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5 Matching questions

  1. Geothermal Energy
  2. Breeder reactor
  3. Acid Precipitation
  4. Hydroelectric power
  5. Renewable Energy
  1. a A resource that has a theoretically unlimited supply and is not depleted when used by humans.
  2. b A nuclear power plant that creates its own fuel from plutonium
  3. c Power generated from moving water
  4. d Conversion of sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides to acids that return to Earth as rain, sown , or fog.
  5. e Energy from steam or hot water produced from hot or molten underground rocks.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The number of species within a specific habitat
  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. The amount of a resource in deposits not yet identified but thought to exist
  4. Fuel that derives from plant material and animal waste
  5. 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

5 True/False questions

  1. Nonrenewable EnergyA source of energy that is a finite supply capable of being exhausted.


  2. Air pollutionAddition of more waste than a resource can accommodate


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


  4. Photochemical smogAn atmospheric condition formed through a combination of weather conditions and pollution, especially from motor vehicle emissions


  5. NonferrousMetals utilized to make products other than iron and steel