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chapter13quiz - Exploring Environmental Issues 1301 Chapter...

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Exploring Environmental Issues 1301 Chapter 13 Practice Quiz and Answers : Define: 1. Fossil fuels 2. Electricity 3. Cogeneration 4. Proven recoverable reserve 5. reserves-to-production ratio: 6. Hubbert’s peak 7. Nuclear fission 8. _________Heavy machinery removes huge amounts of earth to expose and extract coal. Pits are then refilled. Mountaintops may be removed in this kind of mining. 9. _________Shafts are dug deep into the ground, and networks of tunnels are dug or blasted out to follow coal seams. 10. _________a sludgelike liquid found below the surface of the earth, and which can be distilled to produce different petroleum products. 11. _________dense, hard, oily substances that can be mined from the ground. 12. _________ ice-like solids consisting of methane molecules embedded in a crystal lattice of water molecules. True or False 13. The explosion at Chernobyl occurred in Pennsylvania 14. Nuclear fission involves the splitting of atomic nuclei 15. Acid drainage is one consequence of some mining operations
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2008 for the course ENV 1301 taught by Professor Larrylehr during the Spring '07 term at Baylor.

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