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5 Matching questions

  1. Breeder reactor
  2. Conservation
  3. Sanitary Landfill
  4. Resource
  5. Renewable Energy
  1. a A substance in the environment that is useful to people, is economically and technologically feasible to access and is socially acceptable to use.
  2. b A place to deposit solid waste, where a layer of earth is bulldozed over garbage each day to reduce emissions of gases and odors from the decaying trash, to minimize fires, and to discourage vermin
  3. c The sustainable use and management of a natural resource through consuming it at a less rapid rate than it can be replaced
  4. d A resource that has a theoretically unlimited supply and is not depleted when used by humans.
  5. e A nuclear power plant that creates its own fuel from plutonium

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Power supplied by machines
  2. The amount of a resource in deposits not yet identified but thought to exist
  3. Solar energy cells, usually made from silicon, that collect solar rays to generate electricity.
  4. Materials from a nuclear reaction that emit radiation; contact with such particles may be harmful or lethal to people; therefore, the Materials must be safely stored for thousands of years
  5. Power generated from moving water

5 True/False questions

  1. Passive solar energy systemsSolar energy systems that collect energy without the use of mechanical devices

          

  2. OzoneA gas that absorbs ultraviolet solar radiation found in the stratosphere, a zone between 15 and 50 km above Earth's surface

          

  3. Sustainable developmentA resource that has a theoretically unlimited supply and is not depleted when used by humans.

          

  4. Chlorofluorocarbon (CFC)Solar energy cells, usually made from silicon, that collect solar rays to generate electricity.

          

  5. FissionAddition of more waste than a resource can accommodate

          

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