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5 Matching questions

  1. Biodiversity
  2. Geothermal Energy
  3. Acid Precipitation
  4. Fission
  5. Sanitary Landfill
  1. a 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
  2. b Energy from steam or hot water produced from hot or molten underground rocks.
  3. c Conversion of sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides to acids that return to Earth as rain, sown , or fog.
  4. d The splitting of an atomic nucleus to release energy
  5. e The number of species within a specific habitat

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Metals utilized to make products other than iron and steel
  2. Solar energy systems that collect energy through the use of physical devices like photovoltaic cells or flat-plate collectors
  3. A source of energy that is a finite supply capable of being exhausted.
  4. Fuel that derives from plant material and animal waste
  5. The 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

5 True/False questions

  1. Acid DepositionSulfur 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


  2. Breeder reactorA nuclear power plant that creates its own fuel from plutonium


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


  4. RecyclingThe Separation, collection, processing, marketing, and reuse of unwanted material.


  5. Radiation wasteThe splitting of an atomic nucleus to release energy


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