Test Your Electricity IQ! Quiz Statistics and Answer Key

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True or False: Electrical energy has to be converted from another form of energy.
The correct answer is "True"

The power plant at Chernobyl was what type of plant?
The correct answer is "a nuclear plant"

The use of moving water to produce electricity is an example of what?
The correct answer is "all of the above"

True or False: Living "off the grid" is not possible with wind turbines.
The correct answer is "False"

True or False: Using green electricity allows one to use unending electricity without feeling guilty about it.
The correct answer is "True"

Location is important for wind turbines. Forty percent of Europe's wind energy blows over what country?
The correct answer is "United Kingdom"

Solar hot water heating has been used in the U.S. since when?
The correct answer is "the 1890s"

What country currently installs the most home hot water heating mechanisms?
The correct answer is "China"

True or False: "Photovoltaic" derives from the Greek word for light and the last name of Italian physicist, Volta.
The correct answer is "True"

Solar pool heating equipment is so reliable that warranty coverage for products exceed that of what?
The correct answer is "all of the above"

Solar energy systems offer owners the potential of saving what percentage on utility bills?
The correct answer is "85 percent"

True or False: Living "off the grid" is also called "wireless living".
The correct answer is "True"

Which country is the world's largest consumer of solar electricity?
The correct answer is "Germany"

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