Energy Quiz

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This quiz is on Ch. 5 Sec. 1 and covers the different types of energy.

  
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  • 1. 
    What are the two main types of energy?
    • A. 

      Chemical and thermal

    • B. 

      Electrical and nuclear

    • C. 

      Potential and kinetic

    • D. 

      None of the above


  • 2. 
    The amount of kinetic energy depends on two things, the mass and _________________ of an object.
    • A. 

      Weight

    • B. 

      Acceleration

    • C. 

      Energy

    • D. 

      Velocity


  • 3. 
    A type of potential energy that is associated with objects that can be stretched or compressed is called:
    • A. 

      Mechanical energy

    • B. 

      Elastic potential energy

    • C. 

      Gravitational potential energy

    • D. 

      None of the above


  • 4. 
    A car moving, a frog leaping, and sounds that are made are all examples of what kind of energy?
    • A. 

      Chemical

    • B. 

      Electrical

    • C. 

      Thermal

    • D. 

      Mechanical


  • 5. 
    A type of potential energy that depends on height and is equal to the work done to lift the object is called:
    • A. 

      Vertical energy

    • B. 

      Gravitational potential energy

    • C. 

      Elastic potential energy

    • D. 

      Growing energy


  • 6. 
    Which of the following are good examples of elastic potential energy?
    • A. 

      Rubber band

    • B. 

      Bow

    • C. 

      Bungee cord

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 7. 
    What is the formula used to calculate kinetic energy?
    • A. 

      KE = mass x velocity squared divided by 2

    • B. 

      KE = mass x work divided by 2

    • C. 

      KE = force x mass divided by 2

    • D. 

      None of the above


  • 8. 
    Visible light, ultraviolet radiation and microwaves are all good examples of:
    • A. 

      Electrical energy

    • B. 

      Nuclear energy

    • C. 

      Electromagnetic energy

    • D. 

      None of the above


  • 9. 
    When a nucleus splits apart it is called:
    • A. 

      Nuclear fission

    • B. 

      Nuclear fusion

    • C. 

      Nuclear energy

    • D. 

      None of the above


  • 10. 
    Static shock, batteries and powerlines all are good examples of what kind of energy?
    • A. 

      Electrical

    • B. 

      Electromagnetic

    • C. 

      Nuclear

    • D. 

      None of the above


  • 11. 
    Mechanical energy can be potential or kinetic.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 12. 
    The total energy of the particles in an object is thermal energy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 13. 
    Potential energy is the energy of motion and kinetic energy is stored.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


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