Energy Practice Test

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The energy covers the 7 forms of energy, kinetic and potential energy, and the law of conservation of energy.

  
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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is a conversion from chemical energy to thermal energy?
    • A. 

      Coal is burned to boil water.

    • B. 

      Food is digested and used to regulate body temperature.

    • C. 

      Charcoal is burned in a barbeque pit.

    • D. 

      All of the above.


  • 2. 
    Which of the following is the best example of increasing an object's potential energy?
    • A. 

      Rolling a bowling ball

    • B. 

      Turning on a light bulb

    • C. 

      Stretching a rubber band

    • D. 

      Dropping a pencil


  • 3. 
    An object that has kinetic energy must be...
    • A. 

      Lifted above earth's surface.

    • B. 

      In motion.

    • C. 

      At rest.

    • D. 

      None of the above.


  • 4. 
    Thermal energy is...
    • A. 

      Kinetic.

    • B. 

      Potential.

    • C. 

      Both kinetic and potential.

    • D. 

      Neither kinetic nor potential.


  • 5. 
    Sound energy is...
    • A. 

      The energy of a compound that changes as its atoms are rearranged to form new compounds.

    • B. 

      The total energy of the particles that make up an object.

    • C. 

      The energy caused by an object's vibrations.

    • D. 

      The energy of motion.


  • 6. 
    What device converts chemical energy to mechanical energy?
    • A. 

      Human

    • B. 

      Car

    • C. 

      Jet ski

    • D. 

      All of the above.


  • 7. 
    As height increases, so does...
    • A. 

      Thermal energy.

    • B. 

      Mechanical energy.

    • C. 

      Kinetic energy.

    • D. 

      Potential energy.


  • 8. 
    The law of _________________ of energy states that energy cannot be created or destroyed.
    • A. 

      Transformation

    • B. 

      Absorption

    • C. 

      Conservation

    • D. 

      Stability


  • 9. 
    According to the law of conservation of energy, in theory, a bouncy ball should never stop bouncing. However, we know that it eventually stops. Where does the energy go.
    • A. 

      Some gets converted into sound energy and escapes into the surroundings.

    • B. 

      Some gets converted into thermal energy and escapes into the surroundings.

    • C. 

      Both A and B


  • 10. 
    Energy is...
    • A. 

      When the surfaces of two objects rub against each other.

    • B. 

      The ability to do work.


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