Energy is important to people. People use a lot of energy.
Fuels are all materials that produce energy.
Wood produces energy. Charcoal produces energy, too. So, they are fuels.
Petroleum (or ‘Crude Oil’), Natural Gas and Coal are fuels, too. But they are fossil fuels.
Fuels produce energy, but they also produce a lot of pollution.
Pollution is a problem in Africa. But it is not a local problem; it’s a worldwide problem.
Answer the questions to learn more about Energy and Fuels.
The answers are at the end of this post:
1. What are ‘fuels’?
a) Fuels are animals.
b) Fuels are Wood and Petroleum only.
c) Fuels are ALL materials that produce energy.
2. What option contains ONLY ‘fossil fuels’?
a) Wood, Charcoal and Natural Gas.
b) Petroleum, Natural Gas and Coal.
c) Pollution, Natural Gas and Coal.
3. What is ‘Worldwide’?
a) Worldwide = local.
b) Worldwide = only in one country.
c) Worldwide = in many countries = not only in one country.
ANSWERS: 1: c) 2: b) 3: c)