Science Vocabulary Basic Quiz!

29 Questions | Total Attempts: 75

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  • 1. 
    Element
    • A. 

      Pure substance

    • B. 

      HCL

  • 2. 
    Compound
    • A. 

      Composed of two or more elements

    • B. 

      Composed of only one element

  • 3. 
    Composed means
    • A. 

      Most abundant

    • B. 

      Made of

  • 4. 
    Which are substances?
    • A. 

      Milk, water, air, gold

    • B. 

      Carbon dioxide, hydrogen, carbon, nitrogen

    • C. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Which is an example of chemical symbols?
    • A. 

      Water, aluminum, neon

    • B. 

      H20, Al, Ne

  • 6. 
    Which is true about glucose?
    • A. 

      It is a compound composed of 3 different elements

    • B. 

      It is a pure substance

    • C. 

      Its chemical symbol is H2O

  • 7. 
    Abundant means...
    • A. 

      Rare or the least

    • B. 

      Alot or the most

  • 8. 
    Which is a sphere on Earth?
    • A. 

      Universe

    • B. 

      Lithosphere

  • 9. 
    Inferred means?
    • A. 

      Fact

    • B. 

      Guessed about

  • 10. 
    Another word for atoms:
    • A. 

      Sources

    • B. 

      Forms

    • C. 

      Particles

  • 11. 
    A mixture is:
    • A. 

      The same as a compound

    • B. 

      Elements or compounds that are not chemicaly combined

  • 12. 
    A wind generator uses ____________
    • A. 

      Chemical energy from oil

    • B. 

      Mechanical energy from water

    • C. 

      Mechanical energy from wind

  • 13. 
    A gasoline engine uses:
    • A. 

      Nuclear energy from uranium

    • B. 

      Geothermal energy

    • C. 

      Chemical energy from a nonrenewable source

  • 14. 
    Biomass is
    • A. 

      Renewable because you can grow more trees, grass, and crops

    • B. 

      Nonrenewable because it cannot be replaced

  • 15. 
    A solar panel works because of:
    • A. 

      Mechanical energy

    • B. 

      Radiation from the sun

  • 16. 
    Which is not a fossil fuel?
    • A. 

      Coal

    • B. 

      Oil

    • C. 

      Uranium

  • 17. 
    Hydroelectricity
    • A. 

      Is using mechanical energy from wind to generate electricity

    • B. 

      Involves a dam, and flowing water

  • 18. 
    A moving turbine has:
    • A. 

      Chemical energy

    • B. 

      Mechanical energy

  • 19. 
    Conserve means
    • A. 

      To waste

    • B. 

      To save

  • 20. 
    Being energy efficient means?
    • A. 

      Using energy poorly

    • B. 

      Using energy wisely

  • 21. 
    A thermostat
    • A. 

      Controls the amount of natural lighting

    • B. 

      Controls the temperature in a room

  • 22. 
    When heat is transferred from particle to particle in a solid it is called
    • A. 

      Convection

    • B. 

      Conduction

  • 23. 
    Air circulating (heat rises, cold sinks)
    • A. 

      Convection

    • B. 

      Conduction

  • 24. 
    Which is the best conductor of heat?
    • A. 

      Wood

    • B. 

      Metal

  • 25. 
    Thermal energy moves from ________________ until both substances have the same temperature.
    • A. 

      Cooler to warmer

    • B. 

      Warmer to cooler