would cause an increase in kinetic energy?A) decrease massB) decrease elasticityC) increase velocityD) increase friction3. Potential energy is –A) stopped energyB) thermal energyC) moving energyD) stored energy4. The potential energy associated with objects that can be stretched or compressed is –A) kineticB) electromagneticC) elasticD) gravitational5. Potential energy that depends on height is –A) gravitationalB) electromagneticC) kineticD) elastic6. Increasing which two things would increase gravitational potential energy?A) weight & heightB) mass & velocityC) force & shapeD) elasticity & speed7. Which of the following is the energy associated with the motion or position of an object?A) thermal energyB) electromagnetic energyC) mechanical energyD) chemical energy8. Which of the following is the total energy of the particles in a substance or material?A) chemical energyB) nuclear energyC) electromagnetic energyD) thermal energy9. Suzie drops her ice cream cone on the ground in August. Soon, the ice cream will gain –A) electromagnetic energyB) thermal energyC) chemical energyD) nuclear energy10. The food you eat and fossils fuels are both examples of this form of energy –A) chemical energyB) thermal energyC) electromagnetic energyD) nuclear energy11. Which of the following forms of energy can be dangerous for your skin in the summertime as you lay out on the beach?A) thermal energyB) chemical energyC) nuclear energyD) electromagnetic energy12. Which of the following is the potential energy that is stored in the nucleus of the atom?A) electromagnetic energyB) thermal energyC) chemical energyD) nuclear energy13. The sun, lightning, and a sparkler (small firework) have two forms of energy in common. What are they?A) thermal & electromagneticB) nuclear & thermalC) chemical & electromagneticD) electrical & nuclear14. In any energy conversion, some of the energy is lost to the environment as –A) nuclear energyB) matter energyC) heat energyD) reactant energy15. Most forms of energy cannot be converted into other forms of energy.A) FalseB) True16. Chemical energy can be considered a form of potential energy because it’s the energy stored in the bonds that hold atoms together.A) FalseB) True17. In a pendulum, the greatest potential energy is when the ball it at its lowest point.A) TrueB) False18. A hot plate changes electrical energy to nuclear energy.A) FalseB) True19. Solar panels change electromagnetic energy to electrical energy.A) TrueB) False20. A fan changes thermal energy into mechanical energy.A) FalseB) True21. Your body changes chemical energy into mechanical and thermal energy.A) TrueB) False22. Stars in our universe change nuclear energy into electromagnetic energy.A) FalseB) True23. According to the law of conservation of energy, energy is destroyed during transformations.A) FalseB) True24. A light bulb changes electrical energy into electromagnetic energy.A) TrueB) False25. A pole vaulter experiences two types of potential energy – elastic & gravitational.A) FalseB) True26. A distubance that travels through a medium as a longitudinal wave is called -A) sound energyB) mechanical energyC) light energyD) potential energy
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Answer Key

1.C   2.C   3.D   4.C   5.A   6.A   7.C   8.D   9.B   10.A   11.D   12.D   13.A   14.C   15.A   16.B   17.B   18.A   19.A   20.A   21.A   22.B   23.A   24.A   25.B   26.A

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