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Grade Five Science-Renewable And Non-Renewable Energy Sources

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5th Grade Quizzes & Trivia

Are you smarter than a fifth-grader at science? Or are you just one that needs to take a test? This is a quiz about energy sources and how much you know about them like tidal energy and solar energy. So, how much do you know?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Solae energy is produced by the                            ?
  • 2. 
  • 3. 
    What is the disadvantage for using coal?
    • A. 

      Air pollution

    • B. 

      Expensive to setup

    • C. 

      Causes acid rain

    • D. 

      Adds to global warming

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      None of these above

  • 4. 
    How expensive is nuclear energy?
    • A. 

      Very cheap, like about $6.00 per pound

    • B. 

      A fair amount, about $12.00 per pound

    • C. 

      Very expensive, about $59.00 per pound

  • 5. 
    Name these energy sources in order by costs: 1.biomass energy 2.oil/gas energy 3.nuclear energy 4.coal energy
    • A. 


    • B. 


    • C. 


    • D. 


  • 6. 
    What do wind, hydroelectric, tidal, solar energy have in common? Choose the best answer related to energy souces.
    • A. 

      They are all nature

    • B. 

      Nature is free and no cost

    • C. 

      All are essential to our life

    • D. 

      They don't have anything in common; they work different ways

  • 7. 
    Tidal energy is produced by trapping rising tides.
    • A. 

      True, the water force spins the turbines

    • B. 

      False, it has nothing to do with water, but with the moon in the sky

  • 8. 
    How is wind energy created?
  • 9. 
    Biomass is non-renewable energy if we didn't care about planting.
    • A. 

      True, you need an actual human there to help it spread more trees

    • B. 

      False, because trees can plant itself with seeds

  • 10. 
    How does biomass energy work?
    • A. 

      By burning meat for fuel

    • B. 

      By burning wood for fuel

    • C. 

      By burning unwanted leaves

  • 11. 
    What do oil and gas energy, coal energy, and nuclear energy all have in common?
  • 12. 
    What does non-continuous mean to tidal energy and solar energy and wind energy?
    • A. 

      Tidal energy runs every minute, solar energy only runs half a day and wind runs all day

    • B. 

      What do you mean? they always run!

    • C. 

      Tides only run twice a day, can be too cloudy for solar energy, wind may not blow