Potential Energy

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17 questions
• Q1
What is potential energy?
Energy that is produced by friction
Energy that is created by heat
Energy that is stored in an object due to its position or state
Energy that is always in motion
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• Q2
Which of the following is an example of potential energy?
A stretched rubber band
A spinning top
A rolling ball
A flying kite
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• Q3
What is the formula for calculating gravitational potential energy?
density x volume
velocity x mass
mass x gravity x height
force x distance
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• Q4
What is the unit of measurement for potential energy?
Joule
Watt
Ampere
Volt
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• Q5
Which of the following is an example of elastic potential energy?
A tree growing
A book resting on a shelf
A compressed spring
A person running
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• Q6
What is the difference between potential and kinetic energy?
Potential energy is created by heat, while kinetic energy is created by friction
Potential energy is stored energy, while kinetic energy is energy in motion
Potential energy and kinetic energy are the same thing
Potential energy is energy in motion, while kinetic energy is stored energy
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• Q7
What is the law of conservation of energy?
Energy always decreases over time
Energy cannot be created or destroyed, only transferred or transformed
Energy can only be created by humans
Energy can be created out of nothing
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• Q8
Which of the following is an example of gravitational potential energy?
A ball at the top of a hill
A bird flying in the sky
A car driving on a flat road
A person swimming in a pool
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• Q9
What is the relationship between potential energy and distance?
There is no relationship between potential energy and distance
As distance increases, potential energy increases
Potential energy is not affected by distance
As distance increases, potential energy decreases
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• Q10
What is mechanical energy?
The energy required to move a machine
The energy required to light a bulb
The sum of potential and kinetic energy
The energy required to lift an object
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• Q11
What is potential energy?
Energy due to an object's temperature
Energy due to an object's mass
Energy due to an object's motion
Energy due to an object's position or state
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• Q12
What is kinetic energy?
Energy due to an object's mass
Energy due to an object's temperature
Energy due to an object's position
Energy due to an object's motion
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• Q13
What is the formula for kinetic energy?
PE = mgh
F = ma
W = Fd
KE = 1/2 mv^2
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• Q14
What is the formula for potential energy?
PE = mgh
F = ma
KE = 1/2 mv^2
W = Fd
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• Q15
What is the law of conservation of mechanical energy?
Mechanical energy is constantly being destroyed
Mechanical energy cannot be created or destroyed, only transferred or converted
Mechanical energy can only be converted to potential energy
Mechanical energy is constantly being created
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