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Question 1: As of 2007 the Kárahnjúkar Hydropower Project in ________ remains controversial.

Question 2: Since hydroelectric dams do not burn fossil fuels, they do not directly produce ________ (a greenhouse gas).
BiofuelCarbon dioxideCarbon cycleCarbon sink

Question 3: It supplies electricity to all over the regions of ________.
AustraliaQueenslandNew South WalesVictoria (Australia)

Question 4: Some hydroelectric projects also use ________ to divert a river at a shallower gradient to increase the head of the scheme.
CanalLock (water transport)InfrastructureLevee

Question 5: The oldest continuously-operated commercial hydroelectric plant in the United States is built on the Hudson River at ________.
Clifton Park, New YorkMechanicville, New YorkBallston Spa, New YorkSaratoga Springs, New York

Question 6: The Three Gorges Dam complex on the Yangtze River in Hubei, ________, has the world's largest generating capacity and generates the most electricity in the world.
Religion in ChinaProvince (China)Time in ChinaChina

Question 7: This has led to some areas transporting smolt downstream by ________ during parts of the year.
BargeDredgingTrain ferryCruise ship

Question 8:
Which of the following titles did Hydroelectricity have?
Dungeon - Police Station
Station Reception Officer
Mechanicville Hydroelectric Station Tour
Park Station bombing

Question 9: In Suriname, the Brokopondo Reservoir was constructed to provide electricity for the ________ aluminium industry.
BoeingAlcoaCaterpillar Inc.AT&T

Question 10: Pumped storage schemes currently provide the only commercially important means of large-scale grid energy storage and improve the daily ________ of the generation system.
Capacity factorWind powerAvailability factorIntermittent energy source

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