Questions on Energy Sources

Q7. Oil is an important energy resource. It provides about 38% of the energy used for transport, heating and generating electricity.

(a) The energy stored in oil came from the Sun. Describe how energy from the Sun became stored in oil.

2 marks


(i) Oil can be described as a non-renewable energy resource. Explain why.

1 mark

(ii) Choose two non-renewable energy resources from the list below:

  • coal
  • wind
  • solar
  • tidal
  • natural gas
  • wave

2 marks

Maximum 5 marks