Green Drinks Ottawa

Green Drinks Ottawa

I’ve been enjoying the occasional meetup with environmentally¬†conscious¬†people.

I went there last Thursday for an hour just before my Salsa rehearsal.

As usual there were lots of great people and lots of great conversations.

Just before I went to green drinks I had a meeting with my friend Steve for an hour and we were talking about energy and electricity and such. We were agreeing that the average person doesn’t know very much about electricity. I devised a quiz with three questions to do a quick sanity check.

I rolled out the questions to a couple of people at the green drinks activity.

The questions are:

1) List the sources of electricity in order of volume that supplies the electricity that is lighting the room.

2) Does the electricity consumption vary through a 24 hour period by 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80 or 90 percent?

3) Given a generator bicycle, how many 60 Watt bulbs could a person typically sustain?

What do you think?