When do you think fracking started in the U.S.? And how much Russian oil does the United States import? This may seem like trivia, but it's not -- the answers can provide insight into the energy sector as a whole.

Fracking may be older than you think, and provides a great example of the potential for cooperation within the energy business. Meanwhile, understanding where American energy comes from -- and how many parts of the world we depend on for our oil -- sheds some light on fluctuations in the energy market.

In the following video, Motley Fool energy analysts Taylor Muckerman and Joel South discuss today's stock quiz.