Energy Transformations Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    One part of the Law of Conservation of Energy says that:

    • A.

      Energy can be created.

    • B.

      Energy cannot be created.

    • C.

      Energy is everywhere.

    • D.

      Energy is the same as matter.

    Correct Answer
    B. Energy cannot be created.
    Explanation
    All the energy in the universe was formed when the universe formed. You cannot make energy appear from nothing.

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  • 2. 

    One part of the Law of Conservation of Energy says that

    • A.

      Energy can disappear.

    • B.

      There is no energy in space.

    • C.

      Energy cannot be destroyed

    • D.

      Energy cannot be turned into matter.

    Correct Answer
    C. Energy cannot be destroyed
    Explanation
    All the energy in the universe was formed when the universe was formed. The universe cannot lose energy.

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  • 3. 

    Eating food to move your body is an example of

    • A.

      Changing thermal to chemical energy

    • B.

      Changing nuclear to kinetic

    • C.

      Changing kinetic to potential

    • D.

      Changing chemical to kinetic energy

    Correct Answer
    D. Changing chemical to kinetic energy
    Explanation
    Food is chemical energy. Movement is kinetic energy.

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  • 4. 

    A plant leaf changes _________________energy to ___________________energy.

    • A.

      Water energy to growing energy.

    • B.

      Chemical energy to electric energy

    • C.

      Radiant energy to chemical energy.

    • D.

      Thermal energy to radiant energy

    Correct Answer
    C. Radiant energy to chemical energy.
    Explanation
    Plants change sunlight to food energy. Sunlight is radiant energy. Food is chemical energy.

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  • 5. 

    A battery is a device that can change

    • A.

      Kinetic energy to electric energy

    • B.

      Electric energy to potential energy

    • C.

      Chemical energy to electric energy

    • D.

      Stored mechanical to electric energy

    Correct Answer
    C. Chemical energy to electric energy
    Explanation
    Batteries contain chemicals such as battery acid. The chemicals store chemical energy. When the batteries are hooked into a circuit, the chemical energy turns into electrical energy.

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  • 6. 

    A fan changes ___________________energy to ________________________energy.

    • A.

      Electric energy to kinetic energy.

    • B.

      Kinetic energy to electric energy.

    • C.

      Electric energy to potential energy.

    • D.

      Radiant energy to electric energy.

    Correct Answer
    A. Electric energy to kinetic energy.
    Explanation
    Fans run on electricity. The electricity turns the fan blades which is motion.

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  • 7. 

    A flashlight changes __________________ energy to ____________________ energy.

    • A.

      Radiant energy to chemical energy.

    • B.

      Gravitational energy to radiant energy.

    • C.

      Chemical energy to radiant energy.

    • D.

      Kinetic energy to electric energy.

    Correct Answer
    C. Chemical energy to radiant energy.
    Explanation
    Batteries contain chemicals such as battery acid. The chemicals store chemical energy. Light is radiant energy.

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  • 8. 

    A machine that runs itself forever is impossible because

    • A.

      Energy is always destroyed when it changes from one form to another.

    • B.

      Energy is always lost as heat due to friction.

    • C.

      Energy slowly disappears over time.

    • D.

      The sentence is wrong because you can make a machine that runs itself forever.

    Correct Answer
    B. Energy is always lost as heat due to friction.
    Explanation
    Movement always creates friction. Friction creates heat which leaves the machine, leaving less energy for the machine to use.

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