Solar Energy Technology

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Solar Energy Quizzes & Trivia

A short science quiz on solar energy technologies.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When did solar water heaters start being used in the United States?
    • A. 

      1880s

    • B. 

      1890s

    • C. 

      1900s

    • D. 

      1910s

    • E. 

      1920s

  • 2. 
    When did solar water heaters start being used in the United States?
    • A. 

      1880s

    • B. 

      1890s

    • C. 

      1900s

    • D. 

      1910s

    • E. 

      1920s

  • 3. 
    Around how much of all incoming solar radiation is absorbed by the Earth?
    • A. 

      10%

    • B. 

      30%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      70%

    • E. 

      90%

  • 4. 
    Around how much of all incoming solar radiation is absorbed by the Earth?
    • A. 

      10%

    • B. 

      30%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      70%

    • E. 

      90%

  • 5. 
    When did engineers start to think about solar cars?
    • A. 

      1960s

    • B. 

      1970s

    • C. 

      1980s

    • D. 

      1990s

    • E. 

      2000s

  • 6. 
    When did engineers start to think about solar cars?
    • A. 

      1960s

    • B. 

      1970s

    • C. 

      1980s

    • D. 

      1990s

    • E. 

      2000s

  • 7. 
    If solar energy was used to its full potential, around how much of our fossil fuels would we be saving?
    • A. 

      1/4

    • B. 

      1/3

    • C. 

      1/2

    • D. 

      2/3

    • E. 

      3/4

  • 8. 
    If solar energy was used to its full potential, around how much of our fossil fuels would we be saving?
    • A. 

      1/4

    • B. 

      1/3

    • C. 

      1/2

    • D. 

      2/3

    • E. 

      3/4

  • 9. 
    Does the sun provide more energy than our other current energy sources?
    • A. 

      Yes, by a lot.

    • B. 

      Yes, by a little.

    • C. 

      It's around the same.

    • D. 

      No, it provides a little less energy.

    • E. 

      No, it provides much less energy.

  • 10. 
    Does the sun provide more energy than our other current energy sources?
    • A. 

      Yes, by a lot.

    • B. 

      Yes, by a little.

    • C. 

      It's around the same.

    • D. 

      No, it provides a little less energy.

    • E. 

      No, it provides much less energy.

  • 11. 
    What are the two current leaders in solar energy deployment?
    • A. 

      United States

    • B. 

      Canada

    • C. 

      Germany

    • D. 

      China

    • E. 

      Japan

  • 12. 
    What are the two current leaders in solar energy deployment?
    • A. 

      United States

    • B. 

      Canada

    • C. 

      Germany

    • D. 

      China

    • E. 

      Japan