33.33%(a) geothermal energy ( 2 voters )0%(b) wind energy66.67%(c) nuclear energy ( 4 voters )0%(d) bio-mass.
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(c) Nuclear energy is released during nuclear fission or fusion. These reactions produces tremendous amount of energy. The energy released during these reaction comes from the mass of elements (mass converts into energy). There is no roll of sunlight on these reactions. Hence, nuclear energy is not ultimately derived from Sun’s energy.
Geothermal energy, wind energy, and bio-mass are all ultimately derived from solar energy.
Hence, the option (c) is correct.
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c) Nuclear energy
Nuclear energy is produced by nuclear fusion and nuclear fission. In nuclear fission, uranium atoms are bombarded with low energy neutrons resulting in splitting of the atom into two relatively lighter nuclei. In nuclear fusion, lighter nuclei are fused together to form a relatively heavier nuclei. The energy produced in nuclear reaction is tremendous and can be carried out in the absence of sunlight.
Geothermal energy is obtained from the deep stored energy in the form of heat in the earth’s crust. The uneven heating of the earth’s surface results in wind movement and bio-mass is obtained from the dead remains of the plants and the animals.