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APESChapter_19-21 - Chapter 19 1. Power is the rate of...

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Chapter 19 1. Power is the rate of energy delivery (work done per second) 2. One megawatt is equal to 1 million watts. 3. Coal replaced wood as industrialized countries’ major energy source in the nineteenth century because wood supplies were diminishing. 4. A major force leading Americans to begin thinking carefully about energy conservation was the 1973 Arab oil embargo 5. Which of the following is not considered a fossil fuel? Charcoal 6. Which of the following energy sources does not contribute to the greenhouse effect? Nuclear fission 7. Haiti’s dependence on wood and other biomass for more than 90 percent of total heating and cooking energy contributes to its loss of nutrient rich soil and forests. 8. Sweden, Denmark, and Switzerland have higher standards of living by most measures than Americans or Canadians even though their energy use is much less than ours. 9. In the process of getting energy to power your television, which of the following stages is the most energy efficient? Actually powering your television set
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