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. Why are greenhouse gases a problem?

They react with ozone in the upper atmosphere, which could damage the ozone layer.
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 trap extra heat from the sun, which could cause climate change.


Question 2. What happens to the highly radioactive waste we produce in nuclear power stations?

It's dissolved into rainwater, and we hope for the best.
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.


Question 3. Which of the following is a non-renewable energy resource?

Tidal power.
Biomass.
Uranium ore.
Geothermal energy.


Question 4. Which fuel doesn't produce greenhouse gases when we use it?

Petrol.
Wood.
Plutonium.
Methane.


Question 5. How does acid rain damage ecosystems?

It makes the environment too acidic for predators, destabilising the rest of the food chain.
It melts the habitat, driving away all the species and destroying the food chain.
It makes the environment too acidic for producers, killing the rest of the food chain.
It corrodes the species in an environment, upsetting the rest of the food chain.


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