This review has 15 questions.
Question 1 of 15
The _____________ is the main source of renewable energy.
Question 2 of 15
Which statement about solar ponds is true?
Question 3 of 15
The sun gets its energy from ________ .
Question 4 of 15
Which material has the greatest thermal mass?
Question 5 of 15
Which type of energy is not present in an incandescent light bulb?
Question 6 of 15
Solar cells use which wavelength of the electromagnetic spectrum?
Question 7 of 15
The amount of incoming radiation that reaches earth's surface can vary due to _____.
Question 8 of 15
Which statement about radiant energy is true?
Question 9 of 15
Solar energy striking the Earth averages 200W/m2. If solar cells are 10 percent efficient, what size solar cell would you need to power a 100-watt light bulb?
Question 10 of 15
A typical concentrated solar power plant requires about 5 acres of land for every megawatt of generating capacity. By this standard, about how much land might a 100 MW solar plant need?
Question 11 of 15
When two photovoltaic modules are wired in parallel, _____.
Question 12 of 15
Solar cells put out what type of current?
Question 13 of 15
How does alternating current (AC) differ from direct current (DC)?
Question 14 of 15
Which type of circuit is illustrated in the diagram?
Question 15 of 15
This diagram is an example of __________.
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