Ch12 Sample Questions - ESRM100. Questions. Autumn 2006....

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ESRM100. Questions. Autumn 2006. Chapter 12 1 ESRM100. Questions. Autumn 2006. Chapter 12 1. Utilizing external energy to do useful work is a most unique characteristic of humans. Several terms define these relationships. __________ is defined as the application of force through a distance. A. Energy B. Watt C. Work D. Power 2. Utilizing external energy to do useful work is a most unique characteristic of humans. Several terms define these relationships. __________ is defined as the rate at which work is performed. A. Energy B. Calories C. Joules D. Power 3. In an average year, each person in the U.S. and Canada consumes __________ the amount of energy consumed by a person in one of the poorest countries of the world. A. less than half B. about equal to C. about 10 times D. more than 300 times 4. When one compares the energy consumption of a nation with its standard of living (frequently measured as part of the GNP), the general trend holds that ______. A. higher energy use correlates with a higher standard of living B. higher energy use correlates with a lower standard of living C. lower energy use correlates with a higher standard of living D. lower energy use correlates with an average standard of living 5. Fossil fuels are __________ created by living organisms millions of years ago and buried in sediments, where ____________________ concentrated and transformed them into energy-rich compounds. A. organic chemicals, low pressures and temperatures B. organic chemicals, high pressures and temperatures C. inorganic chemicals, low pressures and temperatures D. inorganic chemicals, high pressures and temperatures 6. At present rates of consumption, proven-in-place coal reserves are predicted to last ______. A. 20 years B. 200 years C. 500 years D. Indefinitely
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ESRM100. Questions. Autumn 2006. Chapter 12 2 7. More than half of the proven natural gas reserves worldwide are located in two dieregions in the world, the _____ and _____. A. Asia; North America
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