Item NG052003: Energy is transferred mechanically if one object pushes or pulls on another object and the objects move.

Is energy transferred mechanically when an object pushes or pulls on another object?

  1. Yes, energy is transferred mechanically, but only if the objects move some distance.
  2. Yes, energy is transferred mechanically whenever one object pushes or pulls on another object even if the objects do not move any distance.
  3. No, even though a force is transferred whenever one object pushes or pulls on another object, energy is not transferred.
  4. No, neither energy nor a force can be transferred from one object to another object.