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Sixth Grade (Grade 6) Energy and Momentum Questions

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Grade 6 Energy and Momentum
Which type of energy is given off by the sun?
Summer - Sun
  1. radiant
  2. chemical
  3. electrical
  4. mechanical
Grade 6 Energy and Momentum
Which type of energy is given off by a fire?
Summer - Camp Fire
  1. thermal
  2. nuclear
  3. electrical
  4. chemical
Grade 6 Energy and Momentum
Noah carried a skateboard up a hill and then rode the skateboard down the hill. When Noah reached the bottom of the hill, he rolled to a stop. When did Noah have the most potential energy?
  1. while carrying the skateboard up the hill
  2. while standing on the skateboard at the top of the hill
  3. while riding the skateboard down the hill
  4. while standing on the skateboard at the bottom of the hill
Grade 6 Energy and Momentum
Potential energy is the energy an object has because of its                          .
  1. position and speed
  2. position and conservation
  3. condition and potential
  4. condition and position.
Grade 6 Energy and Momentum
                 is a form of energy an object has if it is moving.
  1. Potential energy
  2. Entropy
  3. Kinetic energy
  4. Thermal energy
Grade 6 Energy and Momentum
Which describes the energy transformations for a radio?
  1. electrical to sound
  2. sound to chemical to electrical
  3. solar to thermal
  4. electrical to sound to thermal
Grade 6 Energy and Momentum
During energy transformations, energy is never                                              .
  1. released as heat
  2. used to increase an object's potential energy
  3. created or destroyed
  4. completely transformed
Grade 6 Energy and Momentum
Which of the following objects has kinetic energy?
  1. a bicycle parked at the top of a hill
  2. leaves lying on the ground beneath a tree
  3. a ball rolling across the floor
  4. a sunny windowsill
Grade 6 Energy and Momentum
What is mechanical energy?
  1. only kinetic energy
  2. only potential energy
  3. both kinetic and potential energy
  4. heat energy
Grade 6 Energy and Momentum
Which of the following is the correct formula for momentum?
  1. mass - velocity
  2. mass x velocity
  3. mass + velocity
  4. mass รท velocity
Grade 6 Energy and Momentum
Which of the following sentences describes a conversion of chemical energy to thermal energy?
  1. Food is digested and used to regulate body temperature.
  2. Charcoal is burned in a barbecue pit.
  3. Coal is burned to produce steam.
  4. All of the above.
Grade 6 Energy and Momentum
Energy is:
  1. Only found in batteries.
  2. Never used for fun.
  3. The ability to move or change matter.
  4. None of the above.
Grade 6 Energy and Momentum
Which object has the most kinetic energy?
  1. a feather floating from the sky
  2. a tennis ball sitting on the table
  3. a truck falling down a mountain
  4. a bike falling down a hill
Grade 6 Energy and Momentum
What type of energy transformation is observed when a desk lamp is turned on?
  1. potential --> kinetic
  2. kinetic --> potential
  3. electrical --> radiant
  4. chemical --> thermal
Grade 6 Energy and Momentum
What is thermal energy?
  1. heat energy
  2. chemical energy
  3. kinetic energy
  4. sound energy
Grade 6 Energy and Momentum
Which item has the most gravitational potential energy?
  1. a tv on a counter
  2. a book on a shelf
  3. a pencil on a table
  4. a skier on a mountain
Grade 6 Energy and Momentum
What is energy?
  1. the ability to do work and cause change
  2. the ability to do nothing and be still
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