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What is a force that opposes motion between two surfaces that are touching called?
a) friction
b) kinetic energy
c) nuclear fission
d) electrical energy

When a bat hits a baseball, which of the following is transferred from the bat to the ball?
a) work
b) energy
c) force
d) electrical energy

After an energy conversion, you end up with the same total amount of energy as the original amount of potential energy. Which of the following laws explains this rule?
a) law of energy changes
b) law of conservation of energy
c) law of power and energy
d) law of potential energy

Fossil fuels are considered which of the following?
a) nonrenewable resources
b) renewable resources
c) kinetic resources
d) solar resources

The size of an electric force depends upon which two things?
a) the amount of each charge and the size of the electric field
b) the distance between the charges and the size of the electric field
c) the number of protons and the distance between the charges
d) the amount of each charge and the distance between the charges

Which of the following is NOT an insulator?
a) air
b) wood
c) glass
d) copper

What are the small particles that make up matter?
a) charges
b) electrons
c) atoms
d) protons

What is created when a magnet moves through a coil of wire?
a) an electric current
b) an electromagnet
c) a solenoid
d) a ferromagnet

A coil of wire with an electric current in it is called a(n)
a) transformer.
b) electric generator.
c) electric motor
d) solenoid

As electrons move, they make
a) electromagnetism.
b) magnetic fields.
c) ferromagnetism
d) auroras

Any time an energy conversion takes place, some of the original energy is converted to which one of the following?
a) sound energy
b) potential energy
c) light energy
d) thermal energy

Which of these waves do NOT require a medium?
a) ocean waves
b) seismic waves
c) sound waves
d) radio waves

Which of the following is NOT a property of a wave?
a) refraction
b) amplitude
c) frequency
d) wavelength

When the crests of one wave overlap the crests of another wave or waves, this occurs.
a) diffraction
b) destructive interference
c) constructive interference
d) resonant frequencies

How do waves transfer energy?
a) through ocean waves
b) by the vibration of particles in a medium
c) through compression
d) by a combination of waves

The medium through which sound waves travel affects the
a) speed of the sound
b) the amplitude of the waves.
c) the number of waves per second.
d) the sound quality.

An echo is most likely to result when sound hits a surface that is
a) bumpy and soft.
b) shock waves.
c) smooth and hard.
d) bumpy and hard.

The motion of either the listener or the source of a sound causes
a) resonance.
b) reflective
c) the Doppler effect
d) echolocation

Electromagnetic waves transmit
a) water
b) fields
c) matter
d) energy

Objects that transmit light easily are
a) red
b) translucent
c) transparent
d) negative

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