Energy Assessment Mcfadden Period 2

38 Questions | Total Attempts: 34

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Energy Quizzes & Trivia

Potential and Kinetic Energy Assessment


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    According to the Law of Conservation of Energy, mechanical energy can be changed to heat 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 at 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 transfer of energy through motion is called velocity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The ____ energy of an object increases with its height above the ground
    • A. 

      Kinetic

    • B. 

      Mechanical

    • C. 

      Potential

    • D. 

      Heat

  • 10. 
    The kinetic energy of an object increases as its ________ increases
    • A. 

      Specific Heat

    • B. 

      Velocity

    • C. 

      Potential Energy

    • D. 

      Volume

  • 11. 
    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

  • 12. 
    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

  • 13. 
    If the velocity of an object increases, the _____ of the object will also increase.
    • A. 

      Mass

    • B. 

      Specific Heat

    • C. 

      Kinetic Energy

    • D. 

      Potential Energy

  • 14. 
    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

  • 15. 
    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

  • 16. 
    Kinetic energy is directly related to ___/.
    • A. 

      Volume

    • B. 

      Force

    • C. 

      Mass

    • D. 

      Position

  • 17. 
    Potential energy that is depended upon position is called _____
    • A. 

      Chemical potential energy

    • B. 

      Gravitational potential energy

    • C. 

      Positional potential energy

    • D. 

      Conditional potential energy

  • 18. 
    Energy stored in chemical bonds is called _______.
    • A. 

      Gravitational potential energy

    • B. 

      Bonded potential energy

    • C. 

      Chemical potential energy

    • D. 

      Chemically bonded potential energy

  • 19. 
    A train traveling on level tracks at 100 kph.
    • A. 

      Kinetic Energy

    • B. 

      Gravitational Potential Energy

    • C. 

      Chemical Potential Energy

    • D. 

      Both Gravitational and Chemical Potential Energy

  • 20. 
    A cup of milk sitting on a table is an example of ______.
    • A. 

      Kinetic Energy

    • B. 

      Gravitational Potential Energy

    • C. 

      Chemical Potential Energy

    • D. 

      Both Chemical and Gravitational Energy

  • 21. 
    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

  • 22. 
    Which point on the track has the most kinetic energy?
    • A. 

      W

    • B. 

      X

    • C. 

      Y

    • D. 

      Z

  • 23. 
    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

  • 24. 
    Gasoline is an example of ______.
    • A. 

      Kinetic Energy

    • B. 

      Gravitational Potential Energy

    • C. 

      Chemical Potential Energy

    • D. 

      Both Gravitational and Potential Energy

  • 25. 
    An acorn hanging from a branch of an oak tree waiting to be eaten by a squirrel.
    • A. 

      Kinetic Energy

    • B. 

      Gravitational Potential Energy

    • C. 

      Chemical Potential Energy

    • D. 

      Both Gravitational and Chemical Potential Energy

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