Geothermal energy MCQ

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Geothermal energy

Question 1 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What nation receives over 20 percent of its total electricity use from geothermal energy?
A
The United States
B
Iceland
C
France
D
Denmark
Question 2 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The most location specific energy source known to man
A
Geothermal Energy
B
Biomass
C
Wind Energy
D
Nuclear Energy
Question 3 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Geothermal energy uses heat energy from under the earth's surface to heat buildings and also to generate -
A
building materials
B
solar power
C
fossil fuels
D
electric energy
Question 4 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Who was the first known user of geothermal energy
A
Piero Ginori Conti
B
Niels Bohr
C
Thomas Telford
D
John Smeaton
Question 5 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following best describes why people in less developed countries use wood as a primary energy source?
A
The infrastructure required to transport wood is well established.
B
Wood produces fewer carbon emissions than other energy sources, such as geothermal or natural gas.
C
Wood can be converted to peat and cheaply burned for fuel.
D
Wood, in the form of firewood and charcoal, is often readily available.
Question 6 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Is geothermal a renewable energy resource?
A
Yes
B
No
C
Either (A) or (B)
D
Neither (A) nor (B)
Question 7 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What does it mean when we say that geothermal energy is sustainable?
A
That it generates greenhouse gases
B
That it will not be ran out.
C
That there is a limited supply.
D
That it may cause global warming.
Question 8 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
It's hard to imagine from its plain exterior, but a ..... contains such spectacular crystals inside.
A
geothermal
B
aerate
C
pyroclastic
D
geode
Question 9 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Biofuel is.....
A
Energy that comes from harnessing the movement of the air
B
Energy that comes from the Sun
C
A source of renewable energy, such as solar, wind, or geothermal energy
D
Fuel from plant material
Question 10 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which country produces the most electricity from geothermal energy proportionally?
A
U.S.A
B
Greenland
C
United Kingdom
D
Iceland
Question 11 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
All of the following are the different types of geothermal power plants except .....?
A
Dry Steam
B
Wet Steam
C
Flash Steam
D
Binary power plant
Question 12 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The thermal energy of an object depends on .....
A
mass
B
temperature
C
none of the above
D
Only (A) & (B)
Question 13 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Global warming and other changes in the weather and weather patterns that are happening because of human activity.
A
hydrothermal
B
Climate change
C
pasteurize
D
None of the above
Question 14 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following is a nonrenewable source of energy?
A
energy from the Sun
B
wind energy
C
geothermal energy
D
energy from burning coal
Question 15 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The Philippines currently ranks ..... to the United States in harnessing geothermal energy.
A
First
B
Second
C
Third
D
Fourth
Question 16 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Geothermal power plants send water through pipes deep underground where it is hot. This causes the temperature of the water to increase.What happens to the molecules of the water when the temperature of the water increases?
A
The energy of the water molecules decreases.
B
The energy of the water molecules increases.
C
The cold energy of the water molecules decreases.
D
More heat molecules combine with the water molecules.
Question 17 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What are 2 cons (disadvantages) of using water power?
A
Dams are expensive to build
B
numerous environmental consequences
C
It creates a lot of electricity
D
Only (A) & (B)
Question 18 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of these renewable resources results in an increase in pollution when used to produce energy?
A
water
B
wind
C
biomass
D
geothermal
Question 19 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Geothermal resources include the following except:
A
volcanoes
B
hot dry rocks
C
hot springs
D
waterfalls
Question 20 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The process of producing energy by utilizing heat trapped inside the earth surface is called .....
A
Hydrothermal energy
B
Geo-Thermal energy
C
Solar energy
D
Wave energy
There are 20 questions to complete.