Chapter 8 review - Which of the following is true about...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
1: Biomass B: consists largely of wood and animal and plant waste. 2: Which of the following is true? B: Biogas is produced when anaerobic bacteria digest organic matter in the absence of oxygen. 3: The primary drawback to using the sun directly as a power source is that its energy is D: dispersed. 4: Passive solar techniques C: are of little use if all the windows face the north. . 5: Which of the following statements is most probably true? A: Solar water heaters in the U.S. are rare because initial costs are too high. 6: Which of the following statements about wind power is true? B: The most concrete environmental problem of wind power is bird death. 7: Which of the following statements is true about geothermal energy? A: Geothermal power is most practical along plate margins. 8:
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 2
Background image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Which of the following is true about ocean energy? C: In most locations, the difference between high and low tide is not great enough to efficiently drive a turbine. 9: Which of the following is true about energy storage methods? A: The biggest drawbacks for batteries are its weight and bulkiness. 10: Which of the following is true about energy efficiency? A: In general, the LDCs are less energy-efficient even though they may use less energy overall and per capita. 11: Let's say a regular set of batteries for your tape recorder costs $1.50. They last two months. A rechargeable set of batteries cost $6.00. They last 40 months. The recharger cost $10.00. How much would you save over the first three-year period of time with the rechargeable batteries? C: 11...
View Full Document

Page1 / 3

Chapter 8 review - Which of the following is true about...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online