What is Alternative Energy? - Definition & Sources


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What is alternative energy?

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1. What is renewable energy?

2. All of these are alternative energies except for which one?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of different types of alternative energy. Some things you'll be assessed on include the definition of alternative energy, the definition of renewable energy, and examples of alternative energy sources.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The definition of alternative energy
  • The meaning of of renewable energy
  • Examples of alternative energy
  • The problem with using solar energy
  • What non-polluting byproducts hydrogen fuel cells have

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding alternative energy
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the different types of alternative energy sources
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information on renewable energy and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Interested in knowing more about alternative energy? If so, read over the related lesson titled, What is Alternative Energy? - Definition & Sources. Here's what you'll learn in this lesson:

  • Find out what alternative energy is
  • Different types of alternative energy
  • Examples of the different forms of alternative energy