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No more energy can be removed form matter at
a) its freezing point
b) 0 degrees Celsius
c) absolute zero
d) 273 K

The total energy of all the particles in a substance is called
a) temperature.
b) thermal energy.
c) degrees.
d) mass.

The more particles a substance has at a given temperature,
a) the higher its temperature.
b) the more thermal energy it has.
c) the more degrees it has.
d) the more kelvins has.

The movement of thermal energy from a warmer object to a cooler object is called
a) heat.
b) temperature.
c) motion.
d) momentum.

Heat is transferred from one particle of matter to another without the movement of matter itself in a process called
a) conduction.
b) convection.
c) radiation.
d) insulation.

The transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves is called
a) conduction.
b) convection.
c) radiation.
d) insulation.

A material that does NOT conduct heat well is called a(n)
a) insulator.
b) conductor.
c) metal.
d) radiator.

The amount of energy required to raise the temperature of 1 kilogram of a substance by 1 kelvin is called its
a) specific heat
b) heat transfer
c) change of state
d) melting point

How many different forms, or states, does most matter on Earth exist in?
a) one
b) two
c) three
d) fifty

The addition or loss of thermal energy changes the arrangement of the particles during
a) a change of state
b) conduction
c) convection
d) radiation

The temperature at which a solid changes into a liquid is called
a) the boiling point.
b) the freezing point.
c) the melting point.
d) absolute zero.

Vaporization that takes place only at the surface of a liquid is called
a) melting.
b) boiling.
c) evaporation.
d) condensation.

The expanding of matter when it is heated is known as
a) condensation.
b) evaporation.
c) thermal energy.
d) vaporization.

Water freezes at 32 degrees on which temperature scale?
a) Fahrenheit
b) Celsius
c) Kelvin
d) absolute zero

Absolute zero is shown as 0 on which scale?
a) Fahrenheit
b) Celsius
c) Kelvin
d) Centigrade

Which of the following is true of the Celsius scale?
a) 212 degrees is the boiling point of water.
b) 0 degrees is absolute zero.
c) 0 degrees is the freezing point of water.
d) 32 degrees is the freezing point of water.

Heated air moves from baseboard heaters to the rest of a room in a process called
a) conduction.
b) convection.
c) radiation.
d) insulation.

Which of these is a good conductor?
a) wood
b) paper
c) silver
d) air

Which statement is true of gases?
a) The particles that make up gases are packed together in a relatively fixed position.
b) Gases have a definite volume.
c) Gases have a definite shape.
d) Gases expand to fill all the space available.

A measure of the average kinetic energy of the individual particles in an object is called
a) thermal energy.
b) conduction.
c) convection.
d) temperature.

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