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5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Hybrid Electric Vehicles
- Underground Mining
- Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE)
- a a vehicle many fueled by electricity reducing air pollution, contains an internal combustion engine and a battery, much more fuel efficient
- b created in 1975 a government-mandated standard on the fuel efficiencies of new vehicles sold in the US
- c Underground mining is used to extract coal that is deep beneath the surface or in seams exposed on hillsides. It involves drilling two openings called shafts into the coal bed-one to transport miners and equipment and the other to bring coal to the surface.
- d Synthetic gaseous and liquid fuels produced from solid coal or sources other than natural gas or crude oil
- e As nutrients move through the biogeochemical cycles, they may accumulate in one portion of the cycle and remain there for different lengths of time. These temporary storage sites such as the atmosphere, the ocean and other wastes, and underground deposits are called reservoirs.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- in any physical or chemical change no energy can be created or destroyed, energy can be transferred from one for to another but you can not get more energy out of something than you put in
- the ability to do work
- Energy emitted as waves, usually electromagnetic waves, through space or some other medium.
- The process by which two or more atomic nuclei join together, or "fuse", to form a single heavier nucleus.
- A nuclear reaction that splits the nucleus of an atom into smaller, subatomic particles. It often produces free neutrons and photons.
5 True/False Questions
Peak Oil (Hubbert Peak) → Point when production of crude oil word wide reaches capacity and is evidenced by an increase in oil prices.
Nonrenewable Resource → A natural resource such as coal, gas, or oil that, once consumed, cannot be replaced.
Mechanical Energy → The stored energy by any physical system, the standard unit for measuring this energy is the joule, example: chemical energy in sugar
Renewable Resource → A classification used in mining sectors that refers to the amount of resources that can be recovered from the deposit with a reasonable level of certainty.
Criteria Pollutants → the EPAs list of 6 commonly found pollutants that are a good measure of air quality. (carbon Monoxide (CO), Sulfur Oxides (SOx), Nitrogen Oxides (NOx), Ozone (O3), Lead (Pb), Particulate Matter)