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5 Matching questions

  1. Sanitary Landfill
  2. Breeder reactor
  3. Fission
  4. Photovoltaic cell
  5. Greenhouse Effect
  1. a 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
  2. b The splitting of an atomic nucleus to release energy
  3. c A nuclear power plant that creates its own fuel from plutonium
  4. d 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. e Solar energy cells, usually made from silicon, that collect solar rays to generate electricity.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Metals, including iron, that are utilized in the production of iron and steel
  2. The amount of a resource in deposits not yet identified but thought to exist
  3. A gas that absorbs ultraviolet solar radiation found in the stratosphere, a zone between 15 and 50 km above Earth's surface
  4. Conversion of sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides to acids that return to Earth as rain, sown , or fog.
  5. Power supplied by machines

5 True/False questions

  1. PollutionConcentration of trace substances, such as carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, hydrocarbons, and solid particulates, at a greater level than occurs in average air.

          

  2. Proven reserveThe amount of a resource in deposits not yet identified but thought to exist

          

  3. Acid DepositionConcentration of trace substances, such as carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, hydrocarbons, and solid particulates, at a greater level than occurs in average air.

          

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

          

  5. Hydroelectric powerPower supplied by people or animals.