# What Do You Know About Energy?

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Quiz: what do you know about energy? Energy is the ability to do work. There exist different types of energy. Major energy sources are petroleum oil, natural gas, coal, nuclear, wind and renewable energy. Energy can be transferred from one object to another. The different types of energy include potential energy and kinetic energy. How well do you know them? Do take up the quiz below and get to find out!

• 1.

### Energy is

• A.

Anything that can move.

• B.

Anything that can make something move.

• C.

Anything that can move or make something move.

C. Anything that can move or make something move.
Explanation
If something is moving or can cause something to move, it has energy.

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• 2.

### What things can have energy?

• A.

Everything.

• B.

Nothing.

• C.

Only moving things.

A. Everything.
Explanation
Everything in the universe is moving or has the ability to cause something to move, so everything has energy.

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• 3.

### The Law of Conservation of Energy says that

• A.

Energy can be created and destroyed.

• B.

Energy cannot be created and destroyed.

• C.

Energy cannot be created but can be destroyed.

• D.

Energy can appear and disappear.

B. Energy cannot be created and destroyed.
Explanation
Energy can only change from one kind to another. It cannot be created or destroyed.

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• 4.

### If something is moving it has...

• A.

Kinetic energy.

• B.

Potential energy.

• C.

Velocity energy.

A. Kinetic energy.
Explanation
Anything moving is kinetic energy.

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• 5.

### If something appears to not be moving, it has....

• A.

Kinetic energy.

• B.

Potential energy.

• C.

Stationary energy.

B. Potential energy.
Explanation
Everything has energy. If it is not moving then it can cause something to move. This is potential energy.

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• 6.

### An object is sitting on the edge of a table, above the floor. It has...

• A.

Kinetic energy.

• B.

Potential energy.

• C.

Reaction energy.

B. Potential energy.
Explanation
Something above the floor could fall because of gravity. Since gravity could make the object fall, the object has potential energy.

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• 7.

### Food is an example of...

• A.

Kinetic energy.

• B.

Potential energy.

• C.

Nutrition energy.

B. Potential energy.
Explanation
Food gives living things the energy to move. Since food doesn't move, it has potential energy.

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• 8.

### A person running is an example of....

• A.

Kinetic energy.

• B.

Potential energy.

• C.

Muscle energy.

A. Kinetic energy.
Explanation
Anything moving is kinetic energy.

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• 9.

### Light is an example of....

• A.

Kinetic energy.

• B.

Potential energy.

• C.

Color energy.

A. Kinetic energy.
Explanation
Light can move from place to place. For example, from the sun or a light bulb to your eyes. Anything that moves is kinetic energy.

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• 10.

### Heat is an example of.....

• A.

Kinetic energy.

• B.

Potential energy.

• C.

Flammable energy.

A. Kinetic energy.
Explanation
Heat can move from one thing to another. For example, from a hot pan to your hand. Anything that moves is kinetic energy.

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