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 of the following is not a problem with renewable energy resources?

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

Question 2. What causes the tides?

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

Question 3. Which energy resource usually requires a valley to be dammed?

Geothermal power.
Tidal power.
Wave power.

Question 4. Which renewable energy resource is often used to power devices such as street-signs and parking ticket machines?

Geothermal power.
Photovoltaic cells.
Wind turbines.

Question 5. Which energy resource can only be effectively harnessed where the Earth's crust is thin and/or where there's a lot of volcanic activity?

Geothermal power.
Wind power.
Solar power.

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