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Heat Transfer Test Review

Quiz by Cynthia Stallings

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16 questions
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  • Q1
    Hot water rises and cold water sinks. This is an example of
    condensation
    convection
    conduction
    radiation
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  • Q2
    A spoon in a cup of hot soup becomes warmer. This is an example of
    convection
    radiation
    conduction
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  • Q3
    Grilling hamburgers over a charcoal flame is an example of
    convection.
    conduction.
    radiation.
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  • Q4
    When you feel heat from a campfire, it is an example of
    convection.
    conduction.
    radiation.
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  • Q5
    A raw egg begins to fry as it hits a heated frying pan. This is an example of
    convection.
    conduction.
    radiation.
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  • Q6
    Which best describes how heat is transferred?
    Heat flows in many different directions between substances.
    Heat only flows within individual substances.
    Heat flows from a warmer substance to a cooler substance.
    Heat flows from a cooler substance to a warmer substance.
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  • Q7
    On a hot day in the sun, why does Ainsley use a foam can holder to keep her drink cool?
    Foam reflects heat from the sun off the can.
    Foam insulates the cold drink.
    Foam reflects cold air from the can.
    Foam conducts heat between the can and the air.
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  • Q8
    Which best explains what happens to most materials when they are heated?
    They expand.
    They contract.
    They change color.
    They double in size.
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  • Q9
    Which organism most directly converts the sun's radiation into energy it can use?
    grass
    human
    snake
    mushroom
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  • Q10
    Which is the best example of heat transfer by radiation?
    getting warm by sitting near a campfire
    cooling off in a pool on a hot day
    burning your hand on a hot stove
    melting ice by dropping it into boiling water
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  • Q11
    If you are roasting marshmallows over a fire, how is the warmth of the fire transferred to the marshmallow?
    The warmth of the fire is radiated into the marshmallow.
    The coolness of the marshmallow is radiated into the fire.
    The coolness of the marshmallow is conducted into the fire.
    The warmth of the fire is conducted into the marshmallow.
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  • Q12
    Which shows an example of convection?
    Hannah wraps herself in an electric blanket to keep warm.
    Sam cooks an egg in a pot of boiling water.
    Tina burns her hand by touching a light bulb.
    Sadie holds the end of a metal rod in fire to cook hot dogs.
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  • Q13
    Which best explains why a hot air balloon floats?
    The heated air contracts to fill the balloon. The air in the balloon is now lighter than the surrounding air, causing the balloon to rise.
    The heated air expands to fill the balloon. The air in the balloon is now lighter than the surrounding air, causing the balloon to rise.
    The heated air contracts to fill the balloon. The air in the balloon is now denser than the surrounding air, causing the balloon to rise.
    The heated air expands to fill the balloon. The air in the balloon is now heavier than the surrounding air, causing the balloon to rise.
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  • Q14
    In art class, Ms. Green shows a video about creating glass art. Which statement best describes how glass is shaped into a vase?
    Glass is melted and is less flexible to shape.
    Glass is melted and is more flexible to shape.
    Glass is frozen and is more flexible to shape.
    Glass is frozen and is less flexible to shape.
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  • Q15
    Why would a tile floor feel cooler to your feet than carpet?
    Tile is a poor conductor of heat and transfers heat to your skin.
    Carpet is a bad conductor of heat and transfers heat to your skin.
    Tile is a better conductor of heat and transfers heat away from your skin.
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  • Q16
    Which best explains why a refrigerator is usually not made completely out of metal?
    Metal will not transfer heat, which allows the refrigerator to remain cool.
    Metal would heat up quickly on the outside, making the door too hot to touch.
    Metal cools quickly, causing the refrigerator to be too cold and freeze the food inside.
    Metal easily transfers heat, which would warm the inside of the refrigerator.
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