Hydroelectricity Quiz

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Hydroelectricity Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is hydroelectricity?
    • A. 

      Using electricity to heat water.

    • B. 

      Using water as a conductor of electricity.

    • C. 

      The conversion of energy from flowing water into electricity.

    • D. 

      Using electricity to move water.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is a facility capable of generating hydroelectricity? 
    • A. 

      Impediment facility

    • B. 

      Impoundment facility

    • C. 

      Run-of-water facility

    • D. 

      Electric flow facility

  • 3. 
    There are four types of hydroelectric facilities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Impoundment facilities are the most common type of hydroelectric facilities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Dammed reservoirs help with flood control.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is NOT a concern about hydro electricity?
    • A. 

      Dams flood upstream landscapes.

    • B. 

      Dams disrupt ecosystems.

    • C. 

      Dams displace people and animals.

    • D. 

      Hydroelectricity is not cost efficient enough.