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Solar Radiation and Energy Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which is FALSE about greenhouse gases?

Question 2 2. How is the summer solstice different from winter solstice?

Question 3 3. The wavelength of maximum intensity will get _____ as an object gets _____.

Question 4 4. The total amount of sunlight Earth receives each day _____.

Question 5 5. Which of the following is FALSE about winter in the Northern Hemisphere?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is not true concerning the Big Bang Theory?

Question 7 7. As on object gets hotter, you would expect that it:

Question 8 8. A bike resting at the top of a hill would be an example of what type of energy?

Question 9 9. Snow is a good ___of light but a bad ___of light:

Question 10 10. The total energy emitted by a blackbody is mainly influenced by:

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Question 11 11. Different types of energy can be categorized as either kinetic or potential.

Question 12 12. All of the following represent challenges to solar energy EXCEPT?

Question 13 13. Which parts of the electromagnetic spectrum can we see?

Question 14 14. An object that is a good ___of radiation is also a good __of radiation:

Question 15 15. Most of the Earth's geothermal energy is contained within:

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is an example of mechanical energy?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is the best definition of renewable energy?

Question 18 18. What can be used to collect the sun's energy and convert it to electricity?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is the best definition for energy?

Question 20 20. A hypothetical and idealized object, one that is a perfect absorber of all wavelengths of radiation that fall on it, is called a:

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is a property of energy?

Question 22 22. To which of the following variables is kinetic energy proportional?

Question 23 23. Which of the following types of energy does the sun use to heat up our atmosphere?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is an example of potential energy and not kinetic energy?

Question 25 25. Which of the following descriptions of people BEST mirrors how nuclei undergo 'nuclear fusion'?

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Question 26 26. What is true about solar radiation?

Question 27 27. Which of these would be the better emitter of radiation?

Question 28 28. Solar energy can be defined as

Question 29 29. The portion of light that _____ an object is the portion that's _____ by the object:

Question 30 30. What role does a 'photon' play in the procurement of solar energy?

Solar Radiation and Energy Chapter Exam Instructions

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