Environment Quiz: Were You Paying Attention?

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Environment Quiz: Were You Paying Attention?

This is a quiz to see how much you really paid attention to our presentation. GOOD LUCK!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The average U.S. home can accumulate how many pounds of hazardous waste in one year?
    • A. 

      10 pounds

    • B. 

      50 pounds

    • C. 

      100 pounds

    • D. 

      500 pounds

  • 2. 
    How many tons of road salts are used each year in the United States?
    • A. 

      500,000

    • B. 

      2,000,000

    • C. 

      11,000,000

    • D. 

      97,000,000

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      The neighbors

    • B. 

      The marines

    • C. 

      The national response center

    • D. 

      The Ghost Busters

  • 4. 
    True or False: Errosion is very closely related to the continuous removal of trees.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Who organized the first Earth Day?
    • A. 

      John F. Kennedy

    • B. 

      Gaylord Nelson

    • C. 

      Rachel Carson

    • D. 

      Al Gore

  • 6. 
    What's not safe to throw out in your trash?
    • A. 

      Vacuum cleaner bags

    • B. 

      Domestic particulate waste

    • C. 

      Yard waste and cuttings

    • D. 

      Household hazardous waste

  • 7. 
    ___________________ takes up the most space in US landfills.
  • 8. 
    • A. 

      None

    • B. 

      100 gallons

    • C. 

      10,000 gallons

    • D. 

      1,000,000 gallons

  • 9. 
    Wetlands provide:
    • A. 

      Natural water filtration

    • B. 

      Habitat for commercail fisheries

    • C. 

      Protection against flooding

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Aquatic Quinine Indicators

    • B. 

      A Quince Inside

    • C. 

      Air Quality Index

    • D. 

      Apres Quarantine Insights

  • 11. 
    What's the leading cause of water quality problems in the U.S. today?
    • A. 

      Factories

    • B. 

      Nonpoint sources

    • C. 

      Water treatment

    • D. 

      Toxic waste sites

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Average car

    • B. 

      Average home

    • C. 

      About the same

    • D. 

      Neither

  • 13. 
    What is the most environmentally friendly way to get rid of garbage?
    • A. 

      recycling

    • B. 

      Composting

    • C. 

      Use less stuff

    • D. 

      Landfilling

  • 14. 
    Recycling aluminum cans saves how much energy, compared to making new aluminum?
    • A. 

      35 percent

    • B. 

      55 percent

    • C. 

      75 percent

    • D. 

      95 percent

  • 15. 
    What percentage of US homes have a septic system?
    • A. 

      5 percent

    • B. 

      15 percent

    • C. 

      25 percent

    • D. 

      45 percent

  • 16. 
    Why do we need Wetlands?
    • A. 

      Wetlands are valuable because they replenish and clean water supplies and reduce flood risks.

    • B. 

      Wetlands provide recreational opportunities and aesthetic benefits.

    • C. 

      They serve as sites for research and education and benefit commercial fishing.

    • D. 

      All of the Above.

    • E. 

      None of the Above.