4th Grade Moniteau Quiz: Heat!

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Levi created this quiz for Mrs. Cosme's class as a Goals Student.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The flow of energy from one material to another is called _____________.
    • A. 

      Temperature

    • B. 

      Heat

    • C. 

      Warmth

    • D. 

      Coldness

  • 2. 
    Heat moves from __________ object to ___________ ones. The more energy an object has the faster the particles move.
    • A. 

      Warmer to cooler

    • B. 

      Cooler to warmer

    • C. 

      Bigger to smaller

    • D. 

      Smaller to bigger

  • 3. 
    The particles in a warm object cause the particles in a cooler one to move faster. Eventually the particles of both objexts will move at the same speed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    A(n) ______________ is a material that does not transfer heat very well.
    • A. 

      Conductor

    • B. 

      Piece of metal

    • C. 

      Insulator

    • D. 

      Piece of tin foil

  • 5. 
    The opposite of an insulator is a _________________.
    • A. 

      Conductor

    • B. 

      Insulator

    • C. 

      Heat

    • D. 

      Piece of rubber

  • 6. 
    A conductor transfers heat ____________.
    • A. 

      Slowly

    • B. 

      Quickly

    • C. 

      All at once

    • D. 

      Not at all

  • 7. 
    Heat can be transfered in ___________ ways.
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      6

  • 8. 
    Most matter ________ when it is heated and then _________ when it is cooled.
    • A. 

      Expands and contracts

    • B. 

      Contracts and expands

    • C. 

      Warms and cools

  • 9. 
    Examples of fossil fuels are coal, oil and natural gas.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Fossil fuels don't cause pollution when they are burned.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    _______________ is the measure of how hot or cold something is. This is NOT the same as heat.
    • A. 

      Heat

    • B. 

      Cold

    • C. 

      Warmth

    • D. 

      Temperature

  • 12. 
    Temperature is measured with a _____________.
    • A. 

      Thermometer

    • B. 

      Barometer

    • C. 

      Weather vane

    • D. 

      Stick

  • 13. 
    A thermometer works because the particles in the liquid move _____ and ______ when the temperature increases. The liquid expands causing it to rise in the tube.
    • A. 

      Faster and farther

    • B. 

      Faster and closer

    • C. 

      Slower and farther

    • D. 

      Slower and closer

  • 14. 
    When the temperature decreases the particles of the liquid _____________ and goes _______________ the tube.
    • A. 

      Slow down and up

    • B. 

      Slow down and down

    • C. 

      Speeds up and down

    • D. 

      Speeds up and up

  • 15. 
    The scales used for measuring temperature are known as farenheit and celcius.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    On the fahrenheit scale, water freezes at ________ degrees and boils at ______ degrees.
    • A. 

      0 and 100

    • B. 

      0 and 212

    • C. 

      32 and 100

    • D. 

      32 and 212

  • 17. 
    On the Celsius scale, water freezes at ______ degrees and boils at ___ degrees.
    • A. 

      0 and 100

    • B. 

      0 and 212

    • C. 

      32 and 100

    • D. 

      32 and 212

  • 18. 
    ____________ can occur between two objects that are touching.
    • A. 

      Reduction

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Radiation

    • D. 

      Convection

  • 19. 
    _____________ is the transfer of heat by the flow of a liquid or gas.
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Convection

    • D. 

      Reduction

  • 20. 
    ____________ energy to particles makes them move faster and farther apart, taking up more space. The opposite occurs when energy is taken away.
    • A. 

      Adding

    • B. 

      Subtracting

    • C. 

      Multiplying

    • D. 

      Dividing

  • 21. 
    ___________- is the transfer of heat through space. Matter does not need to be present. The sun reaches the earth through this kind of heat transfer.
    • A. 

      Convection

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Radiation

    • D. 

      Reduction

  • 22. 
    A major source of heat is _________ . It gets its energy from nuclear reactions.
    • A. 

      Fossil fuels

    • B. 

      The sun

    • C. 

      Gas

    • D. 

      The moon

  • 23. 
    Fossil fuels formed ______ of years ago from the remains of plants and animals. They provide energy when they are burned.
    • A. 

      Thousands

    • B. 

      Millions

    • C. 

      Billions

    • D. 

      Trillions

  • 24. 
    Fossil fuels are nonrenewable resources and once they are used up they are gone forever.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Scientists are looking for ways to produce heat using products that are ___________________.
    • A. 

      Renewable

    • B. 

      Non-renewable

    • C. 

      Very common

    • D. 

      Rare

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