Energy Sources Quiz: Knowledge Trivia!

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Energy Sources Quiz: Knowledge Trivia!

Energy sources quiz: knowledge trivia! Energy is expressed in simpler terms as the ability to do work, and it can be sourced from different. What are the different ways that the different sources of energy can be tapped so that there can be a continuous supply of energy? This quiz will help you test out just how much you know about oil and gases as a source of energy. Do give it a shot!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Oil is formed from
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Dead plants and animals

    • C. 

      The sun

  • 2. 
    Which of the following countries is NOT a top producer of oil?
    • A. 

      Saudi Arabia

    • B. 

      Canada

    • C. 

      US

    • D. 

      Iran

    • E. 

      China

  • 3. 
    In the US the top oil producing state is
    • A. 

      Alaska

    • B. 

      New York

    • C. 

      Alabama

    • D. 

      Texas

    • E. 

      South Carolina

  • 4. 
    Photovoltaics is the process that creates electricity from which of the following?
    • A. 

      Oil

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Plants

    • D. 

      The sun

  • 5. 
    The following are positive effects of hydroelectric power except
    • A. 

      Almost cost free

    • B. 

      Changes the habitat

    • C. 

      Does not create waste products

  • 6. 
    The term that means "heat from the earth" is
    • A. 

      Hydroelectric

    • B. 

      Photovoltaics

    • C. 

      Biomass

    • D. 

      Geothermal

  • 7. 
    Burning biomass creates pollution but its not a big deal because
    • A. 

      The plants absorb carbon dioxide while growing

    • B. 

      The pollution is a very small amount

    • C. 

      The pollution is sulfur oxides that contribute to acid rain

  • 8. 
    The part of a windmill that is turned by the wind is the
    • A. 

      Tower

    • B. 

      Generator

    • C. 

      Nacelle

    • D. 

      Rotor

  • 9. 
    People who don't like wind power say that it
    • A. 

      Negatively influences the habitat of birds

    • B. 

      Produces too much noise

    • C. 

      Creates too much energy

    • D. 

      Is too costly

  • 10. 
    Natural gas is made of
    • A. 

      Methane

    • B. 

      Octane

    • C. 

      Propane

    • D. 

      Butane

  • 11. 
    Sulfur is added to natural gas so people will know if there is a leak.  How does the sulfur do this?
    • A. 

      It changes the color

    • B. 

      It changs the temperature

    • C. 

      It changes the odor

  • 12. 
    Waste products of nuclear energy include all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Greenhouse gases

    • B. 

      Heat

    • C. 

      Electricity

    • D. 

      Old fuel rods

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