# What Do You Know About Kinetic And Potential Energy? Trivia Quiz

8 Questions | Total Attempts: 84  Settings  What do you know about kinetic and potential energy? Kinetic energy is the work needed to accelerate a body of a given mass from rest to its stated velocity whereas potential energy is the energy possessed by a body by virtue of its position relative to others. Take this test and have a chance to learn more about these types of energy!

• 1.
Which is an example of potential energy?
• A.

A car at the top of a hill

• B.

A car speeding down the hill

• C.

A person walking up a hill

• 2.
What is potential energy?
• A.

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

• B.

The energy an object has due to its motion

• C.

The energy an object might have if it existed

• 3.
What is kinetic energy?
• A.

The energy that an object gains from some outer source.

• B.

The energy that an object possesses due to its motion

• C.

The energy created by water.

• 4.
Which is an example of kinetic energy?
• A.

A ball lodged in a tree

• B.

A frisbee flying through the air

• C.

A car in the garage

• 5.
Which has the greatest kinetic energy?
• A.

A person running up a hill

• B.

A ball rolling down a hill

• C.

A person running down a hill

• 6.
Which is an example of potential energy?
• A.

An object that is not moving

• B.

A satellite orbiting in space

• C.

A car running at 5 mph

• 7.
When is kinetic energy transferred from one object to another?
• A.

When the first object will crash with the second object

• B.

When both objects are force-crashed by a person

• C.

Both options are right

• 8.
Can you create or destroy energy?
• A.

Yes, only if you are stronger than this energy.

• B.

No, you can not destroy an energy.

• C.

It can be transformed or converted into another form

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