Basics Of Renewable Energy Sources

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Basics Of Renewable Energy Sources

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which is not a Renewable Energy Source
    • A. 

      Coal

    • B. 

      Wind

    • C. 

      Solar

    • D. 

      Water

  • 2. 
    Energy that comes from heat below the Earth's surface is called  --------------
    • A. 

      Hydropower

    • B. 

      Biomass Energy

    • C. 

      Geothermal Energy

    • D. 

      Solar Energy

  • 3. 
    What is a renewable resource?
    • A. 

      A natural resource that can regrow or be replaced in a person’s life span.

    • B. 

      A natural resource that is used up quickly and not replaced

    • C. 

      A natural resource that can never be replaced in a person’s life span.

    • D. 

      A natural resource that can be recycled, like glass and paper

  • 4. 
    What is a non-renewable resource?
    • A. 

      A natural resource that is replenished at a rate comparable to its rate of consumption.

    • B. 

      A natural resource that cannot be re-made, regenerated, or re-grown on a scale comparative to its consumption.

    • C. 

      A natural resource that is replenished at a rate less comparable to its rate of consumption.

    • D. 

      A natural resource that is replenished at a faster rateĀ  comparable to its rate of consumption.

  • 5. 
    The type of renewable energy that are  not solar in origin
    • A. 

      Tidal

    • B. 

      Wind

    • C. 

      Hydro

    • D. 

      Biomass

  • 6. 
    Inexhaustible Resources
    • A. 

      A natural resource that can be used up, but will take 100 million year

    • B. 

      A natural resource that cannot ever be used up.

    • C. 

      A natural resource that is used up quickly and not replaced

    • D. 

      A natural resource that can never be replaced

  • 7. 
    Various types of Renewable Energy Sources are[Blank],[Blank],[Blank],[Blank],[Blank],[Blank]
  • 8. 
    When do "renewable" resources become "non-renewable"? Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      1. Mismanagement by Humans

    • B. 

      2. Pollution of the environment by humans

    • C. 

      Both 1 & 2

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    All are examples of Nonrenewable energy sources EXCEPT...      
    • A. 

      Coal

    • B. 

      Petroleum

    • C. 

      HydroPower

    • D. 

      Uranium

  • 10. 
    Most of the energy we use originally came from ____      
    • A. 

      Sun

    • B. 

      Wind

    • C. 

      Ocean

    • D. 

      Soil

  • 11. 
    Coal, petroleum, natural gas, and propane are fossil fuels. They are called fossil fuels because:  
    • A. 

      They are burned to release energy and they cause air pollution

    • B. 

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

    • C. 

      They are nonrenewable and will run out

    • D. 

      They are mixed with fossils to provide energy

  • 12. 
    Global warming focuses on an increase in the level of which gas in the atmosphere? 
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • B. 

      Ozone

    • C. 

      Sulphur dioxides

    • D. 

      Nitrous Oxide

  • 13. 
    [Blank] is the world's most abundant fossil fuel. However, using it has a severe environmental impact on air, water, and land.    
  • 14. 
    Following is true for biomass and biofuels
    • A. 

      Their contribution in reduction in CO2 emissions is limited

    • B. 

      Both emit large amount of air pollution when burned

    • C. 

      They consume large amounts of water

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    In which of the following region winds are stronger and constant
    • A. 

      Deserts

    • B. 

      Offshore

    • C. 

      Low altitudes sites

    • D. 

      All of the above

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