Renewable and Non-Renewable Resources - SS2 Geography Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1

Which of the following is a renewable resource?

 

A

Coal

B

Solar energy

C

Natural gas

 

D

Uranium

CORRECT OPTION: b
2

What is a primary advantage of renewable resources?

 

A

High initial costs

 

B

Limited availability

 

C

Sustainability

D

Geopolitical conflicts

 

CORRECT OPTION: c
3

Which renewable energy source can be intermittent and weather-dependent?

 

A

Hydropower

B

Biomass

C

Wind energy 

D

Nuclear energy 

CORRECT OPTION: c
4

What is a major disadvantage of non-renewable resources?

 

A

Reliability

B

Sustainability

C

Abundance

D

Geopolitical conflicts

 

CORRECT OPTION: b
5

Which non-renewable resource is commonly used in nuclear power plants?

 

A

Coal

B

Uranium

C

Natural gas

 

D

Tar sands

 

CORRECT OPTION: b
6

What is a significant environmental drawback of non-renewable resources?

 

A

Low initial costs

 

B

Greenhouse gas emissions

 

C

Sustainability

D

Reduced energy independence

 

CORRECT OPTION: b
7

Which renewable resource has the advantage of low operating costs once set up?

 

A

Solar energy

 

B

Tidal energy 

C

Geothermal energy 

D

Biomass 

CORRECT OPTION: a
8

What is a limitation of some renewable resources like solar and wind energy?

 

A

High operating costs

 

B

Land use requirements

 

C

Consistent availability

D

Geopolitical conflicts

 

CORRECT OPTION: b
9

Non-renewable resources are primarily known for their:

A

Sustainable nature

 

B

High price stability

 

C

Finite availability

 

D

Low environmental impact

 

CORRECT OPTION: c
10

Which renewable energy source relies on the Earth's core heat?

 

A

Wind energy

 

B

Biomass

C

Geothermal energy 

D

Tidal energy

 

CORRECT OPTION: c
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