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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
What is energy of motion?
  1. potential energy
  2. kinetic energy
  3. sound energy
  4. electrical energy
  5. mechanical energy
Grade 6 Energy and Momentum
Mechanical energy is the
  1. total of all the potential energy in an object.
  2. total of all the kinetic energy in an object.
  3. total of an object's potential and kinetic energy
  4. total of an object's stored and kinetic energy.
Grade 6 Energy and Momentum
What do solar panels convert radiant energy into?
  1. Electrical energy.
  2. Thermal energy.
  3. Nuclear energy.
  4. Kinetic energy.
Grade 6 Energy and Momentum
What happens when a force changes an object's motion?
  1. the object changes state
  2. work is done
  3. gravity is interrupted
Grade 6 Energy and Momentum
Grade 6 Energy and Momentum
To accelerate two objects with different masses at the same rate, the force used to push the object that has more mass should be
  1. smaller than the force used to push the object that has less mass
  2. larger than the force used to push the object that has less mass
  3. the same as the force used to push the object that has less mass
  4. equal to the object's weight
Grade 6 Energy and Momentum
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
                 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 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
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
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
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
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 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.
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