# Period 4 Introduction To Energy Practice Quiz

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 32

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• 1.
What is potential energy?
• A.

The energy an object has due to its motion

• B.

The stored energy of an object due to its position or condition

• C.

The energy an object might have if it existed

• 2.
What is kinetic energy?
• A.

The energy an object has due to its motion

• B.

The stored energy of an object due to its position or condition

• C.

The energy an object might have if it existed

• 3.
What is an example of kinetic energy at work?
• A.

A ball lodged in a tree

• B.

A frisbee flying through the air

• C.

A car in the garage

• 4.
What does kinetic energy depend on?
• A.

The weight and volume of an object

• B.

The buoyancy of an object

• C.

The mass and speed of an object

• 5.
What is happening between Points A-B
• A.

Point A is demonstrating potential energy, the potential energy is then transformed into kinetic energy as the coaster moves downhill.

• B.

Point A is demonstrating kinetic energy, as the rollercoaster moves downhill the kinetic energy is transformed into potential energy.

• C.

Point A and Point B are examples of kinetic energy, there is not energy transformation taking place here.

• 6.
At what point on the roller coaster ride, will the coaster experience the greatest kinetic energy? Hint:  remember the two factors that play a role in maximizing kinetic energy.
• A.

Point A

• B.

Point B

• C.

Point C

• D.

Point D

• 7.
At which two points on the pendelum, is the pendulum experiencing the greatest potential energy?
• A.

Points A & B

• B.

Points A & C

• C.

Points A & D

• D.

Points B & D

• 8.
Which skier will have a greater potential energy?
• A.

Skier 1

• B.

Skier 2

• 9.
Stored energy that results from the position or shape of an object is called...
• A.

Potential energy

• B.

Kinetic energy

• C.

Thermal energy

• 10.
If both of these balls are traveling down a bowling lane at the SAME speed, which one would would have more kinetic energy?
• A.

Ball A

• B.

Ball B

• 11.
\ Someone took this picture the second before the roller coaster went rushing down the hill. At this moment, the person has...
• A.

KINETIC

• B.

POTENTIAL

• 12.
The boy is paused at the highest point. He has what type of energy?
• A.

KINETIC

• B.

POTENTIAL

• 13.
When a rubberband is stretched all the way back, it is an example of which type of energy?
• A.

Gravitational potential energy

• B.

Potential energy

• C.

Kinetic energy

• 14.
The ability cause change is...
• A.

Work

• B.

Gravity

• C.

Energy

• 15.
The law of conservation of energy states that when one form of energy is transformed to another, no energy is destroyed.
• A.

True

• B.

False

• 16.
A car races along a flat stretch of road. What type of energy does this car have? Check all that apply.
• A.

Kinetic Energy

• B.

Potential Energy

• C.

Mechanical Energy

• D.

Joule Energy

• 17.
A sled goes flying over a snowy hill. It doesn't stop at the top. At the very top, what type of energy does the sled have? Check all that apply.
• A.

Kinetic

• B.

Potential

• C.

Mechanical

• D.

Joule

• 18.
A marble slides to a stop while rolling across a flat table top. The mechanical energy in this situation remained the same.
• A.

True

• B.

False

• 19.
A heavy weight is held in the air over a speedy road  runner. The weight has a mass of 10 kg. It is 7 m above the ground. What is the potential energy of the weight?
• A.

7.14 J

• B.

60 J

• C.

686 J

• D.

700 J

• 20.
A ball (mass=5 kg) is falling and has 300 J of kinetic energy. What is the ball's velocity?
• A.

5 m/s down

• B.

10.95 m/s down

• C.

370 m/s down

• D.

120 m/s down

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