Earth Week Trivia Questions Quiz!

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Earth Quizzes & Trivia

The purpose of this trivia quiz is to commemorate Earth Week. This quiz determines how much you know about the planet, animals, plants and the environment. The topics covered are related to environmental and global issues. This quiz consists of multiple choice questions and fills in the blank format. Read the questions carefully and answer. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Rainforests once covered 14% of the earth's land surface; now they cover ___%.
    • A. 

      8%

    • B. 

      6%

    • C. 

      10%

    • D. 

      12%

  • 2. 
    An elephant's trunk can hold ____ gallons of water.
    • A. 

      1.5

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      2.5

    • D. 

      3.8

  • 3. 
    It takes glass _________ years to decompose, which means it can be recycled an infinite amount of times.
    • A. 

      One million

    • B. 

      Five thousand

    • C. 

      One thousand

    • D. 

      10 million

  • 4. 
    ___ percent of the Earth is covered in water.
    • A. 

      71

    • B. 

      63

    • C. 

      69

    • D. 

      62

  • 5. 
    How can you tell the age of a tree?
    • A. 

      The number of leaves

    • B. 

      The annual rings

    • C. 

      The bark furrows

    • D. 

      By observing its branch

  • 6. 
    Paper products make up approximately ___ percent of our trash.
    • A. 

      60

    • B. 

      40

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      50

  • 7. 
    A male moose is called a "bull" and a female moose is called a "___."
    • A. 

      Cow

    • B. 

      Yak

    • C. 

      Buffalo

    • D. 

      Ox

  • 8. 
    The world's highest waterfall is ______.
    • A. 

      Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe

    • B. 

      Niagara Falls in Canada

    • C. 

      Angel Falls in Venezuela

    • D. 

      None

  • 9. 
    Which of the following animal migrates from Canada to Mexico and back?
    • A. 

      Monarch butterfly

    • B. 

      Humpback whale

    • C. 

      Caribou

    • D. 

      Bears

  • 10. 
    Which of the following animals are extinct?
    • A. 

      Manatee

    • B. 

      Emu

    • C. 

      Rhinoceros

  • 11. 
    The "World Water Day" is on ______.
    • A. 

      November 16

    • B. 

      March 22

    • C. 

      February 16

    • D. 

      December 12

  • 12. 
    If the entire Arctic sheet is melted, the sea level would rise by ____.
    • A. 

      67 m

    • B. 

      42 m

    • C. 

      56 m

    • D. 

      21m

  • 13. 
    Which of the following issues are examples of human rights?
    • A. 

      Slavery

    • B. 

      Children's rights

    • C. 

      Refugees

    • D. 

      All of the above