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Trivia Quiz, ENERGY RESOURCES

Trivia Quiz, ENERGY

Instructions:

renewable energy trivia quiz

Try to figure out the items below based on the clues provided.

When you type in a correct answer, the 'answer box' will change to a blue color.

You have 3 minutes to finish this quiz.

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  • Before oil can be used for energy, it must be refined. In a refinery, this chemical element- a key part of the rotten egg smell- is removed from crude oil.

     

  • By 2020, this country is projected to consume more energy than any other country.

     

  • This term is used to describe how long it takes for a material to release half of its radioactivity.  For cobalt-60 this number is 5.3 years. For uranium-238, it is over 4 billion years.

     

  • This fossil fuel is currently the main source of electricity product on earth.

     

  • About 20% of the energy in the United States comes from this type of energy.

     

  • Currently, this is the most widely used renewable energy resource used around the globe.

     

  • Natural gas contains 85-98% of this chemical compound- a potent greenhouse gas.  Also a by-product of cow metabolism.

     

  • This term is used to describe the point at which the maximum rate of global oil extraction is reached, after which the rate of production enters terminal decline.

     

  • Hyrdropower, or power from water, is realized when pressured water from behind a dam spins one of these.

     


Trivia Quiz, ENERGY RESOURCES

A great educational exercise that will hopefully spark your interest in, and teach you a few facts, about renewable energy.

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