Green Team Energy Quiz

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  • 1. 
          What percentage of the world's power supply comes from combined geothermal, wind, solar, and biomass?
    • A. 

      1%

    • B. 

      8%

    • C. 

      12%

    • D. 

      4%

  • 2. 
    What percentage of the world's power supply comes from fossil fuels which includes coal, oil and natural  gas?
    • A. 

      55%

    • B. 

      87%

    • C. 

      96%

    • D. 

      44%

  • 3. 
    Each country uses a certain amount of energy which can be averaged between the country's population. This is known as energy consumption per capita.  How does Canada rank in the world for energy consumption per capita?
    • A. 

      1st

    • B. 

      9th

    • C. 

      3rd

    • D. 

      4th

  • 4. 
          How much energy is required by the average Canadian per year, measure in kg of oil equivalent?
    • A. 

      2,000 kg of oil equivalent a year

    • B. 

      8,300 kg of oil equivalent a year

    • C. 

      5,600 kg of oil equivalent a year

    • D. 

      4,040 kg of oil equivalent a year

  • 5. 
    How much energy is required by the average person in Bangladesh, measured in kg of oil equivalent?
    • A. 

      26 kg of oil equivalent a year

    • B. 

      398 kg of oil equivalent a year

    • C. 

      161 kg of oil equivalent a year

    • D. 

      444 kg of oil equivalent a year

  • 6. 
          As the temperature drops your vehicle's fuel consumption increases. For instance, at 0C fuel consumption increases by 8%.       At a balmy -30, what is the increase in your vehicle's fuel consumption?
    • A. 

      12%

    • B. 

      30%

    • C. 

      21%

    • D. 

      43%

  • 7. 
          Idling the average northern car (4 litre engine) for 20 minutes a day, 5 days a week, 12 months a year will consume how much fuel? As noted above when it’s cold your car consumes much more fuel.  The numbers below don’t take that into account.
    • A. 

      120 Litres or $140

    • B. 

      140 Litres or $160

    • C. 

      60 Litres or $70

    • D. 

      40 Litres or $45

  • 8. 
    What percentage of the NWT's electricity generation comes from solar and wind combined?
    • A. 

      3.6%

    • B. 

      1.2%

    • C. 

      0.012%

    • D. 

      0.4%

  • 9. 
          What percentage of the NWT's electricity generation comes from fossil fuels?
    • A. 

      29%

    • B. 

      89%

    • C. 

      63%

    • D. 

      48%

  • 10. 
    What sources of fuel are promoted in the GNWT Biomass Energy Strategy?
    • A. 

      Coal, oil, and natural gas

    • B. 

      Bison, caribou, and ducks

    • C. 

      Trees, cardboard, and brush

  • 11. 
    What is the most common fuel used for heating homes in the NWT?
    • A. 

      Wood

    • B. 

      Dogs

    • C. 

      Propane

    • D. 

      Oil

  • 12. 
    These two appliances should only be run when full?
    • A. 

      Oven and microwave

    • B. 

      Fridge and freezer

    • C. 

      Dishwasher and washing machine

    • D. 

      Toaster and blender

  • 13. 
    Other than Antarctica, this continent uses the least amount of energy?
  • 14. 
    This type of light bulb uses 1/4 less energy than an incandescent bulb?
    • A. 

      LED

    • B. 

      Halogen

    • C. 

      Compact fluorescent

    • D. 

      Low-pressure sodium

  • 15. 
    Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified buildings are built to be more energy efficient.Which of the following buildings are LEED certified?
    • A. 

      Western Arctic Regional Visitor Centre (Inuvik)

    • B. 

      Greenstone Building (YK)

    • C. 

      Diamond Jenness Secondary School (Hay River)

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