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Renewable Resources Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is a good idea for saving electricity through energy conservation?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is an example of energy conservation?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is true about hydropower?

Question 4 4. How is the energy obtained from the sun different from that obtained from fossil fuels?

Question 5 5.

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 _____.

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is true about wind power?

Question 7 7. Solar panels can best be described as _____.

Question 8 8. What are two different ways the energy of the tides can be captured?

Question 9 9. You are a proponent of tidal energy. What information about it would you use to defend your opinion?

Question 10 10. Based on the lesson, which evidence supports the point of view that tidal energy should NOT be used?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is an example of energy conservation?

Question 12 12. Which of the following building materials would be less preferable for a home being designed for passive solar heating?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT an initial cost barrier to geothermal energy?

Question 14 14. Which of the following geothermal power plants use geothermal water to heat a secondary fluid that then spins a turbine?

Question 15 15. Solar thermal energy plants:

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Question 16 16. The sun's energy comes from:

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

Question 18 18. What is a negative effect of building a hydropower dam?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is not a pro of hydropower?

Question 20 20. What is gasification?

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Question 21 21. The acronym NIMBY refers to:

Question 22 22. What is the function of a parabolic trough?

Question 23 23. A geothermal plant that uses two fluids to transfer energy from the Earth to the turbine is called a:

Question 24 24. Which of the following is a disadvantage of biomass energy?

Question 25 25. The _____ is an underground concentration of hot water and steam that can be tapped into for energy production.

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is TRUE of solar thermal energy?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is true about a tidal power plant?

Question 28 28. Identify the statement that is TRUE of geothermal energy.

Question 29 29. Which of the following is NOT a way to save energy in the home?

Question 30 30. What mainly causes the rise and fall of tides?

Renewable Resources 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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