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Electric Cars
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When did the electric car begin its decline? 

The 1920s. 

100

What years were the Clean Air Act and the U.S. Energy Policy Act passed? 

1990 and 1992. 

100

When did electric cars begin their life? 

1830s

100

In what year is it predicted for us to begin experiencing fuel shortages? 

By the year 2056.

100

What elements make up H2O? 

Hydrogen and oxygen.

200

What years did sales for electric cars sore? 

1899 and 1900

200

What are gas guzzling cars bad for our environment? 

It is contributing to fossil fuels and warming the earth, etc. 

200

Where did electric cars begin their life? 

Scotland

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In 2005 how many gallons of gas were burned?

87 million gallons.

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Why would electric cars be a better choice? 

They are better for the environment, don't have to pay for gas, and don't produce emissions. 

300

Which two countries led the world in the development of electric vehicles? 

France and Brittan
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What did the Clean Air Act Amendment and the U.S. Energy Policy Act do? 

Restricted the amount of emissions that a car could put into the atmosphere and put limits on the amount of gasoline that could be used. 

300

What is the power source of an electric car called? 

Lead-Acid Battery 

300

What are solar cells made from?

Silicon.

300

What does it mean for a car to be a hybrid? 

When it runs on two different sources of energy. 

400

What city brought a fleet of electric taxis?

New York 

400

How far can an electric car an electric car travel in a single charge? Why is this a bad thing? 

It can travel less than 100 miles on a single charge. This is bad because you can't go very far! 

400

True or False: Lead-Acid batteries are still used in electric cars today? 

True

400

What element do scientists one day imagine filling gas tanks with?

Hydrogen.

400

In 2002 what city used electric cars as their Police cars? 

London.

500

How much did the electric taxi cost in 1897?

$2,000


500

Why are fuel-cell still not practical for everyday cars? 

They are expensive and need a lot of hydrogen, which is hard to get, dangerous, and difficult to store safely in a car. 

500

Who created the Lead-Acid Batter?

Gaston Plante and Camille Faure

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What year were batter-powered vehicles, steam-powered vehicles, and gas-electric hybrids beginning to be produced? 

In the 1830s.

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What is a fuel-cell? 

Another source of power for electric cars.

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