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5 Matching questions

  1. ANWR
  2. biodiesel
  3. co-generation
  4. nuclear fusion
  5. oil shale
  1. a controversial drilling grounds housing 3-8 billion oil barrels. 6-11 months supply for U.S. only; home to sensitive caribou calving grounds
  2. b a soft, fine-grained sedimentary rock from which oil and natural gas are obtained by heating; found in CO, UT, WY, and eastern US
  3. c a nuclear reaction in which nuclei combine to form more massive nuclei with the simultaneous release of energy
  4. d A diesel-equivalent, processed fuel derived from biological sources (such as vegetable oils), that can be used in unmodified diesel-engine vehicles.
  5. e simultaneous production of electricity and steam in the same facility

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Colorless, odorless poisonous gas produced as a by-product of incomplete combustion; can be dangerous if not properly ventilated
  2. An accurate estimate of how much of the resource can be extracted on an economic basis
  3. rate at which work is done
  4. a change directly from the solid to the gaseous state without becoming liquid
  5. a well in which water rises because of pressure within the aquifer

5 True/False questions

  1. petroleuman oily, dark-colored, flammable liquid found in the earth, consisting mainly of a mixture of various hydrocarbons. Gasoline, kerosene, fuel oil, paraffin, and lubricants are made from petroleum

          

  2. aerosola suspension in the atmosphere of a solid such as dust, salt, and pollen. and liquid droplets such as acids

          

  3. dew pointthe temperature at which the water vapor in the air becomes saturated and condensation begins

          

  4. rain shadowa soft, fine-grained sedimentary rock from which oil and natural gas are obtained by heating; found in CO, UT, WY, and eastern US

          

  5. reservoiran artificial lake where the water that is prevented from gong downstream (by a dam) collects

          

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