Drive Electric! Electric Vehicle Quiz

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Drive Electric! Electric Vehicle Quiz

This is a quiz on electric vehicles. You have 5 minutes to answer the quiz. Any questions may be addressed to James Poch at [email protected] Org. Thank you for playing!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Current levels of off-peak electricity capacity are sufficient to power how much of our nation's car and light-duty truck fleet?
    • A. 

      19%

    • B. 

      33%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      73%

  • 2. 
    Plugin hybrids like the Chevy Volt, typically have a range limitation of 100 miles.
    • A. 

      True They need to be recharged approximately every 100 miles.

    • B. 

      False A gasoline generator eliminates the range limitation.

  • 3. 
    The Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) was created to lower oil prices during supply disruptions.  How much did the United States spend to build and fill the SPR?
    • A. 

      $980 million

    • B. 

      $2 billion

    • C. 

      $4.5 billion

    • D. 

      $22 billion

  • 4. 
    A conventional vehicle costs 10 to 15 cents per mile in fuel to operate.  How much does an electric vehicle cost per mile?
    • A. 

      2 to 4 cents

    • B. 

      5 to 6 cents

    • C. 

      7 to 8 cents

    • D. 

      9 to 10 cents

  • 5. 
    Nissan and Toyota are currently testing electric cars that store electricity from off-peak hours and suplly it to households during peak hours or emergencies.  The vehicle to home (V2H) technology is expected to appear in Japanese markets in 2012. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which US President in a nationally televised speech told the Soviet Union the following,"Let our position be absolutely clear: An attempt by any outside force to gain control of the Persian Gulf region will be regarded as an assault on the vital interests of the United States of America, and such an assault will be repelled by any means necessary, including military force."?
    • A. 

      Dwight Eisenhower 1954

    • B. 

      Jimmy Carter 1980

    • C. 

      Ronald Reagan 1985

    • D. 

      George H.W. Bush 1990

  • 7. 
    Which is a valid issue with electric vehicle batteries? 
    • A. 

      They need to be replaced every 5 years.

    • B. 

      They can not be recycled.

    • C. 

      They are expensive.

    • D. 

      They are less safe than gasoline engines.

  • 8. 
    Plugin hybrids running on electricity powered from coal can significantly reduce greenhouse gases. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Everyone charging their electric car at the same time will cause brownouts and blackouts.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Name the easiest way to purchase locally produced, green energy for your car in South Carolina.
    • A. 

      Move to North Carolina

    • B. 

      Put solar panels on your roof

    • C. 

      Sign up for green energy with your local utility

    • D. 

      Put a wind turbine on your roof

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