Chapter 14 Vocabulary
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Fossil Fuel
- Sustainable Development
- Photovoltaic Cell
- Biochemical Oxygen Demand
- a Source of energy that is finite and capable of being exhausted.
- b Energy source formed from residue of plants and animals buried millions of years ago.
- c Mechanism that collects solar rays to generate electricity.
- d Oxygen needed to allow aquatic bacteria to decompose a given load of organic waste.
- e Can be maintained in a country without depleting resources to the extent that future generations will be unable to keep up.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Energy source that derives from plant material and animal waste.
- Anticipated increase in Earth's temperature caused by carbon dioxide being trapped in the Earth's atmosphere.
- Particles from a nuclear reaction that emit radiation; contact with such particles may be harmful or lethal to people and must therefore be safely stored for thousands of years.
- The joining two nuclei of two hydrogen atoms to form helium.
- Place to deposit solid waste, where a layer of earth is bulldozed over garbage everyday to reduce emissions, minimize fires, and discourage vermin.
5 True/False Questions
Nonferrous → Metals utilized to make products other than iron and steel
Nonrenewable Energy → Source of energy that is finite and capable of being exhausted.
Active Solar Energy Systems → Energy that collects energy through the use of mechanical devices like photovotaic cells or flat-plate collectors
Preservation → Maintenance of a resource in it present condition, with little or no human interaction.
Proven Reserve → The amount of a resource remaining in discovered deposits.