Energy Conservation Awareness

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Energy Conservation Awareness

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which among the following is most energy efficient?
    • A. 

      Incandescent bulb

    • B. 

      Fluorescent tube light

    • C. 

      Compact fluorescent lamp

    • D. 

      All are equally efficient

  • 2. 
    In India and elsewhere, biomass can be obtained from
    • A. 

      Groundnut shells

    • B. 

      Sugarcane bagasse

    • C. 

      Rice husk

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Solar cells are simple photovoltaic devices that convert solar energy directly into electricity and are manufactured from the second-most abundant element in the earth’s crust. Name it.
    • A. 

      Bauxite

    • B. 

      Silicon

    • C. 

      Calcium

    • D. 

      Magnesium

  • 4. 
    Biogas is a methane-rich gas formed by fermentation of animal dung, human sewage and crop residue. The advantage(s) of biogas is/are:
    • A. 

      A clean and smokeless fuel

    • B. 

      Slurry left behind is used as fish feed

    • C. 

      High potential in rural India

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    In rural areas, this gas can be generated and used for cooking and lighting.
    • A. 

      Biogas

    • B. 

      Oxygen

    • C. 

      Ammonia

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 6. 
    Large amounts of solar energy is stored in the oceans and seas. The process of harnessing this energy is called
    • A. 

      OTEC (ocean thermal energy conversion)

    • B. 

      OTC (ocean thermal conversion)

    • C. 

      OSTEC (ocean and sea thermal energy conversion)

    • D. 

      OTEC(Ocean technology of energy conversion)

  • 7. 
    A much cheaper and lighter fuel extracted from crude oil is used to adulterate petrol in the ratio 3:1 (adulterant : petrol). It causes damage to the vehicle engine, besides leading to high emission levels. Name this common adulterant of petrol that most easily escapes detection.
    • A. 

      Diesel

    • B. 

      Kerosene

    • C. 

      Naphtha

    • D. 

      Mobile oil

  • 8. 
     Some people object to wind turbines because:
    • A. 

      They do not like windmills

    • B. 

      They get in the way of photographs

    • C. 

      Wind farms are not real farms

    • D. 

      They are often built in areas of natural beauty

  • 9. 
    Natural gas is transported mainly by
    • A. 

      Pipelines

    • B. 

      Trucks

    • C. 

      Auto rickshaw

    • D. 

      All three equally

  • 10. 
    How much of the energy in burning coal reaches the consumer as electricity
    • A. 

      1/3 (one-third)

    • B. 

      1/2 (one-half)

    • C. 

      3/4 (three-quarters)

    • D. 

      9/10 (nine-tenths)

  • 11. 
    Plastic was once hailed as the wonder material but is now becoming a serious environmental and health problem due to its non-biodegradable nature. Burning of plastics, especially PVC, releases the following harmful gas into the atmosphere.
    • A. 

      Dioxins

    • B. 

      Le

    • C. 

      O

    • D. 

      Pl

  • 12. 
    The state’s and citizens’ responsibilities for environmental protection is enshrined in the Constitution of India in the following two articles:
    • A. 

      38G and 58A

    • B. 

      55B and 51D

    • C. 

      48A and 51G

    • D. 

      59B and 12D

  • 13. 
    A device is fitted to motor vehicles to chemically reduce some gases produced by internal combustion engines like NOx, CO, and HC into less harmful products. Name this device.
    • A. 

      Catalytic converter

    • B. 

      2-stroke engines

    • C. 

      Carburetor

    • D. 

      Tail pipe

  • 14. 
    The nodal agency for coordinating the energy conservation activities under EC act in India is
    • A. 

      Bureau of Indian standards

    • B. 

      Bureau of Energy Efficiency

    • C. 

      Bureau of Energy Education

    • D. 

      Bureau of Energy and Environment

  • 15. 
    .………………..of power consumed by Incandescent Bulbs gets wasted in the form of heat
    • A. 

      60%

    • B. 

      75%

    • C. 

      85%

    • D. 

      50%

  • 16. 
    Which one is not in National Action Plan on Climate Change?
    • A. 

      National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture

    • B. 

      National Mission on Sustainable Habitat

    • C. 

      National Mission for Enhanced Energy Efficiency

    • D. 

      National Mission for Energy Conservation

  • 17. 
    Mithi Virdi  came in News due to coming nuclear power plant to be set up in
    • A. 

      Odisha

    • B. 

      West Bangal

    • C. 

      Himachal Prasesh

    • D. 

      Gujrat

  • 18. 
    Which combination figure is incorrect regarding energy Capacity installed in India Source Percentage Coal 57.38 Hydroelectricity 9.03 Renewable energy source 11.94 Gas 18.77 Nuclear 2.28 Oil 0.57
    • A. 

      Coal & Renewable energy source

    • B. 

      Nuclear& Oil

    • C. 

      Renewable energy source& Nuclear

    • D. 

      Hydroelectricity & Gas

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