The Coolest Earth Day Quiz On The Net!

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The Coolest Earth Day Quiz On The Net!

This is a quiz to test your knowledge of Earth Day related topics and facts. Good Luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    On average, what is the approximate daily home water use for each person in the U.S.?
    • A. 

      25 gallons

    • B. 

      50 gallons

    • C. 

      100 gallons

    • D. 

      200 gallons

  • 2. 
    On average, what percentage of household water is used outdoors for watering lawns and gardens?
    • A. 

      10-30 percent

    • B. 

      30-50 percent

    • C. 

      50-70 percent

    • D. 

      70-90 percen

  • 3. 
    Approximately what percentage of the water in the world can be used to meet the agricultural, residential, manufacturing, community and personal needs of humans?
    • A. 

      1 percent

    • B. 

      5 percent

    • C. 

      25 percent

    • D. 

      40 percent

  • 4. 
    Approximately how many sheets of 100% virgin copy paper can be made from one tree that is roughly 40 feet tall and 6-8 inches in diameter?
    • A. 

      2,000 sheets

    • B. 

      8,000 sheets

    • C. 

      20,000 sheets

    • D. 

      50,000 sheets

  • 5. 
    In the average home, which of the following uses the most water?
    • A. 

      Flushing the toilet

    • B. 

      Filling the bathtub

    • C. 

      Taking a 10-minute shower

    • D. 

      Washing one load of clothes

  • 6. 
    For approximately how long can a person live without water?
    • A. 

      Two days

    • B. 

      Four days

    • C. 

      One week

    • D. 

      Two weeks

  • 7. 
    Which of the following takes the longest time to break down or disintegrate?
    • A. 

      Disposable diaper

    • B. 

      Hard plastic container

    • C. 

      Aluminum can

    • D. 

      Plastic 6-pack holder

  • 8. 
    Which of the following accounts for the greatest percentage of total waste in the U.S.?
    • A. 

      Yard trimmings

    • B. 

      Paper

    • C. 

      Plastics

    • D. 

      Glass

  • 9. 
    In the same amount of time, which of the following home appliances consumes the most electricity?
    • A. 

      Space heater

    • B. 

      Hair dryer

    • C. 

      Computer and monitor

    • D. 

      Water heater

  • 10. 
    Which of the following accounts for the greatest percentage of a typical home energy bill?
    • A. 

      Heating and cooling

    • B. 

      Clothes washer and dryer

    • C. 

      Computer and monitor

    • D. 

      Refrigerator

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is NOT a renewable resource?
    • A. 

      Ethanol

    • B. 

      Natural gas

    • C. 

      Hydrogen

    • D. 

      Methanol

  • 12. 
    What substance is released into the atmosphere when solid waste, fossil fuels and wood products are burned?
    • A. 

      Hydrogen peroxide

    • B. 

      Sodium chloride

    • C. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • D. 

      Calcium sulfate

  • 13. 
    Which of the following U.S. government environmental acts was NOT a result of the first Earth Day demonstrations?
    • A. 

      Endangered Species Act

    • B. 

      Clean Water Act

    • C. 

      Clean Air Act

    • D. 

      National Wash-Your-Car Day