Earth Day: Quiz Questions!

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Earth Day: Quiz Questions!

Earth day is an annual event celebrated around the world on April 22nd to provide support and encouragement to protect the environment. It is additionally a means to boost awareness of the need and preserve the earth’s natural resources for future generations. It helps to make a global impact on people concerning the sanctity of the planet. This quiz will help you see how much do you understand about earth day. At the quiz, you'll be tempted to recycle your trash and go green.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In what year was the first Earth Day demonstration held?
    • A. 

      1972

    • B. 

      1983

    • C. 

      1970

    • D. 

      1968

  • 2. 
    How many trees could the world save if every newspaper was recycled after it was read each year?
    • A. 

      50 Million

    • B. 

      100 Million

    • C. 

      200 Million

    • D. 

      250 Million

  • 3. 
    What percentage of America's rivers and lakes are considered too populated to swim in?
    • A. 

      10%, 15%

    • B. 

      25%, 32%

    • C. 

      32%, 40%

    • D. 

      40%, 46%

  • 4. 
    On average, how much hazardous waste (in pounds) does the average American produce?
    • A. 

      2,650 pounds

    • B. 

      3,285 pounds

    • C. 

      4,178 pounds

    • D. 

      4,872 pounds

  • 5. 
    What percentage of items in landfills are recyclable but are not being recycled?
    • A. 

      65%

    • B. 

      70%

    • C. 

      75%

    • D. 

      80%

  • 6. 
    Who was the man responsible for creating Earth Day?
    • A. 

      Sen. John Tower

    • B. 

      Sen. Gaylord Nelson

    • C. 

      Sen. James B. Pearson

    • D. 

      Sen. Strum Thurman

  • 7. 
    Which of these environmental protection acts occurred within 8 months of the first Earth Day?
    • A. 

      The creation of the EPA

    • B. 

      The Amendment of the Clean Air Act

    • C. 

      The development of the Clean Water Act

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    On average, how much water does a single person in the U.S. use a day?
    • A. 

      20-40 gallons

    • B. 

      40-60 gallons

    • C. 

      60-80 gallons

    • D. 

      80-100 gallons

  • 9. 
    What are the three "R's" to remember about waste management?
    • A. 

      Remove, Return, and Relocate

    • B. 

      Remix, Reinvent, and Redistribute

    • C. 

      Refuse, Refrain, and Redeem

    • D. 

      Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle

  • 10. 
    How many recycled cans would it take to power a TV for 3 hours or the equivalent of half a gallon of gasoline?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      7

  • 11. 
    What percentage of world wide vehicle emissions does the U.S. contribute?
    • A. 

      35%

    • B. 

      45%

    • C. 

      55%

    • D. 

      65%

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