Snapquiz - Renewable Energy Resources

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

Question 1. Which renewable energy resource used to mainly be built inland on hills, but is increasingly being built offshore as well?

Wind power.
Geothermal power
Solar power.
Wave power.

Question 2. Where must tidal barrages be placed to effectively harness tidal energy?

River estuaries.
Far out to sea.
Fast-flowing streams and rivers.
In the sea in any coastal area.

Question 3. Which of the following is not a problem with renewable energy resources?

They can damage habitats.
They can be eyesores.
They are often quite low-concentration sources of energy.
They cause pollution.

Question 4. What causes the tides?

The gravitational attraction of the Moon.
The wind blowing on the water.
The Sun heating the water.
The centripetal action of the Earth's rotation.

Question 5. What is the energy source in geothermal power?

Heat from the Earth's core produced by nuclear reactions.
Heat from the Earth's core produced by tectonic activity.
Heat from the Earth's core produced by pressure.
Heat from the Earth's core produced by convection currents.

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