25.When energy changes from one form to anothera.It goes from a less useful to a more useful form.b.It goes from a more useful to a less useful form.c.It maintains the same degree of usefulness.d.It could become more or less useful, depending on the original type of energy.e.The usefulness of energy is not altered when it changes from one form to another.____26.Which of the following energy forms is high quality?____27.What percentage of paper products makes up most major U.S. landfills?____28.A form of kinetic energy that travels in the form of waves as a result of changes in electrical and magnetic fields is____29.Which of the following is the best short summary of the law of conservation of matter?a.There is no away.b.You cannot get something for nothing.c.You cannot break even.d.You can break even, but not get something for nothing.e.You can get something for nothing, but cannot break even.____30.Some forms of electromagnetic radiation with short wavelengths are:____31.The term for the energy/heat transfer from the one object to another through contact is called:____32.The types of nuclear change that occurs within an atom caused by the atom breaking into two parts is called:
____33.This type of nuclear change occurs in the sun and produces our perpetual energy needs:a.Nuclear radiantb.Nuclear fissionc.Nuclear fusiond.Nuclear decaye.Nuclear energy____34.This type of feedback loop cause a system to change in the opposite direction from which it was moving:____35.The combined effect of two or more processes in nature that increases that same effect is called:a.additiveb.combinationc.doublingd.synergistice.who really even cares!?36.Time delays allow an environmental problem to build until it reaches a threshold limit called this ________ ________ that shifts the behavior of the system:____37.The release of huge amounts of energy from this perpetual process during a nuclear fission reaction is called this:a.nuclear reactionb.perpetual reactionc.chain reactiond.thermal reactione.fusion reaction____
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