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11-14 | Energy Resources

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1. Which one of the following is NOT a fossil fuel?

  • A. Coal
  • B. Wood
  • C. Oil
  • D. Gas

2. Which one of these is a renewable energy resource?

  • A. uranium
  • B. coal
  • C. tidal
  • D. oil

3. Which one of these is NOT a renewable energy resource?

  • A. wind
  • B. hydroelectric
  • C. nuclear
  • D. solar

4. Which of these energy resources gives an unreliable output and does not work 24 hours a day?

  • A. hydroelectric
  • B. geothermal
  • C. nuclear
  • D. solar

5. What is a fuel?

  • A. A substance that is renewable.
  • B. A substance that can burn to release thermal energy.
  • C. A substance that can store kinetic energy.
  • D. A substance that can be lifted up to store gravitational energy.

6. Which energy resource gets energy from hot volcanic rocks underground?

  • A. hydroelectric
  • B. geothermal
  • C. nuclear
  • D. biomass

7. Many power stations use fuels, and convert the stored chemical energy into what form?

  • A. electricity for transfer to homes
  • B. kinetic energy for transfer to homes
  • C. elastic energy for transfer to homes
  • D. nuclear energy for transfer to homes

8-10. These questions are about a wind turbine.

A small wind turbine on a hill produces 10 000 watts of power on Monday when it is very windy.
On Tuesday there is a gentle breeze and the turbine only produces 2000 watts.
On Wednesday there is hardly any wind and the output is 1000 watts.

The output on Monday is .
On Monday the output is than the output on Tuesday.
On Wednesday the output is only of the output on Monday.