The Battle Of The Bag

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  • 1. 
    What is the raw material for plastic bags?
    • A. 

      Talc

    • B. 

      Potassium

    • C. 

      Oil or natural gas

    • D. 

      Silicone

  • 2. 
    Which was the first Canadian municipality to ban plastic bags?
    • A. 

      Tofino, B.C.

    • B. 

      Rossland, B.C.

    • C. 

      Pictou, Nova Scotia

    • D. 

      Leaf Rapids, Manitoba

  • 3. 
    Which was the first American city to ban plastic bags at large supermarkets and drugstores?
    • A. 

      Boston

    • B. 

      San Francisco

    • C. 

      Denver

    • D. 

      Seattle

  • 4. 
    According to the plastics industry, what proportion of landfills do plastic bags occupy?
    • A. 

      Less than 1%

    • B. 

      5%

    • C. 

      10%

    • D. 

      20%

  • 5. 
    The average plastic shopping bag takes how many years to biodegrade?
    • A. 

      Up to 5 years

    • B. 

      Up to 50 years

    • C. 

      Up to 100 years

    • D. 

      More than 400 years

  • 6. 
    What percentage of plastic bags is recycled in Canada?
    • A. 

      1 to 3%

    • B. 

      7 to 10%

    • C. 

      15 to 20%

    • D. 

      Over 40%

  • 7. 
    What type of plastic is used to make plastic bags?
    • A. 

      Polyvinyl chloride

    • B. 

      Polyethylene

    • C. 

      Polystyrene

    • D. 

      Polyurethane

  • 8. 
    What is the most common material used in making compostable bags?
    • A. 

      Wood fibre

    • B. 

      Rayon

    • C. 

      Cornstarch

    • D. 

      Baking soda

  • 9. 
    In the plastics industry, the common white plastic grocery bag with handles is nicknamed:
    • A. 

      The laundry bag

    • B. 

      The t-shirt bag

    • C. 

      The suitcase bag

    • D. 

      The halter top bag