Types Of Renewable Energy Quiz! Trivia

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Renewable Energy Quizzes & Trivia

This is a quiz trivia on the different types of renewable energy. Renewable energy is the type of energy that can be obtained by tapping into natural resources such as the sun, wind or natural gas. Do you know how the different sources are used and some of their flaws too? The quiz below will help you refresh your understanding, do give them a look and see what you know about this type of energy.


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  • 1. 
    Most of the energy we use originally came from ____
    • A. 

      Sun

    • B. 

      Air

    • C. 

      Ocean

    • D. 

      Soil

  • 2. 
    Electrical energy can be produced from_____
    • A. 

      Mechanical

    • B. 

      Radiant

    • C. 

      Chemical

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Which uses the most energy in American homes each year?
    • A. 

      Lighting

    • B. 

      Water heating

    • C. 

      Refrigeration

    • D. 

      Heating and cooling rooms

  • 4. 
    The U.S. consumes lots of energy.  Which fuel provides the most energy?
    • A. 

      Solar

    • B. 

      Natural gas

    • C. 

      Petroleum

    • D. 

      Coal

  • 5. 
    Coal, petroleum, natural gas, and propane are fossil fuels. They are called fossil fuels because:
    • A. 

      They are burned to release energy and they cause air pollution

    • B. 

      They were formed from the buried remains of plants and tiny animals that lived hundred of millions of years ago

    • C. 

      They are nonrenewable and will run out

    • D. 

      They are mixed with fossils to provide energy

  • 6. 
    Gasoline is produced by refining fossil fuel?
    • A. 

      Natural gas

    • B. 

      Petroleum

    • C. 

      Coal

    • D. 

      Propane

  • 7. 
    Propane is used instead of natural gas on many farms and in rural areas. Why is propane often used instead of natural gas? 
    • A. 

      It's safer

    • B. 

      It's portable

    • C. 

      It's cleaner

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    What sector of the U.S. economy consumes most of the nation’s petroleum?
    • A. 

      Residential

    • B. 

      Commercial

    • C. 

      Industrial

    • D. 

      Transportation

  • 9. 
    Natural gas is transported mainly by ___.
    • A. 

      Pipeline

    • B. 

      Barge

    • C. 

      Truck

    • D. 

      All three equally

  • 10. 
    Global warming focuses on an increase in the level of which gas in the atmosphere? 
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • B. 

      Ozone

    • C. 

      Sulfur dioxide

    • D. 

      Nitrous oxide