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 type or types of energy from the Sun can we transfer for our own use?

Heat and light.
Light only.
Neither heat nor light.
Heat only.

Question 2. Which renewable energy resource used to mainly be built inland on hills, but is increasingly being built offshore as well?

Geothermal power
Solar power.
Wind power.
Wave power.

Question 3. 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?

Wind power.
Geothermal power.
Solar power.

Question 4. Where must tidal barrages be placed to effectively harness tidal energy?

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

Question 5. Which of the following is not a problem with renewable energy resources?

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

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