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Michigan Merit Exam: Types of Energy Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is true about solar radiation?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is NOT an example of a renewable resource?

Question 3 3. Select the set that contains the three major types of fossil fuels.

Question 4 4. In a hydroelectric energy plant, water generates electricity in a _____, by spinning _____ as it travels _____.

Question 5 5. Energy released when a large nucleus splits is referred to as ...

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is an example of mechanical energy?

Question 7 7. The oven in your house uses convection to heat food. This means that _____.

Question 8 8. What proportion of the renewable energy production in the U.S. comes from hydroelectric energy?

Question 9 9. What is the main difference between renewable and non-renewable resources?

Question 10 10. What is the term for anything that has mass and takes up space?

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Question 11 11. Which statement is NOT true about all forms of radiation?

Question 12 12. What is heat?

Question 13 13. What do wind farms produce?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of electromagnetic waves?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is used to provide nuclear energy for nuclear power plants?

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Question 16 16. Major sources of radiation include all of the following EXCEPT

Question 17 17. Wind power is efficient, which means that:

Question 18 18. How is a larger chemical formed from smaller building blocks?

Question 19 19. Which of the following statements is NOT true about wind power?

Question 20 20. Energy can best be defined as:

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Question 21 21. Select the equation that represents the energy transformation when a chemical bond is broken.

Question 22 22. What are two different ways the energy of the tides can be captured?

Question 23 23. Which has the greatest effect on Earth's seasons?

Question 24 24. A renewable energy resource:

Question 25 25. Which of the following is true about radioactive materials?

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Question 26 26. Why is it possible to reach your hand into the oven without injury, but harmful to touch the pan inside it?

Question 27 27. Isotopes are

Question 28 28. What is the ability to do work?

Question 29 29. Contrast the way natural gas and oil are formed to the way coal is formed.

Question 30 30. Which statement is NOT true about insulation?

Michigan Merit Exam: Types of Energy Chapter Exam Instructions

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