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Solar Radiation Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which type of medium do Electromagnetic waves need to travel?

Question 2 2. Which is of the following statements about carbon dioxide is TRUE?

Question 3 3. The waves with the largest wavelengths are which type of waves?

Question 4 4. Different types of energy can be categorized as either kinetic or potential.

Question 5 5. All of the following statements are true about the enhanced greenhouse effect, EXCEPT that it _____.

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Question 6 6. Which statement is NOT true about all forms of radiation?

Question 7 7. What are the two components of an EM wave?

Question 8 8. What is true about solar radiation?

Question 9 9. The oven in your house uses convection to heat food. This means that _____.

Question 10 10. Which of the following descriptions of people BEST mirrors how nuclei undergo 'nuclear fusion'?

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Question 11 11. Which type of EM wave do we utilize to increase the thermal energy of our food?

Question 12 12. Which has the greatest effect on Earth's seasons?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is a common unit that is used to measure energy?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is the best definition of renewable energy?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is an example of potential energy and not kinetic energy?

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Question 16 16. Different parts of Earth are different temperatures because _____.

Question 17 17. The total amount of sunlight Earth receives each day _____.

Question 18 18. Which of the following is the best definition for energy?

Question 19 19. How is the summer solstice different from winter solstice?

Question 20 20. What role does a 'photon' play in the procurement of solar energy?

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Question 21 21. Which is FALSE about greenhouse gases?

Question 22 22. Which of the following statements about ozone is FALSE?

Question 23 23. All of the following represent challenges to solar energy EXCEPT?

Question 24 24. Mosquitoes and some snakes find their food using vision in the _____ range.

Question 25 25. Why is it possible to reach your hand into the oven without injury, but harmful to touch the pan inside it?

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Question 26 26. What can be used to collect the sun's energy and convert it to electricity?

Question 27 27. Solar energy can be defined as

Question 28 28. What makes thermal energy possible?

Question 29 29. Energy can best be defined as:

Question 30 30. Most of the Earth's geothermal energy is contained within:

Solar Radiation Chapter Exam Instructions

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