Science Trivia: Test Your Light And Energy Quiz Questions Knowledge!

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Science Trivia: Test Your Light And Energy Quiz Questions Knowledge!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1.  An energy audit can ______________.
    • A. 

      Make your school more comfortable

    • B. 

      Reduce your school's CO2 emissions

    • C. 

      Save your school thousands of dollars

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    2.  It is hard to learn in a room if the lighting is too ___________?
    • A. 

      Dim

    • B. 

      Bright

    • C. 

      Both conditions make it harder to learn

    • D. 

      Neither condition makes it harder to learn

  • 3. 
    3.  HVAC stands for ___________?
    • A. 

      Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning

    • B. 

      Health, Value and Creativity

    • C. 

      Huge Vats of Angry Critters

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    4.  What are the two biggest users of electricity in a school?
    • A. 

      Computers & projectors

    • B. 

      Lighting & HVAC

    • C. 

      Reading & writing

    • D. 

      Pencil shapeners

  • 5. 
    5.  During a retrofit, you would NOT ___________.
    • A. 

      Install insulation around doors and windows

    • B. 

      Set automatic shut-off times for things like HVAC and computers

    • C. 

      Install more efficient light bulbs

    • D. 

      Replace electronic ballasts with magnetic ballasts in your lighting

  • 6. 
    Which type of space is often over-lit in schools?
    • A. 

      Hallways

    • B. 

      Classrooms

    • C. 

      Bathrooms

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    7.  What is the recommended light level for a classroom?
    • A. 

      5-10 footcandles (FC)

    • B. 

      20-30 FC

    • C. 

      30-50 FC

    • D. 

      60-80 FC

  • 8. 
    8.  Which of these tools is used to measure energy wasted by HVAC systems?
    • A. 

      Light meter

    • B. 

      Watt meter

    • C. 

      Flicker checker

    • D. 

      Infrared thermometer

  • 9. 
    9.  What is the easiest way to save money on air-conditioning?
    • A. 

      Install solar panels

    • B. 

      Shut doors and windows

    • C. 

      Add insulation to your walls and ceiling

    • D. 

      Buy more efficient air conditioning equipment

  • 10. 
    10.  "Phantom loads" are ______________.
    • A. 

      Also known as "energy vampires"

    • B. 

      The amount of energy things use when they're not in use

    • C. 

      Sometimes as expensive as the cost of running appliances

    • D. 

      All of the above

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