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Energy Resources & Conservation Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Different types of energy can be categorized as either kinetic or potential.

Question 2 2. Which of the following is an example of potential energy and not kinetic energy?

Question 3 3. To which of the following variables is kinetic energy proportional?

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

Question 5 5. Which types of energy does a coiled spring primarily contain?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following types of energy is stored in entities?

Question 7 7. In most human situations, energy originates from ______.

Question 8 8. Work is done when you _______.

Question 9 9. Which of the following correctly describes conservation of energy?

Question 10 10. All of the following are ways energy is transferred EXCEPT ______.

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Question 11 11. Energy passing from one place to another is called ______.

Question 12 12. The Law of Conservation of Energy states that ______.

Question 13 13. Which of the following areas have excellent wind resources?

Question 14 14. Which of the following energy resources is NOT renewable?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is NOT an energy resource?

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Question 16 16. Consider a wood burning fireplace as a system in which the wood is completely burned into ash and soot. The mass and energy of the wood before burning would be equal to which of the following?

Question 17 17. Consider a bike coasting along a flat road. Which of the following accounts for the fact that the bike will eventually come to a stop?

Question 18 18. Based on the Law of Energy Conservation, which of the following would best maintain a machine's ability to do work without input of additional energy?

Question 19 19. How does the sun help form wind?

Question 20 20.

The sun plays a part in:

I. The water cycle

II. The formation of wind

III. The formation of tidal waves

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Question 21 21. How does the sun help form tidal waves?

Question 22 22. Why is hydroelectric energy from water considered a renewable resource?

Question 23 23. Plants are a renewable resource that provide which of the following product(s) for our use?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is NOT an example of a renewable resource?

Question 25 25. What is wind?

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Question 26 26. How does the sun power the wind?

Question 27 27. How does the sun power the water cycle?

Question 28 28. A snack food is reported as having 253 Cal. How much energy in joules does this snack contain if 1 Cal = 1,000 calories and 1 calorie = 4.184 J?

Question 29 29. The joule measures energy as the amount of energy needed to exert:

Question 30 30. The British thermal unit (BTU) is unit of energy that is often used with space heaters that warm rooms on chilly days. If 1 BTU = 1,055 J and 1,000 J = 1 kilojoule (kj), how many kilojoules of heat are emitted by a space heater releasing 25,000 BTU of energy?

Energy Resources & Conservation Chapter Exam Instructions

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