Egye 231 1s1819 First Exam

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Egye 231 1s1819 First Exam

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Upload an electronic copy of your answers for this item. A startup company of 25 employees is planning their two-day team building activity in Baguio City (which includes a one-day tour around the city). Hotel reservations amounting to P 20,000 was paid and is non-refundable. Van rental (driver and van) amounting to P 10,000 has also been reserved but not paid yet. However, the day before the departure, a typhoon hit the northern part of Luzon. Baguio City and nearby provinces were announced to be under typhoon signal number 2 while Metro Manila experienced fair weather. If the group will push through, toll fees and gasoline costs will be P 3,500 while food is estimated at P 1,800/person. If the group stays, the team-building activity will still be held but only for a day in the office conference hall and will cost the company about PhP600/person for food. Considering safety, cost and employee satisfaction taking the company owner’s perspective, construct the Decision Tree and Influence Diagram.
  • 2. 
    Vanek et al. (2008) discuss three goals of energy systems. One of which is equity. Which of the following is a relevant statement on equity?
    • A. 

      Growing world population and increased resource and energy consumption adversely affect the natural environment in a number of ways, which is needed to be addressed by the community of nations

    • B. 

      No preference is given on race, economic situation, religious and political beliefs, for countries to pursue the right to improve the well-being of their citizens

    • C. 

      Equal weight is given to the right of current and future generations to meet their basic needs.

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    In addition to equity, another goal of energy systems is intertemporarility. Which of the following is a relevant statement on intertemporality?
    • A. 

      Growing world population and increased resource and energy consumption adversely affect the natural environment in a number of ways, which is needed to be addressed by the community of nations

    • B. 

      No preference is given on race, economic situation, religious and political beliefs, for countries to pursue the right to improve the well-being of their citizens.

    • C. 

      Equal weight is given to the right of current and future generations to meet their basic needs.

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Vanek et al. (2008) discussed four categories of solutions that can enable the achievement of physical, financial and environmental objectives for energy systems. Which of the following describes Conserving through personal choice ?
    • A. 

      The primary source of energy remains the same but a new technology is used to improve efficiency of the system

    • B. 

      The same primary source of energy is used but the conversion technology is replaced with a more efficient one to conserve energy

    • C. 

      Choosing to use an existing technology in a different way to achieve objectives

    • D. 

      Total amount of end-use energy consumption is not changed but change is made at the energy source

  • 5. 
    Vanek et al. (2008) discussed four categories of solutions that can enable the achievement of physical, financial and environmental objectives for energy systems. Which of the following describes Conserving by replacing end-use technology ?
    • A. 

      The primary source of energy remains the same but a new technology is used to improve efficiency of the system

    • B. 

      The same primary source of energy is used but the conversion technology is replaced with a more efficient one to conserve energy

    • C. 

      Choosing to use an existing technology in a different way to achieve objectives

    • D. 

      Total amount of end-use energy consumption is not changed but change is made at the energy source

  • 6. 
    Vanek et al. (2008) discussed four categories of solutions that can enable the achievement of physical, financial and environmental objectives for energy systems. Which describes Conserving by replacing energy conversion technology?
    • A. 

      The primary source of energy remains the same but a new technology is used to improve efficiency of the system

    • B. 

      The same primary source of energy is used but the conversion technology is replaced with a more efficient one to conserve energy

    • C. 

      Choosing to use an existing technology in a different way to achieve objectives

    • D. 

      Total amount of end-use energy consumption is not changed but change is made at the energy source

  • 7. 
    Vanek et al. (2008) discussed four categories of solutions that can enable the achievement of physical, financial and environmental objectives for energy systems. Which of the followign describes Replacing existing energy sources with alternatives?
    • A. 

      The primary source of energy remains the same but a new technology is used to improve efficiency of the system

    • B. 

      The same primary source of energy is used but the conversion technology is replaced with a more efficient one to conserve energy

    • C. 

      Choosing to use an existing technology in a different way to achieve objectives

    • D. 

      Total amount of end-use energy consumption is not changed but change is made at the energy source

  • 8. 
    (True or False) A startup company of 25 employees is planning their two-day team building activity in Baguio City (which includes a one-day tour around the city). Hotel reservations amounting to P 20,000 was paid and is non-refundable. Van rental (driver and van) amounting to P 10,000 has also been reserved but not paid yet. However, the day before the departure, a typhoon hit the northern part of Luzon. Baguio City and nearby provinces were announced to be under typhoon signal number 2 while Metro Manila experienced fair weather. If the group will push through, toll fees and gasoline costs will be P 3,500 while food is estimated at P 1,800/person. If the group stays, the team-building activity will still be held but only for a day in the office conference hall and will cost the company about PhP600/person for food. The BEST option result in a cost of P 35, 000.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 9. 
    (TRUE OR FALSE) A startup company of 25 employees is planning their two-day team building activity in Baguio City (which includes a one-day tour around the city). Hotel reservations amounting to P 20,000 was paid and is non-refundable. Van rental (driver and van) amounting to P 10,000 has also been reserved but not paid yet. However, the day before the departure, a typhoon hit the northern part of Luzon. Baguio City and nearby provinces were announced to be under typhoon signal number 2 while Metro Manila experienced fair weather. If the group will push through, toll fees and gasoline costs will be P 3,500 while food is estimated at P 1,800/person. If the group stays, the team-building activity will still be held but only for a day in the office conference hall and will cost the company about PhP600/person for food. The BEST option cannot be determined based on cost.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

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