Energy Study Quiz

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Energy Study Quiz

This is a review quiz for energy. It covers NY standards P4. 4


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Energy can be in the form of
    • A. 

      Radiant energy

    • B. 

      Thermal energy

    • C. 

      Chemical energy

    • D. 

      Electrical energy

    • E. 

      All of the above

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

      Energy can be created and destroyed if you have a powerful reaction.

    • B. 

      All energy comes from the sun

    • C. 

      Energy cannot be created nor destroyed.

    • D. 

      In every energy transformation energy is lost as heat.

  • 3. 
    Which energy resource is renewable?
    • A. 

      Oil

    • B. 

      Gas

    • C. 

      Coal

    • D. 

      Geothermal

  • 4. 
    What name is given to the energy of a moving object? E.g. A Car.
    • A. 

      Thermal Energy

    • B. 

      Kinetic Energy

    • C. 

      Potential Energy

    • D. 

      Nuclear Energy

    • E. 

      Radiant Energy

  • 5. 
    A television set changes electrical energy to sound and light energy. In this process, some energy is
    • A. 

      Created

    • B. 

      Destroyed

    • C. 

      Changed to matter

    • D. 

      Changed to heat

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is a conversion from chemical energy to thermal energy?
    • A. 

      Coal is burned to boil water

    • B. 

      Food is digested and used to regulate body temperature.

    • C. 

      Charcoal is burned in a barbecue pit

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    As you toss a ball into the air, as soon as the ball leaves your hand, ___ energy is present.
    • A. 

      Thermal

    • B. 

      Kinetic

    • C. 

      Potential

    • D. 

      Radiant

  • 8. 
    What two factors determine how much kinetic energy an object has?
    • A. 

      Position and mass

    • B. 

      Speed and position

    • C. 

      Speed and surface area

    • D. 

      Speed and mass

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is the best example of increasing an object's potential energy?  
    • A. 

      Rolling a bowling ball

    • B. 

      Turning on a light bulb

    • C. 

      Stretching a rubber band

    • D. 

      Dropping a pencil

  • 10. 
    Energy transformations that involve chemical changes also produce ___________.
    • A. 

      Ions

    • B. 

      Heat

    • C. 

      Explosions

    • D. 

      Static electricity

  • 11. 
    A stone is dropped from the top of a cliff. How does the energy of the stone change as it falls from the top of the cliff to the ground below?
    • A. 

      Kinetic Energy of the stone transforms to potential energy.

    • B. 

      Kinetic energy of the stone is dissipated as heat.

    • C. 

      Potential energy of the stone transforms to kinetic energy.

    • D. 

      There is no change is potential energy.

    • E. 

      There is no change in kinetic energy.

  • 12. 
    Where is the potential energy the greatest?
    • A. 

      At the dip two cars past the red arrow

    • B. 

      At the top of the hill before the red arrow.

    • C. 

      There is no example of potential energy.

    • D. 

      As the car is moving up the hill 3 cars past the red arrow.

  • 13. 
    According to the law of conservation of energy, in theory, a bouncy ball should never stop bouncing. However, we know that it eventually stops. Where does the energy go?
    • A. 

      Some gets converted into sound energy and escapes into the surroundings.

    • B. 

      Some gets converted into thermal energy and escapes into the surroundings.

    • C. 

      Both a and b

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    Considering how the United States uses energy, which of the following are true. (You may pick more than one)   
    • A. 

      New more reliable energy sources must be developed to meet our energy needs

    • B. 

      Fossil fuels are sufficient to power the planet for a long time

    • C. 

      We can continue to consume resources at our current rate without any effect on society

    • D. 

      The use of fossil fuels is damaging to the environment

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is not considered as a renewable energy source? (You may choose more than one answer)
    • A. 

      Coal

    • B. 

      Natural Gas

    • C. 

      Geothermal Energy

    • D. 

      Uranium

    • E. 

      Oil