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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Physics Questions

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Grade 5 Forces and Motion
A force that occurs when on object rubs against another object.
  1. thermometer
  2. conduction
  3. friction
  4. radiation
Grade 5 Light and Optics
Grade 5 Light and Optics
Grade 5 Simple Machines
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 Matter
Molecules in gas are
  1. close together
  2. far apart
  3. tight and pull on each other a lot
Grade 5 Light and Optics
                  can be separated into a rainbow of colors.
  1. White Light
  2. Ultraviolet Light
  3. Polarized Light
  4. Fluorescent Light
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 Light and Optics
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
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 Simple Machines
Which of the following best explains why lifting a heavy object with a single fixed pulley and rope makes the task seem easier?
  1. Less force is needed to lift the object
  2. Less work is done when moving the object
  3. The direction of the force required to lift the object is changed
  4. The force needed to move the object is applied over a greater distance
Grade 5 Matter
What definition is correct for solid?
  1. the state in which matter takes the shape of its container and has a definite volume; less attraction between the particles; particles move fast enough to overcome some of the attraction between them...they slide past each other
  2. amorphous
  3. the state in which matter has a definite shape and volume; particles are very close; attraction between particles is very strong; movement is vibration
  4. the change of state from a solid to a gas
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 Energy and Momentum
What is stored energy?
  1. open circuit
  2. potential energy
  3. reflect
  4. kinetic energy
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