Fuel cells and hydrogen power offer many benefits, but there are dangers as well. Put on your protective gear and find out how much you know about hydrogen fuel's dangers (or lack thereof) in this quiz.
What triggered the Hindenburg blimp to explode?
a cigarette butt
a static spark
What really created the Hindenburg disaster?
What happens when hydrogen leaks?
it releases carbon dioxide
it starts a fire
it rapidly ascends
Which of the following requires the least amount of energy to ignite?
What would happen if you were to breathe pure hydrogen?
you could break out in a rash
you could asphyxiate
your voice would get higher
How would you know if you were breathing hydrogen?
it smells like rotten eggs
it tastes metallic
you wouldn't know
Touching liquid hydrogen could lead to:
first degree burns
second degree burns
What two qualities of hydrogen make it no more dangerous than fuels we currently use?
high dispersion rate and density
high dispersion rate and tendency to rise
high dispersion rate and low melting point
How did most of the victims of the Hindenburg explosion die?
by jumping from the blimp
Why weren't the people aboard the Hindenburg burned by the fire?