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Oil and natural gas formed in which environment millions of years ago?
a) Ocean
b) Swamp
c) Forest
d) Desert

Nuclear energy is created through the process of
a) nuclear fission.
b) wind turning a turbine.
c) sunlight hitting a solar panel.
d) tides turning a turbine.

Resources that take millions of years to be made.
a) Nonrenewable rsources
b) Renewable resources
c) Inexhaustible resources

Which of the following is NOT a land resource?
a) Methane
b) Minerals
c) Soil
d) Forests

Sun, air, and water are considered
a) inexhaustible resources.
b) nonrenwable resources.
c) renewable resources.

All of the following are examples of greenhouse gases EXCEPT...
a) oxygen
b) chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs)
c) methane
d) carbon dioxide

True or False: Open pit coal mines are more dangerous than underground coal mines.
a) False
b) True

Uses the power of falling or flowing water to produce electricity.
a) Hydroelectric energy
b) Geothermal energy
c) Solar energy
d) Nuclear energy

True or False: Coal forms in an ocean environment millions of years ago.
a) False
b) True

All of the following are considered fossil fues EXCEPT...
a) Water
b) Coal
c) Oil
d) Natural Gas

True or False: Before it can be used, oil must be sent to a refinery.
a) True
b) False

Different crops planted in adjacent rows in order to keep soil fertile.
a) Strip cropping
b) Contour plowing
c) Selective cutting
d) Clear Cutting

Energy that comes from the heat of Earth's interior.
a) Geothermal Energy
b) Solar Energy
c) Nuclear Energy
d) Tidal Energy

True or False: The United States produces the most oil in the world.
a) False
b) True

The biggest source of air pollution on Earth.
a) Burning fossil fuels
b) Deforestation
c) Cows
d) Garbage

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