Shared Flashcard Set

Daily Focus Quiz
Week 17 - 20
20
Physics
6th Grade
01/20/2010

Cards Return to Set Details

Term
 The scattering of light off an uneven surface is called A.  Diffuse Reflection B.  Regular Reflection C.  Refraction D.  Total Internal Reflection
Definition
 A. Diffuse Reflection
Term
 [image]
Definition
 1.  Crest 2.  Wave Length 3.  Trough 4.  Wave Height
Term
 A convex lens can forma. A reflectionb. A real imagec. A virtual imaged. either a real image or a virtual image
Definition
 D. Either a Real Image or a Virtual Image
Term
 Why do you see the petals of a rose as red and leaves as green?
Definition
 When an object is hit with light rays, the object absorbs certain waves and reflects others.   The rose absorbs all colors but reflects red.   The leaves absorbs all colors but reflects green.
Term
 [image]
Definition
 1.  Radio Waves   2.  Gamma Ray Waves
Term
 Heated air moves from baseboard heaters to the rest of the room in a process calleda. convectionb. conductionc. radiation
Definition
 C. Radiation
Term
 All electromagnetic waves have the samea. speedb. frequencyc. energyd. wavelenght
Definition
 A. Speed
Term
 Which of the following will not be found in the electromagnetic spectrum?A. Radio WaveB. X-rayC. SoundD. Infrared Ray
Definition
 C.  Sound
Term
 The kinetic energy in each particle within a substance is measured by the ____________________ of the substance.A. TemperatureB. ThermometerC. HeatD. Composition
Definition
 A. Temperature
Term
 The electromagnetic waves with the longest wavelengths areA. Gamma RaysB. X-raysC. Infrared RaysD. Radio Waves
Definition
 D.  Radio Waves
Term
 Electrical energy is converted into mechanical energy in a a. motorb. generatorc. transformerd. battery
Definition
 A.  Motor
Term
 Batteries produce electricity froma. electric chargesb. mechanical energyc. chemical reactionsd. electromagnetic waves
Definition
 c.  Chemical Reactions
Term
 Mechanical energy is converted into electrical energy in aa. generatorb. motorc. galvanometerd. commutator
Definition
 A. Generator
Term
 A substance that does not transmit light isa. Opaqueb. Polarizedc. Transparentd. Translucent
Definition
 A.  Opaque
Term
 [image]
Definition
 1.  The switch controls the electric current.   2.  The second battery will send more power through the circuit.   3.  The second light bulb will reduce the power and the both light bulbs will be dimmer.
Term
 All of the following are renewable resources excepta. Solar Energyb. Wind Energyc. Coald. Geothermal Energy
Definition
 C. Coal
Term
 Explain why the dry end of a metal spoon sitting in hot water feels warm but a wooden spoon does not.
Definition
 Metal conducts heat 500 times better than wood. Metal is a conductor, Wood is an insulator.
Term
 Which sentence is true about coal as an energy source?a. It produces less air pollution than other fossil fuels.b. It is difficult to transport.c. It is the least plentiful fossil fuel in the United States.d. It provides a lot of energy when burned.
Definition
 D.  It provides a lot of energy when burned.
Term
 Predict why your blanket keeps you warmer at night than just your sheet. Explain your prediction in terms of exothermic and endothermic processes.
Definition
 The blanket is thicker than the sheet so it traps more of your body heat.    It is endothermic process because it causes the absorbtion of heat.
Term
 If you pop corn in a microwave, on the stove, and in a hot air popper, which of these methods is an example of conduction, which is convection, and which is radiation?
Definition
 On the Stove - Conduction In Hot Air Popper - Convection Microwave - Radiation
Supporting users have an ad free experience!