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Physics Quiz - Energy
1. The ability to do work is called:
A energy
B work
C power
2. Energy is measured in:
A Newtons
B Joules
C horsepower
3. Stored energy is correctly termed:
A radiant energy
B potential energy
C kinetic energy
4. Moving energy is correctly termed:
A kinetic energy
B thermal energy
C potential energy
5. An example of chemical potential energy is the energy of:
A a stereo playing music
B a moving arrow
C food
6. An example of gravitational potential energy is the energy of:
A any object at a height
B any chemical
C all moving objects
7. An example of elastic potential energy is the energy of:
A a compressed spring
B a stretched rubber band
C both of the above
8. The energy of a ball flying through the air is:
A only kinetic energy
B both kinetic and potential energy
C mostly sound and heat energy
9. The main type of energy of stereos and computers is:
Anuclear energy
Belectrical energy
Cheat energy
10. Mass X Gravitational acceleration X Height is the rule to calculate:
Agravitational potential energy
Bkinetic energy
Cheat energy
11. 1/2 X Mass X Velocity squared is the rule to calculate:
Aheat energy
Bkinetic energy
Cpotential energy
12. "Energy cannot be created nor destroyed in any chemical reaction. It can only be changed from one form to another." This is known as the Law of:
AEnergy Transfer
BEnergy Transformation
CConservation of Energy
13. An energy transformation occurs when:
Aone form of energy changes to another energy form in the same object
Bthe form of energy remains the same type but is moved from one object to another
Cmatter transforms to make energy in nuclear reactions
14. An energy transfer occurs when:
Aenergy forms matter as in the formation of the universe
Bone form of energy changes to another energy form in the same object
Cthe form of energy remains the same type but is moved from one object to another
15. When heat from a stove is used to boil water in a saucepan, this is an example of:
Aan energy transformation
Ban energy transfer
Cenergy translocation

 

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