# Physics: Forms Of Energy Quiz

19 Questions | Total Attempts: 172  Settings  • 1.
One horsepower for one hour represents how many joules?
• A.

44,760

• B.

2,685,600

• C.

746

• D.

3414

• 2.
Kinetic and potential energies are energies of    and    , repectively.
• A.

Springs and gravity

• B.

Solids and liquids

• C.

Position and motion

• D.

Motions and positions

• 3.
The principle of energy conservation is
• A.

A possible means for extending our fossil fuel reserves

• B.

Inconsistent with the motion of a pendulum

• C.

A law of physics often violated in thermodynamic systems

• D.

A law of physics with no known exceptions

• 4.
Per person, the energy consumption in the United States is about 3.3*10(8) btu/yr.  This is equivalent to a power of
• A.

11.0 w

• B.

11.0 w

• C.

11.0mw

• D.

11.0 kW

• 5.
At our present rate of consumption, the estimate total remaining recoverable petroleum of the United States would supply our needs for about
• A.

138

• B.

72

• C.

40

• D.

8

• 6.
The average percentage of total petroleum left in the ground after primary and secondary recovery has been accomplished is about
• A.

70%

• B.

80%

• C.

50%

• D.

90%

• 7.
Which of the following are advantages of using coal( select all that apply)
• A.

Abundance

• B.

Envionmental friendliness

• C.

Availablility

• D.

Cheap price

• 8.
What is the current annual oil consumption in USA?
• A.

134*10(9) bbl

• B.

29*10(9)bbl

• C.

8.7*10(9) bbl

• D.

- 5.5*10(9) bbl

• 9.
Which of the following are NOT considered as petroleum (select all that apply)
• A.

Methane

• B.

Tar sand

• C.

Propane

• D.

Coal

• E.

Gasoline

• F.

Liquefied natural gas

• 10.
Which of the following sequences of energy conversion fits the situation of coal-burning pwer plant?
• A.

Nuclear energy-heat- mechanical energy- electrical energy

• B.

Chemical energy-mechanical energy- heat- electrical energy

• C.

Mechanical energy- chemical energy- heat- electrical energy

• D.

Chemical energy- heat-mechanical energy- electrical energy

• 11.
Which of the following is a non-renewable energy source?
• A.

Tidal

• B.

Wind

• C.

Ocean current

• D.

Uranium

• 12.
What is the average power of this energy intake
• A.

14.5 w

• B.

145 w

• C.

1450 w

• D.

14500 w

• 13.
Select all that represents power
• A.

Joules/sec

• B.

Btu

• C.

Horsepower

• D.

Watt

• E.

Kilowatt

• F.

Kilowatt-hour

• 14.
Select all that represents energy
• A.

Joule

• B.

Watt

• C.

Horsepower

• D.

Btu

• E.

Kilowatt

• F.

Calorie

• 15.
What are two major problems created by depending on fossil fuels for most of our energy?
• A.

The fossil fuel resource is limited in amount and it will be used up soon

• B.

It reduces the standard of living

• C.

Unintended environmental consequences result

• D.

It is not cost effective for our economy

• 16.
How many barrels of oil equivalent of energy per capia(per person) are used annually in the USA?
• A.

200 bbl

• B.

55 bbl

• C.

25 bbl

• D.

10 bbl

• 17.
According to estimate, the world petroleum wil be used up in
• A.

Less tahn 50 years

• B.

200 years

• C.

10 years

• D.

25 years

• 18.
In the U.S., fossil fuels account for aobut ()% of our energy use?
• A.

83

• B.

40

• C.

30

• D.

91

• 19.
A typical US citizen consumes () times as much energy as does a typical citizen of indian
• A.

6

• B.

2

• C.

300

• D.

14

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