Energy Sources Quiz: How Much You Know?

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Energy sources quiz: how much you know? Energy sources can either be renewable or non-renewable. They are differentiated based on whether they are naturally available and can be depleted. The sun itself is one of the major sources along with the wind. With these types of energy, it is easy and cheap to ensure that water and heat are readily available. This quiz will help you see how much you know about renewable and non-renewable energy.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Most energy sources are used to give us
    • A. 

      Food and water

    • B. 

      Electricity and fuel

    • C. 

      Heat and water

    • D. 

      Heat and fuel

  • 2. 
    Renewable energy is energy that
    • A. 

      Can be reused over and over.

    • B. 

      Can be used up completely.

    • C. 

      Can be changed into a new energy.

    • D. 

      Cannot be destroyed.

  • 3. 
    Non-renewable energy is the energy that
    • A. 

      Can be used over and over.

    • B. 

      Can be used up completely.

    • C. 

      Cannot be changed into a new energy.

    • D. 

      Can be destroyed.

  • 4. 
    Wind energy is
    • A. 

      Energy from hurricanes and tornadoes.

    • B. 

      A type of non-renewable energy.

    • C. 

      Making electricity using wind turbines.

    • D. 

      A type of renewable energy.

    • E. 

      Both C and D

  • 5. 
    Solar energy is
    • A. 

      Light energy from the sun used to make fuel for cars.

    • B. 

      Heat energy from the sun used to make light bulbs.

    • C. 

      Light energy from the sun use to make electricity.

    • D. 

      Light energy from the sun used to make heat.

    • E. 

      Both C and D

  • 6. 
    Solar energy is
    • A. 

      Renewable.

    • B. 

      Non-renewable.

  • 7. 
    Fossil Fuels are
    • A. 

      Renewable

    • B. 

      Non-renewable

  • 8. 
    Geothermal energy is
    • A. 

      Light energy from the sun

    • B. 

      Fossil fuel energy from the earth, like coal.

    • C. 

      Nuclear energy from radioactive dug from the earth.

    • D. 

      Heat energy from the earth, like hot springs.

  • 9. 
    Geothermal energy is
    • A. 

      Renewable

    • B. 

      Non-renewable.

  • 10. 
    Hydropower is
    • A. 

      Energy from moving water, such as flowing through a dam.

    • B. 

      Energy from hot water, like hot springs.

    • C. 

      Energy from wind. such as using wind turbines.

    • D. 

      Energy from oil, such as burning gasoline in cars.

  • 11. 
    Hydopower is
    • A. 

      Renewable

    • B. 

      Non-renewable

  • 12. 
    Nuclear energy is
    • A. 

      Making electricity from the fission of atoms.

    • B. 

      Making electricity from sunlight.

    • C. 

      Making electricity from the energy of the heat inside the earth.

    • D. 

      Getting energy from fossil fuels dug or pumped from the ground.

  • 13. 
    Nuclear energy is
    • A. 

      Renewable

    • B. 

      Non-renewable

  • 14. 
    The energy source that does the least harm to the environment is
    • A. 

      Renewable

    • B. 

      Non-renewable