Earth Day Quiz! Test Your Facts And Knowledge! Trivia

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Earth Day Quiz! Test Your Facts And Knowledge! Trivia

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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