Forms Of Energy

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Forms Of Energy

This is a pretest to test students on their previous knowledge on the forms of energy: kinetic, potential,work, force, inertia, etc.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Something that makes an object start moving, stop moving, speed up, or slow down is a(n)
    • A. 

      Load

    • B. 

      Position

    • C. 

      Force

    • D. 

      Effort

  • 2. 
    The force that works against motion is
    • A. 

      Friction

    • B. 

      Newton

    • C. 

      Direction

    • D. 

      Acceleration

  • 3. 
    The tendency of an object to stay in motion or at rest until a force acts upon it is
    • A. 

      Frame of reference

    • B. 

      Movement

    • C. 

      Relation

    • D. 

      Inertia

  • 4. 
    A material that doesn't transfer heat very well is called a(n)
    • A. 

      Applicator

    • B. 

      Protector

    • C. 

      Insulator

    • D. 

      Conveyor

  • 5. 
    A material that transfers heat well is known as a(n)
    • A. 

      Conductor

    • B. 

      Insulator

    • C. 

      Producer

    • D. 

      Inventor

  • 6. 
    What is the major source of light energy?
    • A. 

      Food cooking

    • B. 

      The sun

    • C. 

      Gravity

    • D. 

      Electricity

  • 7. 
    What kind of energy is found in our food?
    • A. 

      Chemical energy

    • B. 

      Biodegradable energy

    • C. 

      Thermal energy

    • D. 

      Electrical energy

  • 8. 
    What kind of energy does a stove give off that causes food to cook?
    • A. 

      Chemical energy

    • B. 

      Thermal energy

    • C. 

      Electrical energy

    • D. 

      Light energy

  • 9. 
    What kind of energy comes fromt he motion of charged particles?
    • A. 

      Thermal energy

    • B. 

      Chemical energy

    • C. 

      Electrical energy

    • D. 

      Mechanical energy

  • 10. 
    An object that has energy because of its position is said to have
    • A. 

      Thermal energy

    • B. 

      Kinetic energy

    • C. 

      Potential energy

    • D. 

      Force

  • 11. 
    An example of potential energy is
    • A. 

      A ball rolling down a hill

    • B. 

      A ferris wheel

    • C. 

      A rock sitting on top of a hill

    • D. 

      An apple falling from a tree

  • 12. 
    An example of kinetic energy is
    • A. 

      A rock on top of a hill

    • B. 

      Energy stored in a battery

    • C. 

      A rolling bowling ball

    • D. 

      Energy from stored food

  • 13. 
    What is needed for a force to be applied to an object?
    • A. 

      Friction

    • B. 

      Force

    • C. 

      Energy

    • D. 

      Heat

  • 14. 
    Kinetic energy is energy that is
    • A. 

      Standing still

    • B. 

      A type of gravity

    • C. 

      Moving

    • D. 

      Between friction and force

  • 15. 
    Potential energy is energy that is
    • A. 

      Standing still

    • B. 

      A type of gravity

    • C. 

      Moving

    • D. 

      Between friction and force

  • 16. 
    A swinging hammer is a form of
    • A. 

      Force

    • B. 

      Kinetic energy

    • C. 

      Friction

    • D. 

      Potential energy

  • 17. 
    You can tell an object has moved when its ____________________ has changed.
    • A. 

      Force

    • B. 

      Position

    • C. 

      Distance

    • D. 

      Direction