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Types of Potential Energy Vocabulary

Quiz by Erica Mathie

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  • Q1
    Kinetic energy + potential energy = ______________________________
    mechanical energy
    law of conservation of energy
    thermal energy
    elastic potential energy
    20s
  • Q2
    _____________________________ states that energy cannot be created or destroyed.
    magnetic potential energy
    nuclear potential energy
    law of conservation of energy
    kinetic energy
    20s
  • Q3
    A ball sitting on a shelf is an example of _____________________.
    kinetic energy
    potential energy
    nuclear potential energy
    thermal energy
    20s
  • Q4
    __________________ is the part of a plant cell where photosynthesis takes place.
    potential energy
    chloroplast
    kinetic energy
    pendulum
    20s
  • Q5
    A spring being stretched is an example of ______________ potential energy.
    gravitational
    slinky
    stretchy
    elastic
    20s
  • Q6
    _______________ energy is energy that comes from heat.
    thermal
    heat
    hotness
    potential
    20s
  • Q7
    _________________ potential energy comes from magnets attracting and repelling each other.
    pendulum
    mechanical
    thermal
    magnetic
    20s
  • Q8
    The maXair and Ocean Motion at Cedar Point is an example of a ________________________.
    Question Image
    chloroplast
    nuclear potential energy
    pendulum
    magnetic potential energy
    20s
  • Q9
    A ____________________ converts light into sugar or chemical energy, in a plant cell.
    law of conservation of energy
    stomata
    chloroplast
    pendulum
    20s
  • Q10
    A book falling off the table is an example of _____________________ energy.
    elastic
    chemical
    potential
    kinetic
    20s
  • Q11
    ____________________ energy is when atoms combine or split apart.
    nuclear potential
    chloroplast
    elastic potential
    chemical potential
    20s
  • Q12
    Energy stored or released during a chemical reaction is an example of _________________ potential energy.
    thermal
    nuclear
    chemical
    gravitational
    20s
  • Q13
    __________________ potential energy increases with height.
    chemical
    nuclear
    gravitational
    elastic
    20s
  • Q14
    A _________________ is a weight that swings from a pivot point.
    pendulum
    swinging motion
    teeter totter
    chloroplast
    20s
  • Q15
    Objects have __________________ energy when they are moving.
    potential
    thermal
    nuclear
    kinetic
    20s

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