Solar Energy MCQs : This section focuses on the "Solar Energy" in Renewable Energy. These Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) should be practiced to improve the Renewable Energy skills required for various interviews (campus interview, walk-in interview, company interview), placement, entrance exam and other competitive examinations.
Solar energy is the energy obtained by capturing heat and light from the Sun.
C. Can be true or false
D. Can not say
Explanation: True, Solar energy is the energy obtained by capturing heat and light from the Sun.
Solar technology can be broadly classified into?
Explanation: Solar technology can be broadly classified as : Active Solar and Passive Solar.
Active solar is directly consumed in activities such as drying clothes and warming of air.
A. Passive solar
B. Simple solar
C. Active solar
D. None of the above
Explanation: Active solar techniques include the use of photovoltaic systems, concentrated solar power and solar water heating to harness the energy. Active solar is directly consumed in activities such as drying clothes and warming of air.
Absorption of energy carrying particles in Sun's rays called?
Explanation: Absorption of energy carrying particles in Sun's rays called photons.
In Solar Panel, which is the top cover and is transparent to allows light to enter?
A. Non-reflective layer
B. Contact grid
C. Back plate
D. Cover glass
Explanation: Cover Glass : This is the top cover and is transparent to allows light to enter. It prevents the cells from mechanical damage. It is made of hard glass to prevent against scratch.
The crystalline silicon technology gives ________ types of photovoltaic cells.
Explanation: The crystalline silicon technology gives two types of photovoltaic cells: Mono-crystalline cells and Poly-crystalline cells.
What are three relevant bands of solar radiation?
A. UV, infrared and far infrared
B. Ultrasonic, infrared and visible
C. UV, visible and infrared
D. UV, ultrasonic and near infrared
Explanation: The three relevant bands of solar radiation are ultraviolet (UV), infrared and visible bands. Far infrared and near infrared are components of infrared. Ultrasonic is related to sound waves.
What is does an actinometer measure?
A. Wind speed
B. Intensity of radiation
C. Wind direction
D. Direction of radiation
Explanation: Actinometer is used to measure the intensity of an incident radiation. Wind speed and wind direction are measured by anemometer and wind vane respectively.
What are the two types of solar time?
A. Fundamental solar and multi-solar time
B. Apparent and diurnal solar time
C. Apparent solar time and mean solar time
D. Mean solar time and single-solar time
Explanation: The two types of solar time are apparent solar time and mean solar time. Fundamental solar time, multi-solar time and single-solar time do not exist.
Poly-crystalline cells also known as malty-crystalline cells.
C. Can be yes or no
D. Can not say
Explanation: Yes, Poly-crystalline cells also known as malty-crystalline cells.