Ultimate Quiz On Energy: Exam!

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What is energy? Simply put, energy is the capability to do physical work. Energy can exist in potential, thermal, electrical, chemical, kinetic, and nuclear forms. You can’t see energy with your eyes, but we all know that it is there. It comes out in the form of motion. In this quiz, you must know the difference between the types of energies and the variables that exist between them. You absolutely need to take this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is an example of increasing an object's potential energy? 
    • A. 

      Stretching a rubber band

    • B. 

      Turning on a light

    • C. 

      Rolling a bowling ball

    • D. 

      Dropping a pencil

  • 2. 
    If an object has kinetic energy...
    • A. 

      It must be at rest

    • B. 

      It must be in motion

    • C. 

      Lifted above the Earth's surface

    • D. 

      It must be a chemical reaction

  • 3. 
    Sound energy is created when...
    • A. 

      Energy of the compounds changes as the atom are rearranged to make new compounds

    • B. 

      Total energy used to make up an object

    • C. 

      Energy is caused by the vibrations of the object

    • D. 

      Energy of motion

  • 4. 
    Which of the following would convert chemical energy to mechanical energy? 
    • A. 

      Jet ski

    • B. 

      Car

    • C. 

      Humans

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 5. 
    As the height of the object increases, the _____________ energy of an object increases. 
    • A. 

      Potential

    • B. 

      Kinetic

    • C. 

      Nuclear

    • D. 

      Thermal

  • 6. 
    The Law of Conservation of Energy states that energy cannot be created or destroyed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    According to the Law of Conservation of Energy, in theory, a bouncy ball will not stop bouncing.  However, we know that it will stop. Where did the energy go?
    • A. 

      The energy gets converted into sound energy and escapes into the surroundings

    • B. 

      The energy gets converted into thermal energy and escapes into the surroundings

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    Energy is the ability to do work. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    How does the energy of a roller-coaster cart change as the cart travel from the top of the roller coaster to the bottom?
    • A. 

      The cart has greater kinetic energy at the top that it does at the bottom

    • B. 

      The care has no energy at the top and more energy at the bottom

    • C. 

      The cart has less potential energy at the top that it does at the bottom

    • D. 

      The cart has potential energy at the top that is transformed to kinetic energy as it moves to the bottom

  • 10. 
    The forces that prevents a ball rolling on the ground from continuing on its path forever is 
    • A. 

      Inertia

    • B. 

      Momentum

    • C. 

      Friction

    • D. 

      Kinetic energy

  • 11. 
    When a parachutist jumps out of plane, he lands on the ground after a while because of....
    • A. 

      Air pressure pulls him down

    • B. 

      The Earth's gravitational pull acts on him

    • C. 

      He possesses excellent jumping skills

    • D. 

      The downward force of the wind acts on the parachute

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is an example of kinetic energy being transformed into gravitational potential energy?
    • A. 

      A person climbing a ladder

    • B. 

      Person who stores food energy as fat

    • C. 

      Person who is diving into the pool

    • D. 

      Person who is dropping a ball

  • 13. 
    What happens when a pebble lying on the ground is kicked?
    • A. 

      Energy is lost

    • B. 

      Energy is transferred

    • C. 

      Energy is destroyed

    • D. 

      Energy is created

  • 14. 
     A rubber ball falling vertically bounces off a concrete floor. Just as the ball begins to bounce up, all of its energy is kinetic. According to the Law of Conservation of Energy, what forms of energy will this kinetic energy convert to?
    • A. 

      Thermal, sound , and radiant energy

    • B. 

      Chemical potential energy, thermal, radiant 

    • C. 

      Gravitational potential energy, thermal, sound

    • D. 

      Gravitational potential energy, chemical, sound

  • 15. 
    What forms of energy increases as a rocket blast off?
    • A. 

      Chemical potential & gravitational potential energy

    • B. 

       gravitational potential and kinetic

    • C. 

      Chemical potential and kinetic energy

    • D. 

      Kinetic and thermal 

  • 16. 
    Which is NOT an example of increasing potential energy?
    • A. 

      Pulling a pendulum to a greater height before letting it go

    • B. 

      Burning wood to make heat in a fire

    • C. 

      Carrying more wood to a campfire 

    • D. 

      Climbing higher up a hill before riding down it on a bicycle

  • 17. 
    What will happen to the gravitational potential energy of a rock as it is moving down the hill during a landslide?
    • A. 

      It will decrease

    • B. 

      It will increase

    • C. 

      It will not change

    • D. 

      The mass of the rock will increase

  • 18. 
    A yo-yo will not continue to go up and down forever. If energy is not destroyed, what will cause it to stop?
    • A. 

      Some energy is lost due to friction

    • B. 

      Energy required to go up is more than the energy required to go down

    • C. 

      Energy is gained as the yo-yo climbs the string

    • D. 

      No energy found in the movement of the yo-yo

  • 19. 
    At a nuclear power plant, nuclear energy is converted into ____________ energy to be used in homes, businesses.
  • 20. 
    The types of energy transferred in a Ferris Wheel: 1. The start button on the Ferris Wheel would be an example of Chemical energy when the operator touches it. 2. Energy is then becomes electrical and then moves into __________________ energy with the motion of the ride. 
  • 21. 
    Which forms of energy would you find in a jack in the box? 
    • A. 

      Sound energy

    • B. 

       mechanical energy

    • C. 

      Radiant energy

    • D. 

      Electrical energy

  • 22. 
    Kinetic Energy is determined by which two factors?
    • A. 

      Speed

    • B. 

      Mass

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      Direction

  • 23. 
    Which two factors will impact the amount of gravitational potential energy an object will have?
    • A. 

      Height 

    • B. 

      Mass

    • C. 

      Speed

    • D. 

      Transformations

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