Solar Energy Quiz | Solar Energy Objective Type Questions and Answers

21 The ratio of the beam radiation flux falling on a tilted surface to that falling on a horizontal surface is called the
A Radiation shape factor
B Tilt factor
C Slope
D None of the above

Answer: Tilt factor
22 The global radiation reaching a horizontal surface on the earth is given by
A Hourly beam radiation + Hourly diffuse radiation
B Hourly beam radiation – Hourly diffuse radiation
C Hourly beam radiation / Hourly diffuse radiation
D Hourly diffuse radiation / Hourly beam radiation

Answer: Hourly beam radiation + Hourly diffuse radiation
23 The correction has a magnitude of ___ minutes for every degree difference in longitude.
A 2
B 4
C 6
D 8

Answer: 6
24 The complement of zenith angle is
A Solar altitude angle
B Surface azimuth angle
C Solar azimuth angle
D Slope

Answer: Solar altitude angle
25 The hour angle is equivalent to
A 10° per hour
B 15° per hour
C 20° per hour
D 25° per hour

Answer: 15° per hour
26 Surface azimuth angle varies from
A 0 to 90°
B -90 to 90°
C 0 to 180°
D -180° to 180°

Answer: -180° to 180°
27 The angle made in the horizontal plane between the horizontal line due south and the projection of the normal to the surface on the horizontal plane is
A Hour angle
B Declination
C Surface azimuth angle
D Solar altitude angle

Answer: Surface azimuth angle
28 Which type of fuel is removed from the reactor core after reaching end of core life service?
A Burnt Fuel
B Spent fuel
C Engine oil
D Radioactive fuel

Answer: Spent fuel
29 What is unit of nuclear radiation?
A Reaumur
B Roentgen
C Rankine
D Pascal

Answer: Roentgen
30 HHW stands for ____________
A High and Low water
B High Level Waste
C Heated Low Level water
D High and Low Waste

Answer: High Level Waste
31 Insolation is less ____________
A when the sun is low
B when the sun right above head
C at night
D at sun rise

Answer: when the sun is low
32 Solar radiation received at any point of earth is called ______________
A Insolation
B Beam Radiation
C Diffuse Radiation
D Infrared rays

Answer: Insolation
33 The scattered solar radiation is called ____________
A Direct Radiation
B Beam Radiation
C Diffuse radiation
D Infrared Radiation

Answer: Diffuse radiation
34 Solar radiation which reaches the surface without scattering or absorbed is called _____________
A Beam Radiation
B Infrared radiation
C Ultraviolet radiation
D Diffuse radiation

Answer: Beam Radiation
35 What does MHD stands for in the energy field?
A Magneto Hydro Dynamic
B Metal Hydrogen Detox
C Micro Hybrid Drive
D Metering Head Differential

Answer: Magneto Hydro Dynamic
36 In what form is solar energy is radiated from the sun?
A Ultraviolet Radiation
B Infrared radiation
C Electromagnetic waves
D Transverse waves

Answer: Electromagnetic waves
37 Complete the following reaction. H2O + CO2 → _______
A CH2O + O2
B CO2 + O2
C H + CO2 + O2
D CH2O + H2O + O2

Answer: CH2O + O2
38 Oil is estimated to last for ________ more.
A 100 years
B 500 years
C A decade
D 800 years

Answer: 100 years
39 Which is most common source of energy from which electricity is produced?
A Hydroelectricity
B Wind energy
C Coal
D Solar energy

Answer: Coal
40 What is total amount of solar energy received by earth and atmosphere?
A 3.8 X 1024 J/year
B 9.2 X 1024 J/year
C 5.4 X 1024 J/year
D 2.1 X 1024 J/year

Answer: 3.8 X 1024 J/year