Snapquiz - Non Renewable Energy Resources

This is the Snapquiz on Non Renewable Energy Resources. Click here or use the embedded video if you haven't watched the lesson yet.

Question 1. What happens to the highly radioactive waste we produce in nuclear power stations?

It's buried underground, and we hope for the best.
It's released into the atmosphere, and we hope for the best.
It's fired into space, and we hope for the best.
It's dissolved into rainwater, and we hope for the best.

Question 2. Why are greenhouse gases a problem?

They trap extra heat from the sun, which could cause climate change.
They lower the pH of rainwater, which could cause acid rain.
They leave sooty residue on buildings, which could cause peppered moths to evolve different patterning.
They react with ozone in the upper atmosphere, which could damage the ozone layer.

Question 3. Which greenhouse gas is released when we burn any fossil fuels?

Carbon dioxide.
Carbon monoxide.
Sulphur dioxide.

Question 4. Which of the following is a non-renewable energy resource?

Tidal power.
Geothermal energy.
Uranium ore.

Question 5. Which gas produced when we burn coal causes acid rain?

Carbon monoxide.
Sulphur dioxide.

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