5.P.3.2 Conductors and Insulators
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  • Question 1
    120 seconds
    Q. Raul is packing a cooler for 
    a hot day at the beach. 
    Which type of cooler should he select to keep 
    his food as cold as possible? 
    answer choices
    black plastic cooler 
    black fabric cooler 
    white metal cooler
    white foam cooler
  • Question 2
    120 seconds
    Q. Which best explains why 
    a full glass bottle of water 
    should not be stored in a freezer? 
    answer choices
    The temperature of  the freezer will  make the water too cold. 
    Water expands when it  freezes, which could  break  the bottle. 
    Water contracts  when it freezes, which could break the bottle. 
    The temperature of the freezer will not make  the water cold enough. 
  • Question 3
    120 seconds
    Q. Which best describes  a material that would be  used to insulate a house?
    answer choices
    excellent conductor of heat
    excellent conductor of cold 
    poor conductor of  heat 
    poor conductor of  cold
  • Question 4
    120 seconds
    Q.  Sara wants to keep drinks 
    cold during an afternoon 
    sports game. Which container would most likely 
    keep her drinks cold for several hours?
    answer choices
    metal, because it will conduct heat 
    plastic, because it will conduct heat 
    metal, because it will insulate from heat
    plastic, because it  will insulate from heat 
  • Question 5
    120 seconds
    Q. Which material is 
    most likely to expand 
    if exposed to freezing temperatures? 
    answer choices
    iron
    wood
    water
    plastic
  • Question 6
    120 seconds
    Q. Which best explains  why a hot air balloon  rises into the air? 
    answer choices
    As the air is cooled, it  becomes more dense  and the balloon rises.  
    As the air is cooled, it  becomes less dense  and the balloon rises. 
    As the air is heated, it  becomes less dense  and the balloon rises. 
    As the air is heated, it becomes more dense and the balloon rises.
  • Question 7
    120 seconds
    Q. Which is the best 
    conductor of heat? 
    answer choices
    a glass tube 
    a copper wire 
    a piece of string 
    a fuzzy blanket
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Some cooking spatulas are made out of plastic. Why are cooking spatulas often made out of plastic?

    answer choices

    Because plastic is a good conductor of electricity, and this makes it safe to use while cooking.

    Because plastic catches fire very easily when it is used for cooking.

    Because plastic is a good conductor of heat, and this keeps the handle from getting too hot to touch while cooking.

    Because plastic is a poor conductor of heat, and this keeps the handle from getting too hot to touch while cooking.

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Sara wants to keep drinks cold during an afternoon sports

    game. Which container would most likely keep her drinks cold for several hours?

    answer choices

    metal, because it will conduct heat

    plastic, because it will conduct heat

    metal, because it will insulate from heat

    plastic, because it will insulate from heat

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A family living on the top floor of a tall building complains that their home gets too hot during the day. Which could they add to the roof to allow their home to stay cooler?

    answer choices

    black metal

    white metal

    black rubber

    white rubber

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which statement best describes how winter weather can damage roads?

    answer choices

    Snow and ice can cause car accidents, which damage roads.

    Rain, ice, and snow can cause the painted lines on roads to fade.

    Cold temperatures can cause road materials to expand, creating

    potholes.

    Water can get into cracks in roads, then freeze and expand, making the cracks worse.

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Why should Ann leave space at the top of her plastic bottle when filling with water and then freezing it overnight?

    answer choices

    Water expands when frozen, so the water will need more space.

    Water contracts when frozen, so the water will need more space.

    Plastic contracts when frozen, so the water will need more space.

    Plastic expands when frozen, so the water will need more space.

  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Bob is putting new water pipes in his house. Which material would be best for Bob to use to prevent his pipes from freezing? (Try to stop heat transfer!)

    answer choices

    aluminum

    copper

    plastic

    steel

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Miguel is packing popsicles for a picnic. In which type of container would it be best for Miguel to store his popsicles?

    answer choices

    aluminum

    copper

    paper

    foam

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which best explains what happens to most materials when they are heated?

    answer choices

    They expand.

    They contract.

    They change color.

    They double in size.

  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Joann fries an egg each morning in a metal frying pan with a rubber-coated handle. Which best explains why the handle of the frying pan is with rubber?

    answer choices

    Rubber makes the pan lighter.

    Rubber makes the pan prettier.

    Rubber is cheap to manufacture.

    Rubber is a poor conductor of heat.

  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Jackson likes to cook but is always in a hurry. He needs a pot that will cook his food quickly. Which is the best material for his cooking pot?

    answer choices

    copper

    glass

    plastic

    wood

  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What happens to metal railroad tracks during the heat of a summer day?

    answer choices

    decrease in mass

    increase in mass

    decrease in length

    increase in length

  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q.

    On a hot day in the sun, why does Robert use a foam can holder to keep his drink cool?

    answer choices

    Foam insulates the cold drink.

    Foam reflects cold air from the can.

    Foam reflects cold air from the can.

    Foam conducts heat between the can and the air.

  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which best describes a material that could be used as a pan for baking cakes?

    answer choices

    good conductor of cold

    poor conductor of cold

    good conductor of heat

    poor conductor of heat

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