Understand Energy Demand: Grades 3-5

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Energy Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In the United States, when is demand for electricity the highest
    • A. 

      Winter

    • B. 

      Fall

    • C. 

      Spring

    • D. 

      Summer

  • 2. 
    What is a peaker plant?
    • A. 

      The most efficient kind of power plant

    • B. 

      Power plants that make electricity all year long

    • C. 

      Extra power plants that utility companies turn on to make electricity only during peak demand

    • D. 

      A plant with long leaves

  • 3. 
    What does a smart meter measure?
    • A. 

      The amount of electricity a building uses over time

    • B. 

      The level of lighting in a room

    • C. 

      The temperature of a room

    • D. 

      How smart someone is

  • 4. 
    Why is it especially important to conserve electricity during peak demand?
    • A. 

      It's cheaper for utility companies to make electricity during peak demand

    • B. 

      To prevent electricity shortages, such as blackouts

    • C. 

      It's more expensive for utility companies to make electricity during peak demand

    • D. 

      Both B and C are correct

  • 5. 
    How can you save electricity during peak demand?
    • A. 

      Turn on appliances like dishwashers and washing machines before or after peak demand hours

    • B. 

      Use less air conditioning

    • C. 

      Perform an energy shutdown in classrooms that will be empty over summer break

    • D. 

      All of the above

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