kWantera Entrance Exam

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This quiz is an essential component of the On-Boarding Program for kWantera Incorporated.

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Question 1

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The 7 operating divisions of General Electric are, GE Power and Water, GE Oil and Gas, GE Energy Management, GE Aviation, GE Healthcare, GE Transportation & GE Capital.
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  • True
  • False

Question 2

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According to the 2010 Energy Information Administration what was the approximate distribution of consumption between industrial, residential and commercial users?
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  • 8.9 Tcf industrial, 3.3 Tcf residential and 1Tcf commercial users
  • 6 Tcf industrial, 5.2 Tcf residential and 3 Tcf commercial users
  • 6.6 Tcf industrial, 4.8 Tcf residential and 3.2 Tcf commercial users
  • 7 Tcf industrial, 3 Tcf residential and 3 Tcf commercial users
  • None of the above

Question 3

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There are 27 major natural gas distribution hubs in the United States.
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  • True
  • False

Question 4

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RMR is the acronym for Running Major-Returns.
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  • True
  • False

Question 5

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The ‘3 dimensions’ of Big Data are:
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  • Sets
  • Volume
  • Volatility
  • Variety
  • Velocity

Question 6

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What was the average price per kWh in 2005?
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  • $1 per kWh
  • 25 cents per kWh
  • 10 cent per kWh
  • $1.11 per kWh
  • None of the above

Question 7

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The following are the 10 ISO/RTOs in North America: 1. PJM, 2. CAISO, 3. NEISO, 4. MISO, 5. NYISO, 6. SPP, 7. NBSO, 8. OIESO, 9. AESO, & 10. ERCOT
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  • True
  • False

Question 8

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What is the approximate mix of electricity consumption in the United States?
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  • 23 percent industrial, 21 percent residential and 18 percent commercial users & 28 percent transportation
  • 38 percent industrial, 36 percent residential and 26 percent commercial users & .05 percent transportation
  • 30 percent industrial, 29 percent residential and 28 percent commercial users & 13 percent transportation
  • 45 percent industrial, 35 percent residential and 15 percent commercial users & 5 percent transportation
  • None of the above

Question 9

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Most of the electricity transmission in the United States is via Direct Current.
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  • True
  • False

Question 10

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Who is Calvin Knight and what does he do?
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  • National Data Scientist - Predicts Energy Prices within PJM
  • CTO of kWantera - Chief Technology Officer
  • National Account Manager for kWantera - leads sales person
  • GE Ventures - Board Member
  • None of the Above

Question 11

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What was the original name of kWantera?
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  • Ominiscientek
  • GridkWants
  • MobileFusion
  • Datera

Question 12

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The acronym OASIS stands for Open Access Same-Time Information System, in which the transmission utilities are required to post the availability of transmission service.
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  • True
  • False

Question 13

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What is the acronym/symbol for the number of kilowatts used in an hour is the amount of electricity a customer uses or a power plant generates over a period of time?
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  • kH
  • kW
  • kWh
  • kW/Eh

Question 14

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FTR's are contracts that give market participants an offset, or hedge, against transmission congestion costs in the day-ahead market. They protect the holder the costs of arising from transmission congestion over a specific path of the grid
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  • True
  • False

Question 15

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How often do wholesale markets clear?
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  • Every fifteen minutes.
  • Every hour.
  • Every day.
  • Every five days.
  • None of the above.

Question 16

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The deliberate withholding of supply is an attempt to manipulate market prices.
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  • True
  • False

Question 17

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The average cost to store a Gigabite of data using Hadoop is 35 cents.
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  • True
  • False

Question 18

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There are 160 major natural gas trading hubs on Ice in the United States.
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  • True
  • False

Question 19

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Hadoop uses Disaggregated File System (DFS).
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  • True
  • False

Question 20

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What are the 2 distinct markets for natural gas in the United States?
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  • MISO & PJM
  • Futures Market & Options Market
  • Cash Market & Forward Market
  • ISO & ICE
  • None of the above.

Question 21

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The acronym RTAP stands for "Real Time Analytic Processing".
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  • True
  • False

Question 22

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The three types of unconventional natural gas include Conventional: Tight sands gas, Coalbed methane gas & Shale gas.
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  • True
  • False

Question 23

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The 7 criteria for evaluating the quality of data include Accuracy, Integrity, Completeness, Validity, Consistency, Uniformity & Density.
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  • True
  • False

Question 24

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By dollar volume and electricity volume, what is the largest ISO/RTO in the United States?
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  • CAISO
  • ERCOT
  • MISO
  • PJM
  • FERC

Question 25

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Apache Cassandra is a NoSQL open-source Distributed Database Management System.
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  • True
  • False

Question 26

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Four types of Ancillary Services include, regulation, operating reserves, black start and reactive power.
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  • True
  • False

Question 27

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The name kWantera dirives from 'k' - Coulomb's law constant, 'Want', wanting lower energy prices, 'Era', we are now in an era of predicting energy prices with data science.
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  • True
  • False

Question 28

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Who was kWantera's first customer?
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  • UPMC Hospitals
  • US Steel
  • Alcoa
  • Duquesne University
  • Westinghouse

Question 29

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Five types of renewable energy include, wind, biomass, solar, geothermal, biogas.
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  • True
  • False

Question 30

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Curtailing, Shifting and On-Site Generation are the three most popular forms of Demand Response in the US.
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  • True
  • False
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