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Energy-renewable And Non-renewable

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Renewable Energy Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will test the student’s knowledge on the various energy sources available and examine what sections of society consume the most energy

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Ireland accounts for 0.007% of the global population yet produces ___ of all CO2 emission released into the atmosphere (global emissions).
    • A. 

      0.7%

    • B. 

      1.2%

    • C. 

      0.001%

    • D. 

      0.03%

    • E. 

      0.15%

  • 2. 
    Which sector produces the most CO2?
    • A. 

      Transportation

    • B. 

      Manufacturing and Construction

    • C. 

      Electricity and Heat Production

    • D. 

      Residences

  • 3. 
    Considering our energy usages which of the following are true. (You may tick more than one)
    • A. 

      New more reliable energy sources must be developed to meet our energy needs.

    • B. 

      Fossil fuels are sufficient to power the planet for a long time.

    • C. 

      New energy sources must consider more than just how much power or energy can be produced.

    • D. 

      The use of fossil fuels is damaging to the environment.

    • E. 

      We can continue to consume resources at our current rate without any effect on society

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is not considered as a renewable energy source?
    • A. 

      Coal

    • B. 

      Wood

    • C. 

      The Ocean

    • D. 

      Oil

    • E. 

      The Sun

  • 5. 
    Coal, oil, natural gas, and propane are fossil fuels. They are called fossil fuels because:
    • A. 

      They are nonrenewable and will run out

    • B. 

      They are burned to release energy and they cause air pollution

    • C. 

      They were formed from the buried remains of plants and tiny animals that lived hundred of millions of years ago

    • D. 

      They are mixed with fossils so they will burn better

  • 6. 
    The burning of fossil fuels produces_________.
    • A. 

      Sulphur and nitrates in atmosphere.

    • B. 

      CO2

    • C. 

      Acid Rain

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    What is Geothermal Energy?
    • A. 

      Geothermal Energy is heat from the sun which can be stored and used as an efficient energy source.

    • B. 

      Geothermal Energy is heat from within the earth which can be used to heat buildings or generate electricity

    • C. 

      Geothermal Energy is concerned with extracting more fuels from the earth to provide heat and energy.

  • 8. 
    Reports on renewable energy have led to doubts on the efficiency of our current renewable energy sources.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    How much energy will a DVD player use while on standby?
    • A. 

      None

    • B. 

      Up to 15%

    • C. 

      Up to 40%

    • D. 

      Up to 65%

    • E. 

      Up to 85%

  • 10. 
    The energy saved by recycling one aluminium drink can is enough to run a TV for how long?
    • A. 

      30min

    • B. 

      1.5hours

    • C. 

      3hours

    • D. 

      6hours

  • 11. 
    The amount of energy poured onto the Earth by the Sun every 15 minutes equivalent to what?
    • A. 

      World’s energy for 30min

    • B. 

      World’s energy for an hour

    • C. 

      World’s energy for a day

    • D. 

      World’s energy for a month

    • E. 

      World’s energy for a year

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