Elementary Science: Physical Science Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following types of heat transfer occurs between objects in physical contact?

Question 2 2. When two objects of different temperature are in contact with each other, what transfer happens between them?

Question 3 3. Which types of energy does a coiled spring primarily contain?

Question 4 4. Nuclear energy is associated with which of the following?

Question 5 5. Which of the following describes a conceptual meaning of voltage?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following terms is where negatively charged particles called electrons build up in a particular area, and then can be released suddenly?

Question 7 7. How can we determine the mechanical advantage of a pulley system?

Question 8 8. What do we look at to tell us how effective a simple machine is?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is an example of a chemical change?

Question 10 10. What does it mean that matter is conserved in physical and chemical changes?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following statements is not true of sound waves?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is NOT a use of sound waves?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is a physical property of matter?

Question 14 14. The amount of 3-dimensional space occupied by a material is known as what?

Question 15 15. If you push a shopping cart in a supermarket carpark, and then let go, why does it eventually stop?

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Question 16 16. Which of Newton's laws is summarized by the equation F = ma?

Question 17 17. As the frequencies of the pure spectral colors increase, the wavelengths of the colors:

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT a pure spectral color?

Question 19 19. What might a teacher use to help teach science concepts to very young students?

Question 20 20. Teaching _____ allows even younger students to ask questions, investigate them, and make observations to draw conclusions.

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Question 21 21. What are the properties of a solid?

Question 22 22. Which state of matter generally has the highest density?

Question 23 23. Moving molecules in a substance have what type of energy?

Question 24 24. Which of the following types of energy is NOT associated with movement?

Question 25 25. When does the electromagnetic force manifest itself as a magnetic field?

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Question 26 26. An inclined plane can be viewed in 2D as a right angle trangle. The three sides of the inclined plane triangle are a length that travels horizontal to the ground, a height perpendicular to the ground, and a slope at some angle to the ground. Using two of these three sides, what is the equation for the mechanical advantage of an inclined plane?

Question 27 27. Both gases and liquids:

Question 28 28. Which of the following describes a 'wavelength'?

Question 29 29. Length is a(n) ______ physical property.

Question 30 30. Which of Newton's laws reads, 'If body A applies a force to body B, body B applies an equal but opposite force back on body A?'

Elementary Science: Physical Science Chapter Exam Instructions

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