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The energy associated with motion is called
a) Kinetic energy
b) Elastic potential energy
c) Gravitational potential energy
d) Nuclear energy

An example of something that stores chemical energy is
a) Lightning
b) Microwave
c) Match
d) Light

What type of conversion is taking place when natural gas is used to heat water?
a) Chemical to thermal
b) Thermal to mechanical
c) Mechanical to electromagnetic
d) Electromagnetic to chemical

When you rub your hands together on a cold day, you use friction to convert
a) Mechanical to thermal
b) Thermal to nuclear
c) Nuclear to electrical
d) Electrical to electromagnetic

Unlike kinetic energy, potential energy is
a) Energy of motion
b) Stored
c) Conserved
d) Not measurable

Potential energy that depends on height is called
a) Kinetic energy
b) Gravitational potential energy
c) Elastic potential energy
d) Mechanical energy

Energy stored in the nucleus of an atom is called
a) Electromagnetic energy
b) Nuclear energy
c) Mechanical energy
d) Chemical energy

Visible light is an example of
a) Chemical energy
b) Electrical energy
c) Electromagnetic energy
d) Nuclear energy

A change from one form of energy into another is called
a) Gravitational energy
b) Work
c) Conservation of energy
d) An energy transformation

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

Heated air moves from baseboard heaters to the rest of a room in a process called
a) Conduction
b) Convection
c) Radiation
d) Insulation

You feel heat from a fire across the room by a process called
a) Conduction
b) Convection
c) Radiation
d) Insulation

A metal spoon in a pot of boiling water feels hot because of 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

A material that does not conduct heat we'll is called a(n)
a) Insulator
b) Conductor
c) Metal
d) Radiator

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