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5 Matching questions

  1. Sustainable development
  2. Air pollution
  3. Proven reserve
  4. Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD)
  5. Breeder reactor
  1. a A nuclear power plant that creates its own fuel from plutonium
  2. b 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
  3. c Amount of oxygen required by aquatic bacteria to decompose a given load of organic waste; a measure of water pollution.
  4. d The amount of a resource remaining in discovered deposits
  5. e Concentration of trace substances, such as carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, hydrocarbons, and solid particulates, at a greater level than occurs in average air.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Solar energy systems that collect energy without the use of mechanical devices
  2. Energy from steam or hot water produced from hot or molten underground rocks.
  3. 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
  4. Power generated from moving water
  5. An atmospheric condition formed through a combination of weather conditions and pollution, especially from motor vehicle emissions

5 True/False questions

  1. ResourceA substance in the environment that is useful to people, is economically and technologically feasible to access and is socially acceptable to use.


  2. Animate PowerPower supplied by people or animals.


  3. FissionThe splitting of an atomic nucleus to release energy


  4. NonferrousMetals, including iron, that are utilized in the production of iron and steel


  5. Potential ReserveThe amount of a resource remaining in discovered deposits


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