Comparing Types of Fossil Fuels & Biofuels

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_____ is a nonrenewable resource.

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1. Which of the following is an environmental drawback of burning fossil fuels?

2. Which of the following is true about biofuels?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

How is biodiesel advantageous? This quiz and worksheet is a good way to test your ability to answer this question and others related to fossil fuels and biofuels.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will confirm your knowledge of the following:

  • A nonrenewable resource
  • An environmental drawback of burning fossil fuels
  • Characteristics of biofuels
  • How biogas and bioethanol are different
  • An advantage of biodiesel

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about fossil fuels and biofuels
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as biogas and bioethanol
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about a nonrenewable resource and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To get an even better understanding of this subject, check out the related lesson titled Comparing Types of Fossil Fuels & Biofuels. Here are some of the topics you'll find in this lesson:

  • The energy density of coal
  • How crude oil is mined
  • Sourcing and transportation of petroleum gas
  • How biogas is made
  • Corn replacements
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