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Topic 2 Lesson 2 Nonrenewable Energy Sources

Quiz by Michelle McEnerney

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  • Q1

    _____________________comes from plant remains after they had formed a layer of peat. 

    natural gas

    petroleum

    uranium

    coal

    30s
  • Q2

    ________________ are materials that formed as ancient plants and animals decayed underground. 

    fossil fuels

    nuclear fuels

    nutrients

    natural gases

    30s
  • Q3

    Which of the following is NOT a fossil fuel?

    coal

    hydropower

    natural gas

    petroleum

    30s
  • Q4

    ________ is an unstable element removed from rocks mined underground. 

    coal

    petroleum

    uranium

    natural gas 

    30s
  • Q5

    Fossil fuels are considered ___________ because they are limited.  

    nonrenewable 

    unlimited

    useful

    renewable

    30s
  • Q6

    ______________ is shipped under pressure and piped into homes for heating and cooking. 

    uranium

    petroleum

    coal

    natural gas

    30s
  • Q7

    What is the primary source of energy for coal formation? 

    sunlight

    sediment

    plants/animals

    peat

    30s
  • Q8

    ___________ is used to make gasoline and diesel.  

    uranium

    petroleum

    natural gas

    coal

    30s
  • Q9

    The formation of fossil fuels....

    takes a long time

    can cause pollution

    comes from the sun

    is not possible 

    30s

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