# Mechanical Energy Quiz Questions And Answers

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• 1.
A ball is at the top of a ramp. It has not started rolling. What type(s) of energy does it have?
• A.

Kinetic Energy

• B.

Potential Energy

• C.

Gravitational Potential Energy

• D.

Heat Energy

• E.

GPE and KE

• 2.
A ball is rolling down a ramp. It is halfway between the top and the bottom of the ramp. What kind(s) of energy does it have?
• A.

Kinetic Energy

• B.

Potential Energy

• C.

Gravitational Potential Energy

• D.

Heat Energy

• E.

GPE and KE

• 3.
A ball is rolling down a ramp. At what part of the ramp does it have the most kinetic energy?
• A.

The top of the ramp

• B.

The middle of the ramp

• C.

The bottom of the ramp

• D.

After it leaves the ramp and rolls across the floor

• E.

It does not have kinetic energy.

• 4.
A ball is rolling down a ramp. At what part of the ramp does it have the most speed?
• A.

The top of the ramp

• B.

The middle of the ramp

• C.

The bottom of the ramp

• D.

After it leaves the ramp and rolls across the floor

• E.

It does not have kinetic energy.

• 5.
A pendulum is swinging through the air. With each swing, it slows down. What is happening?
• A.

The energy is being lost.

• B.

The energy is transferring into heat energy.

• C.

Kinetic energy is transferring into the air.

• D.

KE is transforming into heat energy and transferring into the air.

• E.

The pendulum is gaining potential energy.

• 6.
What things affect the amount of kinetic energy an object has?
• A.

Distance and time

• B.

Weight and distance

• C.

Mass, height, and speed

• D.

Mass and height

• E.

Mass and speed

• 7.
What things determine how much gravitational potential energy an object has?
• A.

Distance and time

• B.

Weight and distance

• C.

Mass, height, and speed

• D.

Mass and height

• E.

Mass and speed

• 8.
Which of the following is the best example of an object with GPE?
• A.

A car that is driving down the street.

• B.

A battery

• C.

The sun

• D.

A person standing on a ladder

• E.

An object that just stopped moving

• 9.
Which of the following is the best example of an object with potential energy (not gravitational)?
• A.

A car that is driving down the street.

• B.

A battery

• C.

The sun

• D.

A person standing on a ladder

• E.

An object that just stopped moving

• 10.
Which of the following is the best example of an object with kinetic energy?
• A.

A car that is driving down the street.

• B.

A battery

• C.

The sun

• D.

A person standing on a ladder

• E.

An object that just stopped moving

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