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Quiz on Resource Consumption


No. of Questions= 10
Grade Standards: below 60% F, 60-70 D, 70-80 C, 80-90 B, 90-100 A.

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1 What country consumes 25% of the world’s produced energy but only has 4.6% of the world’s population?
     
Greece
Russia
Japan
United States
none of the above.
2 Countries found in what continent produce as many goods per capita as the U.S. while using less energy?
     
Asia
Europe
Africa
South America
none of the above.
3 Greater resource consumption is an sign of ….?
     
Lesser Developed Countries
Population Growth is not correct.
Poverty
More Developed countries
none of the above.
4 What are harmful byproducts of our resource consumption?
     
Lower Human Life expectancy
Earthquakes
Volcanic Eruptions
Drop in Sea Level
Carbon dioxide, smog, and acid rain.
5 Plastics, gasoline, heating oil, kerosene, and diesel come from what natural resource?
     
Petroleum
Coal
Moss
Copper
none of the above.
6 How long does it take for fossil fuels to form from the decomposition of plants and animals?
     
10 years
100 years
10,000 years
100,000 years
MILLIONS of years
7 What natural resource is VERY abundant and has a low amount of harmful byproducts?
     
Natural Gas
Coal
Oil
Wood
none of the above.
8 Saudi Arabia has the largest oil reserve at how many billion barrels?
     
60
500
160
1
100,000
9 What has kept nuclear power from taking off?
     
Not enough Technology
Size of plants.
Overpopulation
Cost.
Disposal of toxic radioactive waste.
10 Which of these are examples of alternative forms of producing energy?
     
Running, Hiking, Swimming
Bikes, Scooters, Mopeds
Energy Saving Light Bulbs, Dimmers.
Wind, Solar, Ethanol
none of the above.





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Quiz by Pedro Buenrostro, April 27, 2007