Economics Multiple Choice Question – 26 September 2017

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In 2013, the UK had more off-shore wind turbines than all other countries in the world combined. The UK government announced plans to close five coal-burning power stations and to build five nuclear power stations to produce electricity. One nuclear power plant at Hinckley Point will take 10 years to be fully operational.

Which ONE of the following is the correct classification for these energy sources?

Select ONE answer:

   Wind Turbines         Coal

  1. Non-renewable        Renewable
  2. Non-renewable        Non-renewable
  3. Renewable                Non-renewable
  4. Renewable                Renewable
  5. Renewable                Nuclear

 

Explain the likely price elasticity of supply for energy generated by nuclear power plants:

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This is multiple choice question is suitable for Economics KS5 classes.

The answer is 3 – Wind Turbines are a renewable source of energy, whilst Coal is a non-renewable source of energy.

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