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Natural Resources: Homework Help Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What proportion of the world's energy consumption is used by developing countries?

Question 2 2. Which of the following can use the stable temperature of the earth to heat and cool buildings?

Question 3 3. 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 4 4.

After reading an article on energy, John immediately decides to replace all incandescent light bulbs in his house with compact fluorescent light bulbs.

The article is most probably on _____.

Question 5 5. What is the name of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency program that promotes superior energy efficient products?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following terms means to save energy but keep the same level of service?

Question 7 7. Contrast the way natural gas and oil are formed to the way coal is formed.

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT an advantage to using fossil fuels?

Question 9 9. _____ reduce nitrogen oxide emissions by restricting oxygen and manipulating the combustion process.

Question 10 10. Oil is used to make which of these products?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following statements about installing a programmable thermostat is correct?

Question 12 12. Choose the description that is appropriate for energy conservation.

Question 13 13. What is the term used to describe an accident that involves severe overheating of the nuclear reactor?

Question 14 14. Which of these developing countries is seeing a large economic growth which is leading to increased energy consumption?

Question 15 15. What is a negative effect of building a hydropower dam?

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Question 16 16. Why can't shale gas be pumped out of the ground using a conventional oil rig?

Question 17 17. 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 18 18. Which of the following is TRUE of wind energy?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is an example of energy conservation?

Question 20 20. Hydropower results in clean energy because _____.

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Question 21 21. 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 22 22. Identify the statement that is TRUE of geothermal energy.

Question 23 23. Which of the following clean coal technologies involves trapping carbon dioxide and transporting it permanently to underground areas?

Question 24 24. Why is nuclear power thought to be a 'climate friendly' form of energy?

Question 25 25. We often discuss the conservation of energy within a house. However, what can be done to prevent energy loss from a home?

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Question 26 26. The world's energy consumption is approximately how many terawatts of power?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is an advantage of biomass energy?

Question 28 28. Which of the following geothermal power plants use geothermal water to heat a secondary fluid that then spins a turbine?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is TRUE of Biomass Energy?

Question 30 30. 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 _____.

Natural Resources: Homework Help Chapter Exam Instructions

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