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5 Matching questions

  1. Photovoltaic cell
  2. Acid Deposition
  3. Preservation
  4. Hydroelectric power
  5. Resource
  1. a Solar energy cells, usually made from silicon, that collect solar rays to generate electricity.
  2. b 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. c Maintenance of a resource in its present condition with as little human impact as possible.
  4. d Power generated from moving water
  5. e A substance in the environment that is useful to people, is economically and technologically feasible to access and is socially acceptable to use.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The number of species within a specific habitat
  2. The level of development that can be maintained in a country without depleting resources to the extent that future generations will be unable to achieve a comparable level of development
  3. A gas that absorbs ultraviolet solar radiation found in the stratosphere, a zone between 15 and 50 km above Earth's surface
  4. Anticipated increase in Earth's temperature caused by carbon dioxide (emitted by burning fossil fuels) trapping some of the radiation emitted by the surface.
  5. A gas used as a solvent, a propellant in aerosols, a refrigerant, and in plastic foams and fire extinguishers

5 True/False questions

  1. Geothermal EnergyA resource that has a theoretically unlimited supply and is not depleted when used by humans.


  2. Sanitary LandfillA 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


  3. FissionThe splitting of an atomic nucleus to release energy


  4. FerrousMetals utilized to make products other than iron and steel


  5. Active Solar Energy SystemsSolar energy systems that collect energy without the use of mechanical devices