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Wave power: Quiz


Question 1: As a result, the wave energy ________, through a vertical plane of unit width perpendicular to the wave propagation direction, is equal to:[10][4]
Maxwell's equationsMagnetic fieldGauss's lawFlux

Question 2: Due to the dispersion relation for water waves under the action of gravity, the group velocity depends on the ________ λ, or equivalently, on the wave period T.
Electromagnetic radiationDiffractionWavelengthLight

Question 3: The ________ is based on a concept with a direct driven linear generator placed on the seabed.
Tidal powerMarine energyOcean thermal energy conversionLysekil Project

Question 4: McCormick from U. S. Naval Academy, David Evans from ________, Michael French from University of Lancaster, John Newman and Chiang C. Mei from MIT.
University of CambridgeUniversity of BristolUniversity of OxfordUniversity of Edinburgh

Question 5: The waves propagate on the ocean surface, and the wave energy is also transported horizontally with the ________.
MomentumPhase velocityGroup velocityMatter wave

Question 6: Deep water corresponds with a water depth larger than half the ________, which is the common situation in the sea and ocean.
Electromagnetic radiationLightWavelengthDiffraction

Question 7: ________. Retrieved 2008-10-09.
International Herald TribuneThe Boston GlobeThe New York TimesThe New York Times Company

Question 8: ________
Solar energy
Tidal power
Wave power
Wind power
Emissions tradingCarbon footprintBiofuelIndex of climate change articles

Question 9: Waves cause the float to rise and fall, generating pressurized water, which is piped to an onshore facility to drive hydraulic generators or run ________ water desalination.
ElectrodialysisWater purificationDrinking waterReverse osmosis

Question 10: [1] The world's first commercial wave farm is based in Portugal,[2] at the Aguçadoura Wave Park, which consists of three 750 ________ Pelamis devices.


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