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5th Grade Energy Quiz - Discovery Works Science

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5th Grade Energy Quiz - Discovery Works Science
Practice Quiz that follows the Houghton Mifflin Science Discovery Works Textbook.   Forms of Energy 5th Grade. St. Gabriel - Glendale, OH.

  
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1.  What is energy?
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2.  What is matter?
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3.  The energy that moving matter has is called?
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4.  True or False:  Wind can move objects, such as tree branches, because moving air has energy.
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5.  What is stored energy?
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6.  True or False:  A boy standing still on a diving board has stored energy.
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7.  A boy jumps off of the diving board.  He has
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8.  True or False:  Energy can be stored in fuels.  Gas that makes a car move has stored energy.  The food that you eat has stored energy, too
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9.  What does energy do?
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10.  What do we use energy for in the U.S.?
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11.  True or False:  Sound is a form of energy that you can hear.  It comes from particles that are vibrating or moving back and forth rapidly.  Sound moves in waves through matter such as air or water.
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12.  True or False:  Energy cannot be described as energy of motion and stored energy
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13.  Which of the following are forms of energy?
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14.  True or False:  Sweating in the sun, listening to the radio, riding on a bus, and eating are all examples of energy changing form
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15.  True or False:  When energy changes form, heat energy is usually involved
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16.  Energy from the sun is called
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17.  True or False:  One way people use solar energy is to collect it in teh form of light energy and change it to heat energy.  The heat energy can be used to heat water.  It can be used to heat homes.
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18.  True or False: Everything around you is matter, even food.
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19.  Liquid and Gas do not have a definite shape but take up
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20.  Temperature is
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21.  True or False:  The coal we use today formed from swamp plants that died last week
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22.  Put the following in the correct order:1. ____  BITUMINOUS COAL - Layers of rock form over the lignite, increasing the weight and pressure.  The lignite changes to bituminous coal. 2. _____ PEAT - Layers of sand and soil cover the plant matter.  Over time the plant matter forms peat.  Peat is a hard, brown plant material.  Peat is the first step in the formation of coal.3. _____ ANTHRACITE:  Extreme heat and pressure cause the bituminous coal to change to anthracite or hard coal.  Anthracite is as hard as rock 4. ______ LIGNITE - Over millions of years, layers of rock form over the peat.  The weight of these layers changes the peat to lignite.
23.  If you describe the rubber on a bike as "smooth", "flexible" and "black", you are describing it's
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24.  Which of the following is an example of a chemical property?
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25.  No matter how small or large something is, if it takes up space, it has
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26.  Where do we find coal?
27.  Is coal renewable or non-renewable?
28.  How do we move coal?
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29.  How does using coal affect the environment?
30.  True or False:  Some scientists predict that at the present rate of use, we'll run out of oil in about 30 years and coal in about 225 years.
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31.  True or False:  Oil and gas will last forever
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32.  True or False:  Fossil fuels are the major energy source burned in power plants that produce electricity.
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33.  Moset of the heat used to warm buildings comes from burning
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34.  Name 3 ways that you can save energy at home
35.  Why are coal, oil, and natural gas called fossil fuels?
36.  List 5 facts about Fossil Fuels List 3 facts about Alternative Energy Sources List 2 areas where Fossil Fuels and Alternative Energy Sources intersect
37.  True or False:  Renewable energy sources can be replenished in a short time
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38.  Nonrenewable energy sources have an unlimited supply
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