Block 1 Energy Quiz

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Block 1 Energy Quiz

Renewable and Nonrenewable Energy Resources, Energy Sources, Thermal Energy


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The energy of a moving object is
    • A. 

      Kinetic energy

    • B. 

      Potential energy

    • C. 

      Chemical energy

    • D. 

      Solar energy

  • 2. 
    The law of conservation of energy states that
    • A. 

      Energy cannot be converted from one form to another

    • B. 

      Energy cannot be created or destroyed

    • C. 

      Energy resources must be used efficiently

    • D. 

      Energy is constantly being lost to friction

  • 3. 
    Which form of energy does a plant store when light is transformed during photosynthesis?
    • A. 

      Solar energy

    • B. 

      Nuclear energy

    • C. 

      Mechanical energy

    • D. 

      Chemical energy

  • 4. 
    According to the law of conservation of energy, what happens to the total amount of energy in the universe?
    • A. 

      Increases

    • B. 

      Decreases

    • C. 

      Remains constant

    • D. 

      Changes constantly

  • 5. 
    Organic material like plants.  
    • A. 

      Nuclear power

    • B. 

      Biomass

    • C. 

      Solar energy

    • D. 

      Geothermal energy

  • 6. 
    Heat produced in earth’s core from radioactive decay.
    • A. 

      Biomass

    • B. 

      Nuclear

    • C. 

      Geothermal

    • D. 

      Coal

  • 7. 
    Moving air caused by uneven heating of Earth’s surface
    • A. 

      Hydropower

    • B. 

      Solar energy

    • C. 

      Wind energy

    • D. 

      Geothermal energy

  • 8. 
      Fossil fuel, colorless, odorless gas
    • A. 

      Petroleum

    • B. 

      Natural gas

    • C. 

      Coal

    • D. 

      Nuclear power

  • 9. 
    Which type of heat energy transfers as waves?
    • A. 

      Conduction

    • B. 

      Convection

    • C. 

      Radiation

    • D. 

  • 10. 
    Biomass is a _____________________ energy resource
    • A. 

      Nonrenewable

    • B. 

      Renewable

  • 11. 
    Nuclear power is a ____________________________ energy resource
    • A. 

      Non renewable

    • B. 

      Renewable

  • 12. 
    Geothermal power is a _______________________ energy resource.
    • A. 

      Non-renewable

    • B. 

      Renewable

  • 13. 
    Form of energy that in which vibrations travel as waves
    • A. 

      Heat

    • B. 

      Sound

    • C. 

      Chemical

  • 14. 
    Movement of particles in matter, increased movement or particles, more heat is released
    • A. 

      Chemical

    • B. 

      Solar

    • C. 

      Thermal

    • D. 

      Nuclear

  • 15. 
    Forces between charged particles
    • A. 

      Nuclear energy

    • B. 

      Radiant energy

    • C. 

      Electrical energy

    • D. 

      Thermal energy

  • 16. 
    Which type of heat energy transfer explains how weather occurs?
    • A. 

      Conduction

    • B. 

      Convection

    • C. 

      Radiation

  • 17. 
    There is a direction connection between work and energy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Which type of heat type transfer is direct contact with another object?
    • A. 

      Conduction

    • B. 

      Convection

    • C. 

      Radiation

    • D. 

  • 19. 
    When gas is burned in an engine it converts to what type of energy.
    • A. 

      Chemical

    • B. 

      Thermal or heat

    • C. 

      Electrical

    • D. 

      Solar

  • 20. 
    20. Consider the energy conversion changes and choose the correct order of energy changes.  Sun shines on grass.  Sheep eats grass.  Sheep baas.
    • A. 

      Sound, chemical, mechanical, thermal, solar

    • B. 

      Nuclear, solar, chemical, thermal, mechanical

    • C. 

      Radiant, chemical, mechanical, thermal, sound

    • D. 

      Nuclear, chemical, mechanical, thermal, sound

  • 21. 
    Which type of energy transfer does not require matter?
    • A. 

      Conduction

    • B. 

      Convection

    • C. 

      Radiation

  • 22. 
    What type of energy do you find only in the sun, the atomic bomb and some power plants?
    • A. 

      Radiant

    • B. 

      Chemical

    • C. 

      Nuclear

    • D. 

      Solar

  • 23. 
    Hydropower is non-renewable energy resource.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Biomass is a renewable energy resource.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    When you touch a hot cup of coffee with your cold hands, heat flows from _______________ to ________________.
    • A. 

      The cup of coffee to your hands

    • B. 

      Your hands to the cup of coffee

    • C. 

      The cup of coffee to the cup of coffee

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