OPENER: How Much Electricity Do You Use at Home?

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How much electricity do you use at home?According to the U.S. Department of Energy, residential electricity consumption is highest for _____________.

A. Lighting
B. Computers
C. Space cooling
D. Cooking

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How is electricity generated in the U.S.?The top three major energy sources for generating electricity in the US are:

A. Natural gas, petroleum, and solar
B. Coal, hydropower, and nuclear
C. Wind, solar, and biomass
D. Natural gas, coal, and nuclear

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What about renewable energy sources for US electricity generation?The top three major energy sources (natural gas, coal, and nuclear) represent ~84% of the U.S. electricity generation. In Georgia, natural gas/oil, coal, and nuclear represent ~ ____% of the electricity generation.

A. 93%
B. 84%
C. 79%
D. 67%

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What energy sources did NASA use for the twin rovers Spirit and Opportunity?A. Nuclear
B. Solar panels
C. Lithium Batteries
D. Solar panels and Lithium batteries

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What energy sources did NASA use for the rover Curiosity?A. Nuclear source and batteries
B. Solar panels and batteries
C. Solar panels
D. None of the above
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