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Module 2 Practice Quiz 
Points 15
Questions 11
Time Limit 25 Minutes


Instructions
This quiz is made up of a mix of multiple choice, multiple answer, true/false, and multiple drop-down questions that are worth one point each, along with one essay question that is selected from the main module topic(s) and is worth five points.
You will have 25 minutes to complete this quiz.
 
Question 1
1 / 1 pts
Match the term on the left to the best match on the right.
Combustion Turbine

Powder River Basin
 
Flaring

Proven Reserves

Coal 

              
Other Incorrect Match Options:
•    burning oil
•    flowback
•    phytoplankton
 
Question 2
1 / 1 pts
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Answer 1:

Answer 2:
 
Answer 3:

Answer 4:


 
Question 3
1 / 1 pts
The combustion of natural gas produces about _______________ less CO2 than the burning of coal.

  • 75%
  • 15%
  • 100%
  • 45%

 
 
Question 4
1 / 1 pts
Natural gas and carbon dioxide (CO2) are equally potent greenhouse gases (GHGs).

  • True
  • False

  
Question 5
1 / 1 pts
Fracking is used only to extract natural gas.

  • True
  • False

  
Question 6
1 / 1 pts
Which of the following are produced in significant amounts by the burning of both natural gas and coal (choose all that apply).

  • Sulfur
  • Mercury
  • NOx
  • Carbon dioxide

  
Question 7
1 / 1 pts
Natural gas is made up of (choose all that apply)

  • hydrogen gas
  • butane
  • ethanol
  • ethane
  • methane

  
Question 8
1 / 1 pts
Coal comes in four main types. Choose the answer below that correctly ranks it from lowest to highest carbon content, i.e. dirtiest to cleanest.

  • Sub-bituminous, Bituminous, Anthracite, Lignite
  • Lignite, Sub-bituminous, Bituminous, Anthracite
  • Anthracite, Bituminous, Sub-Bituminous, Lignite

 
 
Question 9
1 / 1 pts
Most of the coal in the U.S. is obtained by

  • underwater dredging
  • surface mining
  • fracking
  • underground mining
  • shaft mining

 
 
Question 10
1 / 1 pts
In the United States, the use of coal as an energy source is

  • neither increasing nor decreasing
  • increasing
  • none of these is correct
  • decreasing

 
 



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