Earth's Energy Sources: Homeschool Curriculum Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following statements is NOT true regarding offshore wind farms?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is true about fossil fuels?

Question 3 3. The _____ is an underground concentration of hot water and steam that can be tapped into for energy production.

Question 4 4. What is the term used to describe a series of pools arranged like steps that help migratory fish travel upstream?

Question 5 5. Biomass can be burned simultaneously with coal. What is this process called?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following geothermal power plants use geothermal water to heat a secondary fluid that then spins a turbine?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is not true concerning the Big Bang Theory?

Question 8 8. Why can't shale gas be pumped out of the ground using a conventional oil rig?

Question 9 9. Oil is used to make which of these products?

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

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Question 11 11. Solar energy can be defined as

Question 12 12. Coal washing can remove impurities such as sulfur and nitrogen from coal before it is burned. If these impurities are released into the atmosphere, they can combine with water vapor to form which of the following?

Question 13 13. Plants are a renewable resource that provide which of the following product(s) for our use?

Question 14 14. _____ reduce nitrogen oxide emissions by restricting oxygen and manipulating the combustion process.

Question 15 15. Energy released when a large nucleus splits is referred to as ...

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Question 16 16. Identify the statement that is TRUE of geothermal energy.

Question 17 17. Which of the following is NOT an example of a renewable resource?

Question 18 18. What role does a 'photon' play in the procurement of solar energy?

Question 19 19. 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?

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

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Question 21 21. Hydropower results in clean energy because _____.

Question 22 22. What is a tidal barrage?

Question 23 23. What is the significance of using 3-D Seismic Technology for oil and natural gas exploration?

Question 24 24. What is a negative effect of building a hydropower dam?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is a disadvantage of biomass energy?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following drilling techniques can drill in a path parallel to the ground surface?

Question 27 27. Contrast the way natural gas and oil are formed to the way coal is formed.

Question 28 28. Which of the following clean coal technologies involves trapping carbon dioxide and transporting it permanently to underground areas?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is NOT an advantage to using fossil fuels?

Question 30 30. Select the set that contains the three major types of fossil fuels.

Earth's Energy Sources: Homeschool Curriculum 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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