PS.6 Energy Quiz
 1. Kinetic energy depends on two things. What are they?A) elasticity & speedB) force & shapeC) mass & velocityD) weight & height2. Which of the following would cause an increase in kinetic energy?A) decrease elasticityB) increase velocityC) decrease massD) increase friction3. Potential energy is –A) moving energyB) stored energyC) thermal energyD) stopped energy4. The potential energy associated with objects that can be stretched or compressed is –A) electromagneticB) gravitationalC) kineticD) elastic5. Potential energy that depends on height is –A) elasticB) kineticC) gravitationalD) electromagnetic6. Increasing which two things would increase gravitational potential energy?A) weight & heightB) elasticity & speedC) mass & velocityD) force & shape7. Which of the following is the energy associated with the motion or position of an object?A) thermal energyB) chemical energyC) electromagnetic energyD) mechanical energy8. Which of the following is the total energy of the particles in a substance or material?A) thermal energyB) chemical energyC) electromagnetic energyD) nuclear energy9. Suzie drops her ice cream cone on the ground in August. Soon, the ice cream will gain –A) nuclear energyB) chemical energyC) thermal energyD) electromagnetic energy10. The food you eat and fossils fuels are both examples of this form of energy –A) nuclear energyB) thermal energyC) electromagnetic energyD) chemical 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) electromagnetic energyB) thermal energyC) nuclear energyD) chemical energy12. Which of the following is the potential energy that is stored in the nucleus of the atom?A) nuclear energyB) electromagnetic energyC) chemical energyD) thermal 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) matter energyB) reactant energyC) nuclear energyD) heat 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) TrueB) False17. In a pendulum, the greatest potential energy is when the ball it at its lowest point.A) FalseB) True18. A hot plate changes electrical energy to nuclear energy.A) TrueB) False19. 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) TrueB) False23. According to the law of conservation of energy, energy is destroyed during transformations.A) TrueB) False24. A light bulb changes electrical energy into electromagnetic energy.A) FalseB) True25. 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) potential energyB) light energyC) mechanical energyD) sound energy
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