Quiz: Renewable & Nonrenewable Energy Resources

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Quiz: Renewable & Nonrenewable Energy Resources

Renewable & Nonrenewable Energy Resources: Energy is necessary to carry on with life; from fueling giant airplanes to fuel up your tiny car or from powering massive machines to charge up your pocket-fit smartphone, almost everything needs the energy to carry its job. And we have got much energy resources to do so, some of them are renewable, and some are here for a limited time. This quiz focusses on such energy resources. It will test your knowledge of the same.


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  • 1. 
    What is one example of Biomass?
    • A. 

      Electricity

    • B. 

      Trees

    • C. 

      Wind

    • D. 

      Water

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Trees

    • B. 

      Wind

    • C. 

      Solar

    • D. 

      Uranium (Nuclear)

  • 3. 
    What is one disadvantage of coal?
    • A. 

      Coal produces air pollution.

    • B. 

      There isn't a lot of coal left which makes it expensive.

    • C. 

      The world isn't using a lot of coal which makes it an undesirable job.

    • D. 

      You can only use it to roast hot dogs and cook hamburgers.

  • 4. 
    All are examples of Nonrenewable energy sources EXCEPT...
    • A. 

      Coal

    • B. 

      Petroleum

    • C. 

      Hydropower

    • D. 

      Uranium (Nuclear)

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Electricity and power could become much cheaper.

    • B. 

      Third world countries could have affordable energy.

    • C. 

      Many people could become energy independent.

    • D. 

      Most sources are expensive to get started.

  • 6. 
    Electricity is found in which part of an atom?
    • A. 

      Proton

    • B. 

      Electron

    • C. 

      Nucleus

    • D. 

      Neutron

  • 7. 
    What is one use of hydrogen?
    • A. 

      Gas for stoves

    • B. 

      To run power plants

    • C. 

      Rocket power

    • D. 

      Gasoline in cars

  • 8. 
    How is geothermal energy harvested? (How do we get it?)
    • A. 

      Solar panels collect the sunlight.

    • B. 

      The heat from the earth boils water to create steam.

    • C. 

      We pump it from the earth and refine it into gasoline.

    • D. 

      We drill for it and burn it like coal or wood.

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      To make us use less gas in our cars.

    • B. 

      So car companies will make electric cars.

    • C. 

      In order to tell us they are going out of business soon.

    • D. 

      So government will allow them to drill in more areas.

  • 10. 
    Nuclear energy is the splitting of uranium atoms in order to create heat.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    A windmill is an example of a turbine.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    A generator needs a magnet in order to produce electricity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Everything that has mass in the universe has matter.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    A geologist is a scientist who studies plants.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    What is one disadvantage of using hydropower?
    • A. 

      Hydropower is a renewable energy resource. There are no disadvantages.

    • B. 

      The power is used as electricity to power large buildings instead of homes.

    • C. 

      Building dams can damage natural wildlife and water systems like lakes and rivers.

    • D. 

      Most of the time there isn't enough water power to create electricity.

  • 16. 
    Which product is petroleum NOT used for...
    • A. 

      Aluminum Cans

    • B. 

      Plastic bags

    • C. 

      Gasoline

    • D. 

      Wax

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      There is a lot of it and it is easy to get to.

    • B. 

      Many people don't have access to other energy resources.

    • C. 

      It is easy to replant and grow new biomass resources.

    • D. 

      It keeps lumberjacks employed.

  • 18. 
    When compared to gasoline and coal, natural gas is the cleanest fuel we can burn.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Nuclear power is the energy created from which element?
    • A. 

      Helium

    • B. 

      Hydrogen

    • C. 

      Iron

    • D. 

      Uranium

  • 20. 
    Even though it is not the main reason, people against solar and wind energy argue that wind mills and solar panels are ugly and an eye sore.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False