Middle School Thermal Energy

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10 questions
• Q1
What is thermal energy?
The energy an object has due to the movement of its particles
The energy an object has due to its color
The energy an object has due to its shape
The energy an object has due to its position
30s
• Q2
What is the unit of measurement for thermal energy?
Grams
Meters
Joules
Liters
30s
• Q3
Which of the following is an example of conduction?
Blowing on hot soup
Touching a hot stove
Seeing a fire from a distance
Feeling heat from the sun
30s
• Q4
Which of the following is an example of convection?
A metal spoon getting hot in a cup of hot chocolate
A light bulb glowing
A rock heating up in the sun
A pot of water boiling on a stove
30s
• Q5
What is the name of the process where a hot object gives off thermal energy to a cooler object?
Temperature transfer
Energy transfer
Thermal exchange
Heat transfer
30s
• Q6
Which of the following materials is a good conductor of heat?
Plastic
Glass
Metal
Rubber
30s
• Q7
Which of the following materials is a good insulator of heat?
Aluminum
Copper
Silver
air
30s
• Q8
What is the name of the process where a liquid turns into a gas due to thermal energy?
Condensation
Melting
Evaporation
Boiling
30s
• Q9
What is the name of the process where a gas turns into a liquid due to a decrease in thermal energy?
Freezing
Condensation
Melting
Evaporation
30s
• Q10
Which of the following is an example of radiation?
A metal spoon getting hot in a cup of hot chocolate
Feeling the sun's warmth on your skin
Touching a hot stove
Water boiling on a stove
30s

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