Trivia Quiz: What Do You Know About Renewable And Non-renewable Energy?

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Trivia Quiz: What Do You Know About Renewable And Non-renewable Energy?

What Do You Know About Renewable And Non-renewable Energy? Renewable energy is the type of energy that can never run out while nonrenewable runs out and cannot be replaced. Do you know which the sources of these types of energy are and their effects on the environment? Do take up this quiz and see if you use the more environmentally friendly ones.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are three non-renewable sources of energy?
    • A. 

      Oil, natural gas, coal

    • B. 

      Coal, oil, carbon

    • C. 

      Water, natural gas, carbon

    • D. 

      Algae, corn, coal

  • 2. 
    Why is it important for us to use renewable energy?
    • A. 

      Renewable energy doesn't add carbon dioxide to our atmosphere

    • B. 

      Renewable energy helps keep the world a healthy place

    • C. 

      Sources of renewable energy like the sun and wind will never run out

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Which statement below is false?
    • A. 

      Solar and wind power are intermittent (the sun doesn’t shine and the wind doesn’t blow all day)

    • B. 

      Some sources of renewable energy like wind and hydroelectric can harm animal habitats

    • C. 

      All forms of renewable energy are very expensive

    • D. 

      Our electrical grid, which moves electricity around, is old and inefficient

  • 4. 
    Which item below is not an example of "distributed generation?"
    • A. 

      A coal-powered power plant located far away

    • B. 

      Solar panels on your roof

    • C. 

      Wind turbine on a family farm

    • D. 

      Any small energy producer located close to where the energy will be used

  • 5. 
    What is the cleanest source of energy?
    • A. 

      Wind

    • B. 

      Solar

    • C. 

      Geothermal

    • D. 

      The energy we never use by saving energy through energy efficiency and conservation

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