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?

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

Question 2. What causes the tides?

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

Question 3. Which renewable energy resource is often used to power devices such as street-signs and parking ticket machines?

Photovoltaic cells.
Geothermal power.
Wind turbines.

Question 4. 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?

Solar power.
Geothermal power.
Wind power.

Question 5. Where must tidal barrages be placed to effectively harness tidal energy?

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

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