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Environmental Science of Home and Car
1. The main greenhouse gas produced from burning is:
A carbon dioxide
B oxygen
C nitrous oxide
2. The name given to vines and trees that lose their leaves in autumn and winter is:
A bare
B deciduous
C evergreen
3. In the southern hemisphere, in what direction does the sun travel across the sky?
A straight overhead
B slightly northerly
C slightly southerly
4. Another name for walls that are double brick is:
A cavity brick
B veneer
C cladding
5. The type of colour that absorbs most heat is:
A white
B any brightness
C dark
6. The pipes in a solar hot water system are made of:
A copper
B PVC
C aluminium
7. To keep a house cool in summer and warm in winter, what does a builder place in walls and roofs?
A copper
B black plastic
C insulation
8. To keep a house cool in winter and warm in winter, curtains should be:
A thin
B thick
C any type
9. The type of electricity in household and industrial circuits is:
ADC
BAC
Cfrom a battery
10. Household circuits are wired in:
Aparallel
Bseries
Cearth
11. Household circuits have a voltage of:
A6 volts
B240 volts
C2 amps
12. The safety device which melts and breaks a circuit is the:
Aearth
Blive wire
Cfuse
13. The type of petrol that is least polluting is:
Aunleaded
Bdiesel
Cleaded
14. Regular car maintenance checks should be made on:
Aonly petrol
Btyres only
Cpetrol, water and oil
15. To keep fit and save energy, everyone should:
Adrive a car
Bwalk or ride a bicycle
Ccatch a bus

 

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