Geothermal Energy! Ultimate Trivia Questions! Quiz

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Geothermal Energy! Ultimate Trivia Questions! Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Geothermal energy comes from the French words Geo & Therme.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Geothermal energy is a renewable energy source because ________________________________________________.
  • 3. 
    The Ring of Fire goes around the edges of which ocean?
    • A. 

      Atlantic

    • B. 

      Indian

    • C. 

      Pacific

    • D. 

      Artic

  • 4. 
    Geothermal energy is generated in the Earth's Core. Temperature cooler than the sun's surface is continuously produced inside the Earth by the slow decay of radioactive particles, a process that happens in all rocks. Does the Earth have a number of different layers?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Ways energy sometimes finds its way to the surface... 
    • A. 

      Volcanoes and fumaroles (holes where volcanic gases are released)

    • B. 

      Mountains

    • C. 

      Geysers

    • D. 

      Geothermal reservoirs

    • E. 

      Hot springs

  • 6. 
    Naturally occurring large areas of hydro-thermal resources are called ______________________.
  • 7. 
    Ancient Romans, Chinese, and Native American cultures used hot mineral springs for bathing, cooking, and heating. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which is true about geothermal power plants?
    • A. 

      They do not burn fuel to generate electricity.

    • B. 

      They release less than 1% of the arbon dioxide emissions of a fossil fuel plant.

    • C. 

      They emit 97% less acid rain-causing sulfur compounds than are emitted by fossil fuel plan.

    • D. 

      They inject the steam and water used from a geothermal reservoir back into the Earth.

    • E. 

      All of the above.