Solar Energy

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Solar Energy Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the name for particles of solar energy?
    • A. 

      Photons

    • B. 

      Suntons

    • C. 

      Lightons

    • D. 

      Pictons

  • 2. 
    What do solar power plants use to focus sunlight onto a pipe to create steam? 
    • A. 

      Rectangular trough

    • B. 

      Concave trough

    • C. 

      Convex trough

    • D. 

      Parabolic trough

  • 3. 
    What do solar plants which are a hybrid technology use as a source of energy during the night?
    • A. 

      Wind

    • B. 

      Electricity

    • C. 

      Natural gas

    • D. 

      Fossil fuel

  • 4. 
    What orbiting, man-made objects in space are powered with solar energy?
    • A. 

      Shuttle

    • B. 

      Satellites

    • C. 

      Space station

    • D. 

      Comets

  • 5. 
    What are solar cells also known as?
    • A. 

      Litup cells

    • B. 

      Photosynthesis cells

    • C. 

      Torpedo cells

    • D. 

      Photovoltaic cells

  • 6. 
    What is main advantage of fossil fuels over solar power right now?
    • A. 

      It's cheaper

    • B. 

      It's cleaner

    • C. 

      It's renewable

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Which outer space object will ruin solar energy use and will die eventually?
    • A. 

      Mars

    • B. 

      Sun

    • C. 

      Black hole

    • D. 

      Meteor

  • 8. 
    What is one of the disadvantages of the use of solar energy?
    • A. 

      It cannot work on a sunny day

    • B. 

      It's cleaner It is a non-renewable resource

    • C. 

      It doesn't work at night/cloudy day

    • D. 

      It doesn't work at all

  • 9. 
    Fossil fuel is sunlight stored millions and millions of years ago.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What are three sources of energy?
    • A. 

      Burning fuels

    • B. 

      Friction

    • C. 

      Electricity

    • D. 

      All of the above