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5 Matching questions

  1. Chlorofluorocarbon (CFC)
  2. Acid Deposition
  3. Nonrenewable Energy
  4. Resource
  5. Photochemical smog
  1. a An atmospheric condition formed through a combination of weather conditions and pollution, especially from motor vehicle emissions
  2. b A gas used as a solvent, a propellant in aerosols, a refrigerant, and in plastic foams and fire extinguishers
  3. c 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
  4. d A substance in the environment that is useful to people, is economically and technologically feasible to access and is socially acceptable to use.
  5. e A source of energy that is a finite supply capable of being exhausted.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Addition of more waste than a resource can accommodate
  2. The sustainable use and management of a natural resource through consuming it at a less rapid rate than it can be replaced
  3. Metals utilized to make products other than iron and steel
  4. Fuel that derives from plant material and animal waste
  5. The amount of a resource in deposits not yet identified but thought to exist

5 True/False questions

  1. Active Solar Energy SystemsSolar energy systems that collect energy through the use of physical devices like photovoltaic cells or flat-plate collectors


  2. OzoneA gas that absorbs ultraviolet solar radiation found in the stratosphere, a zone between 15 and 50 km above Earth's surface


  3. Photovoltaic cellSolar energy cells, usually made from silicon, that collect solar rays to generate electricity.


  4. Breeder reactorMaintenance of a resource in its present condition with as little human impact as possible.


  5. Animate PowerPower supplied by machines


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