Mining, Natural Gas, Non Renewable Energy - Antonella Pena

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  • 1. 
    What are the types of mining? (Check two)
    • A. 

      Drill mining

    • B. 

      Strip mining

    • C. 

      Bulldozer mining

    • D. 

      Tunnel mining

    • E. 

      Underground mining

  • 2. 
    What is the purpose of processing ore?
    • A. 

      To remove unwanted rock

    • B. 

      To make it shinier

    • C. 

      To shape it

    • D. 

      To clean it

    • E. 

      No purpose

  • 3. 
    How is ore processed?
    • A. 

      It's put in a tank filled with boiling water, then in a high-temperature furnace

    • B. 

      It's put in a high-temperature furnace

    • C. 

      It's put in a tank filled with water and a variety of chemicals, then in a high-temperature furnace

    • D. 

      Specialists use tools to pick out the ore

    • E. 

      It's put in a tank filled with water and a variety of chemicals, then frozen

  • 4. 
    What is Coal?
    • A. 

      Shell

    • B. 

      Soccer ball

    • C. 

      Fossil fuel

    • D. 

      Rock

  • 5. 
    Why do we use coal?
    • A. 

      Sake of it

    • B. 

      Play with it

    • C. 

      Swim with it

    • D. 

      Make electricity

  • 6. 
    How many years ago was coal discovered?
    • A. 

      300 million years

    • B. 

      550 million years

    • C. 

      1000 million years ago

    • D. 

      250 million years

    • E. 

      100 million years

  • 7. 
    Where is coal found underground?
    • A. 

      Smooth places

    • B. 

      Hard places

    • C. 

      Rocky places

    • D. 

      Wet places

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is a conversion from chemical energy to thermal energy?
    • A. 

      Coal is burned to boil water.

    • B. 

      Food is digested and used to regulate body temperature.

    • C. 

      Charcoal is burned in a barbeque pit.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is the best example of increasing an object's potential energy?
    • A. 

      Rolling a bowling ball

    • B. 

      Turning on a light bulb

    • C. 

      Stretching a rubber band

    • D. 

      Dropping a pencil

  • 10. 
    An object that has kinetic energy must be...
    • A. 

      Lifted above earth's surface.

    • B. 

      In motion.

    • C. 

      At rest.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 11. 
    Energy is...
    • A. 

      Anything at moves.

    • B. 

      The ability to do work.

    • C. 

      Unable to be seen.

    • D. 

      Able to be created

  • 12. 
    Fill in the blanks....The law of                         of energy states that energy can not be                              or                                        . 
    • A. 

      Properties, seen, heard.

    • B. 

      Conservation, created, destroyed.

    • C. 

      Conservation, created, discovered.

    • D. 

      Properties, felt, smelt.

  • 13. 
    Chemical energy is:
    • A. 

      Energy from Coal and wood.

    • B. 

      Energy from breathing.

    • C. 

      The heat you give off.

    • D. 

      Hydro-Electric Dams

    • E. 

      Circumference

  • 14. 
    Fossil Fuels are:
    • A. 

      Non-Renewable

    • B. 

      Delicious foods!

    • C. 

      The fuel you get when you use coconut lubricants.

    • D. 

      A wink for MSN.

    • E. 

      Never going to run out

  • 15. 
    What is Sulfur?
    • A. 

      A nonmetallic chemical element

    • B. 

      A yellow rock

    • C. 

      Dried up lava

    • D. 

      Rain

  • 16. 
    What does acid rain do?
    • A. 

      Creates winds

    • B. 

      Increases productivity of plants

    • C. 

      Lowers the pH of soils, lakes, and rivers

    • D. 

      Blocks solar radiation

  • 17. 
    How is Sulfur Dioxide NOT created? 
    • A. 

      Smelting

    • B. 

      Burning coal

    • C. 

      Volcanoes

    • D. 

      Compressing ocean rocks

  • 18. 
    How are humans trying to be proactive in reducing our sulfur emission? 
    • A. 

      By refining fossil fuels in factories

    • B. 

      By using clean coal

    • C. 

      By producing acid rain

    • D. 

      Increasing metal mining

  • 19. 
    Sulfur dioxide is formed when fuel containing sulfer is ______, reacting with _______ to form sulfer dioxide
  • 20. 
    Can sulfur dioxide be formed in smelting?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 21. 
    Which process emits the most sulfur dioxide?
    • A. 

      Transport

    • B. 

      Smelting

    • C. 

      Utilities

  • 22. 
    Name some harmful effects on health caused by sulfur dioxide.
  • 23. 
    Sulfur dioxide is formed when fuel containing sulfer is ______, reacting with _______ to form sulfer dioxide
  • 24. 
    Can sulfur dioxide be formed in smelting?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 25. 
    Which process emits the most sulfur dioxide?
    • A. 

      Transport

    • B. 

      Smelting

    • C. 

      Utilities

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