µ GCSE | Energy Resources

10 quick questions - for GCSE or iGCSE

 

10 minutes maximum! (can you do it in 5?)

 

 1. Which of these lists of energy resources contains only renewable resources?

  • A. Coal, oil, gas
  • B. Wind, wave, nuclear.
  • C. Tidal, hydroelectric, gas.
  • D. Biomass, geothermal, wind.

2. Which of these is a liquid fossil fuel?

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


 

 

 

 

 

Q3-6. Which of these energy resources.....

3. ..is not that efficient and can only ever work during the day ( not at night).

4. ..is getting energy from hot rocks underground.

5. ..is using the gravitational pull of the Moon and Sun on the sea.

6. ..needs a dam wall to be built across a river.

7....uses photovoltaic cells to produce electricity.

 

 

 

8. Wind turbines are increasingly common across the world. Which one of the following is a disadvantage of wind turbines?

 

  • A. They can work at night.
  • B. They produce no greenhouse gases.
  • C. The power output of one turbine is much lower than a coal power station.
  • D. The cost of one turbine is much lower than a coal fired power station.

 

9. Which of the following does not release CO2 into the environment?

  • A. Coal.
  • B. Oil.
  • C. Gas.
  • D. Nuclear fuel.

 

10. Storing fuel can be costly and difficult. Which one of these is the easiest and safest to store near a power station?

  • A. Coal.
  • B. Oil.
  • C. Gas.
  • D. Nuclear fuel.