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SJIS heat quiz
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by Maggie Adams
| 16 Questions
1
1 pt
Write down a definition of CONDUCTION and give an example to explain your understanding of the term:
2
1 pt
Which of the following scenarios is the best example of energy transfer by conduction?
A cold ocean water sinking near the poles
B burning your hand when you touch a hot stove
C wind blowing from the ocean to the land on a hot day
D hot magma inside a volcano rising toward the surface to erupt
3
1 pt
Explain your reasoning to your answer to question 2
4
1 pt
Write down a definition of CONVECTION and give an example to explain your understanding of the term:
5
1 pt
Which substances are able to transfer heat by convection?
A Oil
B Water
C Metals
D Air
E Vacuum / space
F Soup
6
1 pt
Explain your choices to question 5
7
1 pt
Write down a definition of RADIATION and give an example to explain your understanding of the term:
8
1 pt
Which of the following objects would probably become hottest if left in the sun for several hours?
A a piece of white paper
B a piece of black plastic
C a sheet of aluminium foil
D a block of light-coloured wood
9
1 pt
Explain your reasoning for your answer to question 8:
10
1 pt
Which cup of hot chocolate would cool down fastest
A White plastic
B White metal
C Black plastic
D Black metal
11
1 pt
Explain your answer to question 10
12
1 pt
Which way does heat travel
A upwards
B from hotter to colder places
C from colder to hotter places
D downwards
13
1 pt
A student has two pieces of iron (a metal)
Sample A has a mass of 100 g and a temperature of 50 °C.
Sample B has a mass of 100 g and a temperature of 20 °C.
A Sample A has a smaller volume than sample B.
B Sample A contains more particles than sample B.
C The particles in sample A are bigger than those in sample B.
D The particles in sample A are moving more quickly than those in sample B.
14
1 pt
Explain your reasoning to your answer for question 13.
15
1 pt
A student places a small plastic ball with a temperature of 5 °C into a large container of liquid with a temperature of 60 °C. Which of the following is the most probable final temperature of the ball and the water after 2 minutes?
A 5 °C 
B 58 °C
C 20 °C
D 65 °C
16
1 pt
Explain your answer to question 15
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