How Much Do You Really Know About Desertification? Trivia Quiz

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Desertification Quizzes & Trivia

The Desertification Quiz is a helpful tool in determining how much you actually know about the topic. See if you have what it takes to be a true environmentalist! So let's try out this quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      A city in Arizona

    • B. 

      The degradation of Land so it can no longer support human life

    • C. 

      The process of becoming desert (as from land management or climate change)

    • D. 

      New legislation some politicians are proposing

  • 2. 
    Which factor is not responsible for the spread of Desertification?
    • A. 

      Soil erosion

    • B. 

      Nomadic peoples

    • C. 

      Wind erosion

    • D. 

      Conservation of water

    • E. 

      None of these factors are respondsible for Desertification

  • 3. 
    Who is not affected by Desertification?
    • A. 

      Indigenous peoples

    • B. 

      United States citizens

    • C. 

      Politicians and Lobbyists

    • D. 

      Farmers

    • E. 

      All these groups are affected by Desertification

  • 4. 
    Which group was responsible for a large amount of Desertification awareness?
    • A. 

      DCC

    • B. 

      CCD

    • C. 

      UND

    • D. 

      MCD

  • 5. 
    In 1992 how much money did the United Nations Environmental Program spend on the issue of Desertification?
    • A. 

      6 billion

    • B. 

      6.5 billion

    • C. 

      7 billion

    • D. 

      10 billion

  • 6. 
    In 1992 how much money did the United Nations Environmental Program ask for in additional aid to Combat Desertification?
    • A. 

      100 billion

    • B. 

      200 billion

    • C. 

      425 billion

    • D. 

      450 billion

  • 7. 
    Which technique is not being used to combat Desertification?
    • A. 

      Satellite monitoring

    • B. 

      Terracing steep hill slopes

    • C. 

      Laws mandating irrigation practices at certain times

    • D. 

      Education

  • 8. 
    What is the main goal of the CCD?
    • A. 

      Eliminate all deserts

    • B. 

      To implement action programs

    • C. 

      Restrict farmers from properly irrigating their crops

    • D. 

      To promote world peace

    • E. 

      All these answers are correct

  • 9. 
    What can you do to prevent Desertification?
    • A. 

      Take part in the activities of conservation groups

    • B. 

      Bring overgrazing and land mismanagement to the attention of the Directorate of Resource Conservation

    • C. 

      Become better educated on the subject

    • D. 

      Call your local Senator

    • E. 

      All these answers are correct

  • 10. 
    Which country is most affected by desertification?
    • A. 

      Asia

    • B. 

      Africa

    • C. 

      North America

    • D. 

      Oceania

  • 11. 
    The “Green Wall” is one of the major successful methods in the battle against desertification. Where is the “Green Wall” from?
    • A. 

      US

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      Russia

    • D. 

      India