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  1. Greenhouse Effect
  2. Biomass Fuel
  3. Photochemical smog
  4. Passive solar energy systems
  5. Inanimate Power
  1. a Anticipated increase in Earth's temperature caused by carbon dioxide (emitted by burning fossil fuels) trapping some of the radiation emitted by the surface.
  2. b Fuel that derives from plant material and animal waste
  3. c An atmospheric condition formed through a combination of weather conditions and pollution, especially from motor vehicle emissions
  4. d Power supplied by machines
  5. e Solar energy systems that collect energy without the use of mechanical devices

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. A nuclear power plant that creates its own fuel from plutonium
  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. Solar energy cells, usually made from silicon, that collect solar rays to generate electricity.
  4. A gas used as a solvent, a propellant in aerosols, a refrigerant, and in plastic foams and fire extinguishers
  5. The splitting of an atomic nucleus to release energy

5 True/False Questions

  1. Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD)Amount of oxygen required by aquatic bacteria to decompose a given load of organic waste; a measure of water pollution.

          

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

          

  3. 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

          

  4. BiodiversityFuel that derives from plant material and animal waste

          

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

          

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