PhysSci8: Forms of Energy Reading Questions
  • 1. Energy is the ability to -
A) fly
B) eat
C) conserve energy
D) do work
  • 2. All of the following are forms of energy EXCEPT -
A) light
B) inertia
C) heat
D) sound
  • 3. Almost all energy originates from -
A) the sun
B) a factory
C) a fire
D) the moon
  • 4. Without energy fromt he sun, there would be no -
A) rocks and dirt
B) water and oxygen
C) stars and planets
D) life on Earth
  • 5. Anything moving has -
A) wheels
B) an engine
C) wings
D) energy
  • 6. Energy from the sun is called -
A) sound energy
B) solar energy
C) nuclear energy
D) magnetic energy
  • 7. Plants use energy from the sun to make -
A) soil
B) leaves
C) food
D) water
  • 8. Which of the following is an example of light energy?
A) the sun
B) heat from an oven
C) a magnet
D) energy in food
  • 9. Which of the following produces magnetic energy?
A) the sun
B) a magnet
C) a fire
D) a radio
  • 10. Fossil fuels come from -
A) power plants
B) the poles of the Earth
C) dead plants and animals
D) distant plantes
  • 11. What does the word "energy" mean in paragraph 1?
A) the energy of motion
B) the ability to do work
C) energy stored in an object
D) energy fromthe sun
  • 12. What does the word "solar energy" mean in paragraph 5?
A) the ability to do work
B) energy stored in an object
C) the energy of motion
D) energy from the sun
  • 13. The term "mechanical energy" refers to -
A) energy stored in an object
B) the ability to do work
C) energy from the sun
D) the energy of motion
  • 14. The term "thermal energy" refers to -
A) the energy of motion
B) energy fromt he sun
C) energy stored in an object
D) heat energy
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