________ energy is the energy something contains due to its position above the Earth. a. Kinetic b. Potential c. Gravitational d. Gravitational potential
The correct answer is B. Potential energy is the energy an object possess due to its position above the Earth. Gravitational potential energy is one of its type where it is the energy of an object depending on the mass and its distance from the center of another object. Kinetic energy is the energy of an object in motion.