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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Physics Questions

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Grade 5 Heat Transfer
Any material that does not allow heat to pass through it easily is called                .
  1. conductor
  2. expand
  3. contract
  4. insulator
Grade 5 Matter
A substance which takes the shape of its container and has a definite volume is a                .
  1. solid
  2. liquid
  3. gas
  4. crystal
Grade 5 Magnetism and Electricity
A material through which heat and electricity flow easily is called                .
  1. Insulator
  2. Resistance
  3. Short circuit
  4. Conductor
Grade 5 Matter
Water drops that collect on a cold glass of lemonade come from                 .
  1. the air
  2. a puddle
  3. the lemonade
  4. the glass itself
Grade 5 Matter
The process by which a liquid changes to a gas is called                .
  1. condensation
  2. evaporation
  3. precipitation
  4. transpiration
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
A force that occurs when an object rubs against another object
  1. thermometer
  2. conduction
  3. friction
  4. radiation
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
A(n)                 is a push or pull and can make an object stop, speed up, slow down, or change direction.
  1. gravitation
  2. work
  3. force
  4. inertia
Grade 5 Heat Transfer
On a hot day, a lake is likely to be                                 .
  1. cooler than nearby land
  2. hotter than nearby land
  3. the same temperature as the land
  4. the cause of the heat
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
The force that works against motion is                .
  1. friction
  2. newton
  3. direction
  4. acceleration
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
Something that makes an object start moving, stop moving, speed up, or slow down is a(n)                .
  1. load
  2. position
  3. force
  4. effort
Grade 5 Matter
The molecules in a liquid are
  1. closer together than in a solid and further apart than in a gas.
  2. are spaced the same as in solids and gases.
  3. closer than in gases but further apart than in solids.
  4. none of the above
Grade 5 Magnetism and Electricity
What are substances which allow current to pass through?
  1. Conductors
  2. Inductors
  3. Insulators
  4. None of the Above
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
Gravity and friction are examples of                .
  1. motions
  2. simple machines
  3. forces
  4. distances
Grade 5 Magnetism and Electricity
The buildup of electric charges in one place is called                   .
  1. Static electricity
  2. Electric charge
  3. Electric field
  4. Electric circuit
Grade 5 Heat Transfer
                is the measure of how hot or cold something is.
  1. Thermometer
  2. Radiation
  3. Temperature
  4. Conduction
Grade 5 Heat Transfer
Which material would be the best choice for a cooking tool to be used when grilling food over a fire?
  1. plastic
  2. metal
  3. paper
  4. wood
Grade 5 Matter
Particles of matter that move faster (like in a gas) have more of what?
  1. energy
  2. mass
  3. color
  4. weight
Grade 5 Matter
Condensation is when a liquid changes to a gas.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
The force that attracts a body toward the center of Earth, or toward any other physical body having mass.
  1. orbit
  2. weightless
  3. gravity
  4. planet
Grade 5 Forces and Motion
What changes when the pull of gravity changes?
  1. mass
  2. weight
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