Mrs. Deringer

Take the Heat Energy Quiz


1. The type of heat transfer that occurs when hot air rises and cold air sinks is_____________.

(a) conduction   (b) warmth    (c) radiation  (d) convection


2.  If you touch a hot curling iron, you might get burned through

(a) conduction   (b) convection    (c) radiation  (d) the sun  


3.  If you were sunbathing, you might get a sunburn through____________________.

(a) conduction   (b) convection    (c) radiation  (d) warmth


4. Winds are caused by __________________ currents.

(a) conduction   (b) convection    (c) radiation  (d) cool


5. If you were sitting near a fireplace your body would be warmed through______________.

(a) radiation   (b) convection    (c) conduction  (d) fire


6. On Earth, one reason why the Earth is heated unevenly is because ________________.

(a) the water heats up faster than the land   

(b) the north and south poles receive direct rays from the sun    

(c) The equator receives indirect rays from the sun   

(d) the land heats up faster than the water


7. On Earth, another reason why the Earth is heated unevenly is because________________.

(a) the water cools down faster than the land   

(b) the north and south poles receive direct rays from the sun    

(c) the equator receives direct rays from the sun   

(d) the water heats up faster than the land


8. Insolation is _______________.

(a) incoming solar radiation   (b) conduction    (c) direct rays 


9. On the Celsius scale water freezes at__________________

(a) 32 degrees.  

(b) 100 degrees.   

(c) 0 degrees.

(d) 23 degrees.


10. On Earth _______________ heat(s) up faster than ______________

(a) oceans, rivers   (b) north pole, south pole    (c) land, water   (d) water, land


11. On the Celsius scale water boils at__________________

(a) 32 degrees.  

(b) 100 degrees.   

(c) 0 degrees.

(d) 23 degrees.


12. Two examples of greenhouse gases are_____________ and _______________.

(a) carbon dioxide and oxygen  

(b) carbon dioxide and nitrogen   

(c) nitrogen and oxygen

(d) carbon dioxide and water vapor


13. The most abundant gas in our atmosphere is________________?

(a) oxygen   

(b) nitrogen    

(c) water vapor   

(c) carbon dioxide   


14. There are several layers in our atmosphere. the layer in which weather occurs is ________?

(a) stratosphere  

(b) thermosphere   

(c) troposphere   

(d) carbon dioxide  

 


15. Carbon dioxide enters our atmosphere through ____________?

(a) animal exhaling  

(b) burning fossil fuels   

(c) running a car 

(d) all of these   


16. The three major fossil fuels are ____________, __________________, and _________________

(a) coal, oil, and water  

(b) carbon dioxide, water vapor, nitrogen   

(c) solar, wind, water power  

(d) coal, oil and natural gas    

___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

17. On Earth the ________cools down faster.

(a) equator  

(b) water   

(c) land   

(d) north and south poles

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