Energy Resources
The sun is the original source of the energy resources on Earth.

Energy Resources

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Fossil fuels are a type of energy resource. The use of energy has been crucial in the development of the human society by helping it to control and adapt to the environment. Managing the use of energy is inevitable in any functional society.

Try this Science quiz on energy resources.

1.
A coal fired power station produces .......
chemical energy
electrical energy
nuclear and chemical energy
nuclear energy
2.
Which of the following is NOT a fossil fuel?
Coal
Electricity
Gas
Oil
Electricity is not a fuel
3.
In a coal fired power station, coal is burned to produce .......
chemical energy
heat and light energy
heat energy
light energy
The heat energy is used to produce steam
4.
The original source of the energy resources on Earth is .......
coal
oil
plants
the sun
5.
Which of the following energy resources relies on burning to produce heat?
Biomass and gas
Biomass and hydroelectric
Geothermal and coal
Geothermal and oil
6.
A non-renewable energy resource is .......
one that is continually being replaced
one that is produced by photosynthesis
one that will not run out
one that will one day run out
7.
Which one of the following is decreased when coal is burned?
Air pollution
Carbon dioxide levels
Oxygen levels
None of these
Carbon dioxide and air pollution levels both increase
8.
Coal was formed .......
hundreds of years ago
millions of years ago
when the big bang happened
when the solar system formed
Coal was formed from the remains of plants and trees
9.
Which of the following energy resources does NOT depend on photosynthesis?
Biomass
Coal
Food
Wind
All the others involved plants at some stage
10.
Which of the following is NOT a renewable energy resource?
Tidal
Uranium
Wave
Wind
Uranium is a nuclear fuel and is non-renewable
Author:  Sue Davison

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