Interesting Facts Of Environment

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Interesting Facts Of Environment

This quiz tests your knowledge of the environment, waste and recycling.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How much garbage does the average Canadian make every day?
    • A. 

      1 lb

    • B. 

      20lbs

    • C. 

      4.5lbs

    • D. 

      2.1lbs

  • 2. 
    How many plastic bottles do we throw away every hour?
    • A. 

      1 million

    • B. 

      2.5 million

    • C. 

      200 000

    • D. 

      50 000

  • 3. 
    How much waste does the average college student produce each year?
    • A. 

      350 lbs

    • B. 

      230 lbs

    • C. 

      500 lbs

    • D. 

      640 lbs

  • 4. 
    How many years does a littered aluminum can last?
    • A. 

      80

    • B. 

      300

    • C. 

      275

    • D. 

      100

  • 5. 
    How many newspapers are printed every day?
    • A. 

      9 million

    • B. 

      75 million

    • C. 

      62.5 million

    • D. 

      28.5 million

  • 6. 
    Most of the garbage created in Canada is...
    • A. 

      Burned

    • B. 

      Buried in the ground

    • C. 

      Recycled

    • D. 

      Dumped into a hole in the ground

  • 7. 
    How many litres of water are used in a five minute shower?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      25

    • D. 

      11

  • 8. 
    How long can you watch tv with the energy saved from recycling one pop can?
    • A. 

      30 minutes

    • B. 

      1 hour

    • C. 

      2.5 hours

    • D. 

      3 hours

  • 9. 
    How many litres of water does one Canadian use each year?
    • A. 

      100 000

    • B. 

      250 000

    • C. 

      500 000

    • D. 

      75 000

  • 10. 
    Which of these items is NOT recyclable?
    • A. 

      Newspapers

    • B. 

      Pop cans

    • C. 

      Water bottles

    • D. 

      Milk containers

    • E. 

      Coffee cups