Energy Conservation Quiz Questions And Answers

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Check out this energy conservation quiz questions and answers to test your knowledge about the same topic. Energy conservation is meant by the decision and practice of using less energy. Turning off the light when you are leaving the room, unplugging appliances when not in use, and walking instead of driving are examples of energy conservation. Let us celebrate Energy Conservation Day and learn bits & pieces about energy.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which among the following is the 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. 
    In rural areas, this gas can be generated and used for cooking and lighting.
    • A. 

      Biogas

    • B. 

      Oxygen

    • C. 

      Ammonia

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 5. 
    Large amounts of solar energy are 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)

  • 6. 
    A much cheaper and lighter fuel extracted from crude oil is used to adulterate petrol in the ratio of 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

  • 7. 
     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.

  • 8. 
    Natural gas is transported mainly by
    • A. 

      Pipelines

    • B. 

      Trucks

    • C. 

      Auto rickshaw

    • D. 

      All three equally

  • 9. 
    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)

  • 10. 
    Plastic was once hailed as the wonder material but is now becoming a serious environmental and health problem due to its non-biodegradable nature. The burning of plastics, especially PVC, releases the following harmful gas into the atmosphere.
    • A. 

      Dioxins

    • B. 

      Le

    • C. 

      O

    • D. 

      Pl

  • 11. 
    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

  • 12. 
    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. 

      Tailpipe

  • 13. 
    .………………..of power consumed by Incandescent Bulbs gets wasted in the form of heat
    • A. 

      60%

    • B. 

      75%

    • C. 

      85%

    • D. 

      50%

  • 14. 
    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

  • 15. 
    Mithi Virdi came in News due to the coming nuclear power plant to be set up in
    • A. 

      Odisha

    • B. 

      West Bengal

    • C. 

      Himachal Pradesh

    • D. 

      Gujrat

  • 16. 
    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 sources

    • B. 

      Nuclear& Oil

    • C. 

      Renewable energy sources & Nuclear

    • D. 

      Hydroelectricity & Gas

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