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Generating electricity - Test

1.

Why are coal, oil and natural gas non-renewable resources?

2.

For a given amount of energy released, which fuel releases the most carbon dioxide?

3.

Which type of power station takes the least time to start up?

4.

What problem does sulfur dioxide cause?

5.

Why are uranium and plutonium used as nuclear fuels?

6.

Which of the following is an advantage of nuclear fuels?

7.

Which of the following is considered a disadvantage of wind farms?

8.

Which of the following is a disadvantage of hydroelectric power produced by using a dam?

9.

Where does the heat energy for geothermal energy resources come from?

10.

Which of the following is a disadvantage of solar cells?