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Renewable Energy Quiz

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Last updated: May 23, 2022
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1. According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), what percentage of global electricity generation was powered by renewables in 2019?
35.6
29.5
23.2
18.3
2. How much electricity (GWh) was generated from biofuels and waste in 2019?
617,000
512,000
468,000
943,000
3. True or False: Hydropower produced more than 2x the electricity wind power produced in 2019
False
True
4. According to BP, which fossil fuel will run out first in only 50 years?
Oil
Natural Gas
Coal
5. What energy source has the potential to power cars, buses and airplanes?
Hydrogen
Helium
Nitrogen
Methane
6. How much of the United States’ energy consumption derived from renewable sources in 2019?
23%
34%
11%
7%
7. Which renewable energy source is the fastest growing?
Solar
Biomass
Wind
Hydro
8. Which US state has proposed to commit to 100% renewable energy electricity?
California
Maine
All of the above
Hawaii
9. How much renewable energy does the world generate approximately?
500,000 billion kWh
6,800,000 billion kWh
4,000 billion kWh
50,000 billion kWh
10. What percentage of new power sources in 2013 were renewable?
56%
23%
6%
13%
11. Finish the sentence: in just one hour, the sunlight which falls on the earth produces enough energy to power the whole world for ...
1 day
1 hour
1 month
1 year
12. How much of the Sahara Desert would have to be covered to power the whole world?
1.2%
23.3%
10.6%
40.9%
13. True or False: the U.S. can save $3.5 trillion in avoided health impacts with cleaner energy supply (Net Zero America).
True
False
14. How many deaths can the U.S. have avoided by 2050 by switching to cleaner energy.
400,000
300,000
200,000
350,000
15. True or False: we can reach 100% renewable energy by 2050.
False
True
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