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5 Matching questions

  1. Photovoltaic cell
  2. Chlorofluorocarbon (CFC)
  3. Proven reserve
  4. Air pollution
  5. Conservation
  1. a The amount of a resource remaining in discovered deposits
  2. b A gas used as a solvent, a propellant in aerosols, a refrigerant, and in plastic foams and fire extinguishers
  3. c Solar energy cells, usually made from silicon, that collect solar rays to generate electricity.
  4. d The sustainable use and management of a natural resource through consuming it at a less rapid rate than it can be replaced
  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. Conversion of sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides to acids that return to Earth as rain, sown , or fog.
  2. A source of energy that is a finite supply capable of being exhausted.
  3. A place to deposit solid waste, where a layer of earth is bulldozed over garbage each day to reduce emissions of gases and odors from the decaying trash, to minimize fires, and to discourage vermin
  4. Metals, including iron, that are utilized in the production of iron and steel
  5. 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

5 True/False questions

  1. Potential ReserveThe amount of a resource in deposits not yet identified but thought to exist


  2. Animate PowerPower supplied by machines


  3. Radiation wastePower supplied by people or animals.


  4. RecyclingThe Separation, collection, processing, marketing, and reuse of unwanted material.


  5. Biomass FuelFuel that derives from plant material and animal waste