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Renewable & Nonrenewable Resources Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is the largest disadvantage of wind energy?

Question 2 2. Since every house is different, what is an important step in creating an energy efficient home?

Question 3 3. Why is it difficult to dispose of radioactive waste?

Question 4 4. In what way is active solar heating better than passive solar heating?

Question 5 5. If an individual wanted to completely remove products created by and through the use of oil and natural gas from their life or benefit from them in any way, what are some things that would be different?

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Question 6 6. ABC Oil wants to drill down to a large oil reserve, but that reserve is directly below a protected wildlife habitat and drilling is not allowed. What method can ABC Oil employ to access the oil profitably and incur the least amount of damage to the environment?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is TRUE of wind energy?

Question 8 8. Identify the statement that is TRUE of geothermal energy.

Question 9 9. Which of the following is Yucca Mountain in Nevada known for?

Question 10 10. Biomass can be burned simultaneously with coal. What is this process called?

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Question 11 11. What is the significance of using 3-D Seismic Technology for oil and natural gas exploration?

Question 12 12. Why is nuclear power thought to be a 'climate friendly' form of energy?

Question 13 13. Which of the following statements is NOT true regarding offshore wind farms?

Question 14 14. Which of the following statements about installing a programmable thermostat is correct?

Question 15 15. The _____ is an underground concentration of hot water and steam that can be tapped into for energy production.

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT true of developing countries?

Question 17 17. Which of the following can use the stable temperature of the earth to heat and cool buildings?

Question 18 18. What proportion of the world's energy consumption is used by developing countries?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is an advantage of biomass energy?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is NOT an initial cost barrier to geothermal energy?

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Question 21 21. Why is Canada considered a developed country?

Question 22 22. Why are petroleum geologists continually developing new technologies to reach and extract oil that was previously inaccessible or too costly to recover?

Question 23 23. Choose the description that is appropriate for energy conservation.

Question 24 24. What is the name of the machine that converts the kinetic energy of the wind into mechanical energy?

Question 25 25. Solar panels can best be described as _____.

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Question 26 26. What is the function of a parabolic troughr?

Question 27 27. Which of the following clean coal technologies results in carbon monoxide and hydrogen, which is then used to spin a gas turbine to generate electricity?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is a device that directly converts light from the sun into electricity?

Question 29 29. If a material is able to absorb, store and release a significant amount of heat it is said to have a high _____.

Question 30 30. Which of the following terms means to save energy but keep the same level of service?

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