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5 Matching questions

  1. groundwater
  2. fossil fuel
  3. ocean thermal electric conversion
  4. bronchitis
  5. energy efficiency
  1. a fuel consisting of the remains of organisms preserved in rocks in the earth's crust with high carbon and hydrogen content
  2. b inflammation of the mucus membrane of the bronchial tubes
  3. c heat from sun-warmed upper ocean layers is used to evaporate a working fluid (ammonia or Freon, low boiling points), use the gas to spin turbines
  4. d water that fills the cracks and spaces in underground soil and rock layers
  5. e The percentage of energy put into a system that does useful work

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the process by which molecules of water vapor in the air become liquid water
  2. a structure built across a river or stream that restricts the flow of water traveling downstream
  3. A diesel-equivalent, processed fuel derived from biological sources (such as vegetable oils), that can be used in unmodified diesel-engine vehicles.
  4. rain containing acids that form in the atmosphere when industrial gas emissions (especially sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides) combine with water
  5. Unrefined Petroleum

5 True/False questions

  1. point sourceA specific source of pollution that can be identified, such as a pipe.

          

  2. fugitive emissionsthe ratio of the amount of water in the air at a give temperature to the maximum amount it could hold at that temperature

          

  3. nuclear powerEnergy that is harnessed from reactions among radioactive isotopes, most commonly used is uranium 235

          

  4. synergistic effectsCells, usually made of specially-treated silicon, that transfer solar energy from the sun to electrical energy

          

  5. photochemical oxidantsCells, usually made of specially-treated silicon, that transfer solar energy from the sun to electrical energy