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TExMaT Master Science Teacher 8-12: Nonrenewable Resources Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Oil is used to make which of these products?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is used to provide nuclear energy for nuclear power plants?

Question 3 3. What is the name of the process that uses water, sand and chemicals to break apart rock and release shale gas?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is TRUE of Hydraulic Fracturing?

Question 5 5. Which of the following drilling techniques can drill in a path parallel to the ground surface?

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Question 6 6. _____ reduce nitrogen oxide emissions by restricting oxygen and manipulating the combustion process.

Question 7 7. 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 8 8. Which of the following is an environmental concern associated with Hydraulic Fracturing?

Question 9 9. What is the ability to do work?

Question 10 10. Which of these developing countries is seeing a large economic growth which is leading to increased energy consumption?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following clean coal technologies involves trapping carbon dioxide and transporting it permanently to underground areas?

Question 12 12. If an individual wanted to completely remove products created by and through the use of oil and natural gas from their life or benefit from them in any way, what are some things that would be different?

Question 13 13. What is the term for anything that has mass and takes up space?

Question 14 14. Which type of fossil fuel is shale gas?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is Yucca Mountain in Nevada known for?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following terms describes an illness caused by exposure to a large dose of radiation over a short period of time?

Question 17 17. Why is it difficult to dispose of radioactive waste?

Question 18 18. Why is nuclear power thought to be a 'climate friendly' form of energy?

Question 19 19. 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 20 20. Americans make up less than 5% of the world's population, but consume what percentage of the world's energy?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT true of developing countries?

Question 22 22. What is the term for a nuclear reaction in which a large nucleus is split into smaller nuclei?

Question 23 23. What is the term used to describe an accident that involves severe overheating of the nuclear reactor?

Question 24 24. 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 _____.

Question 25 25. What proportion of the world's energy consumption is used by developing countries?

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Question 26 26. What is the significance of using 3-D Seismic Technology for oil and natural gas exploration?

Question 27 27. 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 28 28. Why can't shale gas be pumped out of the ground using a conventional oil rig?

Question 29 29. The world's energy consumption is approximately how many terawatts of power?

Question 30 30. Energy released when a large nucleus splits is referred to as ...

TExMaT Master Science Teacher 8-12: Nonrenewable Resources Chapter Exam Instructions

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