Exam 3 topical outline

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ENSP 2000 Exam 3 Topical Outline Ch. 15: Nonrenewable Energy and Electricity - Energy production and consumption - Sources and environmental impacts of extraction of Coal, Oil, Natural gas, and nuclear power. 1. Which one of the following represents the use of a nonrenewable primary energy source? a. using coal to generate electricity, which is used to heat a home b. heating a cabin in the winter using coal c. using a windmill to pump water out of the ground d. using the energy of falling water to turn a mill, which grinds corn into corn meal 2. As modern societies have developed from prehistoric conditions, we have seen a switch from _______. 3. In the United States, the energy end use sector that uses the greatest amount of coal is ________. 4. Which of the following is an advantage to using wind powered electrical generators? Wind powered electrical generators ________. 5. Smart grid technologies can help to lower electrical energy costs and demands by reducing ________. a. peak loads by helping consumers identify and reduce the use of electricity during peak demand b. base load during periods of greatest electrical demand c. peak load and allowing the voltage entering a home to fluctuate greatly d. base load and allowing the voltage entering a home to fluctuate greatly 6. Which of the following are current environmental impacts related to the widespread generation and use of electricity in modern societies?
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