Test Your Knowledge: How Much Do You Know About Coal?

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Coal Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How much of the nation's electricity comes from coal?
    • A. 

      20%

    • B. 

      48%

    • C. 

      32%

    • D. 

      55%

  • 2. 
    How many pounds of CO2 from coal-fired electricity is the average U.S. household responsible for each month?
    • A. 

      467

    • B. 

      729

    • C. 

      993

    • D. 

      1061

  • 3. 
    How many tons of global warming CO2 do California's out of state coal-fired power plants emit every year?
    • A. 

      25 million

    • B. 

      41 million

    • C. 

      67 million

    • D. 

      54 million

  • 4. 
    When will comprehensive clean coal technologies be available?
    • A. 

      2012

    • B. 

      2030

    • C. 

      2025

    • D. 

      2018

  • 5. 
    What is the total renewable energy potential for the western United States?
    • A. 

      4,000,000 GWh

    • B. 

      1,000,000 GWh

    • C. 

      3,000,000 GWh

    • D. 

      2,500,000 Gwh