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Question 183 out of 3 points
Which of the following is NOT a form of renewable energy?Selected Answer:nuclearCorrect Answer:nuclearResponse Feedback:Nuclear power uses Uranium, which is a mined mineral. Scientists estimate that we have about 100 years worth of this fuel available on Earth (at current consumption rates).Question 193 out of 3 points
What is the primary energy source used to generate electricity?Selected Answer:coalCorrect Answer:coalResponse Feedback:About 43% of all electricity generated in the U.S. is from coal-burning power plants. Nuclear and natural gas sources each supply about 22% of the energy for electricity generation.Question 203 out of 3 points
The "turbo" part of the word "turbogenerator" refers to the part ofthe generator that ____________.
Question 213 out of 3 pointsChina is the largest producer of nuclear energy (in terms of total production) out of all countries in the world.
Question 223 out of 3 pointsA turbogenerator is used in a nuclear power plant to generate electricity.
Correct Answer:TrueResponse Feedback:Yes, the nuclear power is used to generate steam that powers the turbogenerator.Question 233 out of 3 pointsBecause nuclear energy requires so few mineral inputs to create a lot of energy, it is considered to be a renewable form of energy.
FalseQuestion 243 out of 3 pointsMedical scans (like CT scans and x-rays) are a major source of radiation for the "average" U.S. citizen.
Question 253 out of 3 pointsGlobally speaking, some countries (like France and Belgium) use nuclear power to supply more than half of their energy needs.
Question 263 out of 3 points
What type of cancer was elevated among children who drank milk that contained radioactive iodine from the area around Chernobyl after the nuclear disaster there?

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