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Question 1: ________
Electricity by countryList of countries by electricity consumptionList of countries by electricity exportsList of countries by electricity production from renewable sources

Question 2: Fluid-based magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) power generation has been studied as a method for extracting electrical power from ________ and also from more conventional fuel combustion systems.
Nuclear reactor technologyPlutoniumNuclear powerUranium

Question 3: What does the following picture show?

  A coal-fired power plant in Laughlin, Nevada U.S.A. Owners of this plant ceased operations after declining to invest in pollution control equipment to comply with pollution regulations.[6]
  Wind-powered turbines usually provide electrical generation in conjunction with other methods of producing power.
  A combined cycle natural gas power plant near Orem, Utah.

Question 4: What does the following picture show?

  Large dams such as Hoover Dam can provide large amounts of hydroelectric power; it has a 2.07 gigawatt capability.
  Large dams such as Three Gorges Dam in China can provide large amounts of hydroelectric power; it will have a 22.5 GW capability.
  A coal-fired power plant in Laughlin, Nevada U.S.A. Owners of this plant ceased operations after declining to invest in pollution control equipment to comply with pollution regulations.[6]

Question 5: What does the following picture show?

  Susquehanna Steam Electric Station, a nuclear power plant.
  Large dams such as Hoover Dam can provide large amounts of hydroelectric power; it has a 2.07 gigawatt capability.
  A combined cycle natural gas power plant near Orem, Utah.
  Electricity output in 2005

Question 6: ________, from the mechanical strain of electrically anisotropic molecules or crystals
QuartzPiezoelectricityLead zirconate titanateMicrophone

Question 7: Almost all commercial electrical generation is done using electromagnetic induction, in which mechanical energy forces an ________ to rotate.
Electric motorElectrical generatorBrush (electric)Linear motor

Question 8: ________, from the physical separation and transport of charge (examples: triboelectric effect and lightning)
Electric chargeStatic electricityOzoneElectrostatics

Question 9: What does the following picture show?

  Susquehanna Steam Electric Station, a nuclear power plant.
  Large dams such as Hoover Dam can provide large amounts of hydroelectric power; it has a 2.07 gigawatt capability.
  A combined cycle natural gas power plant near Orem, Utah.
  Sources of electricity in France in 2006;[3] nuclear power was the main source.

Question 10: In hot gas (gas turbine), turbines are driven directly by gases produced by the ________ of natural gas or oil.
OxygenInternal combustion engineFireCombustion







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