Quiz Questions For 5th Grade Science

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Quiz Questions For 5th Grade Science

Natural resources are materials that occur naturally on earth that can be exploited for economic purposes for example oil. Some of these resources can be used to generate energy for use in our everyday activities. Test your understanding of chapter eleven by taking up the quiz below. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    __________is a substance that is burned to release its stored energy.
    • A. 

      Natural resource

    • B. 

      Fuel

    • C. 

      Fossil fuel

    • D. 

      Nonrenewable resource

  • 2. 
    ______________ are fuels formed from decayed plants and animals that lived long ago.
    • A. 

      Fossil fuels

    • B. 

      Fuel

    • C. 

      Natural resource

    • D. 

      Renewable resource

  • 3. 
    A ___________________ is a useful material taken from the environment.
    • A. 

      Nonrenewable resource

    • B. 

      Renewable resource

    • C. 

      Natural resource

    • D. 

      Generator

  • 4. 
    Substances that cannot easily be replaced one they are used are called.
    • A. 

      Renewable resource

    • B. 

      Nonrenewable resource

    • C. 

      Fuel

    • D. 

      Fossil fuel

  • 5. 
    A ___________________ is a resource that is faorly easy to replace if it is used.
    • A. 

      Nonrenewable resource

    • B. 

      Fuel

    • C. 

      Natural resource

    • D. 

      Renewable resource

  • 6. 
    A __________ is a machine that changes the mechanical energy of a turbine to electrical energy.
    • A. 

      Generator

    • B. 

      Turbine

    • C. 

      Windmill

    • D. 

      Natural resource

  • 7. 
    The energy locked in the nucleus of the atom is called.
    • A. 

      Nuclear fission

    • B. 

      Nuclear energy

    • C. 

      Natural resource

    • D. 

      Generator

  • 8. 
    Splitting the nucleus of an atom to release energy is called.
    • A. 

      Nuclear fission

    • B. 

      Nuclear energy

    • C. 

      Nuclear fusion

    • D. 

      Turbine

  • 9. 
    _________________ is a nuclear reaction in which the nuclei of atoms fuse, or join together.
    • A. 

      Nuclear fission

    • B. 

      Nuclear fusion

    • C. 

      Nuclear fusion

    • D. 

      Nuclear bomb

  • 10. 
    Hydrogen is the lightest of all atoms.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Energy from the sun is called _________________.
    • A. 

      Solar collector

    • B. 

      Solar cell

    • C. 

      Solar energy

    • D. 

      Solar eclipse

  • 12. 
    A _______________is a device used to collect solar energy
    • A. 

      Solar energy

    • B. 

      Solar collector

    • C. 

      Solar cell

    • D. 

      Fossil fuel

  • 13. 
    A ________ is a device that changes solar energy directly to electrical energy.
    • A. 

      Solar collector

    • B. 

      Solar generator

    • C. 

      Solar cell

    • D. 

      Natural resource

  • 14. 
    ___________ is electrical energy produced from moving water.
    • A. 

      Hydroelectric energy

    • B. 

      Tidal energy

    • C. 

      Solar energy

    • D. 

      Fuel energy

  • 15. 
    _________________ is the energy of the moving water of tides.
    • A. 

      Water energy

    • B. 

      Wave energy

    • C. 

      Tidal energy

    • D. 

      Solar energy

  • 16. 
    __________________ is energy from the natural heat within the earth's crust.
    • A. 

      Tidal energy

    • B. 

      Biomass

    • C. 

      Geothermal energy

    • D. 

      Solar energy

  • 17. 
    ___________ is any kind of organic matter that can be used as a fuel.
    • A. 

      Biomass

    • B. 

      Bioconversion

    • C. 

      Geothermal energy

    • D. 

      Solar energy

  • 18. 
    The process by which biomass is changed to a liquid or gaseous fuel is.
    • A. 

      Biomass

    • B. 

      Bioconversion

    • C. 

      Geothermal energy

    • D. 

      Tidal energy

  • 19. 
    After millions of years, pressure changed the layers of decayed plants into coal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Coal formed from the remains of plants.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Oil and natural gas formed from the remains of simple ocean animals and plants.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Coal oil and natural gas are all natural resources
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    When fossil fuels burn, many of them give off a helpful substance into the environment
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Uranium is one of the most often used in a nuclear fission reaction.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    The great energy released during nuclear fission can be sued to produce.
    • A. 

      Solar energy

    • B. 

      Electrical energy

    • C. 

      Tidal energy

  • 26. 
    The ________ is the greatest single source of energy for Earth.
    • A. 

      Sun

    • B. 

      Moon

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Fire

  • 27. 
    __________ solar heating uses machines such as pumps and fans to move water heated by solar energy.
    • A. 

      Active

    • B. 

      Passive

  • 28. 
    Heat inside a car with the windows closed in the summer is an example of __________ solar heating
    • A. 

      Passive

    • B. 

      Active

  • 29. 
    Tidal power plants can be built only where there is a great difference between hagh tide and low tide.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    A windmill is not a device that changes wind energy into another form of energy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 31. 
    Geothermal energy is widely available.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 32. 
    Biomass pollutes air and produces unpleasant odors.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 33. 
    Wind energy is a free renewable resource that is dependable.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False