Energy Transfer Question Preview (ID: 34935)


Review Conduction, Convection, And Radiation.

Ice melting on a counter is an example of:
a) conduction
b) convection
c) radiation
d)

As water boils water near the burner rises, and water farther away from the burner sinks. This is an example of:
a) conduction
b) convection
c) radiation
d)

Hot air above land rises into the atmosphere, and cooler air replaces it. This is an example of:
a) conduction
b) convection
c) radiation
d)

Omar grabs a hot beaker and burns his hand. This is an example of:
a) conduction
b) convection
c) radiation
d)

Sun feels warm on your cheek as you leave the house. This is an example of:
a) conduction
b) convection
c) radiation
d)

A plant gets the sun’s energy by:
a) conduction
b) convection
c) radiation
d)

The outside of a glass feels cold as you pour lemonade and ice into the glass. This is an example of:
a) conduction
b) convection
c) radiation
d)

When you place your hand by the side of a light bulb and turn it on, you feel warmth on your hand immediately. This is an example of:
a) conduction
b) convection
c) radiation
d)

A metal spoon sits in soup, and the spoon heats up. This is an example of:
a) conduction
b) convection
c) radiation
d)

When objects touch each other, heat is transferred by:
a) conduction
b) convection
c) radiation
d)

A microwave oven cooks your dinner. This is an example of:
a) conduction
b) convection
c) radiation
d)

You sit near a campfire and feel warmth. This is an example of:
a) conduction
b) convection
c) radiation
d)

The metal part of your seat belt burns your leg when the seat belt touches you. This is an example of:
a) conduction
b) convection
c) radiation
d)

Walking across hot sand burns your feet. This is an example of:
a) conduction
b) convection
c) radiation
d)

Getting sunburn is an example of:
a) conduction
b) convection
c) radiation
d)

Popcorn pops in a hot air popper. This is an example of heating by:
a) conduction
b) convection
c) radiation
d)

Popcorn pops in a pan on a hot stove. This is an example of heating by:
a) conduction
b) convection
c) radiation
d)

Popcorn pops inside a microwave. This is an example of heating by:
a) conduction
b) convection
c) radiation
d)

A person sitting on a metal bench begins to feel cooler. This is an example of:
a) conduction
b) convection
c) radiation
d)

The transfer of energy in a fluid is very different. The heated molecules become less dense and so they rise. The colder, more dense molecules rush in to take the place of the heated molecules. This type of thermal energy transfer is:
a) conduction
b) convection
c) radiation
d)

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