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Energy Quiz

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Sadie Curtis Primary School
Science Quiz-Energy
Section A: Multiple Choice Questions
Answer ALL questions by circling the correct answer.
1. A moving bike has what type of energy?
a. Kinetic
b. positive
c. negative
d. potential
2. The picture shows a colored printer
When this machine is working, it converts electrical energy into____________.
A-Sound Energy
B-Heat Energy
a. A and B only b. B and C only
C-Kinetic Energy
c. A and C only
d. A, B, and C
3. When an object is at rest and is not in motion it has
a. Electrical b. potential
c. thermal
d. kinetic
4. A wagon sitting at the top of a hill is an example of
a. Potential
b. kinetic
c. magnetic
energy, which is stored
d. solar
5. An airplane is slowing down and flying lower as it prepares to land at an airport. Which
statement best describes the energy of the airplane?
a. The kinetic energy decreases and the potential energy decreases.
b. The kinetic energy decreases and the potential energy increases.
c. The kinetic energy increases and the potential energy decreases.
d. The kinetic energy increases and the potential energy increases.
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6. In the setup above, the magnifying glass is used the set the paper on fire. What energy
conversion occurred in this experiment?
a. Solar energy to light energy b. Light energy to heat energy
c. Heat energy to light energy
d. Light energy to potential energy
7. What is energy?
a. to cause global warming
b. to push or pull
c. the ability to cause changes in matter
d. a and c
8. Coal, wood and oil are used to heat homes. This is when chemical energy changes
sound energy
b. heat energy
c. light energy
d. potential energy
9. What kind of energy comes from the motion of charged particles?
a. thermal
b. chemical
c. electrical
d. mechanical
10. A person playing basketball is an example of:
a. Thermal energy b. Radiant energy c. Electrical energy d. Kinetic energy
11. What is the energy transformation of a flashlight?
a. thermal to electrical to light
c. chemical to light to electrical
b. light to chemical to electrical
d. chemical to electrical to light
12. Which describes the energy transformations for a radio?
a. electrical to sound
c. sound to chemical to electrical
b. solar to thermal
d. electrical to sound to thermal
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13. A student had passed the ball too fast to his teammate and his teammate missed the pass. If
he wanted to slow down the pass, he should use:
a. More Kinetic energy
b. More Potential energy
c. Less Kinetic energy
d. Less Potential energy
14. What type of energy is found in our food?
a. thermal
b. chemical
c. biodegradable energy
d. electrical energy
15. Potential energy + kinetic energy =
a. gravitational potential energy b. thermal energy
c. chemical energy d. mechanical energy
16. What law states, “energy cannot be created or destroyed, only transformed”?
a. Law of Conservation of Electric Charges
b. Law of Conservation of Matter
c. Law of Conservation of Energy
d. Law of Thermodynamics
Section B- Structured Questions
Answer ALL questions in this section.
The diagram represents a boy on a slide.
1. What is energy? ( 1 mark)
2. From the diagram, write the letter or letters where: (2 marks)
a. Potential energy is found___________
b. Kinetic energy is found ___________
3. What is the difference between kinetic energy and potential energy? (2 marks.)
4. Write three (3) other forms of energy besides kinetic and potential energy. (3) marks
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5. On the lines provided write the form of energy used. Use the word list below to help you.
These words can be used more than once. (1 mark)
Electrical, radiant, sound, thermal, mechanical
a. a phone ringing_______________________________
b. light is an example____________________________
c. heat is the movement of this type of energy____________________
d. a radio playing_________________________
e. carried by an electric current_______________________
f. energy given off by the sun____________________
6. In physical science, “Energy cannot be created nor destroyed. It is transformed”.
Complete the chart for the following energy transformations. You may use the following forms
of energy to help. Some of them may be used more than once. (1 mark)
Chemical energy, heat energy, mechanical energy, kinetic energy, electrical energy, light energy
Starting form of energy
Final form of energy
Ex. A ball on the top of
a cliff
Potential Energy
Kinetic Energy
a. Drum
b. Car Engine
Sound Energy
Chemical Energy
c. Fire place
Heat Energy
d. Fan
Electrical Energy
e. Flashlight
Chemical Energy
f. Toaster
Heat Energy