Energy Resources Quiz! MCQ Trivia Facts!

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Energy Resources Quiz! MCQ Trivia Facts!

Energy resources quiz MCQ trivia facts! Energy is the ability to do work, and there are many ways that we get energy. Energy resources are basically mattered, that is a source of energy. These sources can either be renewable or non-renewable. The different sources of energy can either be renewable, fossil or nuclear. This quick quiz is designed to help you review how much you know about them. Do give it a shot!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The burning of fossil fuels produces carbon dioxide that increases global warming.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Energy resources that are nonrenewable cannot be used up.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Geothermal energy comes from underground pockets of hot water and steam.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Coal, natural gas, and petroleum are fossil fuels.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Nuclear energy is fossil fuel.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Energy conservation is important in helping us reduce the rate at which we use ______________ energy resources. (renewable or nonrenewable)
  • 7. 
    Solar energy and wind energy are examples of inexhaustible energy resources.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which energy source makes gasoline, fuel, oil, diesel, and kerosene?
    • A. 

      Coal

    • B. 

      Nuclear

    • C. 

      Natural Gas

    • D. 

      Petroleum

  • 9. 
    Which energy source is blackish rock formed millions of year ago?
    • A. 

      Coal

    • B. 

      Nuclear

    • C. 

      Natural Gas

    • D. 

      Petroleum

  • 10. 
    Which energy source uses uranium?
    • A. 

      Coal

    • B. 

      Nuclear

    • C. 

      Natural Gas

    • D. 

      Petroleum

  • 11. 
    Which energy source is fossil fuel which produces the least amount of pollution?
    • A. 

      Coal

    • B. 

      Nuclear

    • C. 

      Natural Gas

    • D. 

      Petroleum

  • 12. 
    Which energy source is wood considered?
    • A. 

      Coal

    • B. 

      Biomass

    • C. 

      Geothermal

    • D. 

      Petroleum

  • 13. 
    Which energy source uses the kinetic energy from falling water?
    • A. 

      Geothermal

    • B. 

      Hydroelectric

    • C. 

      Biomass

    • D. 

      Solar

  • 14. 
    Which energy source is radiant energy from the sun?
    • A. 

      Geothermal

    • B. 

      Hydroelectric

    • C. 

      Biomass

    • D. 

      Solar

  • 15. 
    Which energy source is thermal energy inside Earth?
    • A. 

      Geothermal

    • B. 

      Wind

    • C. 

      Biomass

    • D. 

      Solar

  • 16. 
    Which energy source uses turbines to transform kinetic energy into electrical energy?
    • A. 

      Geothermal

    • B. 

      Wind

    • C. 

      Biomass

    • D. 

      Solar

  • 17. 
    Choose the energy resources that are nonrenewable.
    • A. 

      Natural Gas

    • B. 

      Geothermal

    • C. 

      Nuclear

    • D. 

      Wind

    • E. 

      Solar

    • F. 

      Coal

    • G. 

      Petroleum

    • H. 

      Hydroelectric

    • I. 

      Biomass

  • 18. 
    Choose the energy resources that are renewable.
    • A. 

      Natural Gas

    • B. 

      Geothermal

    • C. 

      Nuclear

    • D. 

      Wind

    • E. 

      Solar

    • F. 

      Coal

    • G. 

      Petroleum

    • H. 

      Hydroelectric

    • I. 

      Biomass

  • 19. 
    Almost all the energy in foods and fuels can be traced to energy from inside Earth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Most of the electrical energy people use is produced by solar panels.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    A nonrenewable energy source is an energy source that is used faster than it is replaced or is available in limited amounts.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Biomass fuels are the remains of ancient organisms that can be burned as an energy source.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    About 86% of the energy used in the United States is from nuclear power.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    A renewable energy resource is an energy source that is replaced as fast, or faster than it is used.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    A disadvantage of using nuclear energy is air pollution.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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