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Mechanical Energy (Grade 6)

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Mechanical Energy

1. 
Mechanical energy is
  1. found in machinery only
  2. usually measured at the atomic level
  3. the sum of the chemical and thermal energy of an object
  4. the sum of the kinetic and potential energy of an object
 
2. 
Potential energy is                energy.
  1. stored
  2. motion
  3. kinetic
  4. mechanical
3. 
Kinetic energy is
  1. the energy of time
  2. the energy of motion
  3. the energy of distance
  4. the energy of matter
 
4. 
Which of the following is NOT an example of kinetic energy being converted to potential energy?
  1. a basketball player jumping for a rebound
  2. releasing a compressed spring
  3. squeezing a rubber ball
  4. pulling a sled up a hill
5. 
An example of the conversion of gravitational potential energy into kinetic energy is
  1. a falling raindrop
  2. a gasoline powered engine
  3. striking a match
  4. a hockey puck sliding on ice
 
6. 
An example of potential energy is:
  1. A basketball sitting on the rack.
  2. A bird flying.
  3. Water boiling.
  4. Grandma rocking in her chair.
  5. None of the above.
7. 
Animals eat plants and convert the chemical energy contained in them into:
  1. Radiant energy.
  2. Electrical energy.
  3. Kinetic energy.
  4. None of the above.
 
8. 
Energy in matter can cause that matter to move or change. An example would be standing still by the diving board. This is called                  energy.
  1. energy of motion
  2. stored energy
  3. heat energy
9. 
A car or truck moving down the highway has                 energy by virtue of its motion.
  1. kinetic
  2. potential
  3. thermodynamic
  4. chemical
 
10. 
Which is an example of kinetic energy?
  1. standing
  2. no motion
  3. walking
  4. a battery
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