Heat Engines & Efficiency - Quiz & Worksheet


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Which of the following statements defines a heat engine?

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1. Which of the following statements accurately describes conservation of energy in terms of heat engines?

2. Which of the following statements is a definition of the second law of thermodynamics?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The interactive quiz and printable worksheet will deepen your knowledge of heat engines and how their efficiency is calculated. The topics discussed in this quiz will allow you to discover what you know about heat engines and efficiency.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you will be quizzed on:

  • Definition of a heat engine
  • The laws of thermodynamics
  • How efficiency of an engine is determined

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding heat engines
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the laws of thermodynamics
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how efficiency of an engine is determined and interpret it correctly.
  • Define key concepts- ensure that you utilize and interpret key concepts such as Joules and heat engine

Additional Learning

To learn more about a heat engines and efficiency, review the lesson called Heat Engines & Efficiency. The lesson will cover the following areas:

  • What is a heat engine
  • Example of the second law of thermodynamics
  • Understanding the conservation of energy
  • Applying knowledge of Joules to find the efficiency of an engine