Heat Transfer Quiz: Convection, Conduction, And Radiation

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Heat Transfer Quiz: Convection, Conduction, And Radiation

Do you understand the heat transfer process? You can take the heat transfer quiz to check how well you know the process. The heat transfer process includes generation, use, conversion, and exchange. In the scientific topic of heat transfer, convection, conduction, and radiation are vital. What do you know about it? Let's find it out with this quiz. Along with practice, you can learn new things also. After the result, please share with your friends to see how well they perform.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The air in the hot air balloon is heated and circulates. This is an example of:
    • A. 

      Conduction

    • B. 

      Convection

    • C. 

      Radiation

  • 2. 
    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

  • 3. 
    The transfer of energy in fluids or gases:
    • A. 

      Conduction

    • B. 

      Convection

    • C. 

      Radiation

  • 4. 
    Rising warm air currents is an example of:
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Convection

  • 5. 
    A thermometer works because the liquid in its contracts when heated. This is an example of:
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Convection

  • 6. 
    How is air heated in our atmosphere?
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Convection

  • 7. 
    True or False? The sun directly heats the air in our atmosphere.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    True or False? Higher temperature means faster moving molecules.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    True or false? Air is a great conductor of heat.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The reason why water boils, causing the circular motion is due to?
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Convection

  • 11. 
    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

  • 12. 
    When the warmth of the sun heats rocks, this is an example of?
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Convection

  • 13. 
    When a metal spoon with a temperature of 20-degrees-Celcius is placed in a cup of water with a temperature of 90-degrees-Celcius, the spoon will heat up. This is an example of:
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Convection

  • 14. 
    During a house fire, the smoke and flames rise, but the air down near the floor is cooler and less smoky. This is an example of:
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Convection

  • 15. 
    This type of heat transfer occurs when heat moves from one molecule to another:
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Convection

  • 16. 
    When heat is given off by light, this type of heat is known as:
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Convection

  • 17. 
    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

  • 18. 
    The ray in this picture is an example of:
    • A. 

      Conduction

    • B. 

      Convection

    • C. 

      Radiation

  • 19. 
    You walk barefoot on the hot street, and it burns your toes. This is an example of:
    • A. 

      Conduction

    • B. 

      Convection

    • C. 

      Radiation

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

      Conduction

    • B. 

      Convection

    • C. 

      Radiation

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