# AP Environmental Science : Advantages and Disadvantages of Fossil Fuels

## Example Questions

### Example Question #1 : Energy Sources And Production

All of the following are true of fossil fuels EXCEPT for which answer choice?

Possible Answers:

At this point in history, fossil fuels are relatively plentiful.

It takes a very long time for fossil fuels to form.

Fossil fuels are relatively cheap to extract.

Extracting fossil fuels creates jobs and boosts the economy.

Fossil fuels are cleaner sources of energy than geothermal energy.

Correct answer:

Fossil fuels are cleaner sources of energy than geothermal energy.

Explanation:

Fossil fuels are notoriously dirty sources of energy, and their pollution is often expensive and/or difficult to control.