Learn The Basics, Grades 9-12

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9th Grade Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    1. What is energy efficiency?
    • A. 

      Using as little electricity as you possibly can

    • B. 

      Using less energy to do the same (or more) work

    • C. 

      Doing less work to save electricity

    • D. 

      Giving up modern comforts & conveniences

  • 2. 
    2.  Which type of light bulb is the most efficient and lasts the longest?
    • A. 

      Compact Fluorescent Light Bulb (CFL)

    • B. 

      Incandescent Light Bulb

    • C. 

      Light Emitting Diode Light Bulb (LED)

    • D. 

      Radiant Light Bulb

  • 3. 
    3.  About how much money do U.S. schools spend on energy per year?
    • A. 

      $6 million

    • B. 

      $80 million

    • C. 

      $2 billion

    • D. 

      $6 billion

  • 4. 
    4.  Burning fossil fuels _____________?
    • A. 

      Creates smog and acid rain

    • B. 

      Contributes to global warming

    • C. 

      Is a major cause of asthma

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    5.  Which of the following is NOT a renewable source of electricity?
    • A. 

      Geothermal

    • B. 

      Wind

    • C. 

      Natural Gas

    • D. 

      Hydroelectric

  • 6. 
    6.  What are the largest sources of electricity in the United States?
    • A. 

      Solar & wind

    • B. 

      Nuclear & hydroelectric

    • C. 

      Geothermal & biomass

    • D. 

      Coal & natural gas

  • 7. 
    7.  What determines how much carbon dioxide is released for each kWh you use?
    • A. 

      Your carbon footprint

    • B. 

      The weather in your area

    • C. 

      Your fuel mix

    • D. 

      The time of year

  • 8. 
    8.  Power is to energy as ________ is to ___________.
    • A. 

      Gas, mileage

    • B. 

      Speed, distance

    • C. 

      Hours, rate

    • D. 

      Electricity, energy

  • 9. 
    9.  What is the unit of electricity that the electrical company uses to bill customers (like you and your family)?
    • A. 

      Gallons

    • B. 

      Volts

    • C. 

      Kilowatt hours

    • D. 

      Amps

  • 10. 
    10.  The United States produces _______ carbon dioxide per person than most of the world.
    • A. 

      A little less

    • B. 

      A lot less

    • C. 

      A little more

    • D. 

      A lot more