QUIZ: World energy

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1. What percentage of the energy the world produces now comes from oil?

a) 81% b) 31% c) 11%

2. What percentage of the energy the world produces now comes from wind/solar power?

a) 61% b) 21% c) 1%

3. What percentage of the world's energy do we use for transport?

a) 28% b) 18% c) 8%

4. What percentage of the world's energy is lost / wasted?

a) 52% b) 32% c) 12%

5. How much energy does the world need for all 9 billion people to have a 'modern', eco-lifestyle?

a) 1600 PWh/year b) 160 PWh/year c) 16 PWh/year (a Petawatt - PWh - is a million million KWh!)

6. How much energy could solar farms produce?

a) 4000 PWh/year b) 400 PWh/year c) 40 PWh/year

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Now look at this infographic to check your answers: http://newint.org/features/2015/03/01/renewable-energy-facts/

or here:

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And then read more about energy - choose from these Easier English articles in the March 2015 Renewable Energy issue: http://eewiki.newint.org/index.php/Issue_480

Or use the "categories" (left) and read articles about Energy: http://eewiki.newint.org/index.php/Category:Energy