Glencoe Science Level Red

Chapter 6: Energy

Standardized Test Practice

 1 A coaster is moved to the top of the highest hill and allowed to roll freely. At which point would the coaster have the least kinetic energy? (21.0K) A) point F B) point G C) point H D) point K 2 At which point is potential energy being transformed to kinetic energy? (21.0K) A) point G B) point F C) point H D) point K 3 What is the main type of energy transfer that causes you to feel warm if you stand near a fire? A) conduction B) radiation C) convection D) insulation 4 Why does a metal spoon become cold if you place it in a bowl of ice cream? A) Cold flows from the spoon to the ice cream. B) Cold flows from the ice cream to the spoon. C) Heat flows from the spoon to the ice cream. D) Heat flows from the ice cream to the spoon. 5 Which of the arrows on the figure represents convection as the main type of energy transfer? (15.0K) A) arrow B only B) arrow A only C) arrows A and B D) arrows B and C 6 What is the boiling point of water on the Fahrenheit scale? A) 0°F B) 212°F C) 32°F D) 100°F 7 Warm air from a furnace rises, cools, then sinks. What type of heat transfer is this? A) conduction B) insulation C) radiation D) convection 8 What happens to the energy of a book if you place the book on a high shelf? A) Potential energy increases. B) Kinetic energy is lost. C) Potential energy is lost. D) Kinetic energy increases. 9 How is temperature related to the energy of the particles of a substance? A) average kinetic energy B) average potential energy C) difference in the kinetic energy and potential energy D) sum of the kinetic energy and potential energy 10 How does a catalyst affect chemical reactions? A) It slows down the reaction. B) It causes the reaction to release heat. C) It speeds up the reaction. D) It causes the reaction to absorb heat.