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The Solar Energy quiz is a quiz out of this world! In fact, it asks you all about solar energy and its origins, what it is and what it can do for us. If you think you can take the heat, take our Solar Energy Quiz.
1. From which star do we get our solar energy?
a.Proxima Centauri
b.Sun
c.Rigel
d.Altair
Last improved on 9/6/2012 at 11:55:30 AM
2. What did John Herschel use solar energy for while on an expedition to Africa in the 1830ís ?
a.To dry his washing
b.To have a hot shower
c.To cook his food
d.To heat his ten
Last improved on 9/6/2012 at 11:56:06 AM
3. What is the name for particles of solar energy?
a.Photons
b.Lightons
c.Suntons
d.Pictons
4. Fossil fuel is sunlight stored millions and millions of years ago.
a.True
b.False
5. What percentage of homes in Pasadena used solar water heaters in the year 1897?
a.20%
b.30%
c.40%
d.50%
6. What do solar power plants use to focus sunlight onto a pipe to create steam?
a.Rectangular trough
b.Concave trough
c.Convex trough
d.Parabolic trough
7. What do solar plants which are a hybrid technology use as a source of energy during the night?
a.Wind
b.Electricity
c.Natural gas
d.Fossil fuel
8. What orbiting, man-made objects in space are powered with solar energy?
a.Shuttle
b.Satellites
c.Space station
d.Comets
9. Why is solar power more prevalent in America than Britain?
a.There is more fossil fuel in Britain
b.There are more swimming pools to heat in America
c.There is more consistent sun shine in America
d.They both use the same amount
10. What are solar cells also known as?
a.Litup cells
b.Photosynthesis cells
c.Torpedo cells
d.Photovoltaic cells
11. What are the flat, moveable mirrors used in solar power towers called?
a.Heliostats
b.Photostats
c.Solstats
d.Lightstats
12. In which country does a biannual solar powered car race take place in order to promote research into solar powered cars?
a.America
b.Australia
c.Brazil
d.Mexico
13. How many litres of hot water is required by a human for his bath in a day?
a.1-5 Ltrs
b.5-8 Ltrs
c.1-6 Ltrs
d.1-8 Ltrs
14. What is main advantage of fossil fuels over solar power right now?
a.It's cheaper
b.It's cleaner
c.It's renewable
d.None of the above
15. Which outer space object will ruin solar energy use and will die eventually?
a.Mars
b.Sun
c.Black hole
d.Meteor
16. What is one of the disadvantages of the use of solar energy?
a.It cannot work on a sunny day
b.It is a non-renewable resource
c.It doesn't work at night/cloudy day
d.It it doesn't work at all
Last improved on 6/19/2012 at 2:09:12 PM
17. Solar _______ is a good energy for the Earth?
a.energy
b.(I don't know)
18. What are three sources of energy?
a.burning fuels
b.friction
c.electricity
d.All of the above
Last improved on 4/28/2013 at 2:37:08 PM
19. what is the full form of PV
a.private voltage
b.photovoltaic
c.please vendor
d.photons
20. What do sources of energy have to have in order to move the generators?
a.Steam
b.Oil
c.Turbines
d.Tidal Waves
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What others think about Solar Energy
By: ATIYA on Jun 25, 2013
  solar energy is the best you don't have to worry when corent gone
By: k on May 26, 2011
  this is great
By: David Lackey on Nov 22, 2010
  I like the idea that the power from the sun used in photovoltaic panels is the same energy that a plant uses in photosynthesis. Amazing!
By: Nikhila K Balakrishnan on Sep 13, 2010
  It is a very nice quiz.Really I am to take a class on the topic Solar energy in my school.So this quiz has really helped me a lot to know more bout this non conventional source of energy
By: Kes on May 18, 2010
  Hi. oh and Solar energy rocks
By: ml on Apr 21, 2010
  promote use of solar energy
By: ml on Apr 21, 2010
  promote use of solar energy
By: ml on Apr 21, 2010
  promote use of solar energy
By: octavius on Mar 4, 2010
  solar energy isnt very efficient
By: May on Feb 23, 2010
  I told you to face the GODDAMN WALL!!!!
By: Dan Bidikov on Feb 21, 2010
  Solar power has a long way to go
By: nirmal on Nov 24, 2009
  solar energy could be used as an alternative energy source to petrol and coal
By: Smithy on Nov 22, 2009
  Solar energy rocks
By: jasmine on Nov 22, 2009
  the world will be a better place if everyone went green.
By: piyush chandra on Nov 21, 2009
  i found the quiz interesting.
By: Special fred on Oct 18, 2009
  i like cheese
By: Matt on Oct 18, 2009
  cool and cheap LOL
By: sarojini on Oct 3, 2009
  SOLAR ENERGY IS A FUTUR FOR USS. ........ OKKKK bye....
By: sarojini jeeva. P on Oct 1, 2009
  solar energy is a renewable one. we can use it in all sunny days. we can run the fans, to glow the light using solar energy. we can make a energy conservation using solar energy. we can produce electricity without fuel AND WITH THE SOLAR ENERGY. IT IS NOT POLLUTE THE ENVIRONMENT......
By: Jyoti Sheoran on Sep 21, 2009
  Solar Energy can prove to be the best energy if technology is advanced.
By: ayan on Aug 18, 2009
  hi frends...
By: KrIsTaL on Jul 10, 2009
  COOOOOOOOOOOOOOLLLLLLLLLL SOLAR ENERGY IS COOOOOOOOOOOOLLLLL
By: Isra on Jun 1, 2009
  What is Solar Energy? FATT ASSS
By: Victor Ezpeleta Pons on May 27, 2009
  we need to use more renewable energy because we are running out of them :S
By: SexyGirl on May 22, 2009
  Haha this is just sum random fing i did 2 cheat on a skwl project abwt it
By: Jim on May 14, 2009
  Solar power is good
By: saanya ojha on Oct 7, 2008
  it's reallyyyyyyyyyyyy veryyyyyyyyy interestingggggggg
By: ranjini on Sep 9, 2008
  its really very interesting.
By: anmol on Jul 10, 2008
  I believe in consevation of the natural resources and preservation of our limited energy sourece .
By: Katrena on Jul 6, 2008
  Solar power is cool
  

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