Electricity MCQ Trivia: Ultimate Quiz

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Electricity MCQ Trivia: Ultimate Quiz

Electricity MCQ trivia: Electricity is said to be produced when an electron moves through conductors. Electricity makes it possible to transfer energy in order to make some work easier. There are different sources from which electricity can be derived. Some are renewable, while others are not. In this quiz, you will get to test out how well you know some sources of electricity and how it is transmitted and created.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which household appliance uses the most energy?
    • A. 

      Refrigerator

    • B. 

      Toaster

    • C. 

      Dishwasher

    • D. 

      Washing machine

  • 2. 
    What country has the greatest number of coal-powered generators?
    • A. 

      Canada

    • B. 

      Russia

    • C. 

      U.S.A.

    • D. 

      China

  • 3. 
    “Phantom carriers” is a term used for electronic devices that:
    • A. 

      Move from room to room

    • B. 

      Continue to consume electricity even when switched off

    • C. 

      Are really expensive

    • D. 

      Are energy efficient

  • 4. 
    What percentage do heating costs rise by for every degree above 20°C that you set your household thermostat in the winter?
    • A. 

      2%

    • B. 

      4%

    • C. 

      5%

    • D. 

      7%

  • 5. 
    Your residential water heater uses _________ of your home’s energy and produces approximately two tonnes of carbon dioxide annually.
    • A. 

      5 percent

    • B. 

      10 percent

    • C. 

      15 percent

    • D. 

      20 percent

  • 6. 
    Recycling 1,000 kg of aluminum saves enough energy to heat a/an ____________ for 10 years.
    • A. 

      Typical home

    • B. 

      Elementary school

    • C. 

      Corner store

    • D. 

      Restaurant

  • 7. 
    What household appliance uses the second most amount of energy (the first is the refrigerator)?
    • A. 

      Hair dryer

    • B. 

      Clothes Dryer

    • C. 

      Microwave

    • D. 

      Computer

  • 8. 
    What is the most energy-efficient cycle to wash and rinse your clothes on?
    • A. 

      Cold-cold

    • B. 

      Warm-warm

    • C. 

      Hot-cold

    • D. 

      Warm-cold

  • 9. 
    The average Canadian home is illuminated by ___ light bulbs:
    • A. 

      31

    • B. 

      41

    • C. 

      51

    • D. 

      61

  • 10. 
    Which energy source produces the greatest amount of atmospheric carbon dioxide?
    • A. 

      Natural gas

    • B. 

      Nuclear

    • C. 

      Oil

    • D. 

      Coal

  • 11. 
    What type of sector uses the greatest amount of electricity?
    • A. 

      Commercial and industrial

    • B. 

      Restaurant and fast food

    • C. 

      Residential

    • D. 

      Institutional