Quiz on SDG 7 - “Affordable & Clean Energy”

Let us take a quiz and learn more about SDG 7 i.e. Affordable & Clean Energy.

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Q. 1 Globally, how many people lacked access to electricity in 2019?

Answer Detail: While 9 out of 10 people now have access to electricity, there are still 759 million around the world who lack access to electricity.

Q. 2 What is the largest source of renewable energy in present times?

Answer Detail: As per the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), modern bioenergy is the single largest renewable energy source today, providing 10% of world primary energy supply.

Q. 3 Which among the following contributes the most to climate change?

Answer Detail: Energy is the most important contributor to climate change. Presently, around 80% of global energy and 66% of electrical generation are supplied from fossil fuels, accounting for nearly 60% of the Greenhouse Gas Emissions which are responsible for climate change.

Q. 4 From 2010 to 2018, which country received the maximum international public financing in support of clean energy?

Answer Detail: India received USD $10.7 billion between 2010 and 2018, which was the highest volume of international public financial flows during the period.

Q. 5 As of 2019, how many people around the world lacked access to clean cooking fuels and technologies?

Answer Detail: According to the latest Energy Progress Report, the global population without access to clean cooking solutions was 2.6 billion as of 2019.