Quiz On Geothermal Energy: How Much You Know? Trivia Quiz

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Quiz On Geothermal Energy: How Much You Know? Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Geothermal energy is created from water that is super heated by ______ within the earth’s crust.
  • 2. 
    Geo means ______.
  • 3. 
    Thermal means _______.
  • 4. 
    The deeper one travels into the earth, the cooler the temperature becomes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    _________ causes heat and magma to rise through the earth, sometimes breaching the earth’s crust.
  • 6. 
    Trapped sub-terrestrial pockets of heat and steam are known as geothermal _________.
  • 7. 
    Cracks in the earth’s surface are known as _______.
  • 8. 
    _________ are pockets of trapped vapor, which spout from beneath the earth’s surface.
  • 9. 
    Geothermal plants install pipes to capture geothermal energy in the form of underground steam or hot water and convert them into electricity.   
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Because the water cycle is non-ending, geothermal energy is considered a form of __________ energy.
  • 11. 
    The eastern region of the United States is an excellent source of geothermal energy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Approximately how many people in the world use geothermal energy?
    • A. 

      500,000

    • B. 

      20 million

    • C. 

      60 million

    • D. 

      1 billion

  • 13. 
    Approximately ________ million people in the United States use geothermal energy.
  • 14. 
    Critics of geothermal energy say that it pollutes the air.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The use of geothermal energy can lower oil prices by reducing the need for fossil fuels.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The four layers of the earth are the ______, the _______, the _______ core, and the ______ core.
  • 17. 
    The mantle of the earth is composed of semi-molten rock.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The _____ core of the earth is solid.
  • 19. 
    The _______ core of the earth is liquid.
  • 20. 
    It is approximately ________ miles is it to the center of the earth?
  • 21. 
    The temperature at the center of the earth is approximately ________ degrees Fahrenheit.
  • 22. 
    The use of coal supplies ______ percent of the electricity in the United States.
  • 23. 
    Geothermal reservoirs can reach temperatures of _____ degrees Fahrenheit.
  • 24. 
    In addition to geothermal energy, other clean renewable energy comes from ______, ______ (sun) and small _________ resources.