What are the correct answers?
comes even more fun !
1.) How much do fossil fuels cover of the total world primary
C. 80% X
2.) How many years of oil reserves are left in the World and in
(If the proven reserves of oil remain and the current level of consumption
is to continue)
A. 40 yr and 10 yr X
B. 60 yr and 30 yr
C. 80 yr and 40 yr X
3.) Why is wind a renewable energy source?
A. Because the wind will blow minimum 100 years more
B. Because the wind will blow 500 years more
C. Because the wind will continue blow,
independently of its use X :-)
4.) 2004 saw the second largest installation of global wind
power capacity (7,644 MW). Which country had the largest installation?
X (You can read about this in
Sustainable Energy News issue #48)
5.) What % of the world wind power
capacity is installed in the EU by 2005?
A. 73% X
6.) How many homes without electric heating can be supplied with
electricity from a 1.5-MW wind turbine?
C. 1200 X
7.A) What is a Solar Thermal Collector?
A. Somebody who collects Pokémon energy cards? :-)
B. A unit that produces heat from the sun
C. A unit that produces electricity from the sun
7.B) What is a Solar PV Cell ?
D. A sunny cell in a Buddhist Monastery :-)
E. A unit that produces
heat from the sun
unit that produces electricity from the sun X
8.) Which angle is optimal for a solar collector to collect most
A. Usually as horizontal as possible
B. Usually the same angle as the latitude
of the site (e.g. 52 degree in Belgium) X
C. Usually 70-90 degree from horizontal
9.) How many m2 solar thermal collectors
are installed in the EU by 2005?
A. 16.000.000 m2 X
B. 1.000.000 m2
C. 48.000.000 m2
10.) How far should a house be from a wind mill (1.3MW) and
from a motorway (50.000 cars/day 120 km/hour) to keep the noise at a reasonable
level (45 dB) in front of the house?
A. 500 m from both
B. 600 m from windmill and 300 m from the motorway
C. 300 m from windmill and 1600m from the
motorway X ( A motorway is more
noisy than a wind mill )
11.) What can we do with the CO2 from a solar collector or a
A. The CO2 can be stored in an underground storage
B. Solar and wind energy use do not produce
C. The CO2 can be evaporated
12.) Could 100% of the energy supply be covered by renewable energy
A. It will be impossible before 2100
B. It is achievable if there is political
will X (
See INFORSE's Vision 2050 ! )
C. Only if the population remains below the present number.
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