Mr. Zwaan's Heat Transfer Quiz

30 Questions | Total Attempts: 75

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Heat from a light bulb is an example of ______________.
  • 2. 
    Touching a stove and being burned is an example of ______________.
  • 3. 
    Heat from the sun is an example of ______________.
  • 4. 
    Picking up a hot cup of coffee is an example of ______________. 
  • 5. 
    Eggs cooking in a fry pan is an example of __________________
  • 6. 
    Warmth from the fireplace circulating through the house is an example of___________.
  • 7. 
    Ice cooling down your hand is an example of___________.
  • 8. 
    Heat from a fire in an example of________________
  • 9. 
    The steam from a hot cup of tea is an example of__________________
  • 10. 
    A hot air balloon rising is an example of __________________
  • 11. 
    Using a heating blanket to get warm is an example of _________________
  • 12. 
    Spaghetti rising and falling in a pot of boiling water is an example of__________________
  • 13. 
    A heater that does not have a fan to blow hot air but only has simple metal coils that get very hot.  What method of heat transfer does this type of heater use?
  • 14. 
    Putting your wet shoes on a floor vent to dry them faster is an example of____________ 
  • 15. 
    Touching a metal spoon that sitting in boiling water is an example of ______________
  • 16. 
    Any material that does not allow heat to pass through it easily.
    • A. 

      Conductor

    • B. 

      Insulator

    • C. 

      Expand

    • D. 

      Contract

  • 17. 
    ______________ is the measure of how hot or cold something is.
    • A. 

      Thermometer

    • B. 

      Radiation

    • C. 

      Temperature

    • D. 

      Conduction

  • 18. 
    Heat energy flows from....
    • A. 

      Warmer objects to hotter objects.

    • B. 

      Warmer objects to cooler objects.

    • C. 

      Cooler objects to warmer objects.

    • D. 

      Hot objects to hotter objects.

  • 19. 
    The direct transfer of heat from one substance to another substance that is touching
    • A. 

      Convection

    • B. 

      Convection currents

    • C. 

      Radiation

    • D. 

      Conduction

  • 20. 
    A material that lets heat pass through it easily.
    • A. 

      Insulator

    • B. 

      Conductor

    • C. 

      Fossil fuel

    • D. 

      Heat

  • 21. 
    The transfer of thermal energy from one material to another by electromagnetic waves.
    • A. 

      Convection

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      The ocean

    • D. 

      Radiation

  • 22. 
    Created by a German physicist; the temperature scale that registers the freezing point of water as 32 degrees and boiling point as 212 degrees.
    • A. 

      Celsius

    • B. 

      Fahrenheit

    • C. 

      Radiation

    • D. 

      Kelvin

  • 23. 
    Created by a Swedish astronomer; the temperature scale in which represents freezing at 0 degrees and 100 degrees as the boiling point.
    • A. 

      Fahrenheit

    • B. 

      Radiation

    • C. 

      Convection

    • D. 

      Celsius

  • 24. 
    Which of the following is NOT a form of heat transfer?
    • A. 

      Conduction

    • B. 

      Convection

    • C. 

      Transpiration

    • D. 

      Radiation

  • 25. 
    The transfer of heat by the movement of a fluid
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      Infrared

    • C. 

      Conduction

    • D. 

      Convection

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