Fossil Fuels And Electricity Production

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Fossil Fuel Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is due Sunday evening at 9 PM. No exceptions. You may use your book and outside, non-living resources. This means it should be done alone. Spelling counts.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Is drilling for oil in Alaska a good idea? Justify your answer.
  • 2. 
    What is the difference between a motor and a generator?
  • 3. 
    Of gasoline, wood, natural gas, and coal, it is the one that has the highest energy content per gram. 
    • A. 

      Gasoline

    • B. 

      Wood

    • C. 

      Natural gas

    • D. 

      Coal

  • 4. 
    What is the total efficiency of the fossil fuel conversion from coal to electricity in terms of percentage?
  • 5. 
    The device used to create electricity from wind is called a ______________.
  • 6. 
    The process of creating an electric current by adjusting a magnetic field is called _______________.
  • 7. 
    I plug my kindle touch into the wall to charge it. The type of current coming from the outlet is direct current, or DC.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The main components needed in electricity production are relative spinning of a wire in a ____________________.
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