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ScienceFusion Ecology & the Environment Unit 3.4: Renewable Energy Resources Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is a benefit of hydroelectric energy?

Question 2 2. What proportion of the renewable energy production in the U.S. comes from hydroelectric energy?

Question 3 3. Identify the statement that is TRUE of geothermal energy.

Question 4 4. What can be used to collect the sun's energy and convert it to electricity?

Question 5 5. All of the following are drawbacks of hydroelectric energy facilities, EXCEPT:

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Question 6 6. Which is NOT a drawback of wind power?

Question 7 7. Which of the following can use the stable temperature of the earth to heat and cool buildings?

Question 8 8. The _____ is an underground concentration of hot water and steam that can be tapped into for energy production.

Question 9 9. How do renewable and non-renewable energy resources differ?

Question 10 10. Which of the following statements is NOT true about wind power?

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Question 11 11. In a hydroelectric energy plant, water generates electricity in a _____, by spinning _____ as it travels _____.

Question 12 12. Wind power is efficient, which means that:

Question 13 13. Which of the following is TRUE of Biomass Energy?

Question 14 14. What do wind farms produce?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is NOT an initial cost barrier to geothermal energy?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following geothermal power plants use geothermal water to heat a secondary fluid that then spins a turbine?

Question 17 17. What role does a 'photon' play in the procurement of solar energy?

Question 18 18. A renewable energy resource:

Question 19 19. Which of the following is an advantage of biomass energy?

Question 20 20. All of the following represent challenges to solar energy EXCEPT?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following descriptions of people BEST mirrors how nuclei undergo 'nuclear fusion'?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is a disadvantage of biomass energy?

Question 23 23. What is the term used for crops that are grown for the specific purpose of being used as biomass energy?

Question 24 24. Biomass can be burned simultaneously with coal. What is this process called?

Question 25 25. Solar energy can be defined as

ScienceFusion Ecology & the Environment Unit 3.4: Renewable Energy Resources Chapter Exam Instructions

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