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5 Matching questions

  1. Nonrenewable Energy
  2. Radiation waste
  3. Fission
  4. Sanitary Landfill
  5. Nonferrous
  1. a A source of energy that is a finite supply capable of being exhausted.
  2. b 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
  3. c Metals utilized to make products other than iron and steel
  4. d 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
  5. e The splitting of an atomic nucleus to release energy

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A gas that absorbs ultraviolet solar radiation found in the stratosphere, a zone between 15 and 50 km above Earth's surface
  2. Sulfur oxides and nitrogen, emitted by burning fossil fuels, enter the atmosphere - where they combine with oxygen and water to form sulfuric acid and nitric acid - and return to Earth's surface
  3. Power generated from moving water
  4. The number of species within a specific habitat
  5. A gas used as a solvent, a propellant in aerosols, a refrigerant, and in plastic foams and fire extinguishers

5 True/False questions

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


  2. Breeder reactorMaintenance of a resource in its present condition with as little human impact as possible.


  3. Air pollutionAddition of more waste than a resource can accommodate


  4. Active Solar Energy SystemsSolar energy systems that collect energy without the use of mechanical devices


  5. Sustainable developmentThe level of development that can be maintained in a country without depleting resources to the extent that future generations will be unable to achieve a comparable level of development


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