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  1. Ferrous
  2. Radioactive Waste
  3. Biomass Fuel
  4. Inanimate Power
  5. Acid Deposition
  1. a Particles from a nuclear reaction that emit radiation; contact with such particles may be harmful or lethal to people and must therefore be safely stored for thousands of years.
  2. b Metals that are utilized in the production of iron and steel.
  3. c Power supplied by machines.
  4. d Sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides, emitted by burning fossil fuels, enter the atmosphere, combine with other items, and return to Earth.
  5. e Energy source that derives from plant material and animal waste.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Energy source formed from residue of plants and animals buried millions of years ago.
  2. Source of energy that is finite and capable of being exhausted.
  3. Nuclear power plant that creates its own fuel from plutonium.
  4. Anticipated increase in Earth's temperature caused by carbon dioxide being trapped in the Earth's atmosphere.
  5. Energy system that collects energy without the use of mechanical devices.

5 True/False questions

  1. ConservationMaintenance of a resource in it present condition, with little or no human interaction.


  2. ResourceSubstance in the environment that is useful to people, is economically and technologically feasible to access, and is socially acceptable to use.


  3. Hydroelectric PowerPower generated by moving water.


  4. FissionThe joining two nuclei of two hydrogen atoms to form helium.


  5. NonferrousMetals that are utilized in the production of iron and steel.