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Energy & Heat Overview Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the heat per unit mass required for a substance to change phases?

Question 2 2. What is fission?

Question 3 3. What is an insulator?

Question 4 4. All of the following are ways energy is transferred EXCEPT ______.

Question 5 5. What is the heat of vaporization of a substance?

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Question 6 6. You and your dog take a walk from your house to the park. As you walk to the park, your dog runs around and chases squirrels and investigates fire hydrants while you just walk directly to the park. Whose displacement is larger, you or your dog?

Question 7 7.

Which of the following is/are NOT examples of perpetual motion?

I. The drinking bird toy

II. An engine that runs forever on one power source

III. An engine that runs by taking energy from a cold source to a hot source

Question 8 8. Which one of the following is true of centrifugal force?

Question 9 9. Which of the following does not occur during a phase change?

Question 10 10. In which states (phases) of matter can convection happen?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following are types of kinetic energy?

Question 12 12. Which of the following types of energy is stored in entities?

Question 13 13. What is the primary difference between heat capacity and specific heat?

Question 14 14. ________ refers to any type of motion when either the distance traveled by the object is the same for each second or the speed of the object changes by the same amount each second.

Question 15 15. Which of the following statements is NOT true?

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Question 16 16. Who gave gamma rays their name?

Question 17 17. A piece of paper falls to the ground and then stops moving. Which of the following might act as a force to keep it in place?

Question 18 18. Given a constant energy source, how does the temperature of the substance change during a phase change?

Question 19 19. How are an atom's energy levels like the rungs on a ladder?

Question 20 20. What is a thermal insulator?

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Question 21 21. The sun is ______.

Question 22 22. Ethanol evaporates more rapidly than water. This tells us that the heat of vaporization of ethanol is:

Question 23 23. Displacement is defined by which one of the following?

Question 24 24. Perpetual motion is defined as:

Question 25 25. Inertia is the property of mass in which an object at rest wants to stay at rest, and an object that is moving wants to _____.

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Question 26 26. What is latent heat?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is NOT a correct explanation for how convection works?

Question 28 28. We refer to stored energy as which one of the following?

Question 29 29. Which types of energy does a coiled spring primarily contain?

Question 30 30. Why does the temperature of the ocean not fluctuate as much as the temperature of sand?

Energy & Heat Overview Chapter Exam Instructions

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