
Work, Energy & Power – Vocabulary Review
Directions: Match the items in
column one with appropriate items in column two and write the CAPITAL
letter in the space before the number.
1. 
power 
A. 
equation for power 

2. 
work 
B. 
equation for work 

3. 
energy 
C. 
unit of energy or
work 

4. 
potential energy 
D. 
unit of power 

5. 
kinetic energy 
E. 
measured in
seconds 

6. 
time 
F. 
force multiplied
times parallel distance 

7. 
Watts 
G. 
timed rate of
doing work 

8. 
J 
H. 
ability to do work 

9. 
W = F × d 
I. 
energy of position 

10. 
types of energy 
J. 
energy of motion 

11. 
P = W ÷ t 
K. 
push or pull 

12. 
force 
L. 
sound, heat,
light, chemical, potential,
kinetic, and nuclear


13. 
A boat does 20N
of work in 5 seconds,
what is the boat’s power? 
M. 
4 J 

14. 
A boat pulls a
raft 2m with a force of 2N,
what work did the boat do? 
N. 
4 W 



