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Biomass: Quiz


Question 1: Biomass is commonly plant matter grown to generate ________ or produce heat.
ElectricityElectromagnetismElectric currentElectric charge

Question 2: Some of the Applications of thermal conversion are Combined heat and power (CHP) and ________.
Natural gasCofiringCoalFuel

Question 3: The basic alternatives are separated principally by the extent to which the chemical reactions involved are allowed to proceed:________,Torrefaction, Pyrolysis,Gasification.
CombustionInternal combustion engineFireOxygen

Question 4: ________ - a pollutant created by incomplete combustion of fossil fuels, biofuels, and biomass - is possibly the second largest contributor to global warming.
AlbedoBlack carbonGlobal warming potentialGlobal dimming

Question 5: In most cases micro-organisms are used to perform the conversion process: ________, fermentation and composting.
HydroelectricitySewage treatmentAnaerobic digestionRecycling

Question 6: Biomass alcohol fuel, or ________, is derived almost exclusively from corn.
FlumazenilEthanol1,4-ButanediolAlcoholic beverage

Question 7: It excludes organic materials such as fossil fuels which have been transformed by geological processes into substances such as ________ or petroleum.
Grid energy storageWind powerHydroelectricityCoal

Question 8: However, biomass also includes plant or animal matter used for production of fibers or ________.
Chemical substanceCarbonChemistryOxygen

Question 9: ________
Solar energy
Tidal power
Wave power
Wind power
Index of climate change articlesBiofuelCarbon footprintEmissions trading

Question 10: Biomass, a ________, is biological material derived from living, or recently living organisms,[1] such as wood, waste, and alcohol fuels.
Renewable energy developmentRenewable energy commercializationBiofuelRenewable energy


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