What Do You Know About Heat And Temperature? Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Define "temperature".
    • A. 

      Temperature is how hot or cold an object is.

    • B. 

      Temperature is how you feel when you touch an object.

    • C. 

      Temperature is hotness or coldness of an object.

    • D. 

      Temperature is a measurement of the degree of "hotness" of an object.

  • 2. 
    Is your sense of touch good enough for measuring temperature?
    • A. 

      Yes.

    • B. 

      No.

  • 3. 
    What is the units for temperature?
    • A. 

      Metres.

    • B. 

      Centimetre-cube.

    • C. 

      Degree Celsius.

    • D. 

      Degree.

  • 4. 
    What happens to the temperature and the liquid level of the thermometer when it is placed in cold water?
    • A. 

      The temperature drops and the liquid level rises.

    • B. 

      The temperature rises and the liquid level rises.

    • C. 

      The temperature drops and the liquid level rises.

    • D. 

      The temperature drops and the liquid level drops.

  • 5. 
    Rising warm air currents is an example of
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Convection

  • 6. 
    A thermometer works because the liquid in it contracts when heated this is an example of
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Convection

  • 7. 
    Higher temperature means faster-moving molecules.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Aair is a great conductor of heat.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The reason why water boils causing the circular motion is due to?
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Convection

  • 10. 
    When you get into a car with hot black leather in the middle of the summer and you get your buns toasted, this is an example of?
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Convection

  • 11. 
    When rocks are heated by the warmth of the sun this is an example of?
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Convection

  • 12. 
    When a metal spoon with a temperature of 20oC is placed into a cup of water with a temperature of 90oC the spoon will heat up. This is an example of:
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Convection

  • 13. 
    During a house fire, the smoke and flames rise up, but the air down near the floor is cooler and less smoky. This is an example of
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Convection

  • 14. 
    When heat is given off by light this type of heat is known as?
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Convection

  • 15. 
    The transfer of heat between substances that are in direct contact with each other is called what?
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      Convection

    • C. 

      Conduction

    • D. 

      Heat Transfer

  • 16. 
    The rays in this picture is an example of
    • A. 

      Conduction

    • B. 

      Convection

    • C. 

      Radiation

  • 17. 
    The air in the hot air balloon is heated and circulates.  This is an example of ...
    • A. 

      Conduction

    • B. 

      Convection

    • C. 

      Radiation

  • 18. 
    You walk barefoot on the hot street and it burns your toes.  This is an example of...
    • A. 

      Conduction

    • B. 

      Convection

    • C. 

      Radiation

  • 19. 
    A boy sits to the side of a campfire.  He is 10 feet away, but still feels warm.  This is an example of ...
    • A. 

      Conduction

    • B. 

      Convection

    • C. 

      Radiation

  • 20. 
    Light waves traveling through empty space.
    • A. 

      Conduction

    • B. 

      Convection

    • C. 

      Radiation

  • 21. 
    Absolute Zero is known as...?
    • A. 

      The temperature that water freezes

    • B. 

      The temperature where particles of matter vibrate more

    • C. 

      The temperature where particles of matter vibrate almost to a stop

    • D. 

      The temperature where water boils

  • 22. 
    What is thermal expansion?
    • A. 

      The increase in volume of a substance because of an increase in temperature

    • B. 

      The decrease in volume of a substance because of a decrease in temperature

    • C. 

      The increase in volume of a substance because of a decrease in temperature

    • D. 

      The decrease in space an object takes up because of an increase in temperature

  • 23. 
    How is air heated in our atmosphere?
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Convection

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