Trivia Quiz On Heat Transfer And Their Properties!

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Trivia Quiz On Heat Transfer And Their Properties!

Below is a trivia quiz on heat transfer and their properties! In our everyday life, we transfer heat energy without even knowing, and if you re to understand or differentiate the different types of heat transfer, you will need to associate it with everyday activities. How about you give the quiz a chance and see if you can identify which type of transfer is taking place. All the best, and keep practicing!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which one is a form of heat transfer.
    • A. 

      Conduction

    • B. 

      Absorption

    • C. 

      Refraction

    • D. 

      Reflection

  • 2. 
    Conduction uses ___________ contact.
  • 3. 
    What type of heat transfer is the sun?
    • A. 

      Convection

    • B. 

      Radiation

    • C. 

      Conduction

  • 4. 
    What type of heat transfer is mainly seen with solids?
    • A. 

      Convection

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Radiation

  • 5. 
    __________ travels in waves.
  • 6. 
    Rising warm air currents is an example of
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Convection

  • 7. 
    A thermometer works because the liquid in it contracts when heated this is an example of
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Convection

  • 8. 
    How is air heated in our atmosphere
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Convection

  • 9. 
    True or False the sun DIRECTLY heats the air in our atmosphere
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    True or False higher temperature means faster moving molecules
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    True or false - air is a great conductor of heat
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The reason why water boils causing the circular motion is due to?
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Convection

  • 13. 
    When rocks are heated by the warmth of the sun this is an example of?
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Convection

  • 14. 
    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

  • 15. 
    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

  • 16. 
    This type of heat transfer occurs when heat moves from one molecule to another.
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Convection

  • 17. 
    When heat is given off by light this type of heat is known as?
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Convection

  • 18. 
    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

  • 19. 
    The rays in this picture is an example of
    • A. 

      Conduction

    • B. 

      Convection

    • C. 

      Radiation

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      Conduction

    • B. 

      Convection

    • C. 

      Radiation

  • 21. 
    The air in the hot air balloon is heated and circulates.  This is an example of ...
    • A. 

      Conduction

    • B. 

      Convection

    • C. 

      Radiation

  • 22. 
    You walk barefoot on the hot street and it burns your toes.  This is an example of...
    • A. 

      Conduction

    • B. 

      Convection

    • C. 

      Radiation

  • 23. 
    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

  • 24. 
    The transfer of energy in fluids or gases.
    • A. 

      Conduction

    • B. 

      Convection

    • C. 

      Radiation

  • 25. 
    Light waves traveling through empty space.
    • A. 

      Conduction

    • B. 

      Convection

    • C. 

      Radiation

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