Earth's Surface Heat Quiz Questions

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Heat Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Heat moves from
    • A. 

      Cool to warm

    • B. 

      Warm to cool

    • C. 

      Heat does not transfer

  • 2. 
    If the atoms in an object begin to move faster, this indicates
    • A. 

      The object is heating up

    • B. 

      The object is cooling down

    • C. 

      The object is moving faster

  • 3. 
    If you mix 1 liter of 30 degrees C water with 1 liter of 70 degrees C water, the final temperature will be
    • A. 

      40 degrees C

    • B. 

      100 degrees C

    • C. 

      50 degrees C

  • 4. 
    The average speed of the atoms in an ice cube are slow.  This shows
    • A. 

      The heat energy of the ice cube

    • B. 

      The temperature of the ice cube

    • C. 

      The high kinetic energy of the ice cube

  • 5. 
    Heat is created by
    • A. 

      Convection

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      The movement of atoms

  • 6. 
    Convection currents are created by
    • A. 

      Warm rising, cool sinking

    • B. 

      Warm sinking, cool rising

    • C. 

      Faster atoms coming in contact with slower atoms

  • 7. 
    Earth's internal heat energy comes from
    • A. 

      The sun and volcanoes

    • B. 

      The core and radioactive decay

    • C. 

      Trolls in the center of the earth

  • 8. 
    Earth's surface heat comes from
    • A. 

      The sun and volcanoes

    • B. 

      The core and radioactive decay

    • C. 

      Trolls in the center of the earth

  • 9. 
    Radiation that leaves the Sun reaches the earth as
    • A. 

      Visible light

    • B. 

      Ultraviolet light

    • C. 

      Infrared radiation

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Solar radiation is mostly
    • A. 

      Visible light

    • B. 

      Ultraviolet light

    • C. 

      Infrared radiation

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