• 1. 
    What is biomass energy?

  • It is another name for nuclear energy
  • Energy generated from plant and animal materials
  • Energy generated from the wind
  • Energy generated from a river
  • 2. 
    Where does most of the biomass energy generated in the United States come from?

  • Vegetable oil
  • Garbage
  • Corn
  • Wood
  • 3. 
    What type of biomass gas is produced when garbage rots?

  • Methane
  • Nitrogen
  • Carbon Dioxide
  • Oxygen
  • 4. 
    True or False: Since biomass is considered renewable energy, it is also an infinite resource that will never run out.

  • TRUE
  • 5. 
    What biofuel can be made from corn or sugar cane?

  • Ethanol
  • Diesel
  • Natural gas
  • Gasoline
  • 6. 
    True or False: One of the advantages of biomass energy is that it is clean and good for the environment.

  • TRUE
  • 7. 
    What is a drawback to using biomass energy?

  • Some biofuels release greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide
  • Burning generates air pollution
  • All of the above
  • It uses a lot of land to grow biomass crops
  • 8. 
    True or False: When you buy gasoline in the United States, there could be some ethanol mixed in.

  • TRUE
  • 9. 
    Methane gas can be used to create what commonly used fuel?

  • Coal
  • Gasoline
  • Natural gas
  • Oil
  • 10. 
    True or False: When you burn wood to generate heat in your house, you are using biomass energy.

  • TRUE
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