Worksheet: Energy and Fuel

In this worksheet, we will practice recognizing that energy and fuel come from renewable and nonrenewable natural sources.

Q1:

Which of the following statements is false?

  • AFossil fuels can not be replaced when we have used them all up.
  • BFossil fuels create air pollution.
  • CBurning fossil fuels causes acid rain.
  • DFossil fuels do not harm the environment.

Q2:

Which greenhouse gas is produced when fossil fuels are burned?

  • AOxygen
  • BCarbon dioxide
  • CNitrogen
  • DHelium

Q3:

What is the world’s most used renewable power source?

  • AHydropower
  • BWind power
  • CSolar energy

Q4:

Where would you expect to find a hydropower plant?

  • AIn locations where there is lots of wind
  • BIn countries with the most hours of sunlight
  • CNext to a coal mine
  • DClose to sources of moving water such as rivers and waterfalls

Q5:

What name is given to the energy created from moving water?

  • AWind power
  • BHydropower
  • CNuclear energy
  • DSolar energy

Q6:

Fossil fuels are classified as nonrenewable resources. Once they have been used up, they will be gone forever.

In the future, we will need alternative sources of energy. Which of the following is an example of a renewable energy source?

  • AOil
  • BGas
  • CCoal
  • DWind

Q7:

The bar graph below shows the world energy consumption in 2017. Energy use is measured in MTOE (million tonnes of oil equivalent) units.

Which country consumes (uses) the most energy?

  • AIndia
  • BUnited States
  • CIndonesia
  • DChina

Q8:

The photograph shows solar panels being used to create electricity.

Where does the energy that solar panels use come from?

Solar panels with the sunny sky-72 ppi
  • AThe Sun
  • BWater
  • CThe wind
  • DNatural gas

Q9:

The pie chart shows how much energy was consumed (used) in the US during 2017.

Which type of energy was the most consumed?

  • ACoal
  • BNatural gas
  • CNuclear electric power
  • DPetroleum

Which type of energy was the least consumed?

  • ACoal
  • BNuclear electrical power
  • CNatural gas
  • DRenewable energy

Q10:

Fossil fuels are natural fuels formed over millions of years from the remains of living organisms.

Which of the following types of fuel is not a fossil fuel?

  • ASolar fuel
  • BGas
  • COil
  • DCoal

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