Energy Transformations Trivia Questions

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Energy Transformations Trivia Questions - Quiz

In today’s quiz we’ll be taking a look at the scientific topic of physics, while focusing on energy and how it transforms. Energy transformations occur everywhere, whether it’s in the form of a fire being lit, or your toaster turning on and heating up your bread. What do you know about some of these transformations and the types of energy being changed in them? Let’s find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What energy transformation happens in a toaster?
    • A. 

      Mechanical -> electrical

    • B. 

      Electrical -> thermal

    • C. 

      Thermal -> chemical

  • 2. 
    What energy transformation takes place when something burns?
    • A. 

      Chemical -> thermal

    • B. 

      Electrical -> mechanical

    • C. 

      Electromagnetic -> chemical

  • 3. 
    You notice after you walk across a room, you feel a spark when you touch the doorknob. What energy transformation must have taken place?
    • A. 

      Thermal -> electromagnetic

    • B. 

      Mechanical -> electrical

    • C. 

      Electromagnetic -> mechanical

  • 4. 
    In what state is chemical energy always in?
    • A. 

      Kinetic

    • B. 

      Potential

  • 5. 
    When a turbine rotates to produce electricity, what energy transformation takes place?
    • A. 

      Thermal -> mechanical

    • B. 

      Electrical -> electromagnetic

    • C. 

      Chemical -> electrical

    • D. 

      Mechanical -> electrical

  • 6. 
    What type of energy is produced and wasted during most energy transformations?
    • A. 

      Chemical

    • B. 

      Thermal

    • C. 

      Electrical

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