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Energy use and abuse teacher s notes

Energy use and abuseTeacher’s notes

This quiz is a simple multiple-choice quiz covering various aspects of energy use and its effects on the environment.

Students could work in teams to answer the questions, with one vote per team, so that they have to reach a consensus for each answer.

The answers could be written down by students or recorded by a show of hands and tallied up on the classroom whiteboard.

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Energy use and abuse teacher s notes

Energy use and abuse

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Energy use and abuse

Energy use and abuse

  • So you think you know a thing or two about energy?

  • Test your knowledge with this quick quiz. Just choose the correct answers from the options given

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1 if sea levels rise which of these areas will not be affected by flooding

1. If sea levels rise, which of these areas will not be affected by flooding?

  • East Anglia

  • Merseyside

  • Gloucestershire

  • Land’s End

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1 if sea levels rise which of these areas will not be affected by flooding1

1. If sea levels rise, which of these areas will not be affected by flooding?

  • East Anglia

  • Merseyside

  • Gloucestershire

  • Land’s End

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Energy use and abuse teacher s notes

2. In Britain, how much of a desktop computer’s total energy is used while the computer is in screensaver mode?

  • 15%

  • 40%

  • 60%

  • 100%

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Energy use and abuse teacher s notes

2. In Britain, how much of a desktop computer’s total energy is used while the computer is in screensaver mode?

  • 15%

  • 40%

  • 60%

  • 100%

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www.bp.com/bpes/cft2009


Energy use and abuse teacher s notes

3. How long could a TV be run using the energy saved just by recycling an aluminium can, rather than making a new one from raw materials?

  • 30 minutes

  • 1 hour

  • 3 hours

  • 10 hours

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Energy use and abuse teacher s notes

3. How long could a TV be run using the energy saved just by recycling an aluminium can, rather than making a new one from raw materials?

  • 30 minutes

  • 1 hour

  • 3 hours

  • 10 hours

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4 which of the following are currently being used to generate electricity

4. Which of the following are currently being used to generate electricity?

  • Sewage sludge

  • Animal dung

  • Shredded plant material

  • All the above

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4 which of the following are currently being used to generate electricity1

4. Which of the following are currently being used to generate electricity?

  • Sewage sludge

  • Animal dung

  • Shredded plant material

  • All the above

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5 which of the following is not a major producer of methane

5. Which of the following is not a major producer of methane?

  • Cattle

  • Tropical rainforests

  • Rice paddyfields

  • Wetlands

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5 which of the following is not a major producer of methane1

5. Which of the following is not a major producer of methane?

  • Cattle

  • Tropical rainforests

  • Rice paddyfields

  • Wetlands

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Energy use and abuse teacher s notes

6. Biodiesel is a natural, renewable fuel that can be used in diesel engines. Which of the following can it NOT be made from?

  • Hemp

  • Oilseed rape

  • Potatoes

  • Used chip fat

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Energy use and abuse teacher s notes

6. Biodiesel is a natural, renewable fuel that can be used in diesel engines. Which of the following can it NOT be made from?

  • Hemp

  • Oilseed rape

  • Potatoes

  • Used chip fat

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Energy use and abuse teacher s notes

7. Hydrogen is produced using electricity, but it is a cleaner fuel than petrol or diesel. If all Britain’s vehicles were converted to run on hydrogen power, how many more nuclear power stations would be needed to produce the electricity required?

  • 10

  • 50

  • 100

  • 500

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Energy use and abuse teacher s notes

7. Hydrogen is produced using electricity, but it is a cleaner fuel than petrol or diesel. If all Britain’s vehicles were converted to run on hydrogen power, how many more nuclear power stations would be needed to produce the electricity required?

  • 10

  • 50

  • 100

  • 500

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Energy use and abuse teacher s notes

8. The Kyoto Protocol states that industrialised countries should reduce their greenhouse emissions by what percentage of their 1990 level?

  • 5.2%

  • 10.8%

  • 20.4%

  • 29.6%

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Energy use and abuse teacher s notes

8. The Kyoto Protocol states that industrialised countries should reduce their greenhouse emissions by what percentage of their 1990 level?

  • 5.2%

  • 10.8%

  • 20.4%

  • 29.6%

Carbon Footprint Toolkit

www.bp.com/bpes/cft2009


Energy use and abuse teacher s notes

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