Chapter - 5 Sources of Energy

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Sources of Energy

Question:

Compare and contrast fossil fuels and the Sun as direct sources of energy.

Answer:

Fossil fuels

Sun

(i) Fossil fuel obtained from buried remains of plant and animals.

(i) Sun is a direct source of energy.

(ii) Non-renewable source of energy.

(ii) Renewable source of energy.

(iii) They will exhaust in future.

(iii) It is a non-exhaustible source.

(iv) Energy can be tapped throughout the year.

(iv) Energy cannot be tapped during the night, cloudy and rainy days.

(v) Cause a lot of air pollution.

(v) It does not cause pollution


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