Vocabulary-heat, Light, & Sound

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6th Grade Science Quizzes & Trivia

If you are a Grade 6 science student out there in the world this quiz is for you, especially dealing with heat, light and sound. Find out how much knowledge you have on the use of the particular set of terms.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Heat transfer through space in the form of waves.
    • A. 

      Radiation

  • 2. 
    When light goes from one medium to another medium, (from air to water) and is bent.
    • A. 

      Refraction

  • 3. 
    A substance that allows heat, electricity or sound to travel through it.
    • A. 

      Conductor

  • 4. 
    A clear glass or plastic shape that breaks light into the color spectrum.
    • A. 

      Prism

  • 5. 
    Heat transfer through a substance, or from a substance, to another substance, by direct contact of particles.
    • A. 

      Conduction

  • 6. 
    Taking in or swallowing up energy.
    • A. 

      Absorption

  • 7. 
    The angle at which light bounces off a surface.
    • A. 

      Angle of reflection

  • 8. 
    The colors red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet, arranged in the order of their wavelengths and seen when white light passes through a prism.
    • A. 

      Spectrum

  • 9. 
    Heat transfer in liquids and gases as molecules circulate in currents.
    • A. 

      Convection

  • 10. 
    The angle at which light strikes a surface.
    • A. 

      Angle of incidence

  • 11. 
    A rapid back and forth movement.
    • A. 

      Vibration

  • 12. 
    When rays of light or heat are reflected, or bounce off other objects.
    • A. 

      Reflection

  • 13. 
    Any substance through which a wave is transmitted.
    • A. 

      Medium