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 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.

Question 2. How does acid rain damage ecosystems?

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.
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.

Question 3. Which statement is not an advantage of non renewable energy resources?

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

Question 4. Which gas produced when we burn coal causes acid rain?

Sulphur dioxide.
Carbon monoxide.

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

Carbon monoxide.
Carbon dioxide.
Sulphur dioxide.

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