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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Physics Questions

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Grade 5 Energy and Momentum
Does energy come in many different forms?
  1. Yes
  2. No
Grade 5 Light and Optics
When no light passes through an object, that object is          opaque         .
Grade 5 Energy and Momentum
When an object is at rest and is not in motion, it is best described as having                 energy.
  1. Electrical
  2. Potential
  3. Thermal
  4. Kinetic
Grade 5 Light and Optics
Light travels in a            straight           line.
Grade 5 Energy and Momentum
What is the main type of energy used when a pulley moves an object?

Fixed Pulley
  1. light
  2. electrical
  3. chemical
  4. mechanical
Grade 5 Light and Optics
Light that hits an object and bounces back is             reflected            .
Grade 5 Light and Optics
Light is a form of          energy         .
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
The force that pulls objects toward each other is           gravity          .
Grade 5 Light and Optics
When light passes straight through and object, that object is               transparent              .
Grade 5 Matter
Volume is
  1. the amount of space that an object takes up
  2. the amount of matter in a solid, liquid, or gas
  3. the material through which an electrical charge can pass
  4. a strong resistor that can stop most electrical charges
Grade 5 Matter
The process by which liquid changes into a gas is called               evaporation              .
Grade 5 Simple Machines
Look at the lever diagram.

First Class Lever

Which object is the same class lever as the diagram?
  1. Wheelbarrow
  2. Stairs
  3. Broom
  4. Scissors
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
The property of an object that resists change in its motion is                .
  1. mass
  2. inertia
  3. velocity
  4. momentum
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
In order to calculate speed, you need to know distance and area.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
Solids are the only materials that can cause friction.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
Is gravity the force that acts against motion when two surfaces rub against each other?
  1. Yes
  2. No
Grade 5 Energy and Momentum
A wagon sitting at the top of a hill is an example of                energy, which is stored energy.
  1. potential
  2. kinetic
  3. magnetic
  4. solar
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
Average speed equals:
  1. Distance/Time
  2. Time/Distance
  3. Distance + Time
Grade 5 Matter
Molecules can form          solids         , liquids or gases.
Grade 5 Simple Machines
Look at the lever diagram.

Third Class Lever

Which object is the same class lever as the diagram?
  1. Wheelbarrow
  2. Stairs
  3. Broom
  4. Scissors
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