What Do You Know About Mechanical Energy? Trivia Quiz

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What Do You Know About Mechanical Energy? Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is true of the conservation of energy in a closed system?
    • A. 

      Kinetic energy is always conserved.

    • B. 

      Potential energy is always conserved.

    • C. 

      Mechanical energy is always conserved.

    • D. 

      Total energy is always conserved.

  • 2. 
    Mechanical energy is not conserved when
    • A. 

      Gravitational potential energy is converted to kinetic energy.

    • B. 

      Kinetic energy is converted to gravitational potential energy.

    • C. 

      Kinetic energy is converted to elastic potential energy.

    • D. 

      Friction is not negligible.

  • 3. 
    If mechanical energy is conserved in a system, the energy at any point in time can be in the form of
    • A. 

      Kinetic energy.

    • B. 

      Gravitational potential energy.

    • C. 

      Elastic potential energy.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is not a form of mechanical energy?
    • A. 

      Kinetic energy

    • B. 

      Chemical potential energy

    • C. 

      Gravitational potential energy

    • D. 

      Elastic potential energy

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is evidence that frictional forces are present in a system?
    • A. 

      Interactions in the system cause an increase in temperature.

    • B. 

      Interactions in the system produce sound.

    • C. 

      Mechanical energy is not conserved.

    • D. 

      All of the above

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