Quiz: Basic Facts About Renewable And Non-renewable Energy!

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Renewable Energy Quizzes & Trivia

Renewable resources can be defined as the resources which can replace itself naturally in a short period of time, while Non-renewable resources are the one that is not able of replacing itself. This quiz has been designed for students to test their knowledge of the various energy sources available and examine what sections of society consume the most energy. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


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  • 1. 
    Ireland accounts for 0.007% of the global population yet produces ___ of all CO2 emission released into the atmosphere (global emissions).
    • A. 

      0.7%

    • B. 

      1.2%

    • C. 

      0.001%

    • D. 

      0.03%

    • E. 

      0.15%

  • 2. 
    Which sector produces the most CO2?
    • A. 

      Transportation

    • B. 

      Manufacturing and Construction

    • C. 

      Electricity and Heat Production

    • D. 

      Residences

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      New more reliable energy sources must be developed to meet our energy needs.

    • B. 

      Fossil fuels are sufficient to power the planet for a long time.

    • C. 

      New energy sources must consider more than just how much power or energy can be produced.

    • D. 

      The use of fossil fuels is damaging to the environment.

    • E. 

      We can continue to consume resources at our current rate without any effect on society

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is not considered as a renewable energy source?
    • A. 

      Coal

    • B. 

      Wood

    • C. 

      The Ocean

    • D. 

      Oil

    • E. 

      The Sun

  • 5. 
    Coal, oil, natural gas, and propane are fossil fuels. They are called fossil fuels because:
    • A. 

      They are nonrenewable and will run out

    • B. 

      They are burned to release energy and they cause air pollution

    • C. 

      They were formed from the buried remains of plants and tiny animals that lived hundred of millions of years ago

    • D. 

      They are mixed with fossils so they will burn better

  • 6. 
    The burning of fossil fuels produces_________.
    • A. 

      Sulphur and nitrates in atmosphere.

    • B. 

      CO2

    • C. 

      Acid Rain

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    What is Geothermal Energy?
    • A. 

      Geothermal Energy is heat from the sun which can be stored and used as an efficient energy source.

    • B. 

      Geothermal Energy is heat from within the earth which can be used to heat buildings or generate electricity

    • C. 

      Geothermal Energy is concerned with extracting more fuels from the earth to provide heat and energy.

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    How much energy will a DVD player use while on standby?
    • A. 

      None

    • B. 

      Up to 15%

    • C. 

      Up to 40%

    • D. 

      Up to 65%

    • E. 

      Up to 85%

  • 10. 
    The energy saved by recycling one aluminium drink can is enough to run a TV for how long?
    • A. 

      30min

    • B. 

      1.5hours

    • C. 

      3hours

    • D. 

      6hours

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      World’s energy for 30min

    • B. 

      World’s energy for an hour

    • C. 

      World’s energy for a day

    • D. 

      World’s energy for a month

    • E. 

      World’s energy for a year