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Non-Renewable Resources Quiz

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

WhcihWhichmc001-1.jpgWhich non-renewable resource does the U.S. use the most of?
a.
hydroelectric
c.
coal
b.
petroleum
d.
wind
 

 2. 

mc002-1.jpgWhich non-renewable do we use the least amount of?
a.
wind
c.
natural gas
b.
solar
d.
nuclear
 

 3. 

Which of these only lists non-renewable energy?
a.
solar, oil, coal, hydroelectric
c.
solar, wind, hydroelectric, biomass
b.
natural gas, nuclear, oil, coal,
d.
coal, oil, petroleum, wind
 

 4. 

Coal, petroleum, nuclear, and natural gas are examples of
a.
renewable energy
c.
non-renewables energy
b.
fossil fuels
 

 5. 

Which form of energy produces dangerous waste products?
a.
oil
c.
solar
b.
coal
d.
nuclear
 

 6. 

mc006-1.jpgWhat percentage of our energy do we get from non-renewables?
a.
46%
c.
8%
b.
93%
d.
100%
 

 7. 

Why are some forms of energy called fossil fuels?
a.
because they are very old
c.
they smell bad
b.
they are made from the remains of ancient plants and animals that died millions of years ago
d.
they are only found in museums
 

 8. 

How are coal and petroleum similar?
a.
they are both renewable resources
c.
they are both types of minerals
b.
they are both made from the remains of ancient plants and animals
 



 
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