Quiz On Mechanical Energy Forms!

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Quiz On Mechanical Energy Forms!

Pop quiz on mechanical energy forms.


Questions and Answers
  • 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 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 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 driving down the street.

    • B. 

      A battery

    • C. 

      The sun

    • D. 

      A person standing on a ladder

    • E. 

      An object that just stopped moving