PS CH 16 S1 & S2 Vocab Quiz
  • 1. the transfer of thermal energy from one object to another because of a difference in temperature
A) temperature
B) heat
C) vaporization
  • 2. a measure of how hot or cold an object is compared to a reference point
A) convection
B) heat
C) temperature
  • 3. a temperature of 0 kelvins
A) absolute zero
B) absolute kelvin
C) freezing temperature
  • 4. the increase in volume of a material when its temperature increases
A) thermal expansion
B) thermal growth
C) thermal pollination
  • 5. the amount of heat needed to raise the temperature of one gram of a material by one degree Celsius
A) specific heat
B) heat of fusion
C) heat of vaporiztion
  • 6. instrument used to measure thermal energy released or absorbed during a chemical or physical change
A) calorimeter
B) thermometer
C) microscope
  • 7. the transfer of thermal energy with no overall transfer of matter between materials that are touching
A) radiation
B) conduction
C) convection
  • 8. a material that conducts thermal energy well
A) thermal conductor
B) thermal insulator
C) thrmal neutralizer
  • 9. a material that conducts thermal energy poorly
A) thermal neutralizer
B) thermal conductor
C) thermal insulator
  • 10. the transfer of thermal energy when particles of a fluid move from one place to another
A) conduction
B) radiation
C) convection
  • 11. circulation of a fluid in a loop as the fluid alternately heats up and cools down
A) convection insulator
B) radiation
C) convection current
  • 12. the transfer of energy by waves moving through space
A) hallucination
B) radiation
C) oscillation
  • 13. the study of conversions between thermal energy and other forms of energy
A) electrodynamics
B) hydrodynamics
C) thermodynamics
  • 14. any device that converts thermal energy into work
A) heat engine
B) energy machine
C) heat pumper
  • 15. thermal energy discharged into an area at a lower temperature without being converted into useful work
A) overflow heat
B) spoiled heat
C) waste heat
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