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Question 1: These pollutants contribute to global warming, ________, and noxious smells if released.
Air pollutionPollutionAcid rainWater pollution

Question 2: This geothermal energy originates from the original formation of the planet, from ________ of minerals, and from solar energy absorbed at the surface.
Nuclear fissionNuclear fusionRadioactive decayGamma ray

Question 3: The more demanding applications receive the greatest benefit from a high natural heat flux, ideally from using a ________.
VolcanoUnited StatesJapanHot spring

Question 4: The above figures are dominated by 88 PJ of space heating extracted by an estimated 1.3 million ________ with a total capacity of 15 GW.
Geothermal powerGeothermal heat pumpGeothermal heatingGeothermal electricity

Question 5: Geothermal plants could theoretically inject these gases back into the earth, as a form of ________.
Carbon capture and storageCarbon sequestrationCarbon sinkCoal

Question 6: [22] This record has recently been imitated by commercial oil wells, such as ________'s Z-12 well in the Chayvo field, Sakhalin.
ExxonHumble OilStandard OilExxonMobil

Question 7: Geothermal power is considered to be ________ because the heat extraction is small compared to the Earth's heat content.
Sustainable developmentFood securityEcological footprintSustainability

Question 8: [3] As of 2004, five countries (El Salvador, Kenya, the Philippines, Iceland, and ________) generate more than 15% of their electricity from geothermal sources.
Dominican RepublicMexicoNicaraguaCosta Rica

Question 9: This last approach is called hot dry rock geothermal energy in Europe, or ________ in North America.
Geothermal heat pumpGeothermal powerEnhanced geothermal systemGeothermal electricity

Question 10: They may be further augmented by fluid circulation, either through magma conduits, ________, hydrothermal circulation or a combination of these.
JapanVolcanoUnited StatesHot spring


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