On what basis would you classify energy sources as

(a) renewable and non-renewable?

(b) exhaustible and inexhaustible?

Are the options given in (a) and (b) the same?

 

Answer

Yes, the options given in (a) and (b) are the same.

Renewable sources of energy are also called inexhaustible energy sources

And,

Non-Renewable sources of energy are also called exhaustible energy sources

Renewable Energy Sources (Inexhausible sources)

The resources which can be replenished, that is they will occur in nature again, are known as renewable resources. For example - Solar energy, Wind energy.

Non-Renewable Energy Sources (Exhausible sources)

 

The resources which can not be replenished, that is they will not occur in nature again, are known as renewable resources. For example - Fossil fuels.

 

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