# Solar Energy Quiz - Easy

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• 1.

### What are solar panels?

• A.

Solar Energy

• B.

A solar cell

• C.

A pack of solar cells

• D.

The sun

C. A pack of solar cells
Explanation
Solar panels are a pack of solar cells, not a single cell.

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• 2.

### What are the advantages of solar energy?   Can run both in day and night Cheap No carbon emissions High Energy Output The sun is an immense source of energy that can be harnessed with solar energy

• A.

1,2,3

• B.

3,5

• C.

1,3,5

• D.

All of the above

B. 3,5
Explanation
Solar energy are not cheap and current technology still has low efficiency. Thus energy output is low. However, the advantages are that it is "green" and renewable. The sun is also a huge source of energy with about 1000kw of energy on every square metre on Earth.

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• 3.

### Where should solar panels be placed?

• A.

Room with fluorescent lighting

• B.

3 storey building beside skyscrapers

• C.

On a large flat-roof factory

• D.

On a car in a multi-storey carpark

C. On a large flat-roof factory
Explanation
A large flat surface is good for solar panels. The increased surface area means that the solar panels can harness more energy to convert into electricity "greenly".

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• 4.

### What is the process of converting solar energy into electricity?

• A.

Solar energy from the sun --> Absorbed by solar cells --> Transferred into homes --> Inverted by grid-tie inverters --> Electricity

• B.

Solar energy from the sun --> Absorbed by solar cells --> Inverted by grid-tie inverters --> Electricity --> Transferred into homes

• C.

Solar energy from the sun --> Inverted by grid-tie inverters --> Absorbed by solar cells --> Electricity --> Transferred into homes

• D.

Solar energy from the sun --> Inverted by grid-tie inverters --> Electricity --> Inverted by grid-tie inverters --> Transferred into homes

B. Solar energy from the sun --> Absorbed by solar cells --> Inverted by grid-tie inverters --> Electricity --> Transferred into homes
Explanation
Solar energy from the sun --> Absorbed by solar cells --> Inverted by grid-tie inverters --> Electricity --> Transferred into homes

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• 5.

### What are the disadvantages of solar energy?

• A.

High Cost

• B.

Low efficiency

• C.

Requires good location

• D.

All of the above

D. All of the above
Explanation
Disadvantages of solar energy: High cost, low efficiency, needs good location

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