Chapter B3 Forms Of Energy

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Forms Of Energy Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    The batteries in your iPod are an example of
    • A. 

      Potential energy

    • B. 

      Mechanical energy

    • C. 

      Radiant energy

    • D. 

      Nuclear energy

  • 2. 
    An electric drill changes electrical energy into
    • A. 

      Chemical energy

    • B. 

      Mechanical energy

    • C. 

      Thermal energy

  • 3. 
    The ability to do work is
  • 4. 
    What is the only type of radiant energy you can see?
    • A. 

      X-ray

    • B. 

      Gamma rays

    • C. 

      Visible light

    • D. 

      Radio waves

  • 5. 
    A wound spring is an example of
    • A. 

      Potential energy

    • B. 

      Kinetic energy

  • 6. 
    What separates white light into different wavelengths?
    • A. 

      Magnifying glass

    • B. 

      Prism

    • C. 

      Flashlight

    • D. 

      Microscope

  • 7. 
    Bats make low frequency sounds.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What type of energy can cause a sunburn?
    • A. 

      Gamma rays

    • B. 

      Ultraviolet light

    • C. 

      Microwaves

    • D. 

      X-rays

  • 9. 
    If you drop a ball from the top of a building, where does it have the most potential energy?
    • A. 

      When it hits the ground

    • B. 

      Halfway down

    • C. 

      At the top of the building

  • 10. 
    When you turn on the radio you change electrical energy into
    • A. 

      Mechanical energy

    • B. 

      Sound energy

    • C. 

      Electrical energy

    • D. 

      Nuclear energy

  • 11. 
    What characteristic do we use to classify different types of radiant energy?
  • 12. 
    A skier has the most kinetic energy
    • A. 

      At the bottom of the slope

    • B. 

      At the top of the slope

    • C. 

      Halfway down the slope

  • 13. 
    Sound energy needs matter to
  • 14. 
    We say a material is translucent when
    • A. 

      All the light that shines on it passes through and you can see clearly through it

    • B. 

      Some of the light that shines on it passes through and you can see though it but not clearly

    • C. 

      No light can pass through the material

  • 15. 
    What type of energy travels in waves through empty space?
    • A. 

      Sound

    • B. 

      Mechanical

    • C. 

      Radiant

  • 16. 
    What type of material allows no visible light to pass through it?
    • A. 

      Transparent

    • B. 

      Translucent

    • C. 

      Opaque

  • 17. 
    What type of radiant energy would you use to find out if you broke your leg skiing?
    • A. 

      Gamma rays

    • B. 

      X-rays

    • C. 

      Microwaves

    • D. 

      Radiowaves

  • 18. 
    What kind of material allows visible light to travel though it easily allowing a person to see clearly?
    • A. 

      Transparent

    • B. 

      Opaque

    • C. 

      Translucent

  • 19. 
    The energy of motion is
    • A. 

      Kinetic energy

    • B. 

      Potential energy

  • 20. 
    The number of waves passing a point in a period of time is its
  • 21. 
    The rapid back and forth movement of matter necessary for sound energy to travel is called
  • 22. 
    Energy due to the movement of atoms or molecules is
  • 23. 
    The energy an object has due to its motion, position or condition is
    • A. 

      Mechanical energy

    • B. 

      Electrical energy

    • C. 

      Chemical energy

  • 24. 
    The food we eat is an example of
    • A. 

      Mechanical energy

    • B. 

      Electrical energy

    • C. 

      Chemical energy

    • D. 

      Radiant energy

  • 25. 
    Humans can hear all frequencies of sound.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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