Are You A Solar Pv Genius?

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 55

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Solar Energy Quizzes & Trivia

Take our short quiz to determine whether you are a Solar Genius or a Solar Wannabe!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Does solar PV generate electricity when the weather is cloudy?
    • A. 

      No - the sun needs to be shining in order for the system to generate energy

    • B. 

      Nobody knows the answer - it's a solar mystery...

    • C. 

      Yes - the PV system operates with sunlight rather than sunshine

    • D. 

      Answer option 4

  • 2. 
    If you installed a 2kW PV system onto a Domestic house - how many panels would you require should you wish to use 250w modules?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      13

    • D. 

      4

  • 3. 
    What is the current installation target for Solar PV the Government has set the UK to reach by 2020?
    • A. 

      10GW

    • B. 

      15MW

    • C. 

      20GW

    • D. 

      22GW

  • 4. 
    Which country has been in a recent battle with the EU over panel prices?
    • A. 

      Columbia

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      America

    • D. 

      Canada

  • 5. 
    When did the feed-in tariff first come into effect in the UK?
    • A. 

      2009

    • B. 

      2010

    • C. 

      2011

    • D. 

      2012

  • 6. 
    What is the current Feed-In Tariff rate for a standard 50kW PV system using the high rate?
    • A. 

      14.90

    • B. 

      13.50

    • C. 

      12.57

    • D. 

      11.10

  • 7. 
    Which of these companies is not a PV panel manufacturer?
    • A. 

      Yingli

    • B. 

      Trina

    • C. 

      Aurora

    • D. 

      Conergy

  • 8. 
    If all the energy of the sun shining on the Earth's land mass could be harnessed, it would be enough to meet the world's power needs how many times over?
    • A. 

      6 times

    • B. 

      60 times

    • C. 

      600 times

    • D. 

      6,000 times

  • 9. 
    Who was the first person to discover phtovoltaics?
    • A. 

      Charles Fritts

    • B. 

      Edward Weston

    • C. 

      Alexandre Edmond Becquerel

    • D. 

      Nikola Tesla

  • 10. 
    Lark Energy have put a bid in for the UK's largest solar farm. How big will this proposed solar farm be?
    • A. 

      20MW

    • B. 

      30MW

    • C. 

      40MW

    • D. 

      50MW