Test Your Knowledge On Energy!

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Test Your Knowledge On Energy!

A simple definition of the energy- the capacity to do work, move an object by some application of force or heating an object. Energy is a quantitative property which can be transferred from objects to objects, can take forms but cannot be created or destroyed. This quiz will ask you some essential points of the topic, let's see how well do you know.


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

      Coal is burned at a power plant.

    • B. 

      Gasoline is burned in a car engine.

    • C. 

      Charcoal is burned in a barbeque pit.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 2. 
    • 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. 
    • A. 

      Kinetic

    • B. 

      Potential

    • C. 

      Both kinetic and potential.

    • D. 

      Neither kinetic nor potential.

  • 5. 
    • 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. 
    • 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. 
    • A. 

      Some get converted into sound energy and escape into the surroundings.

    • B. 

      Some get converted into thermal energy and escape 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.