Begin Your Energy Audit, Grades 9-12

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9th Grade Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    1.  An energy audit can help you learn______________.
    • A. 

      How much energy things are using

    • B. 

      When things are using energy

    • C. 

      What the cafeteria meatballs are made of

    • D. 

      A & B

  • 2. 
    2.  Conducting an energy audit of your school can _______________.
    • A. 

      Make it more comfortable

    • B. 

      Protect the environment

    • C. 

      Save money

    • D. 

      All of the above

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

      Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning

    • B. 

      Health, Value and Creativity

    • C. 

      High Voltage Amplitude Circuits

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    4.  Which of the following is a way that schools waste energy on lighting?
    • A. 

      Using T12 lamps instead of T8 lamps

    • B. 

      Using magnetic ballasts instead of electronic ballasts

    • C. 

      Leaving exterior lighting on all the time

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    5.  A Flicker Checker can tell you ________________.
    • A. 

      The wattage of light bulbs

    • B. 

      The type of ballast in a lighting fixture

    • C. 

      Whether a room is overlit or underlit

    • D. 

      Your fortune.

  • 6. 
    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 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.  "Phantom loads" are _____________.
    • A. 

      Also known as "energy vampires"

    • B. 

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

    • C. 

      Often as expensive as the cost of running appliances

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    10.  The basic calculation for figuring out how much money an appliance costs to operate is:
    • A. 

      Watts ÷ 1000 x hours used x cost per kWh

    • B. 

      Watts x cost per kWh

    • C. 

      Watts + cost per kWh – your GPA

    • D. 

      Watts x hours x 1000 ÷ cost per kWh

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