Worksheet: Energy Conversions

In this worksheet, we will practice recognising terms used for energy types and transfers, and identify their roles in energy conversion processes.

Q1:

Which of the following is the term used to refer to the energy that a solid object has if it is elastically deformed?

  • AKinetic energy
  • BMechanical energy
  • CElastic potential energy
  • DInternal energy

Q2:

Which of the following is the term used to refer to the energy that two nucleons have due to the nuclear force that they exert on each other and the distance between them?

  • AChemical energy
  • BNuclear energy
  • CInternal energy
  • DElectrical potential energy

Q3:

Which of the following is the term used to refer to the energy that two objects have due to the gravitational force that they exert on each other and the distance between them?

  • AKinetic energy
  • BInternal energy
  • CGravitational potential energy
  • DMechanical energy

Q4:

Which of the following is the term used to refer to energy that is being transferred by sound waves?

  • ARadiant energy
  • BPressure energy
  • CSound energy
  • DInternal energy

Q5:

Which of the following is the term used to refer to the sum of kinetic and potential energies?

  • AElastic energy
  • BMechanical energy
  • CInternal energy
  • DExternal energy

Q6:

Which of the following is the term used to refer to energy that is being transferred by electromagnetic waves?

  • AElectrical energy
  • BElectric potential energy
  • CRadiant energy
  • DInternal energy

Q7:

Which of the following is the term used to refer to the energy that is transferred by an electric current?

  • AElectric potential energy
  • BChemical energy
  • CInternal energy
  • DElectrical energy

Q8:

Which of the following is the term used to refer to the electric potential energy of atoms due to the forces between their electrons and their nuclei?

  • AElastic potential energy
  • BNuclear energy
  • CInternal energy
  • DChemical energy

Q9:

Which of the following is the term used to refer to the energy that two electrically charged objects have due to the electrostatic force that they exert on each other and the distance between them?

  • AInternal energy
  • BElectric potential energy
  • CMagnetic energy
  • DElectrical energy

Q10:

Which of the following is the term used to refer to the energy that a moving object has due to its mass and its velocity?

  • AMechanical energy
  • BPotential energy
  • CInternal energy
  • DKinetic energy

Q11:

Which of the following is the term used to refer to the energy of an object due to the energy of its constituent particles?

  • AChemical energy
  • BInternal energy
  • CElectric potential energy
  • DNuclear energy

Q12:

A ball that has been falling downward hits the ground. It slows down until it stops moving for an instant and then starts to rebound upward.

Which of the following types of energies decreases for the ball as it slows down?

  • AElastic potential energy
  • BInternal energy
  • CKinetic energy
  • DChemical energy

Which of the following types of energies must increase for the ball as it slows down?

  • AGravitational potential energy
  • BInternal energy
  • CElastic potential energy
  • DChemical energy

Which of the following does the ball emit most strongly because of its impact with the ground?

  • AChemical energy
  • BRadiant energy
  • CSound energy
  • DHeat

Q13:

A very-high-temperature metal cube is placed in a tank of water.

Which of the following types of energies increases for the water?

  • ANuclear energy
  • BElastic potential energy
  • CKinetic energy
  • DInternal energy

Which of the following types of energies decreases for the cube?

  • ANuclear energy
  • BInternal energy
  • CKinetic energy
  • DElastic potential energy

Which of the following does the cube emit most strongly?

  • AElectrical energy
  • BSound energy
  • CRadiant energy
  • DHeat

Q14:

Which of the following is the term used to refer to internal energy that is being transferred?

  • AHeat
  • BMechanical energy
  • CExternal energy
  • DRadiant energy

Q15:

A nuclear reactor contains radioactive material immersed in water. The water is heated by the radioactive material.

Which of the following energy types increases for the water?

  • ANuclear energy
  • BInternal energy
  • CChemical energy
  • DElectrical energy

Which of the following energy types decreases for the radioactive material?

  • AChemical energy
  • BInternal energy
  • CElectrical energy
  • DNuclear energy

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