Energy And Recycling Quiz

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Energy and Recycling Quiz


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  • 1. 
    Which natural resource is not an ingredient in manufacturing glass bottles?
    • A. 

      Sand

    • B. 

      Dirt

    • C. 

      Soda Ash

    • D. 

      Limestone

  • 2. 
    How many years does it take a single aluminium can to decompose?
    • A. 

      20 – 40 years

    • B. 

      60 – 80 years

    • C. 

      80 – 100 years

    • D. 

      100 – 120 years

  • 3. 
    If you recycle a tonne of paper, how many trees are you saving?
    • A. 

      12 trees

    • B. 

      17 trees

    • C. 

      23 trees

    • D. 

      28 trees

  • 4. 
    Recycling just one aluminium can saves enough energy to run a television for how long?
    • A. 

      3 hours

    • B. 

      6 hours

    • C. 

      9 hours

    • D. 

      12 hours

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is NOT used to generate electricity in the UK?
    • A. 

      Human waste

    • B. 

      Solar power

    • C. 

      Hydropower

    • D. 

      Perfume

  • 6. 
    When recycling glass it is common to sort bottles by colour, but which colour is NOT common for sorting?
    • A. 

      Blue

    • B. 

      Clear

    • C. 

      Green

    • D. 

      Brown

  • 7. 
    Recycling just two glass bottles saves enough energy to boil water for how many cups of tea?
    • A. 

      1 cup of tea

    • B. 

      3 cups of tea

    • C. 

      5 cups of tea

    • D. 

      7 cups of tea

  • 8. 
    Most of the energy used on Earth today originally came from which source?
    • A. 

      The sun

    • B. 

      Oceans

    • C. 

      Soil

    • D. 

      Air

  • 9. 
    Which action does NOT save energy in your home?
    • A. 

      Turning all appliances to stand-by when not in use

    • B. 

      Turning off and unplugging all appliances when not in use

    • C. 

      Turning off all lights when not in the room

    • D. 

      Leaving lights on in only the rooms you are moving between

  • 10. 
    If all of the wind around the UK coasts could be harnessed for energy, how much of our energy needs could be met by this source alone.
    • A. 

      None of our energy needs

    • B. 

      All of our energy needs

    • C. 

      Double our energy needs

    • D. 

      Three times our energy needs