Quiz On Photovoltaics

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This quiz will test your understanding on the subject of Photovoltaics.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is Photovoltaics?
    • A. 

      It is the conversion of wind into electricity.

    • B. 

      It is the use of geothermal energy.

    • C. 

      It is the direct conversion of light into electricity at the atomic level.

    • D. 

      It is the burning of fossil fuels to create electricity.

  • 2. 
    What are Photovoltaic Cells or solar cells made of?
    • A. 

      Steel

    • B. 

      Silicon

    • C. 

      Plastic

    • D. 

      Concrete

  • 3. 
    What is the most common volt system in a Photovoltaic module?
    • A. 

      12 volt system

    • B. 

      30 volt system

    • C. 

      60 volt system

    • D. 

      100 volt system

  • 4. 
    Why is photovoltaic modules or solar panels so widely advocated?
    • A. 

      They take up little space.

    • B. 

      They are cheap and can produce energy.

    • C. 

      They are efficient.

    • D. 

      They produce clean energy.

  • 5. 
    How much Sunlight falls on the earth?
    • A. 

      15 000 TeraWatts

    • B. 

      54 000 TeraWatts

    • C. 

      89 000 TeraWatts

    • D. 

      39 000 TeraWatts

  • 6. 
    What is the market average energy conversion ratio for Photovoltaic cells?
    • A. 

      12%-18%

    • B. 

      20%-30%

    • C. 

      40%-50%

    • D. 

      100%