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 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 2. Which statement is not an advantage of non renewable energy resources?

We get a lot of energy from them.
They don't depend on the weather.
They're unpredictable.
They work day or night, anywhere on the planet.

Question 3. Which gas produced when we burn coal causes acid rain?

Sulphur dioxide.
Carbon monoxide.

Question 4. How does acid rain damage ecosystems?

It makes the environment too acidic for producers, killing the rest of the food chain.
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 corrodes the species in an environment, upsetting the rest of the food chain.

Question 5. Which greenhouse gas is released when we burn any fossil fuels?

Carbon monoxide.
Sulphur dioxide.
Carbon dioxide.

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