A 6th Grade Science Quiz!

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A 6th Grade Science Quiz!

Renewable energy is the energy that is collected from renewable resources, which are naturally replenished on a human timescale, such as sunlight. Can you answer all the questions below correctly? The quiz below will prove how correct your answer is, so what are you waiting for, go ahead.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Wind, water, geothermal solar and biomass are what types of energy sources?
    • A. 

      Carbon

    • B. 

      Alternative

    • C. 

      Gasoline

    • D. 

      Automotive

  • 2. 
    _______ power uses windmills or turbines to create electricity.
  • 3. 
    Another word for water power is __________________.
  • 4. 
    Renewable resources are resources that can be replaced by natural resources in a period less than _______ years.
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      1000

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      100

  • 5. 
    Coal, oil and natural gas are all ________ fuels.
    • A. 

      Renewable

    • B. 

      Fossil

    • C. 

      Food

    • D. 

      Hydroelectric

  • 6. 
    The advantages to wind power are that they are renewable and _____________.
  • 7. 
    The disadvantages to wind power is that it is harmful to ___________, unattractive and requires a lot of land.
  • 8. 
    The advantage to water (hydropower) is that it is __________ and nonpolluting.
    • A. 

      Wet

    • B. 

      Abundent

    • C. 

      Renewable

    • D. 

      Fossil

  • 9. 
    The disadvantage to water (hydropower) is that it is _________________.
    • A. 

      Not widely available and destroys habitat for fish and wildlife

    • B. 

      Gets things wet

    • C. 

      Is hard to manage

    • D. 

      Is expensive

  • 10. 
    ___________ is power from the sun.
  • 11. 
    __________ uses trees, grasses, and other organic sources to create electricity and fuel cars.
  • 12. 
    Pollution that results when the gases released by burning oil and coal mix with water in the air.
    • A. 

      Acid Rain

    • B. 

      Landfill

    • C. 

      Pollutants

    • D. 

      Recycling

    • E. 

      Solid Waste

  • 13. 
    Materials that can harm living things by interfering with life processes
    • A. 

      Acid Rain

    • B. 

      Landfill

    • C. 

      Pollutants

    • D. 

      Recycling

    • E. 

      Solid Waste

  • 14. 
    Reusing materials after they have been changed into another form.
    • A. 

      Acid Rain

    • B. 

      Landfill

    • C. 

      Pollutants

    • D. 

      Recycling

    • E. 

      Solid Waste

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      Acid Rain

    • B. 

      Landfill

    • C. 

      Pollutants

    • D. 

      Recycling

    • E. 

      Solid Waste

  • 16. 
    An area where garbage is deposited.  Often lined with plastic or clay to keep harmful chemicals from leaking.
    • A. 

      Acid Rain

    • B. 

      Landfill

    • C. 

      Pollutants

    • D. 

      Recycling

    • E. 

      Solid Waste

  • 17. 
    The three R's of solid waste management are recycling, __________, and reusing.
  • 18. 
    Less than _________ percent of water is fresh and can be used for drinking.
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      20

  • 19. 
    ________________ waste helps by cutting down on the amount of trash thrown away.
  • 20. 
    Most air pollution is caused by _____ and factories