Conduction Convection And Radiation Quiz 1

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  • 1. 
    What is heat emission?
    • A. 

      CO2

    • B. 

      When heat is produced by an object

    • C. 

      When heat is taken in by an object

    • D. 

      When heat passes from one object to the other

  • 2. 
    What is heat absorbtion?
    • A. 

      CO2

    • B. 

      When heat is produced by an object

    • C. 

      When heat is taken in by an object

    • D. 

      When heat passes from one object to the other

  • 3. 
    When do objects emit or absorb radiation?
    • A. 

      Never

    • B. 

      Always

    • C. 

      Sometimes

    • D. 

      Hardly ever

  • 4. 
    A thermometer works because the liquid in it contracts when heated this is an example of
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Convection

  • 5. 
    Rising warm air currents is an example of
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Convection

  • 6. 
    How is air heated in our atmosphere
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Convection

  • 7. 
    True or False higher temperature means faster moving molecules
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    True or false - air is a great conductor of heat
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The reason why water boils causing the circular motion is due to?
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Convection

  • 10. 
    When rocks are heated by the warmth of the sun this is an example of?
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Convection

  • 11. 
    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

  • 12. 
    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

  • 13. 
    When heat is given off by light this type of heat is known as?
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Convection

  • 14. 
    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

  • 15. 
    The air in the hot air balloon is heated and circulates.  This is an example of ...
    • A. 

      Conduction

    • B. 

      Convection

    • C. 

      Radiation

  • 16. 
    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

  • 17. 
    Light waves traveling through empty space
    • A. 

      Conduction

    • B. 

      Convection

    • C. 

      Radiation

  • 18. 
    This type of heat transfer occurs when heat moves from one molecule to another.
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Convection

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

      Conduction

    • B. 

      Convection

    • C. 

      Radiation

  • 20. 
    The transfer of energy in fluids or gases
    • A. 

      Conduction

    • B. 

      Convection

    • C. 

      Radiation

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