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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!

• 1.

Your clothesline will work if it's not outside.

• A.

True

• B.

False

• C.

I'm not sure

• D.

Why would I care?

A. True
Explanation
The given statement suggests that the clothesline will still work as long as it is not placed outside. This implies that the clothesline can be used indoors or in a covered area. Therefore, the statement is true.

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• 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

C. 3 pounds
Explanation
The correct answer is 1/3 of a pound. This is the average amount of trash that the average person creates every day.

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• 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!

C. True
Explanation
The given statement states that there is such a thing as reusable coffee filters. The answer "True" indicates that this statement is correct. It implies that reusable coffee filters do exist, regardless of whether or not the person answering the question drinks coffee or would use them.

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• 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

A. 7,000 gallons of water
Explanation
Recycled paper production requires significantly less water compared to the production of paper from raw materials. By recycling each ton of paper, approximately 7,000 gallons of water can be saved. This is because the recycling process reduces the need for water-intensive processes like cutting down trees, pulping, and bleaching. Therefore, choosing to recycle paper helps conserve water resources and reduces the environmental impact of paper production.

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• 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

D. It takes longer to disintegrate but most of it does eventually
Explanation
The correct answer suggests that while the dump does not act as a giant composter, most of the waste eventually disintegrates over time, although it takes longer for some materials. This implies that the dump may not have the optimal conditions for composting, but decomposition still occurs gradually.

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• 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

B. The air conditioner
Explanation
Using the air conditioner is better than opening the window while driving down the highway if you want to cool down the car. The air conditioner is designed to cool the air inside the car by removing heat and moisture, providing a more effective and controlled cooling experience. Opening the window may allow some air circulation, but it also lets in warm air from outside and can create drag, reducing the overall cooling effect.

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• 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

D. 6x
Explanation
The correct answer is 6x. This means that Compact Florescent lights are six times more efficient than Incandescent light bulbs. This indicates that Compact Florescent lights consume six times less energy to produce the same amount of light as Incandescent light bulbs.

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• 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!

B. The 40th anniversary of Earth Day
Explanation
April 22, 2010 marks the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. Earth Day is celebrated annually on April 22nd to raise awareness about environmental issues and promote sustainability. The first Earth Day was held in 1970, so by 2010, it had been 40 years since the inaugural event. Therefore, April 22, 2010 would be the 40th anniversary of Earth Day.

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• 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)

C. A maple leaf with air pollution damage
Explanation
The correct answer is "A maple leaf with air pollution damage." This can be inferred from the fact that the question mentions "air pollution damage" as one of the options and the picture shows a maple leaf that appears to have discoloration and damage, which could be caused by air pollution.

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