Middle School Energy Quiz

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Middle School Quizzes & Trivia

A practice test for material on type of energy


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The transfor of thermal energy by direct contact, from one molecule to another.
    • A. 

      Conduction

    • B. 

      Convection

    • C. 

      Radiation

  • 2. 
    ________________ energy is the energy of motion.
  • 3. 
    ______________ is the total amount of energy, both kinetic and potential.
  • 4. 
    __________________ energy is the energy that is stored.
  • 5. 
    Which type of energy is the following: Ball sitting on a table
    • A. 

      Kinetic

    • B. 

      Potential

  • 6. 
    Which type of energy is the following: A paper airplane flying
    • A. 

      Kinetic

    • B. 

      Potential

  • 7. 
    ___________ energy is used to power things that have a plug.
  • 8. 
    Chemical energy is found in anything that can ________.
  • 9. 
    Which of the following demonstrates chemical energy?  Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Battery

    • B. 

      Ball

    • C. 

      Calories in food

    • D. 

      Microwave oven

  • 10. 
    Moving from chemical energy to electrical energy, such as the battery from your ipod, is called energy _____________
  • 11. 
    Which of the following demonstrates electrical energy?  Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Paper airplane

    • B. 

      A banana

    • C. 

      Firewood

    • D. 

      Ipod

  • 12. 
    _________ is the movement of energy from a warmer object to a cooler object.
  • 13. 
    The more atoms or molecules a substance has, the more __________ it has
  • 14. 
    Heat ______ the same as thermal energy
    • A. 

      Is

    • B. 

      Is not

  • 15. 
    If and object has more potential energy, it will have _________ kinetic energy
    • A. 

      Less

    • B. 

      Same

    • C. 

      More

  • 16. 
    The amount of potential energy depends on the objects _________ and position.
  • 17. 
    The amount of potential energy depends on the objects mass and __________.
  • 18. 
    A large falling rock has _________  kinetic energy than a small falling rock.
    • A. 

      More

    • B. 

      Less

  • 19. 
    More ___________  = more thermal energy
  • 20. 
    Objects do not get _______, they lose heat
  • 21. 
    __________ is the ability to bring about change in shape, temperature, speed, position or the direction of something
  • 22. 
    Solar energy is energy from the ___________
    • A. 

      Moon

    • B. 

      Molecules

    • C. 

      Sun

    • D. 

      Radiation

  • 23. 
    What kind of energy produces heat and light in a light bulb?
    • A. 

      Electrical

    • B. 

      Chemical

    • C. 

      Molecular

  • 24. 
    _________ is the average kinetic energy of each atom.
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      Temperature

    • C. 

      Potential

    • D. 

      Dog Biscuits

  • 25. 
    Fahrenheight and Celcisus are the two ______________ of temperature.