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Which of the following statements about fracking is false Between 10% and 40% of the fracking fluid pumped down a well returns to the surface as toxic fracking

.Which of the following statements about fracking is false?

a.Between 10% and 40% of the fracking fluid pumped down a well returns to the surface as toxic fracking flowback wastewater.

b.After a 3-year study, the EPA reported there was no evidence of the presence of toxic chemicals associated with fracking in contaminated well water in Pavillion, Wyoming.

c.Discharging of fracking flowback waste through wastewater treatment plants has caused corrosion of downstream utility company’s equipment in Pennsylvania.

d.The fracking flowback wastewater includes chemicals that are carcinogenic, neurotoxic and radioactive.

e.Contamination of groundwater supplies by fracking flowback wastewater leaking through a cracked pond liner is a very real possibility.

12.What percentage of the world's energy supplies is consumed by the U.S.?

a.5%

b.10%

c.28%

d.75%

e.90%

13.Which form of coal has the highest EROI?

a.peat

b.lignite

c.subbituminous

d.bituminous

e.anthracite

14.What is synthesis gas?

a.synthetic gasoline

b.a hybrid form of gasoline made from mixed ingredients

c.methane gas made from coal

d.propane

e.butane

15.If oil and tar sands are included, where is the largest oil field in the world located?

a.Saudi Arabia

b.Canada

c.Kuwait

d.United Arab Emirates

e.Venezuela

16.Judge the following sentence according to the criteria given below: The oil reserves listed in Table 14.3 are very reliable BECAUSE the United Nations annually audits every petroleum producing country to determine the size of their reserves.

a.The assertion and the reason are both correct, and the reason is valid.

b.The assertion and the reason are both correct, but the reason is invalid.

c.The assertion is correct, but the reason is incorrect.

d.The assertion is incorrect, but the reason is correct.

e.Both the assertion and the reason are incorrect.

17.Which of the following statements about natural gas is false?

a.About 100 million cubic feet of natural gas is flared each year in the U.S.

b.Natural gas is mostly methane, a potent greenhouse gas.

c.Natural gas is a feedstock for manufacturing fertilizers.

d.Natural gas must be processed to remove impurities.

e.The U.S. has greater natural gas reserves than Russia.

18.In the conflict over environmental regulation of coal bed methane production, which states and or agencies are pushing for stronger environmental regulation?

a.Montana and Wyoming

b.Wyoming and the Department of Energy

c.Montana and the Environmental Protection Agency

d.Wyoming and the Environmental Protection Agency

e.Montana and the Department of Energy

19.Which of the following statements regarding coal is false?

a.Coal combustion results in acid rain and mercury pollution.

b.Coal provides energy at a higher cost than oil shale.

c.Coal mining results in acid mine drainage.

d.Coal deposits are known in every geological period since the Devonian.

e.Electrical utilities consume about 90% of U.S. coal production.

20.Judge the following sentence according to the criteria given below: Estimates that U.S. recoverable coal reserves will last for more than 500 years are accurate BECAUSE these estimates include an assumed growth rate of 2% per year.

a.The assertion and the reason are both correct, and the reason is valid.

b.The assertion and the reason are both correct, but the reason is invalid.

c.The assertion is correct, but the reason is incorrect.

d.The assertion is incorrect, but the reason is correct.

e.Both the assertion and the reason are incorrect.

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