Do You Know Your Environment?

11 Questions | Total Attempts: 38

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Environment Quizzes & Trivia

This is a short quiz to test your knowledge about the environment.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Earth's surface is covered by what percent of water?
    • A. 

      97%

    • B. 

      99%

    • C. 

      80%

    • D. 

      70%

    • E. 

      68%

  • 2. 
    Pollution of surface and ground water can come in many different forms, such as:
    • A. 

      Fertilizers

    • B. 

      Toxic chemicals

    • C. 

      Pesticides

    • D. 

      Household hazardous wastes

    • E. 

      All of the above.

  • 3. 
    EPA stands for what?
    • A. 

      Environmental Protection Agency

    • B. 

      Eastside Plaid Association

    • C. 

      Easter Painters Association

    • D. 

      Earwax Painters Association

  • 4. 
    What is desalination?
    • A. 

      Converting seawater to usable water.

    • B. 

      Adding saline solution to water, to balance out the chemicals.

    • C. 

      Adding salt to water to kill germs.

  • 5. 
    Water Is Life - More than __% of the human body consists of water.
  • 6. 
    The Las Vegas Valley Water District is a not-for-profit agency that began providing water to the Las Vegas Valley in what year?
  • 7. 
    The purpose of the Gardens at the Spring Preserve, is to what?
  • 8. 
    Why is water sometimes called "hard"?
  • 9. 
    What is being studied by the U.S. Department of Energy for long-term storage of radioactive materials?
  • 10. 
    About 88 percent of our drinking water comes from Lake Mead.  True or False?
  • 11. 
    True or False: Conserving water in the desert is everyone's responsibility.