Apes Final II

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  • 1. 
    Almost 72% of the world's reserves of oil shale are found in:
    • A. 

      The US

    • B. 

      Russia

    • C. 

      Canada

    • D. 

      Iraq

    • E. 

      Ukraine


  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not true of nuclear powered electricity generation?
    • A. 

      Plenty of uranium

    • B. 

      Low CO2 emissions

    • C. 

      Less land disruption than coal

    • D. 

      High net energy yield

    • E. 

      Requires huge subsidies


  • 3. 
    We can conserve energy by:
    • A. 

      Increasing the efficiency of our equipment

    • B. 

      Recycling the energy we use

    • C. 

      Using nonrenewable energy

    • D. 

      Using high-quality energy whenever possible

    • E. 

      All of these


  • 4. 
    The weakness of the electric cars is their:
    • A. 

      Noise level

    • B. 

      Maintenance cost

    • C. 

      Energy-storage system

    • D. 

      Slow acceleration

    • E. 

      Price


  • 5. 
    The most effective water heater:
    • A. 

      Is a tankless water heater

    • B. 

      Is a gas water heater

    • C. 

      Is an electric water tank


  • 6. 
    Windows designed to capture solar energy in the US face:
    • A. 

      North

    • B. 

      East

    • C. 

      South


  • 7. 
    Passive solar design is all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Adobe walls used for heat storage

    • B. 

      Coniferous trees blocking the sun all year

    • C. 

      Windows on the south side of the house

    • D. 

      Summer cooling vents in the roof

    • E. 

      Flagstone floor used for heat storage


  • 8. 
    The chief ingredient of most solar cells is:
    • A. 

      Silicon

    • B. 

      Sodium

    • C. 

      Chromium


  • 9. 
    Huge dams have all of the following impacts, except
    • A. 

      Destruction of wildlife habitat

    • B. 

      Lessening of natural fertilization of agricultural land below the dam

    • C. 

      Lessening of fish harvests above dam

    • D. 

      Flooding of vast areas

    • E. 

      Increasing fish harvests above the dam


  • 10. 
    Some ecologists say that it makes the least sense for to use crop residues as:
    • A. 

      Fuel for energy

    • B. 

      Food for animals

    • C. 

      A way to retard erosion

    • D. 

      A fertilizer

    • E. 

      Building material


  • 11. 
    Governments use ____ to manipulate the energy playing fields:
    • A. 

      Tax breaks

    • B. 

      Regulations

    • C. 

      Subsidies

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 12. 
    The estimated net useful energy of oil, natural gas, and coal is:
    • A. 

      High and increasing

    • B. 

      High and decreasing

    • C. 

      Moderate and stable


  • 13. 
    Products of oil distillation that are used as raw materials in industrial organic chemicals, cleaning fluids, pesticides, plastics, medicines, and other products are called:
    • A. 

      Oil steam

    • B. 

      Petrochemicals

    • C. 

      Naptha


  • 14. 
    Which of the following countries are NOT one of the OPEC countries:
    • A. 

      Iran

    • B. 

      Iraq

    • C. 

      Spain

    • D. 

      Nigeria


  • 15. 
    Oil sand is made of all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Bitumen

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Clay

    • D. 

      Natural gas

    • E. 

      Sand


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