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5 Matching questions

  1. Fission
  2. Active Solar Energy Systems
  3. Chlorofluorocarbon (CFC)
  4. Acid Precipitation
  5. Greenhouse Effect
  1. a Anticipated increase in Earth's temperature caused by carbon dioxide (emitted by burning fossil fuels) trapping some of the radiation emitted by the surface.
  2. b Conversion of sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides to acids that return to Earth as rain, sown , or fog.
  3. c A gas used as a solvent, a propellant in aerosols, a refrigerant, and in plastic foams and fire extinguishers
  4. d The splitting of an atomic nucleus to release energy
  5. e Solar energy systems that collect energy through the use of physical devices like photovoltaic cells or flat-plate collectors

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Solar energy systems that collect energy without the use of mechanical devices
  2. Addition of more waste than a resource can accommodate
  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. A source of energy that is a finite supply capable of being exhausted.
  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. ResourceA substance in the environment that is useful to people, is economically and technologically feasible to access and is socially acceptable to use.


  2. Breeder reactorA nuclear power plant that creates its own fuel from plutonium


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


  4. Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD)An atmospheric condition formed through a combination of weather conditions and pollution, especially from motor vehicle emissions


  5. Inanimate PowerPower supplied by machines