Energy Assessment Noel Pd 4

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Energy Assessment Noel Pd 4

Potential and Kinetic Energy Assessment


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Energy in the form of motion is potential energy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The greater the mass a moving object has, the more kinetic energy it has.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A rock sitting on the edge of a cliff has kinetic energy because of its position.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    For work to be done, motion must be in the direction of the applied force.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Energy that is stored is kinetic energy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Potential energy depends on position and speed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The units used for work are Joules
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The _______________ energy of an object increases as its resting height above the ground increases.
    • A. 

      Kinetic

    • B. 

      Heat

    • C. 

      Potential

  • 9. 
    The kinetic energy of an object increases as its ________ increases
    • A. 

      Specific Heat

    • B. 

      Velocity

    • C. 

      Volume

  • 10. 
    A scientist can calculate the amount of work done by using the equation ______.
    • A. 

      W = F x D

    • B. 

      W = F x J

    • C. 

      W = N x m

    • D. 

      W = J x D

  • 11. 
    The amount of work done when a force of one newton acts through a distance of one meter is equal to a _________.
    • A. 

      Kilogram

    • B. 

      Calorie

    • C. 

      Calorie

    • D. 

      Joule

  • 12. 
    Which of the following does not represent work done on a rock in the scientific sense?
    • A. 

      Lifting a rock

    • B. 

      Throwing a rock

    • C. 

      Holding a rock

    • D. 

      Dropping a rock

  • 13. 
    The total amount of kinetic and potential energy in a closed system is called ____.
    • A. 

      Mechanical Energy

    • B. 

      Total Energy

    • C. 

      Summative Energy

    • D. 

      Combined Energy

  • 14. 
    Potential energy that is depended upon position is called _______________
    • A. 

      Chemical potential energy

    • B. 

      Gravitational potential energy

    • C. 

      Conditional potential energy

  • 15. 
    Energy stored in chemical bonds is called _______.
    • A. 

      Gravitational potential energy

    • B. 

      Bonded potential energy

    • C. 

      Chemical potential energy

  • 16. 
    A train traveling on level tracks at 100 kph is an example of ____________________.
    • A. 

      Kinetic Energy

    • B. 

      Gravitational Potential Energy

    • C. 

      Chemical Potential Energy

    • D. 

      Both Gravitational and Chemical Potential Energy

  • 17. 
    Place the locations on the diagram in order from the greatest to least amount of potential energy?
    • A. 

      W, Z, Y, X

    • B. 

      Y, W, Z, X

    • C. 

      W, Y, Z, X

    • D. 

      W, X, Y, Z

  • 18. 
    Which point on the track has the most kinetic energy?
    • A. 

      W

    • B. 

      X

    • C. 

      Y

    • D. 

      Z

  • 19. 
    Which best describes the energy at point W?
    • A. 

      High PE Low KE

    • B. 

      High PE High KE

    • C. 

      Low PE High KE

    • D. 

      Low PE Low KE

    • E. 

      PE=KE

  • 20. 
    Gasoline is an example of ______.
    • A. 

      Kinetic Energy

    • B. 

      Gravitational Potential Energy

    • C. 

      Chemical Potential Energy

    • D. 

      Both Gravitational and Potential Energy

  • 21. 
    An acorn hanging from a branch of an oak tree.
    • A. 

      Kinetic Energy

    • B. 

      Gravitational Potential Energy

    • C. 

      Chemical Potential Energy

    • D. 

      Both Gravitational and Chemical Potential Energy

  • 22. 
    A football traveling through the air from a quarterback to a receiver is an example of .
    • A. 

      Kinetic Energy

    • B. 

      Both Gravitational and Chemical Potential Energy

    • C. 

      Chemical Potential Energy

    • D. 

      Potential Energy

  • 23. 
    A baseball that is traveling straight up stopping at its highest point is an example of ________________________.
    • A. 

      Kinetic Energy

    • B. 

      Gravitational Potential Energy

    • C. 

      Chemical Potential Energy

    • D. 

      Both Gravitational and Chemical Potential Energy

  • 24. 
    You are the lead investigator for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.  You are currently working on two similar accident cases involving tractor trailers from the same company.  In both cases the trailers of the trucks are locked and unable to be opened.  Accident 1While traveling at 55 mph on the Interstate the truck collided with stopped traffic. Upon hitting the stopped cars the truck damaged 5  of the stopped cars.Accident 2While traveling at 55 mph on the interstate the truck collided with stopped traffic.  Upon hitting the stopped cars the truck damaged 10 of the stopped cars.In both cases the drivers paperwork indicated they were carrying the same type of cargo, but did not indicate the amount of cargo they were carrying.  The roadway was dry and there was no indication the truck drivers ever applied the brakes.Based on the evidence given and your knowledge of work, you can conclude...
    • A. 

      Both trucks were carrying same amount of cargo.

    • B. 

      There is not enough information to make any conclusion

    • C. 

      The truck from accident 1 was carrying half as much cargo as the truck in accident 2.

    • D. 

      The truck from accident 2 was carrying half as much cargo as the truck from accident 1.

  • 25. 
    During the course of a baseball game, a pitcher for Team A was consistently throwing fast balls at 95 mph.The coach of Team A thinks his pitcher is the best pitcher for this game because he has consistent speed  Player #4 for Team B goes to bat four times during the game.  The coach of Team B thinks #4 is his best player because he swings the bat the same way each time but his bat speed varies.  Here are player #4's batting results:      1st at bat - ball hit into the infield (20 feet from home plate)   2nd at bat - ball hit over the infielder's head (60 feet from home plate)   3rd  at bat - ball hit over the outfielder's head (180 feet from home plate)   4th at bat  - ball hit over the outfield fence (540 feet from home plate)Using the data provided what is the best conclusion you can draw?
    • A. 

      Player #4's bat speed decreased with each at bat.

    • B. 

      Player #4's bat speed increased by a factor of 3 with each at bat

    • C. 

      Player #4's bat speed increased with each at bat.

    • D. 

      There is not enough data to draw any conclusion with the data provided

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