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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Science Questions

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Grade 5 :: Properties of Matter by Christina564
Grade 5 :: Forces and Motion by tawauna
An example of balanced forces is
  1. a person skating back and forth on an ice rink.
  2. a tire with treads gaining speed on an icy road.
  3. two soccer players running in opposite directions.
  4. a book resting on a desk.
Grade 5 :: Forces and Motion by tawauna
The force that works against motion is
  1. friction
  2. newton
  3. direction
  4. acceleration
Grade 5 :: Forces and Motion by tawauna
The first law of motion states
  1. that an object at rest will remain at rest.
  2. that an object in motion will remain in motion.
  3. that an unbalanced force can change the velocity of an object.
  4. all of the above.
Grade 5 :: Forces and Motion by tawauna
Which of the following is not used to reduce friction?
  1. wheels
  2. ball bearings
  3. oil
  4. rough surfaces
Grade 5 :: Forces and Motion by tawauna
A stand-off in an arm wrestling match is due to
  1. sliding frictional forces.
  2. rolling frictional forces.
  3. fluid frictional forces.
  4. balanced forces.
Grade 5 :: Forces and Motion by tawauna
Grade 5 :: Energy and Momentum by LBeth
Grade 5 :: Forces and Motion by tawauna
Acceleration is the
  1. rate of change in momentum.
  2. rate of change in speed.
  3. rate of change in velocity.
  4. amount of time needed for an object to reach its destination.
Grade 5 :: Energy and Momentum by tawauna
Which of the following is the best example of increasing an object's potential energy?
  1. rolling a bowling ball
  2. turning on a light bulb
  3. stretching a rubber band
  4. dropping a pencil
Grade 5 :: Energy and Momentum by tawauna
Energy is...
  1. when the surfaces of two objects rub against each other.
  2. the ability to do work.
Grade 5 :: Ecology by tawauna
Which list shows a possible order in which energy moves through an ecosystem?
  1. herbivore, carnivore, sun, producer, decomposer
  2. sun, producer, herbivore, carnivore, decomposer
  3. sun, producer, predator, consumer, decomposer
  4. producer, sun, carnivore, herbivore, decomposer
Grade 5 :: Planetary Motion by skidadesert
One year on Earth lasts 365 days.
Which of these definitions could be used for one year?
  1. The time it takes for Earth to go around the sun once.
  2. The time it takes for the moon to go around Earth 12 times.
  3. The time for Earth to spin once on its axis.
  4. The time for the moon to complete all of its phases.
Grade 5 :: Energy and Momentum by tawauna
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 :: Energy and Momentum by tawauna
What is the major source of light energy?
  1. food cooking
  2. the sun
  3. gravity
  4. electricity
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