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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Mechanics Questions

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Grade 5 Forces and Motion
A force that occurs when an object rubs against another object.
  1. thermometer
  2. conduction
  3. friction
  4. radiation
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
No change in force is necessary to
  1. start an object moving.
  2. stop an object from moving.
  3. cause a change in the motion of an object.
  4. keep an object doing what it is already doing.
Grade 5 Energy and Momentum
Energy is
  1. when the surfaces of two objects rub against each other.
  2. the ability to do work.
Grade 5 Energy and Momentum
As height increases, so does
  1. thermal energy.
  2. kinetic energy.
  3. potential energy.
Grade 5 Energy and Momentum
Sound energy is
  1. the energy of a compound that changes as its atoms are rearranged to form new compounds.
  2. the total energy of the particles that make up an object.
  3. the energy caused by an object's vibrations.
  4. the energy of motion.
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
Once something is still, it tends to
  1. start moving by itself
  2. start moving easily
  3. stay still even when forces are applied to it
  4. stay still until a force is applied to it
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
How is velocity different from speed?
  1. Velocity is when an object goes in reverse
  2. Velocity is speed and direction together
  3. Velocity is not different from speed
Grade 5 Energy and Momentum
What is energy we can hear?
  1. kinetic energy
  2. mechanical energy
  3. potential energy
  4. sound energy
  5. electrical energy
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
Which of the following is true when you take an object to the moon?
  1. The object will have more mass.
  2. The object will have less mass.
  3. The object will weigh less.
  4. The object will weigh more.
Grade 5 Energy and Momentum
An example of potential energy is
  1. a ball rolling down a hill
  2. a Ferris wheel turning
  3. a rock sitting on top of a hill
  4. an apple falling from a tree
Grade 5 Energy and Momentum
When you clap your hands together really hard, what two kinds of energy do you create?
  1. Heat and Sound
  2. Light and Sound
  3. Mechanical and Sound
  4. Heat and Mechanical
Grade 5 Energy and Momentum
Thermal energy is
  1. kinetic.
  2. potential.
  3. both kinetic and potential.
  4. neither kinetic nor potential.
Grade 5 Energy and Momentum
The energy that motion or position gives to an object is called                 .
  1. mechanical energy
  2. potential energy
  3. sound energy
  4. electrical energy
Grade 5 Energy and Momentum
As height increases, so does
  1. thermal energy.
  2. electric energy.
  3. kinetic energy.
  4. potential energy.
Grade 5 Energy and Momentum
What is energy in motion called?
  1. potential energy
  2. energy
  3. open circuit
  4. kinetic energy
Grade 5 Energy and Momentum
What is energy that motion or position gives to an object?
  1. potential energy
  2. sound energy
  3. mechanical energy
  4. volume
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
Air has weight.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Energy and Momentum
What is stored energy?
  1. open circuit
  2. potential energy
  3. reflect
  4. kinetic energy
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