What's Your Environmental IQ?

11 Questions | Total Attempts: 241

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This quiz is designed for you to find out how much you know about the environment. Don't worry it's supposed to be hard!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Your clothesline will work if it's not outside.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      I'm not sure

    • D. 

      Why would I care?

  • 2. 
    How much trash does the average person create every day?
    • A. 

      1/3 of a pound

    • B. 

      1/2 of a pound

    • C. 

      3 pounds

    • D. 

      9 1/3 pounds

    • E. 

      1 pound

  • 3. 
    There is a such thing as reusable coffee filters.
    • A. 

      Why would I care- I don't even drink coffee!

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      True

    • D. 

      Even if there were, I wouldn't use them!

  • 4. 
    Each ton of recycled paper can save...
    • A. 

      7,000 gallons of water

    • B. 

      360 gallons of oil

    • C. 

      27 trees

    • D. 

      4,000 watts of energy

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Does the dump act like a giant composter?
    • A. 

      Duh, everything disintegrates in it

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      For some things yes for others no

    • D. 

      It takes longer to disintegrate but most of it does eventually

  • 6. 
    Is it better to use the air conditioner or open the window while driving down the highway if you want to cool down the car?
    • A. 

      The open window

    • B. 

      The air conditioner

    • C. 

      They both use the same amount of energy

    • D. 

      I'll take the portable fan

  • 7. 
    How many times more efficient are the Compact Florescent lights than the Incandescent light bulbs? 
    • A. 

      4.6 x

    • B. 

      4x

    • C. 

      0.4x

    • D. 

      6x

    • E. 

      0.6x

  • 8. 
    April 22, 2010 will be______.
    • A. 

      The 35 anniversary of Earth Day

    • B. 

      The 40th anniversary of Earth Day

    • C. 

      The 45th anniversary of Earth Day

    • D. 

      The 50th anniversary of Earth Day

    • E. 

      Earth Day!

  • 9. 
    What is this picture of?
    • A. 

      A maple leaf. Duh!

    • B. 

      A scorched maple leaf

    • C. 

      A maple leaf with air pollution damage

    • D. 

      A maple leaf with chemicals spilled on it

    • E. 

      A maple leaf with a problem with it's chlorophyll (that's the stuff that makes it green)

  • 10. 
    It takes the same amount of petroleum (oil) to make 14 plastic bags as it takes to drive a car ____ mile(s). (don't spell it out)
  • 11. 
    You will save about ____ % off of your heating bill if you lower your thermostat ____ to _____ Degrees Fahrenheit every time you leave your house (separate with comas).
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