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Electric Power Generation Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is a tidal barrage?

Question 2 2. You are a proponent of tidal energy. What information about it would you use to defend your opinion?

Question 3 3. Based on the lesson, which evidence supports the point of view that tidal energy should NOT be used?

Question 4 4. What are two different ways the energy of the tides can be captured?

Question 5 5. What mainly causes the rise and fall of tides?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following descriptions of people BEST mirrors how nuclei undergo 'nuclear fusion'?

Question 7 7. What is the MOST reasonable explanation for why scientists continue to work on capturing solar energy to be converted to usable energy?

Question 8 8. Solar energy can be defined as

Question 9 9. What role does a 'photon' play in the procurement of solar energy?

Question 10 10. All of the following represent challenges to solar energy EXCEPT?

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Question 11 11. To capture geothermal energy for electricity generation, we _____.

Question 12 12. Geothermal energy is _____.

Question 13 13. Geothermal energy has been used by humans _____.

Question 14 14. One major disadvantage of geothermal energy used for electricity generation is that _____.

Question 15 15. One major advantage of using geothermal energy for electricity generation is that _____.

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Question 16 16. What is a negative effect of building a hydropower dam?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is not a pro of hydropower?

Question 18 18. Hydropower results in clean energy because _____.

Question 19 19. What is the term used to describe a series of pools arranged like steps that help migratory fish travel upstream?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is TRUE about hydropower?

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Question 21 21. What is the ideal location for a wind turbine?

Question 22 22. Which is NOT a drawback of wind power?

Question 23 23. Which of the following statements is NOT true about wind power?

Question 24 24. What do wind farms produce?

Question 25 25. Wind power is efficient, which means that:

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Question 26 26. Select the set that contains the three major types of fossil fuels.

Question 27 27. Which of the following is true about fossil fuels?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is a major disadvantage associated with burning fossil fuels?

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

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

Electric Power Generation Chapter Exam Instructions

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