Earth Resources Part 2 Question Preview (ID: 241)

Discusses Earth's Resources And Tells How They Are Used And Formed. TEACHERS: click here for quick copy question ID numbers.

Seawater provides about one-third of the world's _______________.
a) carbon
b) water
c) table salt
d) electricity

How has the amount of energy needed today changed from the amount used fifty years ago?
a) It has decreased
b) It has not yet been recorded.
c) It has stayed the same
d) It has increased

Coal was formed from what?
a) dead swamp plants
b) energy from the sun
c) animals
d) ocean organisms

Factories use water to cool off their equipment, and this can cause the water to be unsuitable.
a) true
d) false

Cutting down trees for lumber can cause the carbon dioxide levels to increase in the atmosphere.
a) true
d) false

Cutting down forest is bad because it can cause _____________
a) soil to eroded since the tree roots are not there to help hold soil down.
b) both soil to be eroded and animals to lose their homes.
c) nothing to happen
d) organisms to lose their homes

What is a disadvantage to using wind energy as a energy source?
a) it is not constant
b) there is not a disadvantage.
c) it does not produce enough energy
d) it blows extremely fast

Solar energy, wind energy, and geothermal energy are examples of
a) renewable resources
b) Mrs. Crowder's resources
c) Mr. Manning's resources
d) non renewable resources

Where does the energy burned by fossil fuels originally come from?
a) the sun
b) the Egyptians
c) the heat from under the ground
d) answer not here

Which of the following is not a fossil fuel?
a) coal
b) natural gas
c) petroleum
d) carbon

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