Earth Day Quiz! Test Your Facts And Knowledge! Trivia

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Earth Day Quiz! Test Your Facts And Knowledge! Trivia

Would you be willing to test your facts and knowledge of Earth day? Here is a quick test for you. For this quiz, you will be responsible for knowing how much water does a typical shower use and what percentage do heating costs rise in the winter. Also, how much composting reduces household waste, and what type of food production takes up the most resources. This quiz will help you appreciate earth day.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What Household Appliance uses the Most Energy?
    • A. 

      Refrigerator

    • B. 

      Toaster

    • C. 

      Dishwasher

    • D. 

      Washing Machine

  • 2. 
    What household appliance uses the second most amount of energy?
    • A. 

      Hair Dryer

    • B. 

      Clothes Dryer

    • C. 

      Microwave

    • D. 

      Computer

  • 3. 
    What percentage do heating costs rise by for every degree above 20C that you set your household thermostat in the winter?
    • A. 

      2%

    • B. 

      4%

    • C. 

      5%

    • D. 

      7%

  • 4. 
    A typical shower uses how many litres of water?
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      150

    • D. 

      200

  • 5. 
    The Average Canadian uses 36,000 L of water each year for:
    • A. 

      Showers

    • B. 

      Dish Washing

    • C. 

      Laundry

    • D. 

      Toilet Flushing

  • 6. 
    How many litres of water can be saved on average if you turn off the tap when you brush your teeth or wash your face?
    • A. 

      5 L

    • B. 

      7 L

    • C. 

      9 L

    • D. 

      11 L

  • 7. 
    Composting can reduce your household waste by:
    • A. 

      10%

    • B. 

      25%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      75%

  • 8. 
    On average a household wastes what percent of their food purchases?
    • A. 

      5%

    • B. 

      10%

    • C. 

      14 %

    • D. 

      19%

  • 9. 
    As much as what percent of the chemicals that are administered on our lawns, gardens, and crops to ward off insects and pests and end up in our drinking water?
    • A. 

      70%

    • B. 

      60%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      80%

  • 10. 
    What type of food production is the most wasteful in terms of resources used?
    • A. 

      Livestock for meat production

    • B. 

      Grain

    • C. 

      Fruit

    • D. 

      Vegetables

  • 11. 
    One busload of passengers takes the equivalent of how many cars off the road during a typical rush hour?
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      40

    • C. 

      72

    • D. 

      88

  • 12. 
    You can improve your gas mileage by about 3.3% by
    • A. 

      Having your windows open

    • B. 

      Keeping your tires inflated to the proper pressure

    • C. 

      Driving with music on

    • D. 

      Keeping your car clean

  • 13. 
    The amount of waste in landfills that could be recycled is about?
    • A. 

      20%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      40%

    • D. 

      70%

  • 14. 
    How long does it take for an aluminum can to decompose?
    • A. 

      80 years

    • B. 

      100 years

    • C. 

      75 years

    • D. 

      50 years

  • 15. 
    How many plastic bags are used per year by the average family of four people?
    • A. 

      200

    • B. 

      500

    • C. 

      1000

    • D. 

      1500

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