Earth's Energy Resources Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What can be used to collect the sun's energy and convert it to electricity?

Question 2 2. Based on the lesson, which evidence supports the point of view that tidal energy should NOT be used?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT an initial cost barrier to geothermal energy?

Question 4 4. Which of the following descriptions of people BEST mirrors how nuclei undergo 'nuclear fusion'?

Question 5 5. Which of the following statements is NOT true regarding offshore wind farms?

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Question 6 6. What is the term used to describe a series of pools arranged like steps that help migratory fish travel upstream?

Question 7 7. What is the name of the process that uses water, sand and chemicals to break apart rock and release shale gas?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is true about fossil fuels?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is used to provide nuclear energy for nuclear power plants?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is a property of energy?

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Question 11 11. _____ reduce nitrogen oxide emissions by restricting oxygen and manipulating the combustion process.

Question 12 12. What is a tidal barrage?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is a major disadvantage associated with burning fossil fuels?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is TRUE of Biomass Energy?

Question 15 15. Which type of fossil fuel is shale gas?

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Question 16 16. Oil is used to make which of these products?

Question 17 17. Why can't shale gas be pumped out of the ground using a conventional oil rig?

Question 18 18. The acronym NIMBY refers to:

Question 19 19. When a petroleum geologist evaluates an area and finds an oil deposit that can be economically recovered using existing technologies, it is said to be _____.

Question 20 20. What is the term for anything that has mass and takes up space?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is TRUE of Hydraulic Fracturing?

Question 22 22. When carbon dioxide builds up in the atmosphere it can trap heat and causes the surface of the earth and the lower atmosphere to warm up. What is this process called?

Question 23 23. What role does a 'photon' play in the procurement of solar energy?

Question 24 24. Which of the following geothermal power plants use geothermal water to heat a secondary fluid that then spins a turbine?

Question 25 25. Energy released when a large nucleus splits is referred to as ...

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Question 26 26. Solar energy can be defined as

Question 27 27. Which of the following is not a pro of hydropower?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is not true concerning the Big Bang Theory?

Question 29 29. What is a negative effect of building a hydropower dam?

Question 30 30. Contrast the way natural gas and oil are formed to the way coal is formed.

Earth's Energy Resources Lesson Plans Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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