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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
The force that works against motion is
  1. friction
  2. newton
  3. direction
  4. acceleration
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 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 :: Energy and Momentum by LBeth
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 :: 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 :: 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 :: 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 :: Forces and Motion by tawauna
A force that sets an object into motion is
  1. balanced.
  2. friction.
  3. unbalanced.
  4. inertia.
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
Grade 5 :: Forces and Motion by tawauna
According to Newton's third law of motion, when a hammer strikes and exerts force
on a nail, the nail
  1. creates a friction with the hammer.
  2. disappears into the wood.
  3. exerts an equal force back on the hammer.
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